Sport Grounds

Foxburrows Lane




Writtle University College


Sport Centre

Lordship Road





Telephone: 01245 424200

WUC Gym Facilities

The Main Gym

The main gym is fully equipped with resistance machines and cardiovascular machines for every-day use including;

  • Treadmills

  • Cross-Trainers

  • Concept 2 Rowing Machines 

  • Watt Bikes

  • Spinning Bikes

  • Chest Press 

  • Shoulder Press

  • Leg Extension / Leg Curl

  • Seated Row

  • Pec Dec

  • Lat Pull Down

  • Leg Press

  • Hack Squat

The Free-Weight Gym

The free-weight gym sits opposite the main gym and has all you need for an all-round functional workout including;

  • Range of dumbbells (2.5-25kg)

  • Kettle Bells

  • Resistance Bands

  • Cable Machine

  • Plyometric Boxes

  • Power Bags

  • Medicine Balls

  • Corner Rig

  • Squat Rack

  • Bench Press

  • Benches

  • Punch Bag

  • Barbells

  • Range of Weight Plates

  • TRX Strap

  • Swiss Balls

Why Join the Gym?

The gym is a great place to come and de-stress, work on fitness, achieve personal goals and socialise with like-minded people. There are many benefits to exercise with some including;

  • Reduction in stress and anxiety levels 

  • Improved positive mental well-being 

  • A boost in confidence and self-esteem

  • Improved sleep

  • Improved memory 

How do I Join the Gym?

In order to be enrolled into the gym, a PAR-Q form will need to be completed with one of the Sports Development team. So come down and see us in the recreation centre or contact us at

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Opening Times

The below times are for during term-time only, starting 16th September 2019. Subject to change.

Monday - Thursday: 09:00 - 20:30​

Friday: 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 13:00

Sunday: Closed