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Join The Fitness Pod from as little as £12 per month

Your membership includes anytime access to our impressive fitness suite during opening hours and personalised training plan and access to our exciting class programme. Our facilities are open to the general public as well as our students, staff and family members.

Opening Hours

  • Mon - Fri 6.15am - 10.00pm
  • Weekends 9.00am - 5.00pm

Other Membership options

  • Student memberships are £20 per month or £200 annual
  • General Public -  £28 per month DD or £220 annual
  • Weekend only membership £12 per month includes access to gym and classes (weekends only)
  • We offer memberships for students, staff and the general public.
  • For a full list of membership options and prices see below.

We offer no joining fee, no contract, no hassle memberships. For more information contact The Fitness Pod on 020 8411 6343 / thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or come and visit us downstairs in MDX House.

Download the app

  • Download the app today from iTunes or Googleplay- and book your leisure classes on the move.
  • Book classes and manage your membership in our new members portal

For more information contact The Fitness Pod on 020 8411 6343 / thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or come and visit us downstairs in MDX House.

Membership categories and prices 2019/20

CategoryPeriodMU StudentNon MU student
/ MU Staff
Alumni or FamilyCommunity
Full FitnessAnnual£200£230£250£280
 Monthly DD£20£23£25£28
Weekend OnlyWeekend use only£12£12£12£12
Competitive SportsAnnual£50N/AN/AN/A
Pay & PlayRegistration fee£30£30£30£30
 Session fee£6£6£6£6
No TiesMonthly£35£35£35£35

Full Fitness

Includes anytime use of gym during opening hours plus full access to leisure classes, plus free pitch and court booking at off peak times. Pay annually or monthly by Direct Debit.

Weekend Only

Includes use of the gym and leisure class programme during weekend opening hours. Monthly Direct Debit.

Fitness Pay & Play

Pay a one off registration fee of £30 and pay a session fee of £6 each time you use the gym or attend a leisure class. Please note this can work out more expensive for regular users.

Competitive Sports

If you want to play for a university sports team, and don't intend to use any of the fitness facilities then this is the membership for you. Pay just £50 for the academic year, which includes access to competitive sports training and competition only. Students wishing to use fitness facilities or attend fitness classes must purchase one of the fitness memberships above. Competitive sports can be joined at any time during the academic year.

No Ties

This entitles the user to Full Fitness membership benefits. Pay just £35 for the month. Great if you are only here for a month or two or just want to try us out.

Access for people with disabilities

We are committed to enabling access to our facilities and to accommodate the needs of disabled users. If you have a disability which you feel may prevent you from making use of a facility or service available, please contact Head of Sport and Recreation Mel Parkeron 020 8411 5893. We will try to accommodate your needs wherever possible.

Membership Terms and Conditions

See our full terms and conditions. Please contact The Fitness Pod on 020 8411 6343 for any further information.

Classes and Activities

We have a variety of leisure classes on offer, delivered by qualified instructors and they are a great way to keep fit and have fun. Classes are open to members and non-members. All leisure classes advertised are included in our Full Fitness memberships.

Booking a Class

You can book a leisure class in one of three simple ways. By using the Fitness Pod app on your smart phone, or by booking in via our electronic kiosk located outside the gym, or by visiting the Fitness Pod reception.

  • Download the app today from iTunes or Googleplay- and book your classes whilst on the move

Book classes and manage your membership in our new members portal

Leisure class timetable 1 October - 20 December 2019

Classes take place on campus. Please book your place by contacting The Fitness Pod on 020 8411 6343.

MondayBody Blast8.00 - 8.30amThe Fitness Pod
 Bootcamp12.15 - 1.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Yoga12.30 - 1.30pmFitness Studio
 Aerial Hoop1.00 - 2.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Int/ Adv Yoga1.30 - 2.30pmFitness Studio
 Strength & Power Training5.00 - 6.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Salsa Fit Ladies only5.15 - 6.15pmFitness Studio
TuesdayCross Train Circuit8.00 - 8.30amThe Fitness Pod
 Tai Chi12.30 - 1.30pmFitness Studio
 Cycle Fit12.30 - 1.15pmThe Fitness Pod
 Pilates1.30 - 2.30pmFitness Studio
 Legs, Bums n Tums (LBT) ladies only5.15 - 6.15pmFitness Studio
WednesdayCore Strength8.00 - 8.45amThe Fitness Pod
 Aerial Hoop12.00 - 1.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Metabolic Training1.00 - 2.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Zumba Ladies Only5.30 - 6.30pmFitness Studio
ThursdayCycle Fit8.00 - 8.45amThe Fitness Pod
 Ladies only gym access10.00 - 11.00amThe Fitness Pod
 Boot Camp12.15 - 1.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Stretch & Flex12.30 - 1.30pmFitness Studio
 Boxing Pad Work1.30 - 2.30pmFitness Studio
 Dance Aerobics5.15 - 6.15pmFitness Studio
 Box Fit6.15 - 7.15pmFitness Studio
FridayFull Body Circuit8.00 - 8.45amThe Fitness Pod
 Bring Your Own Music Ladies Only11.15 - 12.00pmFitness Studio
 Floor Barre12.00 - 12.45pmFitness Studio
 Intense Cross Train12.30 - 1.30pmThe Fitness Pod
 Zumba5.00 - 6.00pmFitness Studio
 Boxing Pad Work5.15 - 6.00pmThe Fitness Pod
 Yoga6.00 - 7.00pmFitness Studio
SaturdayCircuits9.30 - 10.15amThe Fitness Pod
SundayYoga 9.15 - 10.15am Fitness Studio

