UNIVERSITY
STUDENTS

MAKE THE FORUM
YOUR GYM

There's no catch, just full and unlimited access to all The Forum has to offer. The Forum is a leader in providing quality health, fitness, sport & recreation services to University of Newcastle students. With state of the art facilities spread across two beautiful locations, it's our goal to enable the University of Newcastle and the wider community to actively participate and realise the benefits of sport, health and wellbeing, powered by excellence, knowledge and research.

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ENJOY OUR STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES
  • First class facilities
  • Over 10 social sport competitions
  • 25 University sporting clubs
  • Fair and inclusive participation in sport
  • Helping student athletes reach their absolute potential
  • Facilitating for quality training and competitive pathways

MY FORUM ESSENTIAL

Minimum 12 month term

  • Access to two exceptional facilities
  • Locker use
  • Body composition scan
  • Membership timestop*
  • Functional training
  • Cardio & strength equipment
  • Group training
  • Group fitness classes

MY FORUM FLEXI

Minimum 6 WEEK TERM

  • Access to two exceptional facilities
  • Locker use
  • Body composition scan
  • Membership timestop*
  • Functional training
  • Cardio & strength equipment
  • Group training
  • Group fitness classes

MY FORUM ACTIVE

ANNUAL PAID IN FULL

  • Access to two exceptional facilities
  • Locker use
  • Body composition scan
  • Membership timestop*
  • Functional training
  • Cardio & strength equipment
  • Group training
  • Group fitness classes

Want to know more?

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

GROUP FITNESS

The Forum’s group fitness program is high energy and will leave you wanting more.  Led by our team of exceptional, qualified and experienced instructors, the class delivery is second to none.  There are over 100 classes per week to choose from.

FACILITIES, SERVICES & PROGRAMS

Explore the Forum's facilities, programs and services below. View both gyms timetables, range of fitness classes and specialty fitness zones and explore our membership options including Fitness Passport members.

SOCIAL SPORT

Social Sport has returned to The Forum Semester 1 2021. Our COVID-safe plans are in place, and we are excited to see you back out on the court!

The Forum offers six nights per week of social sport competition for students, staff and our wider community. Register as a team or individual but be quick, as places fill up quickly!

NUSPORT CLUBS

Sport and active recreation clubs enjoy a strong and proud history at the University of Newcastle. From the inception of the Bushwalking Club in 1955 to the rise of the Quidditch Club in 2015, clubs have always played a vital role in enhancing the student experience at university. Below you can peruse the many NUsport affiliated clubs via their web tile to find your favourite.

RESCHALLENGE

Instilling a proud tradition of competition and friendly rivalry, the ResChallenge Sports Program exists to encourage positive interaction between on-campus residents of the University of Newcastle. The sporting program commences in early March and formally concludes with the Student Living Awards Dinner in October.

UNIVERSITY NATIONALS

With elevated levels of competition across national multi-sport events and stand-alone Nationals in up to ten additional sports, the stage is set to showcase the very best university student-athletes. If you have a competitive spirit, a sense of adventure and a love for the camaraderie of small or large teams, go to the link below and register your interest!

ELITE ATHLETES

As a member of the Elite Athlete Education Network (EAEN), The University of Newcastle is committed to supporting the endeavours of high level athletes to combine study and maintain their involvement in elite level sport. Through the provision of academic support and flexibility, sport scholarships and world class training facilities, University of Newcastle and NUsport can assist in achieving a 'dual career' – that of sporting prestige and completion of tertiary study.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much does a Forum membership cost?

Memberships start from as little as $18.00 per week with the ease of fortnightly direct debits.

Have a look at our complete range of options here.

I’m a University of Newcastle student, do I get a member discount?

At The Forum we offer current University of Newcastle students discounted memberships starting from $11.50 per week.  Have a look at our complete membership options specific to University of Newcastle students here.

Can I attend casual group fitness classes?

Group fitness classes (including Skill Athletic) are free to all current members only.  Bookings are essential, please book your spot using The Forum App.

Have a look at our complete range of membership options here.

Do I need to be a member to use the gym?

You can pay $15.00 for a casual entry if you are not a member or purchase a 5 visit pack for $65.00.

Do I need to bring a sweat towel?

Sweat towels are compulsory.  Use a clean sweat towel for each session.  We recommend you use one as a barrier on the equipment and one to towel off perspiration while exercising.

How do I download The Forum App?

The Forum App can be downloaded through the Apple Store or Google Play (look for The Forum logo).  It can take up to 24 hours for your account to be activated.  Member Relations can support you through this process.  Phone 02 4921 7001 or email info@theforum.org.au

How do I login to my member portal?

Current members can login to the member portal with the email address attached to your current membership.  If you have never logged in before, click on the Forgot Password link to reset your account.

What can I access within my member portal?
  • Book a spot in group fitness classes
  • Update your personal details
  • Apply a membership freeze to your current contract (T&Cs apply)
  • Update your payment details
  • Sign up to a new membership (including previous members)
  • Book into additional programs including learn to swim, holiday programs and more

MEMBER OF
THE MONTH

PETER LEE

Congratulations to our latest Member of the Month, Peter. Our ‘Member of the Month’ receives a Forum merchandise pack that includes a Forum tote bag, keep cup, tank top, sweat towel and drink bottle. Will you be next?

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THE FORUM APP GIVES
YOU EXTRA FLEXIBILITY

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THE FORUM APP GIVES YOU EXTRA FLEXIBILITY

THE FORUM APP GIVES YOU EXTRA FLEXIBILITY

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