Bishop Grosseteste University Gym

Bishop Grosseteste University Gym

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Sport & Fitness Centre

Welcome to BGU’s very own on-campus Sport and Fitness Centre, open to everyone from the general public to our students and staff, and suitable for all fitness levels. Whether you’re looking to shift those stubborn pounds, join a new class and make friends, or catch up with old friends over a friendly game of badminton, we have it all.


The Fitness Suite has recently been renovated, expanded and kitted out with top of the range equipment such as treadmills, cross trainers and rowing machines. Our Sports Hall is available for hire and can cater for a wide selection of activities including 5-aside football, netball, basketball and badminton with all equipment for your chosen sport provided for. If you choose to come to one of our classes they will take place in this spacious arena. Our fully trained professionals are there to help you whenever you need it, from offering guidance on machines and equipment, teaching classes or working with you to achieve a personal goal.


We offer a wide range of classes for all abilities and age ranges (over 16). Our staff are experienced in many areas of the sporting world and are able to cater for a variety of different fitness needs. Click here to view our current class timetable. Make sure to check out our booking and attendance procedure before you go to your first class.

Becoming a member

If you would like to join our fitness suite we have a selection of excellent membership packages and offers available.

Members of the public rate: £175* for 1 year or £17.50 per month.

BGU Staff and partners rate: £135* for 1 year or £13.50 per month.
Concessionary rate: £175* for 1 year or £16.00 per month.

*Above annual offers end 28th February 2017.

Once you have become a member, you will be able train in the gym and attend our classes, as advertised on our class timetable (subject to availability), whenever you wish.

Alternatively, it is possible to use our facilities on a pay per session basis of £4.50 at peak times and £4.00 for off-peak times*. For this, a guest pass form must be completed prior to your session.

*Off peak times are Friday 4:00pm – 8:30pm and Saturday/Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Click here for more information on prices and how to become a member.

Contact Us

If you are interested in hiring out the sports hall or want more information please contact us via email at, call 01522 583680 or come in to see us for a chat and a tour.

Our opening hours are as follows:

 Monday to Friday: 7am – 8.30pm
Saturday & Sunday:  9am – 2pm

Excludes Bank Holidays, Graduation Days and the Christmas period.

Make sure to check out our Sports Centre page on Facebook to keep up to date with news and our latest offers.