GYM AND SPORTS CENTRES

 

We manage the University’s health, fitness and wellbeing programmes. Our gym membership package gives access to our four-story gym, extensive group exercise class programme, racket sports (badminton, squash, tennis and table tennis) and other sports facilities.

We believe in providing a great environment for all our users, regardless of ability, to enable those looking to give something a try for the first time or with ambitions of performing at a higher level the best chance of succeeding.

St. Paul's Gym

Facilities

  • Recently refurbished gym, first-class fitness equipment and multi-use sports hall.
  • The latest in modern cardiovascular and resistance machines
  • Experienced, and highly trained health and fitness team members on hand to assist.

Download our brochure for 2016-17

All non members wishing to use the facilities should read the                 Health Commitment Statement prior to using our facilities.

Opening hours

We are currently in TERM TIME opening hours

Term Time:
Monday–Friday: 7.00–22.00
Weekends: 8.30–18.00

Vacation:
Monday–Friday: 7.30–21.00
Weekends: 8.30-13.30

All vacation periods are considered off peak.

Spinnaker Sports Centre

Facilities

  • Two air-conditioned fitness studios and multi-use sports hall
  • 50+ fitness classes per week: holistic, conditioning, cardiovascular and toning
  • A wide range of sports available including, badminton, basketball, table tennis, netball, squash, volleyball and 5-a-side football
  • Convenient access to other University facilities

Download our Class Programme 2017

Download our brochure for 2016-17

All non members wishing to use the facilities should read the                 Health Commitment Statement prior to using our facilities.

Opening hours

We are currently in TERM TIME opening hours

Term Time:
Monday–Friday: 07.00–22.00
Weekends: 08.30–18.00

Vacation:
Monday–Friday: 7.30–21.00
Weekends: Closed

All vacation periods are considered off peak.

Langstone Sports Site

Facilities

  • Astro turf and 3G pitches, multi-use games area, 2 rugby pitches, 8 football pitches including full-size, 9 and 7-a-side
  • Recent £1 million investment ensures one of the best facilities in Portsmouth
  • FIFA and IRB certified full-size 3G pitch and FIH-certified full-sized, sand-dressed synthetic turf pitch

Download our brochure for 2016-17

All non members wishing to use the facilities should read the                 Health Commitment Statement prior to using our facilities.

  • Parking
    Staff and students with parking permits may park free of charge. There is a £2 parking charge for all other customers, via the pay-and-display machines operated by Portsmouth City Council on behalf of the University. Free parking can be found in the surrounding local areas but please be aware of residents and park respectfully.

Opening hours

We are currently in TERM TIME opening hours

Term Time:

Monday–Friday: 9.00 – 22.00
Weekends: 9.00 – 18.00

Vacation:

Monday-Thursday: 9.00 – 21.00

Friday: 9.00 – 20.00

Weekends: 9.00 – 18.00

 

 

FITNESS CLASSES

LESMILLS GRIT ST...

LesMills GRIT Strength

Brand new for ’16 LesMills GRIT Strength is a high intensity interval training programme using barbells, plates and body weight exercises to make you stronger, toned and unbelievably fit.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 07:45 - 08:15 Studio 1
Friday 17:25 - 17:55 Studio 1
LESMILLS GRIT CA...

LesMills GRIT Cardio

Brand new for ’16 LesMills GRIT Cardio is a high intensity interval training programme using body weight exercises with a focus on speed and intensity to rapidly burn fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness.

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Day Time Facility
Wednesday 12:00-12:30 Studio 2
Friday 12:50-13:20 Studio 1
Sunday 11:00 - 11:30 Studio 1
LESMILLS GRIT PLYO

LesMills GRIT Plyo

Brand new for ’16 LesMills GRIT Plyo is a high intensity interval training programme using explosive agility training to build a lean and athletic body.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 13:05-13:35 Studio 1
Saturday 09:15 - 09:45 Studio 1
KETTLEBELLS

Kettlebells

Swing your way to fitness! A total body approach for all fitness levels and abilities.

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Day Time Facility
Wednesday 17:30-18:15 Studio 1
Friday 12:00-12:45 Studio 1
DANCE FITNESS

Dance Fitness

You don’t need to be Justin Timberlake to dance your way to fitness with this fun and fabulous class for all abilities.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 18:30-19:15 Studio 2
YOGA FITNESS

Yoga Fitness

Holistic mat based class for all levels designed to improve strength and flexibility while focusing on relaxation and breathing.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 13:00-13:55 Studio 1
Wednesday 18:00-18:55 Studio 2
ZUMBA

Zumba

50 minute class. This combo of fun and fitness has made Zumba® classes a world-wide phenomenon.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 12:00-12:50 Studio 1
Wednesday 16:00-16:50 Studio 2
Thursday 17:30-18:20 Studio 1
FITBALL

Fitball

Start your day the right way! Suitable for all fitness levels we use fitballs to strengthen your core and improve posture and balance.

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Day Time Facility
Thursday 07:45-08:15 Studio 2
YOGA

Yoga

Feel relaxed and stretch your potential while rejuvenating your body and mind. Your experienced instructor will offer modifications and variations to suit all fitness levels and abilities so this class is perfect for everyone.

