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Coronavirus information - frequently asked questions

We understand you may have questions relating to your membership, our facilities and our services. We will try to address these as we populate a FAQs section below. We will continue to update this page as frequently as we can. 

Full information and advice about coronavirus, what you can do to protect yourself and others, and the steps the University has taken in St Andrews to minimise the risk to our students, staff and the local community, can be found on the University website.

You can also contact the Covid Helpdesk by emailing covidhelp@st-andrews.ac.uk or phoning +44(0)1334 46 4146.

For national advice on coronavirus contact NHS 111 or visit the NHS Inform website.

Reopening University sports facilities and services

We understand the importance of people being active and the particular role sport and exercise can have on our physical and mental wellbeing and will continue a phased reopening of our facilities and services as restrictions are lifted, and when it is safe to do so following the Scottish Government's route map through and out of the crisis. 

 All the information you need to know about which facilities are now open, what services and activities we have started to reintroduce and any guidelines you need to follow for safely participating in sport and physical activity can be found on the Coronavirus Information section of our website.

General information

Membership

Saints Sport Student Membership 

Returning students can buy their Saints Sport membership online from Tuesday 1 September.

New students must matriculate before they are able to purchase a Saints Sport membership. To enable you to join as quickly and easily as possible please ensure that when matriculating online you tick “yes” to the question relating to sharing your personal details (name, contact details etc) with Saints Sport. Please note that you will also not be able to book gym sessions or exercise classes until we have your personal details. 

Saints Sport Staff and Community Membership 

Staff and Community memberships that were frozen on 23 March when the Sports Centre closed due to the lockdown will be reinstated on Monday 31 August.

Staff Salary Deduct memberships will resume again in September, with access to facilities and services starting from Monday 31 August. 

Members who cancelled their membership on the 23 March and received a refund are now able to renew their membership online or by contacting the Sports Centre reception team (sportsreception@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 462190).

What is the best way to contact Saints Sport staff?

If you do need to contact us please speak to our reception team who will be happy to help with your enquiry:

Emailsportsreception@st-andrews.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)1334 462190

Junior Saints

When are Junior Saints classes likely to resume?

We are pleased to announce that a new 4-week block of Junior Saints classes is now available to book, starting from Monday 24th August.

Under the current guidelines we are limited to outdoor activities and will be running tennis and football sessions for children aged P1-P7 each week. For more information or to book your place please visit our Junior Saints Weekly Classes page.

Saints Fitness

Stay Home | Stay Fit

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We know that in these difficult times, the ability to work out in some form is more important than ever for those of you wishing to look after your physical and mental health.

The Saints Fitness team have been preparing a programme of content, information and guidance designed to help you take part in suitable exercise whilst you may be self-isolating, or without your usual gym space and access to equipment whilst at home. The team are regularly uploading videos covering a range of exercise modalities for a range of fitness levels via the Saints Sport YouTube channel, but please also visit our Stay Home | Stay Fit page for regular updates.

Personal Training

Outdoor Personal Training

Not looking to enter the gym quite yet or would prefer to exercise outdoors? 

Our Personal Training team are here to help you reach your training goals. We have our outdoor gazebo and equipment ready for use. Throughout your block of training sessions you will receive a tailored programme and expert knowledge to support your journey.

We have recently added an outdoor squat rack to our stocks. 

Please email the Health and Fitness team to arrange a FREE consultation : healthandfitness@st-andrews.ac.uk

Non-members

Non-members are welcome to sign up for our Personal Training services.

If you are interested, please fill out our short questionaire and one of our team will get back to you shortly. 

For more information on our Personal Trainings services please take a look at our Instagram page.

https://www.instagram.com/usta_healthandfitness/