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Terms and Conditions

Unique memberships are available for persons over 16 years of age only. Proof of age may be requested.

Memberships are strictly non-transferable.

To qualify for student memberships/admission discount, a valid UK college or university student card must be shown at time of joining/participating and student rate will only be given if the student card is valid for the duration of the membership.

Bus/Rail cards etc are NOT accepted as a form of student identification.

Persons with a valid NUS card qualify for student rate.

Unique Fitness & Lifestyle offer a reduced membership for students, staff at the University of Bradford, Graduates from the University of Bradford, staff at Bradford College and users over the age of 60. These users MUST inform a member of staff at reception regarding their reduction entitlement at the point of joining/renewing. Evidence for these membership reduction must be produced at reception e.g. student/staff card, graduate certificate, proof of age etc.

All membership fees are calculated to take into account holidays, closures and occasional class cancellations.

Membership types

Unique Student Sports Membership

This is available for University and College students with a valid student ID This membership entitles the user to access the fitness suite, swimming pool during general swimming times, group exercise classes, squash court bookings badminton court bookings and use of the free weights area (some restrictions may apply). Visiting student membership does not include free badminton and squash court bookings. This membership DOES NOT INCLUDE other hall bookings, use of the climbing wall, swimming lessons or bookings for the artificial turf and grass pitches. Athletic Union only membership This is only available for external members and can only be purchased at student central. This only allows access to the Athletic Union sports clubs.

Unique all inclusive Membership

This is available for all students above the age of 16, University and College staff, senior members and the general public. This membership entitles the user to access the fitness suite, swimming pool during general swimming times, group exercise classes and use of the free weights area (some restrictions may apply). This membership DOES NOT INCLUDE use of the indoor football/basketball court, squash courts, badminton courts, the climbing wall, swimming lessons or bookings for the artificial turf and grass pitches.

Unique Swim Only Membership

This membership is available to all individuals and includes use of the pool only during general sessions.

Membership payment

Unique Fitness and Lifestyle student membership fees can only be paid by A SINGLE ANNUAL PAYMENT.

Public memberships can be paid either annually or by a direct debit.

The University of Bradford reserves the right to change subscription fees and will give members not less than 15 days notice if changes are to be made. 

Inductions

Fitness Suite

All members must have completed a PARQ form on joining the sports centre.

Inductions into the fitness suite are available to book via reception, if a member requests an induction they cannot access the gym prior to completing the induction.

If a member decides to opt out of the induction a disclaimer accepting full responsibility must be signed prior to gym use.

All members must have an induction to access the free weights room. The Unique Induction is included free of charge for all student memberships.

Cancellation of membership 

If you wish to cancel your membership you must inform the Administrator in writing stating the reason for cancellation and return your membership card in applicable. All direct debits must also be cancelled by the user at their bank. Refunds with medical certification will be paid in whole to the remaining value, subject to a £10 admin fee. Refunds for non medical reasons will entitle the card holder to a maximum refund of 50% of the remaining membership value, subject to a £10 admin fee. If you are unable to use your membership due to ill health and are able to provide medical evidence to support this, you may freeze your membership for up to 6 months. You must notify the administrator in writing and your membership will be frozen from the date this notification along with medical support is received. The University of Bradford reserves the right to change fees, content, opening times and any other services giving members 28 days notice prior to changes being made. All membership correspondence and returned membership cards should be sent to: The Administrator, Unique Fitness and Lifestyle, University of Bradford, BD7 1DP. Memberships cannot be put on hold for travel, holidays or for any other reasons.

DIRECT DEBIT PAYMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIPS WILL RUN CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE USER NOTIFIES THEIR BANK AND UNIQUE FITNESS & LIFESTYLE.

All membership correspondence and returned membership cards should be sent to: The Administrator, Unique Fitness and Lifestyle, University of Bradford, BD7 1DP.

Membership expiry without renewal

All members must return their membership card upon expiration of membership.

All membership correspondence and returned membership cards should be sent to: The Administrator, Unique Fitness and Lifestyle, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, BD7 1DP.

General

  1. Memberships cannot be put on hold for travel/holidays
  2. Any missed bookings or cancellations within the 24 hour period prior to that booking will encounter a full court/class charge.
  3. The Unique membership card must be presented at reception on each visit. Failure to present the card will lead to refusal of    entry or the normal charge being levied.
  4. Unique Fitness and Lifestyle will endeavour to give prior notice of any alteration to or cancellation of activities or centre programmes but reserve the right to do so without prior notice.
  5. Unique Fitness and Lifestyle cannot be held responsible for any services or equipment not available, for whatever reason.
  6. Should any circumstances arise affecting the Members suitability to participate in exercise, it is the responsibility of the individual to notify Unique. Members should consult their doctor before commencing a fitness session. We may request written confirmation from a medical professional before re-commencing any activity
  7. Where a maximum number restricts particular sessions admittance will be strictly on the basis of first-come first served basis.
  8. Unique Fitness and Lifestyle accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to the Members personal effects, or personal injury to the Member whilst on University of Bradford property, except in so far as such loss, damage or injury is, by law, incapable of exclusion.
  9. Unique Fitness and Lifestyle respects the rights of its customers and staff and will not tolerate violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour within its facilities. Persons exhibiting unacceptable behaviour will be asked to leave the premises and may be prosecuted. CCTV cameras are in operation in the facility.
  10. Unique Fitness and Lifestyle may from time to time send information and offers (including via email and SMS text messaging) about events, services and offers provided by Unique Fitness and Lifestyle and/or the University of Bradford.
  11. Users must collect group exercise tickets before the start time of the class. At the time the class is due to start any ticket not collected by a user will have their space sold to someone on the waiting list.
  12. If your card is lost or stolen there will be a £10 charge for a replacement.
  13. University of Bradford reserves the right to update membership terms and condition, any updates will be displayed on the website www.bradford.ac.uk/unique.

Students' Union

It is the responsibility of the individual to inform the Club Captain, Trip Organiser or Activity Leader of any relevant medical condition or previous injuries the Union should be aware of which may affect your safe participation in the sport. By being a member of a club you may be participating in activities which involve an above average element of risk, in an environment where professional medical and rescue services may not always be immediately available. It is your responsibility to ensure that you fully understand the exact nature of each activity you undertake, the risks involved, the skill levels required, and the equipment needed for your safe participation. You should never participate in an activity where you are unsure of any of the above aspects. If in doubt, ask any of your Club Committee members or the Athletic Union for the further information. Further information with regards to insurance cover may be obtained from the Students' Union.