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Day Time Facility
Wednesday 12:00-12:55 Studio 1
CARDIO COMBAT

Cardio Combat

An amazing new cardio class incorporating punching and kicking combinations that will make you sweat like you never have before.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 17:30-18:15 Studio 1
PILATES

Pilates

Pilates is suitable for all ages and abilities and develops core strength, endurance, and flexibility using body weight exercise to help shape and tone your whole body.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 17:30-18:25 Studio 1
Tuesday 17:30-18:25 Studio 2
20 MINUTE ABS

20 Minute Abs

This 20 minute Ab workout will leave your core wanting more!

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Day Time Facility
Monday 18:15-18:35 Studio 2
Wednesday 18:20-18:40 Studio 1
Friday 18:05 - 18:25 Studio 1
STEP N TONE

Step N Tone

Step N Tone is one of our hot favorites and combines cardiovascular exercise with toning for a full body workout.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 18.30-19.15 Spinnaker Sports Hall
Thursday 18:25-19:10 Studio 1
PUMP

Pump

Pump reaches parts other classes can not reach! Using barbells we have combined gym and studio exercises to create a challenging but achievable workout.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 12:15-13:00 Studio 1
Tuesday 18:20-19:05 Studio 1
Sunday 10:00-10:45 Studio 1
Thursday 13:05-13:50 Studio 1
HOLISTIC CONDITI...

Holistic Conditioning

Try this mat based conditioning class as an alternative to Pilates or Yoga and improve your core strength and posture.

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Day Time Facility
Friday 13:05-13:50 Studio 2
CIRCUITS

Circuits

The classic Circuits class is a full body workout using various equipment and interval training to torch fat and sculpt the body.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 12.30-13.15 Spinnaker Sports Hall
BOXFIT

Boxfit

High intensity interval training using boxing technique, pads and strike shields. A challenging class that gets great results!

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 19:10-19:55 Studio 1
Thursday 12:15-13:00 Studio 1
BATTLE X

Battle X

Our 25 minute Battle X class incorporates strength, explosive and endurance exercises using battle ropes to pull and push yourself through a full range of movement while under constant tension.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 19:25-19:50 Spinnaker Sports Hall
Thursday 18:25-18:50 Spinnaker Sports Hall
BALLET FITNESS

Ballet Fitness

Ballet Fitness is loved by many celebs, control and balance at the barre will strengthen your core, sculpt your hips and define your waist.

 

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Day Time Facility
Friday 12:15-13:00 Studio 2
PILOXING

Piloxing

A fun and challenging workout, PILOXING uniquely mixes Pilates and boxing for the ultimate fat-torching, muscle-sculpting, core-centric workout.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 12:00-12:45 Studio 2
Friday 16:30-17:15 Studio 1
CARDIO CYCLING

Cardio Cycling

The ultimate cardio workout. 30 minutes of interval cycling set to high-tempo motivational music. Get your sweat on in a fun and friendly atmosphere and say goodbye to those calories!

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Day Time Facility
Monday 17:30-18:00 Studio 2
Tuesday 12:15 - 12:45 Studio 2
Wednesday 17:15-17:45 Studio 2
Thursday 12:30 - 13:00 Studio 2
Friday 16:45-17:15 Studio 2
Saturday 11:00 - 11:30 Studio 2
ARMS, LEGS, BUMS...

Arms, Legs, Bums and Tums

Our best selling class targets those hard to reach areas using body weight exercises and hand weights, all to the latest hit music.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 18:30-19:15 Studio 1
Wednesday 13:00-13:45 Studio 1
Thursday 17:30-18:15 Spinnaker Sports Hall
Saturday 10:00 - 10:45 Studio 1
VIRTUAL BODYBALANCE

VIRTUAL Bodybalance

A 30 or 60-minute new yoga class for anyone and everyone. Combining Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates-based movements set to music, it will improve your mind, your body and your life.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 07:45-08:15 Studio 2
Tuesday 15:15-16:15 Studio 2
Thursday 09:45-10:45 Studio 2
Saturday 08:45-09:45 Studio 2
Sunday 14:30-15:30 Studio 2
VIRTUAL BODYCOMBAT

VIRTUAL Bodycombat

A high energy martial arts-inspired non-contact workout. In the 30 or 60-minute class you’ll learn how to punch, kick and strike your way to superior fitness and strength.

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Day Time Facility
Tuesday 09:45-10:45 Studio 2
Wednesday 20:15-20:45 Studio 2
Thursday 15:15-16:15 Studio 2
Friday 07:45-08:15 Studio 2
Saturday 14:30-15:30 Studio 2
VIRTUAL BODYPUMP

VIRTUAL Bodypump

This is the original barbell class – a weights class for absolutely everyone. The 30 or 60 minute class gives you a total body workout and will make you toned, lean and fit.

