Active Start - Staff

Active Start - Staff gives all new Oxford Brookes University staff members free access to the Brookes Sport facilities during the first month of their employment. Staff are able to access free use of our gyms and fitness classes at both Headington and Harcourt Hill Campuses. This is equivalent to our Fitness Membership Level

The full list of our Staff Memberships can be found here and our opening times can be found here

How to redeem...

To redeem the free membership, staff should: 

  • Follow this link
  • Then choose either "Harcourt Hill" or "Headington" - it doesn't matter which, as the membership will grant across sites
  • Then enter basic details, including staff email address
  • Then select "Pay as you go" and complete the rest of the form 
  • A 7-digit membership will then be emailed to staff email address 
  • Email this membership number from staff email to with proof of recent employment, this can be a screen shot of the People XD, Core HR portal. 
  • On first visit staff card can be activated at reception

Our team will then let you know when your Active Start - Staff membership is live and you can then come in and use the facilities. 

Whilst you're waiting, why not take a look at the rest of our website to get more info on what Brookes Sport can offer you, pop into one of our centres to see what's on offer, or take a peek at our Instagram account @BrookesSportOxford.

Options at the end of your Active Start - Staff month...

Once your month of Active Start - Staff access comes to an end, we really encourage you to continue with the healthy, active habits we hope you have formed. 

You can find more details on our Brookes Staff memberships and you can explore our other Brookes Active initiatives using the links below.

If you have any questions, or would like to talk to a member of the Brookes Sport Team, please email