UoM Sport


Fitness Classes

We have a varied programme of classes, catering for the complete beginner to the more serious exerciser, so whether you're a beginner or a fitness veteran you will be able to find something you like. Classes are open to everyone; students, staff and members of the public.


Please check our social media pages each Monday for an update on the weeks available classes.

New for 2019/20

Brand new state-of-the-art Indoor Cycling & Fitness Studio

  • New state of the art fitness studio
  • 18 brand new Matrix indoor cycling bikes
  • Immersive audio-visual experience
  • New mood LED lighting
  • 86" screen featuring virtual classes
  • Fully air-conditioned

Purple Pass Membership

Now available 12 month £100 and 6 month £60 Purple Pass Membership.

  • Unlimited classes 7 days a week
  • New expanded timetable
  • New virtual and instructor-led classes
  • Brand new state of the art indoor cycling studio featuring an immersive audio-visual experience!

Find out more about our Memberships

Online Bookings

Members can now book and pay (if applicable) for Fitness Classes using the new Online Booking Service!

Fitness Class Prices

Gold & Purple Membership*

  • Student - FREE
  • Staff - FREE
  • Public - FREE

Silver & Bronze or No Membership

  • 45/60 min class £3.70
  • 20/30 min class £2.00

*Gold & Purple members must pre-book onto classes, and "check in" on arrival to the centre. Failure to attend or “check in” to a class that has been booked will result in a non-attendance strike on the member’s profile. Once 3 strikes have been accumulated, a fine may be issued for non-attendance.


Class Selection

- Be Faster

- Be Stronger

- Be Well


The Semester 1 2019 Timetable

(from 16th September to 13th December)

Class Descriptions


Legs, Bums and Tums

A low impact class that focuses on strengthening the key muscles and tightening the glutes, thighs and stomach.

Time

      • Tuesday 17:00-18:00 Shelagh

Cardio Conditioning

This non-stop cardio workout is extreme and pushes you to your limit to build up cardiovascular endurance and burn fat.

Time

      • Wednesday 18:00 - 18:45 Nicola

Cycle / Express Cycle

Get ready to boost your fitness levels and burn calories in this moderate to high intensity class. Pedal through hill climbs, sprints, and many other challenging drills and exercises to the beat of motivating music.

Time

      • Monday 19:00 - 19:45 Alex
      • Wednesday 17:30-18:00 Nicola
      • Thursday 19:15 - 20:00 Matt
      • Friday 07:15 - 08:00 Heather (Please note that this session is only for Sporticipate members)


UV Yoga

Yoga in the dark with neon UV lights. This class will be an energising flow that builds strength, balance, and flexibility through simple and challenging moves. You get happy and healthy from the inside out.

Time

      • Monday 17:00 - 18:00 Dominka


Barbell Sculpt

This is the perfect class to tone those muscles throughout your body, as each workout targets your legs, arms, bums and abs, giving you a great definition, helping you slim down and build solid muscles. Strip the fat, and get toned.

Time

      • Thursday 18:00 - 19:00 Shelagh


Sunrise Yoga

Kick start your day with an energising yoga flow session. Sunrise yoga brings your body more energy and nourishes you with a positive attitude to fully prepare for the challenges of the day ahead.

Time

      • Tuesday 07:15 - 08:15 Harvey

Zumba

A fun dance-fitness class, incorporating Latin and world styles of dance, creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness workout.

Time

      • Tuesday 20:00 - 21:00 Barbara


Step Fitness

A traditional style of training, with high impact aerobic movements, choreography and exercises, based around a step. Work your whole body, elevate your heart rate and improve your co-ordination with a complete cardio workout

Time

      • Tuesday 18:00 - 19:00 Shelagh

Fitness Yoga

Designed to help you improve your flexibility and enhance movement economy in everyday life, this is the perfect way to continue your yoga exploration.

Time

      • Friday 11:00 - 11:45 Virtual Instructor
      • Sunday 12:00 - 12:45 Virtual Instructor

Pump and Burn

All round conditioning workout, focusing on barbell exercises with the added element of cardio. One to tone up those muscles and get the heart rate going.

Time

      • Monday 18:00 - 19:00 Imran

Core Conditioning

A longer session focusing on stamina-building abdominal exercise, including some full body functional movements to improve overall strength.

