To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

Athletic Union Membership



Find a club for you Buy now

Join a club

Represent a Leeds Beckett University sports club by becoming an Athletic Union member.

As a member of the Athletic Union you can get full access to not only all of your chosen clubs activities but also to the full Leeds Beckett University sports, fitness and wellbeing programmes. Anyone wishing to participate in an AU club must have an Athletic Union Membership - excluding our Snowsports, Surfing and Sub Aqua clubs.

Plus Icon What is an Athletic Union membership?

An Athletic Union membership allows you to be able to join any of our sports clubs at Leeds Beckett University. 

Your membership not only covers the fee for joining your club but also gives you access to all of our other great membership offers  including access to any of our gyms, swimming pool, social sports programme, discounts on our lifestyle courses and facility bookings for our squash and tennis courts as well as football pitches.

The membership is available from 1 August - 31 July.

Plus Icon How can I buy an Athletic Union membership?
We recommend anybody looking to join an Athletic Union Club to purchase a Sport Beckett Membership prior to your trial or taster session. Many clubs will be running trials and tasters in January and February for new members interested in joining.

Once you have taken part in club trials and want to join a club you can upgrade to an Athletic Union Membership easily from our Sports Reception desk, Headingley Campus.

You can also visit our Sports Reception desk for any other information/enquiries regarding your Athletic Union Membership.
Plus Icon How much does an Athletic Union membership cost?

From 6 January 2020, we will be offering a reduced price for you to play for a Leeds Beckett University sports club and get access to all of our fitness and sports opportunities.

See below the new prices for January and which clubs are part of the following tiers:

Tier One – £130 Tier Two - £110

American Football


Cheerleading (Comp)







Rugby League

Rugby Union





Cheerleading (Match)









Thai Boxing


Water Polo

(Please note the three following sports will cost £170 from 6 January 2020 - Athletics, Cricket, Triathlon)

Plus Icon What else is included?
  • Take part in any of our Les Mills Fitness Classes 
  • Turn up and play in any of our Social Sport sessions
  • Enter your own Social leagues team to play in fun and friendly leagues against other Beckett students
  • Develop your skills with discounted prices for our Leadership Academy
  • BUCS UNIversal membership - use any participating university gym at no extra cost (terms & conditions apply)
  • Take part in wellbeing sessions
  • Use any of our gyms and strength & conditioning rooms at either campus
  • Use our swimming pool and Swimtag technology to track any of your swims
  • Take part in our Leadership academy
  • Hire out our Sports Facilities
  • Plus Icon Can I be a member of more than one club?

    Yes. Any Leeds Beckett student can become a member of more than one club.

    If you are looking to become a member of more than one club here's the below upgrade package costs we offer, including upgrade costs between each tiers.

    • Tier One > Tier Two = £45 per additional club
    • Tier One > Tier One = £45 per additional club
    • Tier Two > Tier Two = £45 per additional club
    • Tier Two > Tier One = £76 per additional club

    Upgrades must be completed at the Sports Office at Headingley Campus during their office hours. Cash and card payments are welcome.

    Back to Top Button