University Of Cape Town Gym

University Of Cape Town Gym

University Of Cape Town Gym, The UCT Gym is located on Lower Campus close to Graça Machel Hall women’s residence. Membership is limited to UCT staff and students.

The gym is open throughout the year at these times:

  • Mondays to Fridays – 06:00 to 21:00
  • Saturdays and Sundays – 08:00 to 19:00
  • during vacations – 06:00 to 19:00.

Full membership is R650.00 per year.

Students and staff can join the gym at the Sports and Recreation reception in the Sports Centre, Mondays to Fridays from 08:30 to 16:00.

Off-peak membership

This package costs R300.00 per year. Off-peak members can only use the gym between 08:30 and 15:00, Monday to Sunday.


Aerobics classes take place in the Fitness Centre on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.