22 May 2019 Solent University opens doors to new sports complex

Sep 10, 2019

The doors to the new sports complex are now open, with the public gym now open for use

 “I am delighted that Solent’s new Sports Complex is now open, following the official handover. We are incredibly proud and cannot wait to see the facilities in use by staff, students and the local community.”

Solent University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Graham Baldwin

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 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.