Get Active

Get Active is our recreational sports programme available to Queen Mary students, staff, and alumni. Whether you want to try something new or continue with one of your favourite sports with no commitment required, Get Active is the best place to do so in a fun, social and relaxed environment.

We offer turn up and play sessions, structured courses, one-off events and much more! No specialist equipment or clothing is required to take part.

Get Active is a great way to stay fit, meet new people and make new friends, so get involved and give it a go!

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Pay as you go

We know organised sport definitely isn’t for everyone, so why not rock up to a Get Active pay as you go session for some impromptu fun? We’ve got loads on offer, from table tennis to dodgeball, and even archery!

Book online (Students) Book online (Staff)

Membership options:

Check out our range of membership options below. Our Annual Pass offers a year-long access to all pay as you go sessions - offer available only until the end of September. Can't decide? No problem. We have Anytime passes available where you can pick either 5 or 10 sessions where you can use it over a 2 or 3 month period. Perfect for a semester!

Annual Pass

Get access to all pay as you go sessions throughout semester 2

Available for semester 2

£30 / 1 year

Anytime 5

Get access to 5 Pay as You Go sessions

Available to use within a 2 month period

£10 / 2 month

Anytime 10

Get access to 10 Pay as You Go sessions

Available to use within a 3 month period

£18 / 3 month


Residents only pass

Are you living in Queen Mary halls of residence this year? Get access to all Pay as You Go sessions for a month with our residents pass.

Available to residents in october, November, February & March.

Purchase from 18 Sep from Qmotion Reception. Please bring your student ID and your proof of residency in one of Queen Mary's Halls of residence to get your pass.

£7.50 / 1 month

Anytime Pass (Staff)

Did you know that Queen Mary Staff can also benefit from our fantastic membership options?

All purchases can be made at Qmotion Reception.

Please bring a valid staff ID/ proof of your employment status to Qmotion reception to get your pass.

£10 / 5 sessions

£18 / 10 sessions

Our Get Active courses consist of several sessions that are run weekly. They give you the opportunity to learn all the skills you need to master a new sport from a friendly professional coach.

No prior experience is required and you do not need any of your own equipment to take part as everything is provided.

  • Mondays
  • 5-7pm
  • Qmotion Sports Hall

Fencing - Beginners
  • Tuesdays
  • 6-8pm
  • Qmotion Active Studio

Fencing - Intermediates
  • Wednesdays
  • 12-2pm
  • Qmotion Soprts Hall

Women's Self-defence
  • Thurday 5 Oct - Thursday 2 November
  • Qmotion Mind & Body Studio

Courses can be booked online via the links below or at Qmotion reception

Book online (Students) Book online (Staff)

Get extra-discounts at Mile End Climbing Wall when you buy a ticket through Get Active! You can access the wall at any time during their public opening hours, and save an additional £1.50 off their student prices. Just show your email receipt at their reception desk to gain access.

Purchase here

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Contact the Get Active team with any questions you may have.