The SU Gym

The SU Gym is now open! 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. Email:

Facebook: UPSUgym

Phone: 01752 588510

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am – 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9am – 6pm

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

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

Book Online
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

Freshers Deal

  • £100 one off payment for annual membership at your on campus Gym
  • Can be purchased from 21st September online or at reception desk providing you have already registered on SU Gym website
  • Exclusive to Plymouth university students only
  • Free induction to gym if required
  • Offer runs from 21st September to end of 30th September*
  • Gym and classes included*

  • ** We may extend the end date. Our classes currently aren't running, but we are looking to have them back in the near future **

University Halls Deal

  • £90 one off payment for annual membership at your on campus Gym
  • Can be purchased from 7th September online or at reception desk providing you have already registered on SU Gym website
  • Exclusive to Plymouth university halls only (not private halls)
  • Induction to gym if required
  • Offer runs from 7th September to end of 21st September (centre closing time 22:00)
  • Halls confirmation must be shown on first entry to validate your residency and activate your membership

COVID-19 Changes

Keeping you and others safe
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
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
We will be offering a free pre-made programme for those wishing to get back into the gym from a long break
Still offer personal training, fully complying with UK Active guideline