Welcome to BGU’s very own on-campus Sport and Fitness Centre, open to everyone from our students and staff to the public. Whether you’re looking to shift those stubborn pounds, join a new class and make friends, or catch up with old friends over a friendly game of badminton, we have it all.


Our Fitness Suite is equipped with top of the range cardiovascular equipment (treadmills, cross trainers, rowing machines, bikes) in addition to resistance equipment and a free weights, core and stretching area.

Our Sports Hall is available for hire and can cater for a wide selection of activities including 5-aside football, netball, basketball and badminton with all equipment for your chosen sport provided for. If you choose to come to one of our classes, they will take place in this spacious arena.

We also have a range of outdoor pitches available for hire, from our rugby pitch and football pitch, to our playing field.

Opening hours

Our opening hours for use of all facilities are as follows:

Monday to Friday: 7.30am – 8.30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 2pm

Excludes Bank Holidays and the Christmas period.


For more information, please contact our Sport & Fitness Centre team via;

Email: sports@bishopg.ac.uk

Call: 01522 583680

… or come in to see us for a chat and a tour.

Facebook / Twitter

Please check out our Sports Centre page on Facebook and Sports Centre Twitter page to keep up to date with our news and latest offers.

Meet the Team

Our trained fitness professionals are always here to help, from offering guidance on machines and equipment, to teaching classes and working with you to achieve a personal goal.

Carla Evans
Sport and Fitness Centre Assistant

    • Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Exercise Science
    • Level 3 Mat Pilates Instructor
    • CYQ Level 3
      – Personal Trainer
      – Advanced Gym Instructor
      – Exercise and Fitness knowledge
      – Nutrition Training in different environments
      – Client lifestyle assessment
      – Sports Conditioning
      – Pre and post natal exercise
      – Business and marketing
    • CYQ Level 2
      – ETM (Exercise to Music)
      – Indoor Cycling (Spin)

Sue Hollick
Sport and Fitness Instructor

  • Premier Training Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Rehabilitation of Injuries
    – Fitness Instruction and personal training
    – Optimum and sports nutrition
    – Fitness assessment and health appraisal
    – Lifestyle management
    – Sports therapy and rehabilitation
    – Sports massage
    – Body massage
    – Mechanical and electrotherapy techniques
    – GP referrals
  • ETM (Exercise to Music)
  • Indoor Cycling (Spin)

Andy Fell
Sports and Fitness Centre Assistant


  • CYQ Level 3 in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Advanced Gym Instructor
  • Nutrition Level 3
  • Outdoor Training
  • Business and Marketing
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Boxercise
  • Kettlebell Training
  • CYQ Level 2 Gym
  • Diploma in Sport Development and Exercise
  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

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