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Become a member

Colchester membership benefits

  • Access to our relaxed, air-conditioned gym at the Colchester Campus.
  • Specialist fitness classes, such as cycle fit and pilates included at no extra charge.
  • Access to an extensive range of other sports and facilities, including tennis, badminton, the climbing wall, squash and more.
  • Online booking facility, allowing you to book facilities, fitness classes and manage your membership wherever you are.

Southend membership benefits

Our exclusive arrangement with Simply Gym, 33-41 Victoria Avenue offers you 24/7 peak access to their extensive gym and wide range of fitness classes.

Make a booking

Student playing table tennis

Our online booking facility for is available for all Essex Sport members. You can book fitness classes, badminton, squash, tennis courts and more.

Essex Blades

Essex Blades

The county colours of red and black are the colours of the Essex Blades - our sports teams who compete against other universities. Find out how you can take part.

Fitness classes

Group classes

Freestyle fitness yoga, cycle fit, pilates, Insanity®, boot camp, DanceXtreme®, you name it! It all happens in our fitness classes. Come and join in.

Essex Sport App

Have our world-class sporting facilities in your pocket, book your favourite fitness class or active session all on the go! Download the Essex Sport App today - available in the App Store and Google Play.