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Sport and Recreation Centre

Sport and Recreation Centre

At Coventry Sport and Recreation Centre we have a substantial number of group exercise classes as part of our Active Life program. With a range of both instructor-led and virtual classes, we offer cardio and toning classes such as Active Pump, HITT, Cycle, TRX, to dance fitness and flexibility programs such as Zumba and Yoga. We present something for everyone, for all levels and abilities. 

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. Visit us on Whitefriars Street, Coventry, CV1 2DS.

Fitness Classes

Our studio is the perfect place to hold our Active Life program, with modern surroundings and mirrored walls.

Take a look at our full list of classes available.

Bold = Virtual Lead Class | Normal text = Instructor Lead Class

Active Life Classes (03 Jan 18 - 29 March 18)
07.30 Virtual TRX Vibe Cycle TRX Indoor Cycle TRX    
08.30 Combat Stretch & Tone Virtual Cycle Plyoga Combat    


Yoga Virtual Cycle

  ABS  Workout
12.15 Boxercise Legs, Bums, Tums Yoga Legs, Bums, Tums Vibe Power Combat  
13.15 Clubbercise Active Pump Zumba Stretch & Tone Yoga Virtual Cycle  

ABS Workout  

16.30 Virtual Cycle Pure Cardio Combat BootCamp Virtual Cycle Dance Fit  
17:15 Yoga Zumba Indoor Cycle Yoga Dance Fit  Pilates  
18:30 Pound ABS Workout Pilates Box HIIT ABS Workout    
19.30 HIIT Yoga Total Body ABS Workout Active Stretch  

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


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