Become a member
- Access to state-of-the-art gym equipment
in a relaxed, air-conditioned environment.
- In Colchester, access to an extensive range of other sports and
facilities, including tennis, badminton, the climbing wall, squash and much
- Specialist fitness classes, such as
fitball and pilates are included at no extra charge with an Evolve membership.
- Evolve members can take advantage of our
online booking facility, allowing you to book certain facilities and manage
Take part for free with My Essex Sport
Students and staff can enjoy a wide range of
free sports sessions as part of your membership of the University of Essex.
This gives you easy access to entry-level sport activities and sport clubs, and
an unrivalled opportunity to stay healthy and try new sports.
Make a booking
Our online booking facility for is available for Evolve and Evolve+ members. You can book fitness classes,
badminton, squash, table tennis and tennis courts.
The county colours of red and black are the colours of the Essex Blades - our sports teams who compete
against other universities. Find out how you can take part.
Fitbox, Beatbox, STEP, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Just combat, DanceXtreme, you name it! It all happens in
our fitness classes. Come and join in.
Enjoy team sports but not sure if you want to play for an Essex team? No problem. Offering everything from korfball to cricket,
Just Play gives you the opportunity to just play!