Department of Sport


The latest in fitness technology

Our fitness suites feature the hottest new equipment out at the moment, including a SYNRGY360 training area, WLinear training rig, Watt bikes and the latest cardio equipment from Life Fitness - all connected by the LFconnect app to track your work outs.

Our spacious and light fitness suites have dedicated areas for cardio, fixed weights, free weights, functional training, plate-loaded machines, lifting racks and cable motion.

Fitness suite etiquette

We would like to welcome new and returning members to the fitness suites and hope that you are enjoying your workouts. For your safety and comfort we ask all members using the fitness suites to observe some important points we have listed here

Fitness suite usage

The fitness suites can get very busy at times and we want to ensure our members get the most out of their workouts, therefore please look at our usage patterns below or here to plan your visit.


Our fitness instructors are here to support

Make the most of your work outs with the help of our knowledgeable team. You can start with a fitness suite induction or jump straight to a personal fitness programme, taster sessions or one of our popular lifting workshops. Our fitness instructors have a huge range of expertise to support you to reach your goals!

How to book:

All the below services are available free-of-charge to UoN sports and fitness members. To book, please speak to a member of our fitness team in any one of our fitness suites, who will schedule you in for a session. 


Fitness suite inductions

Our fitness instructors are on hand to take you through the basics of how to use the equipment correctly, safely and effectively. If you are new to the fitness suite, need some guidance on how to use the machines or would like a fitness instructor to check your technique then we are happy to help!

Duration: 60 minutes

Fitness programme

Our skilled fitness instructors can design a specific programme to help you reach your goals and make the most out of your time in the fitness suite. If you need some guidance on your fitness routine or if your training has plateaued and you would like fresh ideas, then book in for a fitness programme!

Duration: 60 minutes

Fitness programme - review

If you have been following your fitness programme for 4-6 weeks, it can be time to change things up and make some alterations to keep you on the track to success. You can book in to review your programme with the same instructor or use the knowledge of another staff member. Don't worry, we won't be offended - change is good every once in a while!

Duration: 60 minutes

Taster sessions

An addition to your workout routine, taster sessions offer an introduction to alternative types of training. Our knowledgeable fitness instructors deliver taster classes in boxing pad work, kettlebells, indoor cycling and Watt bike, stretching and flexibility, nutritional advice, body MOTs and Power Plate.

Duration: 30 minutes / 60 minutes

Lifting workshops

 If you are new to weight training, these clinics are perfect for learning the fundamentals. Small group sessions cover the important aspects of the three major compound lift styles; deadlift, press and squats. We focus on technique, safety and ways to improve your performance. 

Duration: 45-60 minutes

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000