Free activities for all

  • Table Tennis and Basketball: Free bat and ball hire available from The Fitness Pod. TT balls available for purchase.
  • Swimming at Barnet Copthall Pool is free with Middlesex University ID, during public swimming sessions.
TuesdayJogging session12.25pmMeet at The Fitness Pod
 Swimming6.45am - 8.30pmBarnet Copthall Pool
ThursdayJogging session7.25amMeet at The Fitness Pod
 Swimming6.45am - 8.30pmBarnet Copthall Pool
AnytimeTable TennisAnytimeFront of MDX House
AnytimeBoulderingAnytimeBouldering Wall
AnytimeBasketballAnytimeHoop to front of MDX House

Personal training

Achieve your goals in half the time with our experienced personal trainers. You will receive expert guidance on a one-to-one basis, with plenty of encouragement to motivate you and maximise the benefits from your workout. Whether you want to lose weight, shape and tone or build muscle, whatever your goal, we can help you achieve it.

For more information on prices and availability please contact our resident Personal Trainers or contact The Fitness Pod reception on 020 8411 6343.

The Fitness Pod Personal Trainers

Special introductory offer. Receive your 1st PT session for just £15, then £30 per 1 hour session or £270 for 10 sessions when you book a PT session with a Fitness Pod trainer. To book contact 020 8411 6343 or email: thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk

External Personal Trainers

  • Danny Digweed Personal Trainer:
    Contact T:07957 230 070  E:dannydigweedpt@gmail.com
  • Adrian Rogers Personal Trainer:
    Contact a.rogers@mdx.ac.uk

Health check

A qualified instructor will undertake your individual health check and provide you with feedback on your current level of fitness. The consultation covers individual medical and exercise history, fitness goals, lifestyle factors and exercise preferences as well as a variety of tests including blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol, BMI, waist to hip ratio, BMR & daily calorie needs. Results are discussed and recommendations made.

We offer a 1 hour health check for just £25. Contact thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or 020 8411 6343 to book your appointment.

Personalised programmes

Each new member taking out an annual membership at The Fitness Pod, receives a personalised programme to help them make the most of their membership, with a programme tailored to your requirements. Programmes can be developed to enable you to achieve weight loss, increase strength, help rehabilitation, support specific sport performance and more.

Your first programme is free when you join as a member. Each programme after that is £10.These sessions are available by appointment only so contact thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or 020 8411 6343 to book your appointment.

Sports Injury Clinic

Our student placement clinic can help you back to good health. All sessions will be overseen by qualified practitioners who all have national or international experience in practice and are professionally qualified (Graduate Sport Rehabilitator, Chartered Physiotherapist or Sport Masseur registered with the Sport Massage Association). We can help you with sports injuries, muscle weakness, and back or joint pain.

Treatments available

  • Sport and relaxation massage
  • Electrotherapy for pain and inflammation
  • Taping and strapping
  • Rehabilitation exercise programme
  • Referral (including letter) if necessary to a GP or sport medicine doctor.

How to book

Please book your first session with the MDX Fitness Pod, who will also be able to process your package payments. For more information, please email us at lsisportsclinic@live.co.uk.

Children's sport activities

Children's Activity Camps

Our fun filled camps encourage children to participate in a range of sports and arts and crafts activities. All activities are facilitated by qualified, experienced instructors and coaches. We run camps during school holiday breaks over Easter, Whistun, Summer and Half term.

Times: 9.00am - 4.30pm. 
Early drop off and late pick up are available. Early drop off (8.30am) and late pick up (5.00pm) can be arranged if requested.

Prices: £25 per child per day or £110 for a 5 day week

Our kids activity camps are being run at Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT.


To secure your place or for further information please email Jordan Andrews or call 020 8411 6343

Children's Sports Birthday parties

Book our impressive 3G pitches and Multi Activity Courts for your child’s multi activity sports birthday party. Parties cater for children from 5 - 15 years and start from just £140 for up to 10 children (additional spaces can be booked at £10 per child, up to 25 children). You can expect:

  • Multi sport and party games
  • All games equipment and toys
  • Use of 3G pitch or Multi Activity Courts
  • A children’s party host to lead games
  • Themed parties (Football, Tennis & Multi sports)

For more information or to book, email Jordan Andrews or call 020 8411 6343

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