The SU Gym

We will be closed from 5/11/20 due to lockdown. Please read & adhere to the COVID-19 changes. View changes

Your Gym on campus

Helping you achieve your fitness goals

The SU Gym located on campus provides a range of activities to assist you in achieving your fitness goals. From the 50 station gym, squash courts, multi- purpose sports hall, dance studio and the sports injuries clinic, the team can offer a host of facilities which can be utilised by students, staff and members of the public.

Get in touch

To help us avoid congestion in our Reception area, please contact us via email, facebook or phone wherever possible. recreation@su.plymouth.ac.uk

UPSUgym

01752 588510

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am – 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9am – 6pm
We will be closed from 5/11/20 due to lockdown

We will be freezing all memberships until further notice and any bookings will be rescheduled on the reopening of the centre

How do I buy a membership?

You can purchase a membership to the SU Gym online through our online system below or you can come into the gym and purchase from reception. 

Join Online

Book a Gym Slot or Activity

Once you have signed up to a membership at the SU Gym you can book a gym slot or activity using our online booking system.

Book Online
We will be closed from 5/11/20 due to lockdown. Due to COVID-19, you will need to book a Gym time slot either online or by phoning reception. Please read & adhere to the COVID-19 changes when in the venue. View changes

  Annual Membership Benefit

We are a part of the BUCS UNIversal Gym membership which allows you to use other gyms around the UK who are also a part of this.

This applies only if you have an annual membership, but you do benefit from being able to use over 100 university gyms around the country and not just your local university gym.

View more details and a map of other gyms in the network:

BUCS UNIversal Gym


COVID-19 Changes

Keeping you and others safe
Reception
If possible please call or email us to help ease congestion around the reception area
Sanitation station on entry
Protective Screen division on reception
Track and trace (QR scanner)
Restricted number of people waiting in reception area
Socially distanced waiting markers outside
Card payment only
COVID safety information video on screens
Changing Rooms
Please turn up ready for your activity and shower at home where possible
Limited number of occupants in changing facilities
Socially distances changing benches
Limited occupants in showers
Limited occupants for urinals
Hand washing facilities
Increased cleaning from staff
Gym/Fitness Suite
We have implemented a booking system for users of the Gym, you will be able to book your slot a day before or on the day
Please only book one session a day
Turn up at the time your booking is due to start, you will not be allowed in until your slot start time
No bags are to be left in the gym must be put in lockers
One way system (clockwise)
Increased sanitation, blue roll and bins for regular use
Socially distances machines (2 metres)
Zones to have one user at a time for social distancing
Please do not share equipment unless finished with and sanitised
No sweat towels allowed but please use blue roll and sanitiser spray provided to cleaning all equipment used
Water fountain for drinks, but remember your bottle
Limited capacity of users at one time
Regular cleaning from staff and dedicated cleaning staff in Gym
Sports Hall
We'll be offering pre-booked activities only you'll be able to book your 55 minute slot online or by contacting our Reception team
There will be a 15 minute gap between bookings to allow for thorough cleaning, sanitation and setup time
Please arrive just before your booking to avoid large gatherings outside SU Gym
We will not be able to allow any spectators into the Sports Hall for the time being
Studio
Some Gym equipment moved in here to allow for further activity
Regular cleaning and increased sanitation
We will not be running exercise classes for the time being but we hope to be able to offer them to you again as soon as we can
Squash Courts
Two courts will be available to hire
15 minute gap in-between each booking to allow staff to clean the area
Each court will have a designated seating area in which two chairs will be placed, chairs cannot be moved around
No spectators
You must vacate the squash court area as soon as the booking is complete
You only will only be able to play based on the governing bodies (UK Squash) advice
Other
Still offer personal training, fully complying with UK Active guideline
During lockdown, we will be freezing all memberships until further notice and any bookings will be rescheduled on the reopening of the centre.