Sports Facilities

Sports Facilities

Coventry University Sport and Recreation Centre

Situated in a central location within Coventry University’s campus and easily accessible by foot.

The Place, Westwood Heath Sport and Conference Facility

Situated only 5 miles from Coventry University's campus and easily accessible by car or bus. Home to our outdoor facilities, we offer a range of provisions and programmes for sport, competitions and tournaments aimed at all fitness levels and capabilities. Facilities onsite include several full sized grass pitches, an artificial grass pitch (astro-turf) and a cricket wicket. It’s where many of the Team Phoenix sides play their home matches against rival universities. There is also a licensed bar for refreshments with friends. It’s the ideal place to meet, party and play!

The Fitness Suite

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Our state-of-the-art modern Fitness Suite contains a variety of equipment, including a number of high tech cardiovascular and resistance machines, a large free weight zone and a functional core area to help keep you fit and healthy.

With the latest range of equipment from Life Fitness you can now enjoy exercise in many different ways and personalise each visit. Join one of our interactive courses by cycling or hiking through the likes of New Zealand and the French Riviera, or get inspired with your very own virtual personal trainer. You can now even connect to Netflix, Spotify and interact on a fully web connected functional screen to complete your training experience.

​​​​​​​The Fitness Suite is accessible to all members and we will provide you with a free induction. If you require further support or require a training plan then we have qualified fitness instructors on hand who can take you through a one-to-one session.

​​​​​​​We are renowned for providing staff and students a modern inspirational training environment within our fantastic fitness facilities. 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You can guarantee each visit will be a safe and enjoyable one.

The High Performance Strength and Conditioning Suite

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The High Performance Suite is designed to support the physical training needs of athletes across a wide range of sports and is managed by full-time UKSCA-accredited coaches who between them, have experience of coaching both professional and amateur athletes. 

Fully equipped with state-of-the-art lifting platforms, Eleiko competition bars and weight plates, Watt bikes, and a variety of elite functional equipment. This space is used solely for high performance training and is designed to enhance and achieve an athletes potential, providing an environment where you can complete training, recovery and rehabilitation.

Athletes utilising the High Performance Strength and Conditioning Suite will take part in an initial screening, physiological assessment and movement analysis conducted by our UKSCA-accredited coaches and lead physiotherapist, before being presented with a bespoke strength and conditioning programme tailored to meet each athletes personal requirements and goals that are needed to perform within their sport.

Athletes will receive one to one strength and conditioning coaching and performance will be periodically analysed throughout their programmes and adjusted accordingly to reduce the potential for injury, correct postural issues, rehabilitate existing or previous injury and increase athletic performance in all domains.

The Activity Studio

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The Studio is home to our Active Life programme which offers a substantial number of group fitness classes and active fitness workshops that are suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Accessible to all, our wide range of group fitness classes, both instructor and virtual led feature within different fitness themes and we are confident you will find a class to experience and motivate you!

  • Cardio and Endurance
  • Strength and Toning
  • Stretch and Relax
  • Dance and Movement
  • Defence Fitness

We have many popular classes such as Keiser, HIIT, Zumba, Legs, Bums & Tums, Yoga and Pilates. To see our full list of fitness classes available, check out our latest Active Life Group Exercise Timetable which is updated termly to provide opportunities to try something new and so your workout routine will always stay fresh. 

Please follow our social pages for the most up to date information on our Active Life Programme. To book on to a fitness class, please log in with your online membership account or give us a call on 02477 65 5993.

The Sports Hall

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The purpose-built sports halls, 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. If team sport is more your thing, the sport halls are a great venue for your indoor matches, training and tournaments.

Indoor sports facilities include:​​​​​​​​​​

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

Outdoor sports

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The Place, Westwood Heath Sport and Conference Facility provides provision for a range of outdoor sporting activities. Our extensive grounds provide a welcome retreat for anyone in need of a little fresh air and tranquillity; feel free to come and enjoy a lunchtime jog or afternoon stroll. If team sport is more your thing, the place is a great venue for your outdoor matches, training and tournaments.

With well-maintained grass and artificial pitches and good quality equipment for hire, the place is host to football, rugby, cricket and hockey teams from across the region and we welcome all new enquiries from one off bookings to regular sessions.

The Place is a unique, flexible venue, available for hire at competitive rates. We welcome bookings for corporate, social and sporting events and activities and aim to provide for your individual needs.

Outdoor sports facilities include:​​​​​​​​​​

  • Football Pitches
  • Rugby Pitches
  • Hockey Pitches
  • Cricket Wicket
  • Bar & Function Room​​​​​​​

Your Personal Tour of Coventry University Sport, Fitness and Leisure Facilities

If you would like a tour of our indoor or outdoor facilities, please visit us and a member of our staff will be happy to show you around our provisions. You can also take a look at our virtual tour of the Sport and Recreation Centre.

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