Sugden Sports Centre


Is the leisure centre just for University students?

No, The Sugden Sports Centre is open to all.
We have a wide range of activities and memberships available to suit all.

I have used many gyms do i still need an induction?

Yes, if you have not had one at the Sugden before you will need to do an induction. This is for health and safety reasons, to ensure you know where everything is and also an opportunity to speak to our qualified instructors should you have any questions. They usually last between 15-30 minutes.

Is the centre suitable for access by disabled users?

Yes, each floor can be accessed via lift and guide dogs are welcome within the leisure facility.

Is there car parking available?

Parking is for blue badge holders only. However there is an NCP car park around the corner.

Do I have to be a member to use the leisure facilities?

No, you do not need to be a member to use Sugden Sports Centre . Activities are available on a ‘pay as you go’ basis as well as value for money membership packages.
To book for activities such as workout classes you simply need to become a Booking Member. This can be achieved by contacting reception via the telephone or during your visit to the leisure facility or simply on-line in the 'Registration' page.

Are there lockers available?

Yes, you will need to purchase a locker token at a cost of 20p.

Can I hire equipment from the leisure center?

Yes, equipment is available to hire for £1.90 per item. Shuttlecoks can be purchased for £1.75 each and squash balls £3.25 each.

I have never been to a gym before.

Consult your doctor.
Book an appointment with a gym instructor.
Wear appropriate clothing.

Are the gym instructors qualified?

Yes, all gym instructors are qualified to a minimum of Focus Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

I have a Man Met card, what can I purchase?

Your Met Card can be used for any transaction

What is etiquette for using the Fitness Suite or Classes

The full leisure centre full etiquette details can be found by following the link below.



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