University of Essex Evolve Gym

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University of Essex Evolve Gym

University of Essex Evolve Gym

Gym and fitness classes

Fitness classes

Group classes

Fitbox, Beatbox, STEP, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Just combat, DanceXtreme, you name it! It all happens in our fitness classes. Come and join in.

Evolve Gym Colchester

Our Evolve Gym and fitness studios at our Colchester Campus offer excellent facilities for students, staff and members of the public. Our memberships offer fantastic flexibility and value for money.

Gym facilities in Southend

In Southend we have an exclusive arrangement with Rush Fitness, where our students and staff benefit from a great membership discount.

Gym facilities in Loughton

Just 20 minutes walk from the campus is the Loughton Leisure Centre just off the town’s main shopping area. This public sports centre has a main and teaching swimming pool, fitness suite and exercise classes.

Contact us

Contact us

We’re here to help you make the most of our facilities. So contact us if you want to book pitches, courts or fitness classes, or if you have any questions about our memberships and facilities.

Just Play

Just Play

Enjoy team sports but not sure if you want to play for an Essex team? No problem. Offering everything from korfball to cricket, Just Play gives you the opportunity to just play!

Make a booking

Student playing table tennis

Our online booking facility for is available for Evolve and Evolve+ members. You can book fitness classes, badminton, squash, table tennis and tennis courts.


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Our memberships give you so much more than you’d expect. Included free of charge with your gym membership are our range of fitness classes and access to a number of other sports and facilities.