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Gym

Gym

Set your personal goals – and smash them. Our aim is to create a great training experience and motivate you to achieve more.

Welcome to your gym experience

Our brand-new, cutting-edge gym opens 26 April 2021. 

The spacious gym floor combines a large cardio area with a well-equipped free weights zone.

The gym is free to use for all Newcastle University students and staff until 31 May 2021. Initially equipment will be limited but you can keep upto date with additional equipment delivery dates on our update page.

Free weights lined up on rack

Gym session timetable

Currently, you need to book a slot to guarantee a space in the gym. 

1-hour gym sessions are available at the following times:

Weekday time slots 

  • Morning 07.15, 08.30, 09.45, 11.00
  • Afternoon  12.15, 13.30, 14.45, 16.00
  • Evening 17.15, 18.30, 19.45, 21.00

Weekend time slots 

  • Morning – 09.00, 10.15, 11.30
  • Afternoon – 12.45, 14.00, 15.15, 16.30
  • Evening – 17.45, 19.00 - 21.00 (2 hrs)

Gym bookings

You can check availability and book your gym sessions, via our app, in person at the Sport and Fitness Centre reception, or over the phone on 0191 208 7225.

Our booking system will limit the numbers in our gym and make your workout experience safe and relaxed.

Top tips to get the most out of your gym experience

  • pre-booking your gym session is strongly recommended as this guarantees your spot
  • you can pre-book 1, 1-hour gym session per day
  • gym sessions can be booked 14 days in advance
  • gym sessions will be 60 minutes in duration and the gym will close for 15 minutes between each hourly session for cleaning
  • members who have not shown up for their workout 15 minutes after the beginning of their booking will be refused entry
  • swipe in with your smartcard at the entrance gates for Track and Trace and to avoid any no show charges
  • "Turn Up and Train Gym Entry" – You can work out without booking, but with capacity limits, you will only be allowed entry if there is space. A booking guarantees your spot. Check our app to see maximum capacity and the expected busy sessions. This will allow you to drop in at quieter times for additional gym sessions