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The Fitness Centre is based in the heart of the Parkgate campus and has a fitness suite with over 100 pieces of equipment to choose from ranging from treadmills to squat racks, free weights to core and stretching, we have it all catered for you.

We also have our gymnasium/dance studio, spin studio, strength and conditioning studio and swimming pool for you to enjoy many of our facilities in one area.

Opening hours

Term time:

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 22:00   
Saturday and Sunday 08:00 - 20:00



 Non-term time:

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 20:00   
Saturday and Sunday 08:00 - 18:00



Please note: the Fitness Suite is closed on Bank Holidays.

Membership and usage options

To become a member of Chester Fitness Suite, please complete the online registration via our Portal page. Find us in the Support Departments sub-section. For more information, please call in at reception, call 01244 513452 or email

The Fitness Suite has regular membership offers on throughout the year. Please keep a check on these pages for more details.


We accept cash, card and online payments for memberships and facility charges. If you are paying in person at reception, please ensure you bring your student or staff card.   Please visit our membership and prices page for more details.


Why not come try out our weekly challenges in the fitness suite. How fast can you row 500 metres, how much weight can you pull through the weight tank, how fast can you run 1KM or how long can you hold a plank? Join us weekly to see if you can be top of the leaderboard.

Get Active Months

Why not join in in one of our specific Get Active Months and try something new. With specific fitness classes, fun events, games and challenges, there is no better time to get involved. 

‘You Can Jan’        ‘Mindful March’

‘FitFeb’                 ‘Active April’

Fitness Classes

We offer a variety of classes throughout the week to cater for all students and staff. These are free with your fitness suite membership or £3 pay as you go. Classes offered are:

Abs blast                             Crew Class           

Boot Camp                          HITT

Boxercise                             Pool Meditation

Circuits                                Yoga


Spin Studio

Our dedicated Spin Studio has both virtual and instructor led classes and is perfect for those quick intense workouts. With over 40 classes per week there is no way you can miss out.

Swimming Pool

Our 25-metre swimming pool is very popular and with 26 hours and 16 sessions available there is every opportunity for you to take a dip and tread that water. Look out for the timetable at our reception desk in the Fitness Centre.


Contact Information

Chester Sport and Active Lifestyle