Fitness Suite 

Our fantastic £10.8 million sports centre opened in September 2015 and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.

New Annual Student membership for £99! Pay just £99 for an annual student gym membership at the Sports Centre and receive a free hot drink and £10 off physiotherapy.

A membership includes:

  • Fully equipped modern gym
  • Class timetable
  • Social sport
  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Climbing wall
  • 3G pitches (specific times)

Monthly memberships are available, please contact us for more details. 

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 6:30am until 10:00pm and Saturday - Sunday 9:00am until 5:00pm.


Class Timetable

Climbing Wall


Meet the team

Shaun Benning - Fitness Manager at the University of Derby Sports Centre

Shaun Benning – Fitness Manager

Qualifications: advanced Level 3 Personal Trainer

Fun fact: loves technology (tech geek)

Matt Hart - Leisure Assistant at the University of Derby Sports Centre

Matt Hart – Leisure Assistant 

Qualifications: level 2 gym instructor and BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Fun fact: plays Lacrosse in his spare time

Dan Smith - Leisure Assistant at the University of Derby Sports Centre

Dan Smith – Leisure Assistant 

Qualifications: level 2 gym instructor, Strength and Conditioning Development Team Coach and BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Fun fact: slight addiction to peanut butter

Karl Vardy - Climbing Wall Manager at the University of Derby Sports Centre

Karl Vardy – Climbing Manager

Qualifications: Climbing Wall Award, Climbing Wall Lead Award, Single Pitch Award

Fun fact: climbed Kilimanjaro


Take a look around the Fitness Suite with our 360 video!


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