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Working at Coventry University

Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Sport and Recreation Centre

Sport and Recreation Centre

From active cardio, tone, balance and relaxation, to dance and self-defence classes, we offer something for everyone. The suite is accessible to all - even if you have never visited a gym before our qualified fitness team will be on hand to provide you with a personal training programme.

Our team support members in taking part in physical activity and regular exercise and host a  range of competitions and tournaments suitable for all levels of fitness.

Situated in a central location within Coventry University's campus, the Sport and Recreation Centre offers a wide range of activities for all sporting tastes.

Gym Classes

Our studio is the perfect place to hold the active classes we have available. With modern surroundings and mirrored walls, join us today

Take a look at our full list of classes available:

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Duration Intensity Equipment Results
FIGHT KLUB

Flight Klub is the new combat inspired fitness phenomenon! The workout involves punching and kicking a free-standing punchbag to motivational, highly energetic music.

45
minutes

HIGH

Punch bag and gloves

Tones and shapes, increases strength and endurance and builds self confidence.

BODY PUMP

Weights class that tones your major muscle groups using weight room exercises.

 60
minutes

MODERTATE TO HIGH

Barbell, plates, height adjustable strap

Increases strength and endurance, improves bone health.

YOGA

A blend of flowing movement sequences, strength work, stretching and breathing techniques.

 60
minutes

LOW

Mats

Improves joint flexibility, tones and shapes, enhances mental wellbeing.

BOXERCISE

An exciting, stress busting and high energy workout. The class combines resistance training with aerobic exercise.

60
minutes

 MODERATE TO HIGH

Gloves and pads

Tones, improves balance, hand eye coordination, and timing.

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

A high energy cardiovascular workout followed by a mat based toning session.

 45
minutes

 MODERATE TO HIGH

Various

Tightens and tones core muscles and improves cardiovascular fitness.

SPINNING

Group cycling - no complicated moves to learn, and music that begs your legs to pedal.

45
minutes

HIGH

Bikes

Improves heart and lung fitness, increases strength and endurance.

STEP

An energetic cardiovascular workout using simple movements on, over and around the step.

 60
minutes

 MODERATE TO HIGH

Height adjustable step

Improves heart and lung fitness, agility, coordination, strength and balance.

TRX

This suspensions training tool leverages gravity and the user's body weight enabling hundreds of exercises for every fitness goal.

30
minutes

 MODERATE TO HGH

TRX

Tones and improves whole body strength.

STRETCH & TONE

Flexibility and toning exercises similar to those used in Pilates, Tai Chai and Yoga that will leave you feeling centred and calm.

60
minutes

 LOW

Mats

Improves joint flexibility and range of movement, tones and shapens.

FITBALL

This class uses core stability balls to help you perform exercises to strengthen and tone.

45
minutes

MODERATE TO HIGH

Core stablilty balls

Tones and strengthens body muscles whilst improving balance and strategy.

ZUMBA

Ditch the workout, join the party; this class is a fusion of Latin, and international dance styles with easy to master moves.

 45
minutes

MODERATE TO HIGH

 N/A

A total workout, combining cardio, muscle conditioning, blance and flexibility.

INFUSED

This class is a combination of all your favourite classes: Spinning, Core, TRX and Agility.

45
minutes

HIGH

Various

Increases strength, agility and endurance whilst toning muscles. 

Fitness Suite

The Fitness Suite contains a variety of equipment, including a number of cardiovascular and resistance machines. With free induction to every member of the suite and added support of a qualified fitness instructor, you can guarantee each visit will be a safe and enjoyable one.

The suite is accessible to all, even if you have never visited a gym before there is no need to worry as our qualified fitness team will be on hand to provide you with a personal training programme.

For more information and to book your induction, contact us:

Telephone: 024 7679 5993

Email: sportandrecreation.ss@coventry.ac.uk

The Sports Hall

Our purpose built sports hall, with all the usual markings and fixture, 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.

Sports include:

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

We have all the equipment you might need available to hire. Sports halls can be booked up to 6 days in advance by calling or visiting the Sport and Recreation centre. 

Active Outdoors

Our outdoor facility based in Westwood Heath is an ideal place to enjoy a game of football, hockey, cricket, netball or rugby on our the astro turf and pitches.

Only 5 miles away from the City Centre, it’s easy to get involved. 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!

For more information about our outdoor facility please contact us:

Telephone: 024 7646 5642 / 07974 984749

Email: sportandrecreation.ss@coventry.ac.uk