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# Sports and Recreation

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Please note: due to Covid-19, we are operating on temporarily reduced opening hours to keep you and our staff safe. These will be subject to change once term starts in September. To make sure that we follow social distancing guidelines, you will need to book gym sessions, fitness classes and the sports hall in advance. To book, please give us a call on 024 7765 2011. For fitness class timetables, please check our page on the Student Portal.

Aimed at all fitness levels and capabilities, Sports and Recreation can support your health and wellbeing and help you feel part of your University community. We offer a range of programmes for physical activity, sport, competitions and tournaments in our excellent facilities supported by our dedicated team of staff.

There are a variety of membership options at specially discounted prices. If you're living in University owned or managed halls and houses you already have free access to the Coventry University Sports Centre, so pay us a visit at any time.

# Fitness Classes

Our Active Life program offers a substantial number of group exercise classes, all in modern surroundings with mirrored walls. With a range of both instructor-led and virtual classes, we offer cardio and toning classes such as Active Pump, HIIT, Cycle, TRX, to dance fitness and flexibility programs such as Zumba and Yoga.

# Fitness Suite

The Fitness Suite contains a variety of equipment, including a number of cardiovascular and resistance machines. The suite is accessible to all members, with free induction and support from a qualified fitness instructor who is on hand to provide you with a personal training programme. You can guarantee each visit will be a safe and enjoyable one.

# The Sports Hall

Our purpose-built sports hall, with all the usual markings and fixtures, is the perfect place to get active. If you want to come along and play sport with your friends our halls are available to book 7-days a week, free of charge to our members. Equipment is also available for hire. Sports halls can be booked up to 6 days in advance by calling or visiting the Sport and Recreation centre.

Sports include:

  • 5-a side-football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Short tennis

# Active Outdoors

Located only 5 miles from the City Centre and easily accessible by car or bus, our outdoor facility based in Westwood Heath is an ideal place to enjoy a game of football, hockey, cricket, netball or rugby on our astro turf and pitches. Our range of activities suit everyone, so why not participate in recreational sport for enjoyment or, if you are more serious about your chosen sport, then we can help to improve your performance.

# The Place

At Westwood Heath, we also have The Place which is available to hire for meetings, conferences, corporate events or that special occasion.

# The Therapy Clinic

We offer treatments to students, at reduced rates for members of the Sports Centre. Our staff specialise in sports injuries treatments, and focus on education along with management and rehabilitation advice. Additonal information can be obtained from the Therapy Clinic webpage.

# Contact details

For further assistance, please feel free to contact the Sport Centre on 024 7775 5993, Westwood Heath on 024 7765 3991 or by emailing the Sports and Recreation team