Our external memberships are available to Imperial alumni, friends of Imperial, local residents and any other interested party.

Please note: From 17 July 2017, the Ethos opening hours will change during Imperial’s summer, Easter and Christmas vacations. Please check our opening hours page to view the new timetable.

 

Membership types

External climbing only membership

External Climbing Only membership (valid for 6 months) allows you ten sessions to the climbing wall for only £45. Entry is at any time during Ethos' normal opening hours subject to availability of climbing wall.

Simply pay £45 for a Climbing 10’s card for another ten sessions when you've used your sessions or pay £5 per session. 10s cards cannot be used for guests.

External Basic Memberships

All basic memberships provide use of the gym and pool with all other activities and facilities being bookable for a fee.

External 6 month off peak

  • Paid in full: £440 (Alumni £390)

Membership provides access to the centre during off peak hours. 

External Off Peak Basic (1 year)

  • Paid in full: £600 (Alumni £500)
  • Direct Debit: £60 per calendar month (Alumni £50 per calendar month)

Membership provides access to the centre during off peak hours. Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months with full upfront payment in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew.  Direct Debit memberships are rolling contracts with an initial contractual obligation period of 6 months. Once 6 months have been completed the membership becomes a rolling monthly contract and can be cancelled at any point giving 1 calendar months’ notice.

External Basic (1 year):

  • Paid in full: £660 (Alumni £560)
  • Direct Debit: £66 per calendar month (Alumni £56 per calendar month)

Membership provides access to the centre at peak hours from April to September and off peak access from October to March.

Membership provides access to the centre during off peak hours. Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months with full upfront payment in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew.  Direct Debit memberships are rolling contracts with an initial contractual obligation period of 6 months. Once 6 months have been completed the membership becomes a rolling monthly contract and can be cancelled at any point giving 1 calendar months’ notice.

External One month Off Peak

  • Paid in full: £95

Membership provides access to the centre during off peak hours. Membership is for a fixed term of 1 month and is paid in full in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew. 

External Weekend Basic (1 year):

  • Paid in full: £500 (Alumni £400)

Membership provides access to the centre on weekends.

Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months and is paid in full in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew.   

External gold membership

All Gold memberships provide inclusive access to the gym, pool, squash courts, climbing wall and studio classes as well as providing bookable paid access to other facilities. They also allow peak access for six months of the year from April until September with the exception of External Off Peak Gold.

External Off Peak Gold (1 year)

  • Paid in full: £640 (Alumni £540)
  • Direct Debit: £64 per calendar month (Alumni £54 per calendar month)

Membership provides access to the centre during off peak hours. Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months when fully paid upfront in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew. 

Direct Debit memberships are rolling contracts with an initial contractual obligation period of 6 months. Once 6 months have been completed the membership becomes a rolling monthly contract and can be cancelled at any point by giving one calendar months’ notice.

External Gold (1 year):

  • Paid in full: £705 (Alumni £605)
  • Direct Debit: £70.50 per calendar month (Alumni £60.50 per calendar month)

Membership provides access to the centre at peak hours from April to September and off peak access from October to March.

Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months with full upfront payment made in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew.  Direct Debit memberships are rolling contracts with an initial contractual obligation period of 6 months. Once 6 months have been completed the membership becomes a rolling monthly contract and can be cancelled at any point giving 1 calendar months’ notice.

External Weekend Gold (1 year):

  • Paid in full: £545 (Alumni - £445)

Membership provides access to the centre on weekends.

Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months and is paid in full in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew. 

External platinum membership

  • Paid in full: £1200 (special introductory offer: £999)
  • Direct Debit: £108 per calendar month

The Platinum Membership entitles members to access the Energia gym, Swimming Pool, Squash Courts, Climbing Wall, and Studio Classes with all other facilities bookable for a fee. Membership allows year round peak access. 

Membership is for a fixed term of 12 months and is paid in full in advance. Paid in full memberships do not automatically renew. 

There are a limited number of External Platinum memberships available.

External Life membership

Price on Application

Unlimited use of all facilities for life

For further information on these memberships, please call our reception team on 020 7594 6660 or email Ethos.

External summer memberships

Summer memberships allow peak access to the centre between the months of April and September.

Includes use of Energia gym (and fitness orientation) and swimming pool. This membership type also allows you to book other activities including the sports hall, classes, squash and climbing for an additional fee.

Summer memberships can be purchased by both existing off peak member and non-members alike. Existing members will have live memberships frozen and their end date extended to reflect the duration of the summer membership.

External Summer 1 month Membership

  • Paid in full: £95

The membership can be purchased at any time between April and September. Membership duration is one calendar month commencing from the membership purchase date. The membership does not auto renew after one month.

External Summer 6 month Membership (Pro Rata)

  • Paid in full: £510

The membership can be purchased at any time between April and September. Membership duration is 6 months from April and runs until September. Memberships purchased after April 1st are calculated and set up on a pro rata basis with the end date always being September 30th.

External unlimited classes/squash membership

External Members can also purchase Unlimited Classes and Unlimited Squash memberships. Unlimited Memberships allow unlimited access to classes or squash respectively for the period of one month as purchased. Purchase of unlimited memberships can be completed on the Ethos Membership System online, or in person at Ethos reception. Further information can be found on the FAQs page.

Please note: A valid membership is required to purchase any unlimited membership. Unlimited membership access is allowed in line with the primary membership access rights. E.g. external off peak members can only purchase external off peak unlimited memberships.

Fair usage policy of the Unlimited Memberships is that if you do not attend 3 sessions boooking wihin a 30 day time period your Unlimited Membership will be suspended for one week. Please always cancel any classes or squash session you will be unable to attend.

  • Unlimited Classes Membership: £25 per month
  • Unlimited Squash Membership: £55 per month

Method of Payment: Cash, cheque, debit or credit card at Ethos reception

Children and guests

Members may bring their children on Saturday and Sunday mornings between 09.00 and 11.00 (last entry 10.30) to use the swimming pool. Your child may use the squash courts or the climbing wall under the supervision of an adult member for a small fee per child, per activity. For an additional fee, members can also bring in up to two guests each.

Please note: no children under the age of five can use our facilities. 

Climbing only members are also entitled to bring up to two guests at a time for £8 per guest (your guests must be signed up as novices).

See our climbing page for further information on climbing at Ethos or alternatively come see us at the Ethos reception desk.