UoP student lifting weights at the gym

Coronavirus advice and updates

Our facilities are still open as usual, find out what is currently available.

Our sports facilities are remaining open in line with government guidance. While Coronavirus is still prevalent, we do urge you to wear a mask while inside our facilities.

St Paul's Gym

St. Paul’s Gym is currently open as usual, however, we do insist that all visitors wear a mask while not exercising. If you're not a member with us, our monthly memberships are currently £7.50 per month for students and staff, and £10 for alumni and the public.

Langstone Sports Site

Langstone Sports Site is currently open for tennis, 3G and 5 a-side cage football pitch hire, student sports clubs, schools, elite sport and NGB affiliated organised sport. You can book a pitch online.

Spinnaker Sports Centre

Spinnaker Sports Centre is currently being repurposed for this academic year, although we are using the studios for our fitness classes. The building should be open when you arrive for your class, please wear a mask while in the building, unless you are exercising. 

How does this affect me?

Health and fitness memberships

All health and fitness memberships remain active.

Indoor and outdoor facilities

St Paul's Gym will remain open until the opening of Ravelin Sports Centre.

Spinnaker Sports Centre is open for fitness classes, we have a timetable that goes up until Christmas on our classes page.

Langstone Sports Site is open for member bookings as well as the general public.

Sports club activity

Outdoor sporting activity has resumed for student sports clubs, please contact the relevant sports club for training details and how to get involved. For the most up to date information and activities please follow @UOPsport and @TeamUOP on Instagram and join our Team UOP Facebook group.

FREE on-demand workouts and our fitness class back catalogue

Whether you’re isolating or simply don’t want to venture into the cold we have over 10 months worth of fitness classes in a range of areas - be sure to check them out on our Facebook page. Many of them don’t require any special equipment so you can work out your way from your living room or anywhere really.

For more support from our members simply join our Health and Fitness group.

Once you've arrived

  • Please keep your face covering on until your workout starts.
  • We’ve placed sanitiser stations around the facilities. 
  • There will be maximum ventilation in all areas of our facilities, through opening windows and air conditioning. Please don’t close windows or touch any of the air conditioning control panels.
  • Finally, please respect our staff and instructors at all times – they're doing everything they can to keep you safe and healthy.

General coronavirus guidance

For detailed information about the changes the University is making in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) – and for answers to any questions you might have about the current situation – please visit the University's Coronavirus Information page.

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