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Simply Gym Southend, Essex Sport

We have a separate, exclusive arrangement with Simply Gym Southend, offering students and staff discounted memberships for peak access to their extensive gym and wide range of fitness classes.

The Loughton Leisure Centre is just off the town’s main shopping area, and a 20 minute walk from campus. Flexible membership deals and pay-as-you-go options are available.

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Simply Gym is open 24/7, and has an extensive range of gym equipment, elite personal trainers, and an impressive range of fitness classes. 

University of Essex students and staff can take advantage of a discounted membership rate at Southend's Simply Gym, with no contract, no joining fee, 24 hour access and all classes included, for just £18.99 a month.

To sign up, please call 01702 335797 or email

Essex Sport memberships do not cover Southend.


The Loughton Leisure Centre offers a 25 metre pool, plus teaching pool; a range of fitness classes including group cycling, studio and pool classes, Les Mills classes, and a fully equipped gym with personal training. Essex Sport memberships do not cover Loughton - to sign up, please visit their centre.

Simply Gym

Our exclusive arrangement with Simply Gym on Victoria Avenue offers Essex students 24/7 peak access to the extensive gym and wide range of fitness classes, for just £18.99 a month!

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Simply Gym 33-41 Victoria Avenue, Southend, Essex, SS2 6DF
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