The doors to the new sports complex are now open, with the public gym now open for use.
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Graham Baldwin says: “I am delighted that Solent’s new Sports Complex is now open, following the official handover event last week. We are incredibly proud and cannot wait to see the facilities in use by staff, students and the local community.”
Solent Sports Complex includes two sports halls; two fitness studios and an indoor cycling studio - offering a range of classes; a multi-purpose gym, open to the general public; a high performance gym for athlete students and commercial partners; and a teaching gym, to support undergraduate teaching for relevant courses. The complex also includes a sports and exercise therapy clinical space.
As well as the general gym facilities, there will be a host of classes available including body combat, aerobic, yoga, pilates, step and tone, zumba and more. Users can also benefit from a dedicated indoor cycling studio.
The gym will be fully staffed at all times and is open from 6:30am – 10:30pm Monday – Friday and from 9am to 8pm on weekends and public holidays.
All staff on shift throughout the building are qualified to a high standard and can help you to train on the equipment or assist users to attain personal goals.
The new sports complex multi-purpose public gym, which is situated on the second floor of the five floor complex, consists of 90 stations, featuring over 40 pieces of cardio vascular equipment, including: two Pulse virtual reality treadmills; two Pulse curve self-propelled treadmills; two trickster bikes; 14 Pulse fusion treadmills; four ellipticals; three cross-climbers; two lateral; four concept II rowers; 1 versa climber; one power plate; and two step mills. There are also 23 fixed-resistance machines, 18 free-weight stations, and one, 8-10 person functional training rig.
Teaching will commence from September 2019, at the start of the 2019/20 academic year.
Further information on how to sign up and a full price list can be found on the Solent University website.