You do not need a membership to be part of Project Active!
All our sessions are pay as you go, so you don't need to commit if you don't want to. Drop in and out as it suits you and your academic and/or personal commitments.
Check out our FAQs below for more information.
- Who can take part?
All our weekly classes are open to current UCL students and members of UCL Staff*
*Staff please note if this is your first time booking a Students' Union event/class, you will need to create a Students Union UCL account before you can buy your class ticket. Hit the profile icon in the menu to set one upHow much does it cost to take part?
In person classes are £3.
Online classes are £1 or you can get a termly pass for only £10!.
We keep our class prices low to help remove barriers from participation. Any fees we charge help us run the programme, i.e. pay instructor fees, we do not make a profit.
- How do I book a class?
It's simple, all classes are booked on a pay as you go basis, so you just need to find the class you want to attend via the What's On Calendar or our Events Page, sign in to the website with your UCL username and ID, and book your place.
If you would like to get a pass to all the online classes during term 1 and the class recordings you can find out more and buy the £10 membership here
If you're a member of staff you may need to set up an account before you can buy your ticket.
Once you've paid you'll receive a booking confirmation email from us, please keep an eye out for this (check your spam folder if needed). Let us know if you don't get this within 24 hours of placing your booking.
- When do classes run?
Classes run weekly throughout term time, including Reading weeks. We try to run our classes at times that work for most students - early mornings, lunchtimes and early evenings.
Check out our term time timetable for exact timings.
- Where do in person classes happen?
All classes, unless stated otherwise, take place in the Bloomsbury Theatre Building on the main UCL campus. The building is accessible, and showers are available on site for class users.
- How do ONLINE classes work?
You will need an internet connection and a laptop/mobile or tablet.
Some classes will require a yoga mat (check each individual event page for more details) but if you don't have one a towel on a non slip surface will do!
All our online classes are hosted on zoom (https://zoom.us/join) with our usual instructors.
Zoom is a free platform and you do not need to have an account to access our classes.
We now have a termly membership option for online classes which also gets you access to class recordings so you can exercise at a time that suits you, find out more and buy the pass on our Online Membership Page.
Once booked your booking confirmation email will contain your zoom joining link.
All you need to do is copy and past the link into your web browser and it will automatically open up zoom with the option to switch to the app, if you have it downloaded.
- How big are the classes?
Class sizes are limited, so pre-booking is required.
In person classes are normally limited to 15, in some cases less depending on the nature of the activity.
Due to covid-19 any in person classes/sessions will follow government and UCL guidelines.
Our online classes are limited to 20 people.
- Who are the instructors?
All our instructors are qualified and insured to run their activity. They are able to adapt classes for beginners when needed and to run the classes in a safe and inclusive environment.
You can see who runs each class on the individual event pages, and where we can we have included their social media links so you can get an idea of their style and give them a follow if you enjoy their classes!
- Do I need any equipment?
For all in person classes we will provide any equipment you will need. You just need a pair of trainers and a water bottle to stay hydrated!
You are welcome to bring your equipment for some classes if you wish.
You do not need any specialist equipment for our online classes. where any equipment is needed you should be able to find this easily in your home, for example if weights are needed, and you do not own then cans can be used instead.What happens if I've booked and then can't make a class?
Due to the low cost of the programme to students we do not offer refunds or transfer bookings if you are unable to attend a class once booked.
Project Active offers you a wide range of beginner friendly activities from Barre Fitness to Touch Rugby.
You don’t have to be the fittest, fastest or strongest; Project Active is about feeling empowered and having fun, but most of all enjoying being active in whatever way works for you!
All Project Active sessions are accessible and inclusive for all abilities.
No commitment. No judgement. No experience needed.
Just beginner friendly, inclusive activity adapted to you.