Health and fitness in Cambridge

Our sport facilities are temporarily closed as of Saturday 19 December 2020 due to current government restrictions. If you have any questions during this time, please contact our Sports Facilities Manager Chris Ansell at chris.ansell@aru.ac.uk

Helmore Gym

In Cambridge, our gym can be found on the first floor of the Helmore Building at the main campus on East Road. It's open to students, staff and members of the public.

People using cycling machine and treadmill in Helmore Gym

Helmore Gym boasts a broad range of cardiovascular equipment with 15” LCD touchscreen consoles with built in digital channels and internet browsers. In addition to this the gym has two Olympic lifting platforms and racks, dumbbells ranging from 2.5kg–50kg and modern, functional resistance machines. The equipment at the gym provides options for everybody, no matter the goal. Lockers, changing facilities and accessible changing facilities are also available.

Please be aware that training at Helmore Gym is slightly different following Covid-19. To accurately monitor capacity in the gym we have introduced bookable slots throughout the day. You can book a slot by downloading our app, on our online booking system or by calling us on 01223 698199. If you need assistance with app or online booking login access then please email us HelmoreGym@anglia.ac.uk and a member of the team will be happy to help.

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Fitness studio

Cambridge fitness classes take place in the Coslett Dance Studio (COS 010), a short walk from Helmore Gym. Anybody taking part in fitness classes is more than welcome to make use of the lockers and changing facilities at Helmore Gym. The studio is managed by the Student’s Union.


Tennis court

We also have a tennis court on our Cambridge campus which is available for our students and staff to use. The court can be found to the rear of Peter Taylor House and can be booked free of charge at Helmore Gym.



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