Sport at Essex
Why not take a virtual tour of our Colchester Campus sports facilities? This includes outdoor
sports space stretching across 40 acres, plus extensive indoor facilities at our sports centre.
At our Southend Campus, we have recently opened the state of the art Evolve gym and you can access a range of sports in the local area.
You can enjoy and take part in a whole range of sports
while studying at Essex. We offer access to excellent, high-quality
which are also open to the public.
We are also investing in making them even better. At the
Colchester Campus our Sports Centre has
had a £1.4 million refurbishment and extension, including a
Our Southend Campus is also home to the brand
new Evolve gym.
Sport at Essex
- More than 50 clubs
- State-of-the-art facilities
- £1.4m investment at Sports Centre
- Watersports facilities at Colchester
- Range of sports bursaries
Why not take a virtual tour of our sports science laboratory? Our Centre for
Sports and Exercise Science has built a reputation for outstanding research, teaching and applied sports science,
while our Human Performance Unit provides support to leading athletes.
Clubs and societies
You can choose from more than 165 clubs and societies when you come to Essex. These cover the arts, sport, politics,
culture and music, so you a chance to discover new talents or develop new interests.
Sign up to Evolve today
Designed to inspire and motivate you to keep fit - students, staff and the public can all benefit from a great value membership at our Evolve gyms in Colchester and Southend. Both state of the art facilities also offer a variety of fitness classes and have experienced staff on hand to help you reach your goals.