Be active

Love sport, want to play the field, or just stay active? We've got it covered.

We believe that sport will enhance your life, so we focus on making it accessible for everyone. If you're looking for a quick break from your studies, a chance to make new friends or progress your performance, this is the right place for you. 

Sport has wider benefits too. Our research here at Essex shows that exercise can have a positive effect on your mental well-being and can boost your employability skills. That’s why we’ve made Essex Sport available for everyone.

We cater for a diverse range of people, from occasional exercisers to international athletes. Plus, through the UNIversal Gym Scheme, we're able to offer our student Annual Gold Members gym access to over 50 universities across the UK. And with low cost memberships for students, staff and members of the local community, we’ll make sure your health is at the core of everything we do.

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What's great about sport
at Essex?

Access to over 50 fitness facilities across the UK as part of the UNIversal Gym Scheme
Get involved in hundreds of activities and sports in your spare time
Essex Sport memberships available for students, staff and public
Our new Essex Sport Arena with 20 courts built to international sporting standards
Play tennis whatever the weather in our floodlit and covered tennis dome
50% discount on all our sports courses for Essex Sport members
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You can book online for a variety of fitness classes here at Essex Sport, from free style yoga to cycle fit. Plus you can book one of our badminton, squash or tennis courts. And don't forget you can also hire our fantastic new arena space.

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Essex Sport University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park 
Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873250
Simply Gym 33-41 Victoria Avenue,
Southend on Sea, SS2 6DF
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