Kent Sport

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Indoor facilities

Kent Sport has a range of indoor facilities that are available for use by all members. To see the facilities including the sports halls, fitness suite, fitness studio, view the virtual tours online or visit us at the Sports Centre.

Fitness Suite

The fitness suite has three distinct areas for general fitness, rehabilitation and high performance training. Facilities in the current fitness suite include:

CV Stations

  • 20 treadmills
  • 15 X-trainers
  • Two steppers
  • Two versa climbers
  • Eight upright bikes
  • Two reccumbent bikes
  • Seven eSpinners
  • Six rowers
  • Two Tread Climbers
  • One Hand Crank
  • One Air Fit Upper Body
  • Two Air Fit bikes
  • One Stairmaster
  • Two Pro Wattbikes

Strength

  • 20 fixed resistance stations
  • Four human sport cables
  • Four leverage plate loaded resistance stations
  • Eight weight benches
  • Six multi-use cages and cables
  • Four Olympic lifting platforms with two half racks
  • Dumbbells and barbells from two to 50kg
  • Octagon functional fitness cage


Functional Kit

  • Stretch mats
  • Kettle bells
  • Power bags
  • Battle rope
  • Medicine balls
  • TRX suspension system
  • Plyometric jump boxes

Qualified fitness instructors are on hand to instruct and can provide health and fitness consultations.

Fitness and dance class studio

The fitness and dance studio has enhanced lighting and sound and can be split into two for more intimate classes. The studio is an ideal environment for group exercise and has the capacity for a wide range of classes including Boxercise, Insanity, PiYo, spinning and Zumba. Measures 18 metres x 13 metres.

  • Top quality sprung wooden floor
  • Mirrored walls
  • Mood lighting
  • Effect lighting
  • Hearing loop
  • Air-conditioned
  • 31 studio Spinners

Main hall

Multi-use double hall measuring 37 metres x 35 metres, with a sprung Taraflex floor. The main hall can accommodate the following sports:

  • Badminton – 8 courts
  • Basketball –- 2 courts
  • Netball – 2 courts
  • Volleyball –- 2 courts
  • Cricket – 2 net bays
  • Table tennis
  • Viewing balcony for spectators

Main Hall virtual tour

Hall 2

Multi-use single hall measures approximately 32 metres x 17 metres. Hall 2 can accommodate the following sports:

  • Badminton –- 4 courts
  • Basketball – 1 court
  • 5-A-Side Football – 1 area
  • Netball – 1 court
  • Volleyball – 1 court
  • Viewing balcony for spectators

Hall 3

The third multi-use hall measures approximately 32 metres x 17 metres. Hall 3 can accommodate the following sports:

  • Badminton – 4 courts
  • Basketball – 1 court
  • 5-A-Side Football – 1 area
  • Netball – 1 court
  • Volleyball – 1 court

Squash courts

The squash facilities comprise of two standard-size courts, complete with viewing gallery.

Sports Café

The Sports Cafe sells Fairtrade food and has free WIFI access.

The Sports Cafe is open in term time only; see the opening hours.

The Pavillion Café Bar

The Pavilion Café Bar is a great place to relax, with good food, great atmosphere, viewing balconies, free WIFI and Sky TV.

For further details see the Pavilion Cafe Bar.

Indoor Tennis Courts

The Indoor Tennis Centre has three courts that can be used for netball as well as tennis. In addition there are three outdoor courts.

Indoor Tennis Centre virtual tour

 

Weights
Spinning

 

 

 

Kent Sport - © University of Kent

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NL, T: +44 (0)1227 823623, E: sportsenquiries@kent.ac.uk

Last Updated: 01/08/2017