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, HIIT, 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.

Opening Times

Monday 6 June - Sunday 4 September 2022 (Reduced hours)
Monday to Friday 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday - Closed

Monday 5 September - Sunday 11 December 2022
Monday to Friday 07:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Weekends 10:00 - 18:00

Monday 12 December - Friday 23 December 2022 (Reduced hours)
Monday to Friday 07:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday - Closed

Christmas Eve (24 December)
Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Christmas Day (25 December) - Closed
Boxing Day (26 December) - Closed
Christmas Day Substitute Bank Holiday (27 December) - Closed

Wednesday 28 December - Friday 30 December 2022
10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 31 December 2022 - Monday 2 January 2023 - Closed

Tuesday 3 January - Friday 6 January 2023
07:00 - 19:00

Saturday 7 January 2023
10:00 - 18:00

Sunday 8 January 2023 - Closed

Monday 9 January - Sunday 15 January 2023 (Reduced hours)
Monday to Friday 07:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday - Closed

Monday 16 January 2023 - Return to normal hours

The Sports Centre is closed on Bank Holidays.

Fitness Classes

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

Fitness Classes from 12th September to December 2022 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    Keiser Cycle 07:15-07:45 Yoga
Pilates 12:15-13:00 GYM HIIT Circuits 12:00 - 12:45 Yoga
Keiser Cycle - Coming soon   GYM Raising the bar 12:30 - 13:30 GYM Core on the Floor
  Circuits 17:30 - 18:15 Yoga
Yoga 13:30-14:30    
  Boxercise 18:30 - 19:15   Keiser Cycle 17:15-18:00    

Salsa fitness class - Specific dates & times only.

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: +44 (0)24 7765 5993



New gym weights area

New gym treadmills area

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: +44 (0)24 7646 5642 / 07974 984749


Football pitch

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