Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where is Canolfan Brailsford?
Friddoedd Road, Bangor LL57 2EH
From Morrison’s, take first exit on to Friddoedd Road then second right on to Friddoedd Site
2. How can I become a member?
Students - you are already members, you can book classes and courts by using your current valid BU student card. If you wish to use the gym you will need to do a gym induction.
Staff - you can book classes and courts by just using your current BU staff card. If you wish to use the gym you will need to do a gym induction. Staff have the option to pay via their salary https://www.bangor.ac.uk/brailsford/membership/index.php.en
Public - you can purchase a Canolfan Brailsford active card membership card from reception, with this card you can book classes and courts. If you wish to use the gym you will need to do a gym induction.
3. Why do I need a gym induction?
Our gym inductions are designed to provide you with essential health and safety knowledge and a basic understanding of a variety of gym equipment.
Inductions take approximately 40 minutes and need to be booked and paid for at reception in advance. They are available at various times each day.
4. Exercise Classes - Do I have to book in advance?
Yes it is advisable but not compulsory as some classes have restricted numbers. You can book 6 days in advance
5. Cost of using facilities
There are 4 price levels Student, Staff, Public or Non-members
You must produce your membership card at reception in order to gain the correct price and entry. Customers will be charged £1.00 for entry without a card.
6. Lost Cards
Replacement Canolfan Brailsford cards can be purchase from reception for £10.00.
7. What activities are available for my children?
We have Climbing Lessons, Junior Gym, Junior Badminton, Kids Parties and Holiday Camps.
8. How long is a booking for in the sports hall?
Each session is booked by the hour but this includes time for setting up and taking down equipment. Therefore each session normally lasts 55 minutes.
9. Are there any coaching courses available?
Yes, we run a full coaching courses timetable throughout the year, NGB awards, First aid award and SCUK.
10. Customer Comment Form
If you would like to comment on the standard of facilities and service available please complete a Customer Comment Form - found at the Reception desk at the Centre.