Virgin Active

About

Virgin Active’s mission is to bring positive change to people’s lives, because life’s more fun when you move. Virgin Active Health Clubs help thousands of Vitality members to get moving and feel great.

Save up to 75% when you join a Virgin Active health club near you if:

  • You are a Vitality member (main member or spouse)
  • You are 18 years and older
  • Pay the once-off activation fee of only R1 450
  • Pay the club access card fee of R 140
  • Visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period

What the Vitality gym benefit offers you

  • Dependents 12 years and older and adults earn 100 Vitality points per workout, per day.
  • Maximum of 30 000 Vitality fitness points per year.
  • Your adult dependents 18 years and older get 50% off their monthly gym fees.
  • Children younger than 18 years get 30% off the monthly public rate – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit.

Remember you can enjoy up to 100% off your monthly membership fees based on the number of Vitality Active Rewards goals you achieve in a particular month. ACTIVATE NOW

Need to know

 If you joined Virgin Active on or after 01 January 2010:

  • Once-off activation fee of R1 450
  • Club access card fee of R 140
  • Virgin Active offers three membership options for you to choose from:
You or your spouse Club (one gym) 75% off the standard monthly fees
Earn an additional 25% cashback with Vitality Active Rewards as follows:
  • 5% cashback for achieving 2 Vitality Active Rewards goals in a month
  • 15% cashback for achieving 3 Vitality Active Rewards goals in a month
  • 25% cashback for achieving 4 Vitality Active Rewards goals in a month
Find out more about Vitality Active Rewards here.
Premier (any gym, except Classic gyms) - in South Africa and internationally 60% off the standard monthly fees
Classic (any gym) - in South Africa and internationally 50% off the standard monthly fees
Adult dependants (over the age of 18 years) Club, Premier or Classic 50% off the standard monthly fees
For child dependants (under the age of 18 years) Club or Premier – You need to be 16 years and older to access Classic club 30% off the monthly public rate – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit.
Club-V (a kids only Active Play area for children from six weeks up to eight years). 50% off the standard monthly fees – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit
Club-V Max (kids’ fitness programme for children from six weeks up to 13 years). 50% off the standard monthly fees – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit

If you do not visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period, you will still have access to the gym but your discount will reduce to 50% off the standard gym fees every month.

View a full set of rules.

If you joined Virgin Active prior to 1 Jan 2010: 

Gym access: Membership type/member 2016 gym fees:
Club membership Second member R160
Premier membership First member R219
Second member R379
Melrose Arch R808
Melrose Arch - Second member R968
Moses Mabhida R675
Moses Mabhida - Second member R835
Alice Lane R950
Alice Lane - Second member R1 110
Adult dependants (over the age of 18 years) Club, Premier or Classic 50% off the standard monthly fees
For child dependants (under the age of 18 years) Club or Premier - You need to be 16 years and older to access Classic club 30% off the monthly public rate – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit.
Club-V (a kids only Active Play area for children from six weeks up to eight years). 50% off the standard monthly fees – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit
Club-V Max (kids’ fitness programme for children from six weeks up to 13 years). 50% off the standard monthly fees – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit


If you don’t visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period, your gym benefit will be cancelled.

View a full set of rules.

-How to keep your current gym benefit

  • Visit the gym at least 36 times in a rolling 12-month period.
  • Only one gym visit a day will be counted towards this total.

-Earn Vitality fitness points

  • Remember to always take your club access card with you and swipe it at the turnstile to record your visits.
  • Adults can each earn 100 Vitality points for one visit a day, up to a maximum of 30 000 Vitality fitness points a year (per member).
  • Dependants between 12 and up to 18 years old can earn 100 Vitality points for one visit a day, up to a maximum of 20 000 Vitality points, per year.
  • To check your points go to the Vitality Points Monitor. It will show you how many times you have visited the gym in the previous 12 months. Your points will take four days to reflect.

Get Started

-How join Virgin Active:

  • Choose a Virgin Active Health Club online at www.virginactive.co.za or call 0860 200 911 to find out about the health clubs.
  • Go to your chosen health club, sign up and pay the necessary fees.
  • Remember to take along your Discovery membership card and banking details for the monthly fees where applicable.
  • Start enjoying your workouts immediately!