Memberships

Choose from one of our membership types and sign up online or come in and see us at Kelburn or Pipitea.

Our Kelburn and Pipitea fitness studios are equipped with a full range of machine and free weights as well as a comprehensive selection of cardio equipment. Kelburn Recreation Centre also offers our unique Functional Training Room space, a multi-purpose training space suitable for fitness programmes, boxing, weight lifting, functional fitness and includes a bouldering wall.

Our group exercise programme provides a wide range of classes to choose from, including yoga, Pilates, and Zumba with world class instructors there is something for everyone the whole year round.

Payment options

By direct debit

Our affordable weekly direct debit memberships offer no minimum term, free cancellation, and a free membership hold every 12 months.

Choose an option for direct debit payments:

Pay in full

Make a one-off payment for all membership types.

You must be a current student of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington to be eligible for our student membership prices.

Summer membership special

Want to work out with the best view in Wellington? Staying in Wellington over summer and trimester 3? Get access to the gym facilities, functional training room, and group exercise classes at Kelburn Recreation Centre AND Pipitea Fitness all summer long.

$59.00 for students and $99.00 for non-students.

This deal is available to purchase from 7–27 November. Membership expires on 19 February 2023. Student or staff ID card required when signing up.

Students register now
Non-students register now

Email university-recreation@vuw.ac.nz for more information .

Fitness studio

Get access to our wide range of cardio and weights machines and fitness equipment, at both Kelburn and Pipitea. Also gain access to our new Functional Training Room—a multi-purpose training space suitable for fitness programmes, boxing, weightlifting, and functional fitness—it even includes a bouldering wall.

Group exercise classes are not included with this membership.

TermStudentNon-student
12 month$209$520
4 month$95$230
Weekly direct debit$6.69$10.99

Group exercise

Our extensive timetable has a great range of group exercise classes including Yoga, Pilates, and Zumba. Classes run every day of the week—you can head to as many as you wish. Access to the fitness studio is not included with this membership.

TermStudentNon-student
4 month$69$160
Weekly direct debit$5.69$7.99

Combo

The best of both worlds—go to group exercise classes and visit the fitness studio and Functional Training Room as often as you like.

TermStudentNon-student
Weekly direct debit$9.29$15.69

Pipitea Fitness only

This four-month combo membership special gives access to both the fitness studio and group exercise classes at the Pipitea fitness facility only. Can be purchased online or at Pipitea Fitness reception, located in Rutherford House basement.

Available to Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington students and staff as well as to the wider community.

TermStudentNon-student
4 month$49$119

Casual pass

A casual pass is a one-off pass where you can access our fitness facilities or a group exercise class. These passes can be purchased at reception.

TermStudentNon-student
One-off$8$13