Time

      • Thursday 17:00 - 18:00 Shelagh

Body Sculpt

If your goal is to improve your general fitness or burn body fat, then this introduction will give you top tips and exercises to reach your goals. This is a high intensity, gym based, full body workout incorporating cardio and weights.

Time

  • Monday 10:30 - 11:00 and 20:30 - 21:00 Fitness Team

Abs Blast

Whether you want to tone up your six-pack, or simply improve your waist line, this quick style class is for you. With a mix of crunches, planks and exciting moves these classes will challenge both beginner and experienced members to a great workout.

Time

  • Tuesday 20:30 - 21:00 Fitness Team (Gym-based class)
  • Thursday 20:00 - 20:20 Matt
  • Saturday 10:30 - 11:00 Fitness Team (Gym-based class)

Learn to Lift

An introduction into the benefits of lifting weights including how you can introduce this into your workout, highlighting technique and tips on how to build muscle.

Time

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 10:15 Fitness Team (Gym-based class)
  • Thursday 20:30 - 21:15 Fitness team (Gym-based class)

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

High Intensity Interval Training is a training technique in which you give all-out, 100% effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. This type of training gets and keeps your heart rate up and burns more body fat in less time.

Time

  • Monday 07:15 - 07:45 Fitness Team

Ride Beat

Use the beat of the music to free your mind and body and push you to your limits and beyond in this beat ride.

Time

  • Monday 11:00 - 11:35 Virtual Instructor
  • Wednesday 07:15 - 07:50 Virtual Instructor
  • Sunday 17:00 - 17:35 Virtual Instructor

Beginners Cycle

This 30 minutes workout will teach you how to set yourself up properly and safely on the bike. You will be taught the different hand seat positions required during class, followed by a shorter vesrion of a regular indoor cycling class incorporating a mixture of hills sprints, flats and breakaways.

Time

  • Tuesday 13:00 - 13:45 Virtual Instructor
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 17:30 Nicola

Piyo

Using only your body weight, you will perform a series of high-intensity, low-impact moves that will work every single muscle for a long, lean, and incredibly defined physique.

Time

  • Friday 13:00 - 13:45 Virtual Instructor

Effective Pilates

Go through basic pilates exercises and learn how to build your strength, flexiblity and endurance around your spine, using the muscles of your core.

Time

  • Thursday 11:00 - 11:45 Virtual Instructor
  • Saturday 17:00 - 17:45 Virtual Instructor

Sculpt: Arms and Abs

Washboard Abs and Killer arms sound like you? Then this could be your dream workout... and it's only 18 minutes long.

Time

  • Monday 13:00 - 13:30 Virtual Instructor

HIIT: Strength Lower Body Express

All the benefits of Leg Day at the gym, but only 20 minutes.

Time

  • Wednesday 13:00 - 13:20 Virtual Instructor
  • Saturday 12:00 - 12:20 Virtual Instructor

Fat Burn Cycle

Up for challenge? Learn how to pedal your way to blasting calories and burning fat all day long. Power through 3 minutes interval sets to jump start your metabolism.

Time

  • Tuesday 19:15 - 19:50 Virtual Instructor

Cardio Core

Complete workout to you heart and core with cardio pushes between each core exercise.

Time

  • Monday 20:00 - 20:30 Virtual Instructor
  • Friday 19:15 - 19:45 Virtual Instructor

Core Killer

Build a strong and toned core with moves that targets the entire abdominal area.

Time

  • Tuesday 11:00 - 11:30 Virtual Instructor
  • Friday 19:15 - 19:45 Virtual Instructor
  • Sunday 09:30 - 10:00 Virtual Instructor

Cycle HIIT

Adam brings that Aussie heat, gets your legs singing and keeps the tension rinsing in this HIIT ride.

Time

  • Sunday HIIT 08:45 - 09:15 Virtual Instructor

Circuits

Circuits class uses a variety of different exercise stations, from press ups, to lunges, to Burpees and everything in between, in order to target every muscles in your body and push it to the max, whilst giving you a cardio workout as you run between stations. Tough but so effective.

Time

  • Wednesday 20:00 - 20:45 Fitness Team
  • Saturday 08:45 - 09:20 Fitness Team

Centre Opening Hours

Mon to Fri
07:00 - 22:30
Weekends
08:30 - 19:30
Bank holidays
Closed

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