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Day Time Facility
Wednesday 09:45-10:45 Studio 2
Friday 15:15-16:15 Studio 2
VIRTUAL CXWORKX

VIRTUAL Cxworkx

In this 60-minute workout you’ll learn how to activate the muscles that create optimal core control, the vital ingredient for a stronger body, while chiselling your waistline.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 09:45-10:15 Studio 2
Tuesday 20:15-20:45 Studio 2
Sunday 08:45-09:45 Studio 2
VIRTUAL SH'BAM

VIRTUAL Sh'bam

An insanely addictive 60 minute dance workout. SH’BAM™ is an ego-free zone, where a fun-loving instructor guides you through simple (yet sassy) dance moves, all set to a party playlist.

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Day Time Facility
Monday 15:15-16:00 Studio 2
Wednesday 07:45-08:15 Studio 2
Friday 09:45-10:30 Studio 2

Indoor bookings

BADMINTON

Badminton

We have 8 badminton courts that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book courts for free (if they bring a non member that person must pay a guest charge)

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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TABLE TENNIS

Table Tennis

We have 3 Table Tennis tables that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book them for free (if they bring a non member that person must pay a guest charge)

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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BASKETBALL

Basketball

We have 2 full size indoor basketball courts that are available to book throughout the year as either a full court or half court. Full members can book courts for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball

We have 2 full size indoor volleyball courts that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book courts for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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FOOTBALL 5-ASIDE

Football 5-aside

We have 2 full size indoor 5 aside pitches that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book ptiches for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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SQUASH

Squash

We have 2 Squash courts that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book them for free (if they bring a non member that person must pay a guest charge). Both courts underwent extensive refurbishment in September 2015.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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NETBALL

Netball

We have 2 full size indoor netball courts that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book courts for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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CRICKET

Cricket

We have 4 indoor cricket nets that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book courts for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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Outdoor bookings

TENNIS

Tennis

We have 4 tennis courts (2 x hard and 2 x carpet) that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book them for free (if they bring a non member that person must pay a guest charge). These courts underwent extensive refurbishment in 2014.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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NETBALL

Netball

We have 4 netball courts (2 x hard and 2 x carpet) that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book them for free (if they bring a non member that person must pay a guest charge). These courts underwent extensive refurbishment in 2014.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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FOOTBALL 5-A-SIDE

Football 5-a-side

We have 2 x 5 aside cages that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book courts for a heavily discounted price compared to non members. These cages underwent extensive refurbishment in 2014.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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FOOTBALL 7-A-SIDE

Football 7-a-side

We have 3 x 7 aside pitches on one of the best 3G pitches in Hampshire that is available to book throughout the year. Full members can book pitches for a heavily discounted price compared to non members. This pitches were part of a £1million investment in Summer 2014.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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FOOTBALL 6 -A-SIDE

Football 6 -a-side

We have 4 x 6 aside pitches on our Astro that are available to book throughout the year. Full members can book pitches for a heavily discounted price compared to non members.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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FOOTBALL 11-A-SI...

Football 11-a-side and Rugby (3G)

We have a full size 3G pitch (same dimensions as Wembley) that is one of the best in Hampshire which is available to book throughout the year. It is fully FA and IRB compliant for full size rugby and football. Full members can book the pitch for a heavily discounted price compared to non members. This pitch was part of a £1million investment in Summer 2014.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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HOCKEY 11 -A-SIDE

Hockey 11 -a-side

We have a high quality full size sand based Hockey pitch that is available to book throughout the year. Full members can book the pitch for a heavily discounted price compared to non members. This pitch was fully refurbished in Summer 2013.

All bookings can be made online or via our mobile app

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GRASS FOOTBALL A...

Grass football and rugby

We have 6 grass football and 2 grass rugby pitches. Our barriered 1st team football pitch is of the highest standard and hosts Portsmouth FC reserve games. Unfortunately we have no availability for grass bookings for the 2015/16 season.

PERSONAL TRAINING

Personal training

Personal training is available to purchase at reception upto 6 months in advance. We offer packages of either 5 or 10 sessions at a duration of 30 or 60 minutes per session. This product is for those who want a personal service where the instructor plans each session for them based on their short, medium and long term goals.

Programme (FREE 4 weekly review)

These 60 minute sessions are a member only privilege and are bookable up to 7 days in advance either online, via the app or at reception. This product is for those who want a bespoke programme designed for them that they can follow in the gym after without an instructor.

1-2-1 sessions

These 30 minute sessions are a member only privilege and are bookable up to 7 days in advance either online, via the app or at reception. This product is suitable for those who need some support or advice with an exercise, piece or equipment or training method. These should not be used for an individual training session.

Physiotherapy

We offer a free Physiotherapy service for students with chronic or acute injuries during term time. The Clinic is held at St Paul’s Road Gym on Thursdays during our opening times. You will need to book direct with the NHS via its referral system. Please click on the link below for contact details and how to book. Once your form is completed you need to send it back to St Mary’s or Queen Alexandra Hospital and contact them to arrange for your appointment at St Paul’s Sports Centre.

Physiotherapy Patient Self Referral Form

On arrival for your appointment at St Paul’s Road Gym report to reception for directions to the treatment room.

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