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S&C 2 Rules of Use

By booking a platform in S&C 2 you agree to the usage rules and deem yourself competent to train in this facility.  Please read the rules before use to make sure you understand the terms & conditions and safety advice. 

Rules of Use


You must pre-book your platform to secure a space, otherwise, entry will be refused. You can book a platform up to 5 days in advance. Platform bookings are 60 minutes in duration.  You can check availability and book a platform online, via our app, and in person at the Sport and Fitness Centre reception. You can also book a platform over the phone on 0191 208 7225

Please ensure you swipe in using your smartcard at Sports Reception before your session. This will avoid any no show charges.


During your session

We advise the use of collars and safety bars during all lifts

Contact the gym staff upstairs for any help or assistance

Familiarise yourself with the emergency procedures displayed on the wall as you enter the room

Do not leave bars loaded with plates

Wipe down and return all equipment to the racks after use

Liquid lifting chalk only

Do not drop the dumbbells

Do not allow other members access to the room who have not booked

Leave the space on time. as a courtesy to the next booking

Do not remove any equipment provided

Gym wear at all times

No rucksacks or coats in S&C 2

No unauthorised photos or videos

Respect the space and the equipment


Cancellation & No Show Charges

If you change your mind, you can cancel your platform booking up to 3 hours before the start time without charge. Late cancellation will incur a £2 charge.

If you book a platform but do not attend you will be charged a no show fee. To ensure that the number of 'no shows' is limited, our no show fee is £3.

Please cancel your platform booking in advance when unable to attend. This saves you from being charged and gives another member on the waiting list the chance to book a platform.


Thank you for taking the time to read our usage rules. Your safety is our highest priority and we want you to feel confident training in this facility.