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 725
  • 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 for one workout a day at Virgin Active.
  • You can earn a maximum of 30 000 Vitality fitness points in a year.
  • Your adult dependents who are 18 years and older get 50% off their monthly gym fees.
  • Any children on your membership who are younger than 18 years old get 30% off the monthly public rate. This discount will only apply if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit.

Remember, you can enjoy up to 100% off your monthly gym membership fees with the Vitality Gym Booster based on the number of Vitality Active Rewards goals you achieve in a particular month. Activate now!

Please note: Only Vitality members, who are Virgin Active members, will be allowed to redeem their Vitality Active Rewards at a KAUAI store located inside a Virgin Active Health Club. Virgin Active is a members-only facility and access to non-members is strictly not allowed.

Need to know

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

  • Once-off activation fee of R1 725
  • 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 fee
Premier (any gym, except Classic gyms) - in South Africa and internationally 60% off the standard monthly fee
Classic (any gym) - in South Africa and internationally 50% off the standard monthly fee
For 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
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 gym benefit rules here.

If you joined Virgin Active before 1 January 2010:  

  • There is no monthly fee for the first member on a Club membership.
  • There is a reduced monthly fee for the second member.
  • There is a reduced monthly fee for a Premier and Classic membership.
Type of health club membership Type of Vitality membership 2017 gym fees:
Club (one gym) Second member R175 (member pays the fee directly to Vitality)
Premier (any gym, except Collection gyms) - in South Africa and internationally First member R251 (member pays the fee directly to Virgin Active)
Second member R426
(R251 paid to Virgin Active)
(175 paid to Vitality)
Alice Lane R1 050
Alice Lane - second member R1 225
(R1 050 paid to Virgin Active)
(R175 paid to Vitality))
Melrose Arch R893
Melrose Arch - Second member R1 068
(R893 paid to Virgin Active)
(R175 paid to Vitality)
Menlyn Maine R1 050
Menlyn Maine - Second member R1 225
(R1 025 paid to Virgin Active)
(R175 paid to Vitality)
Moses Mabhida R725
Moses Mabhida - Second member R900
(R725 paid to Virgin Active)
(R175 paid to Vitality)
Silos District R1 050
Silos District - Second member R1 225
(R1 050 paid to Virgin Active)
(R175 paid to Vitality)
For adult dependants (over the age of 18 years) Club, Premier or Collection 50% off the standard monthly fee
For child dependants (under the age of 18 years) Club or Premier - You need to be 16 years and older to access Collection club *30% off the monthly public rate – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality gym benefit.
Club-V (Kids Active Play area from six weeks up to eight years). 50% off the standard monthly fee – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality benefit.
Club-V Max (Kids’ fitness programme from six weeks up to 13 years). 50% off the standard monthly fee – but only if you or your spouse uses the Vitality 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 gym benefit rules here.

-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.
  • You can also track and view your gym visits with the Vitality Gym Tracker o the 'Gyms, devices and fitness' page. Just remember that you must be logged in to view your Vitality Gym Tracker information.

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!