The Top 10 Gyms In Coventry For Students

Have you just recently moved into student accommodation in Coventry? Are you searching for the best gym to join whilst living here? We’re here to answer your prayers! Take a read of our guide of the top 10 gyms in Coventry to join.

We’ll be going over where they are located, how much you can expect to pay and what facilities are available. So that you can find the best place suited to you and your fitness journey!

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1. JD Gyms

JD Gyms is one of the top gyms for students living in Coventry to join.

Why might you ask? Well, it’s the largest and has the most equipment in comparison to any other fitness centre in the city!

Located in Belgrade Plaza, students who are looking for a place to work out and stay fit can make use of the large free weights area, over 250 cardio machines, 100s of monthly classes as well as a sauna area in the luxury changing rooms.

A great part about joining this gym is that there’s no contract or joining fee so you don’t have to worry about any additional charges or being tied to a membership if you decide it’s not for you.

They’re open 6am-10pm Monday to Friday and 8am-8pm on the weekend so, you can exercise at a time that suits you!



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Price: £25 Monthly 

Address: Belgrade Plaza, Upper Well St, Coventry CV1 4AJ

2. PureGym Coventry

There are two PureGym’s within Coventry city centre so when it comes to picking a gym in the best location, you have either the Skydrome or the Bishop Street site.

Whichever is closest to your student accommodation is the best bet!

Whether you’re a fitness Phanatic or just looking for somewhere to get some exercise in, PureGym is great for both beginners and experts.

First things first, all of their sites are 24 hours seven days a week, so you really have so much freedom when it comes to breaking a sweat. Late night gym sesh anyone?!

There’s over 220 bits of kit to use, 50kg dumbbells, group exercise classes, free Wi-Fi, full air con as well as personal trainers available to help you achieve your fitness goals.



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Price: From £14.99 per month

Address: Skydome, Croft Rd, Coventry CV1 3AZ

50 Bishop St, Coventry CV1 1HW

3. Future Fitness

Future Fitness is the leading strength and fitness gym in Coventry city centre which has been a top choice for students and locals since 1990.

You’ll find this gym located nearby to Coventry University so if you’re after somewhere ideally located near to campus then this place should be a top choice.

Within the site there is a huge range of state-of-the-art equipment including free weights, cardio machines and boxing bags to name a few.

If you need a hand with getting to grips with using any of the facilities, the friendly team here are happy to help.

There’s even a certified massage therapist, an on-site food bar, as well as a shop that stocks a range of branded sports nutritional supplements.

Could you ask for more from a fitness centre? We don’t think so!



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Price: £20 per month for students 

Address: 42 Far Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DW

4. David Lloyd Fitness

When it comes to gyms in Coventry, David Lloyd is certainly pricier than other choices and slightly further out from the city centre.

However, if you’re serious about working out then we’re sure this place will be ideal for you!

At David Lloyd there is a heated indoor pool, a newly refurbished gym and hundreds of exercise classes to attend.

In terms of the gym floor itself, there is tons of equipment including treadmills, cross trainers, exercise bikes, a free weights area along with much more.

Once you’ve finished your activities in the health club, you can head to the Clubroom for some food and drink curated by chefs, nutritionists and fitness experts.


Price: Varies depending on membership type. 

Address: Abbey Rd, Coventry CV3 4BJ

5. Simply Gym

Simply Gym is another great choice for students living and studying in Coventry. Located just outside the city centre, the Earl Place gym is accessible by public transport.

There are some great facilities at this fitness centre including indoor cycling and aerobics studios, fully equipped cardio, free weights area and training spaces.

There is also a dedicated ladies only section so if you’re a female student and nervous about working out, this place offers a separate space for you to utilise.

You can choose from over 50 monthly classes to get involved in, and don’t worry, they are included within your membership.

The site is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you don’t need to worry about opening and closing times – they can be a pain!


Price: From £22.99 monthly 

Address: Earl Place Business Park, Fletchamstead Hwy, Coventry CV4 9XL

6. Village Gym Coventry

Village Gym is one of the best-rated gyms within Coventry, you’ll find it located outside of the busy city streets.

Despite not being centrally located, it’s worth the mooch!

Upon joining, students can use a variety of modern facilities and equipment available including a cutting-edge gym with cardio machines, free weights and fitness studio.

There’s also a range of gym glasses with expert fitness instructors from yoga to spinning to Pilates.

Once you’ve finished your workout why not head to the heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room? This area provides the ultimate relaxation session after working hard in the gym.

If you fancy a bite to eat or drink to re-fuel, there’s a bar and restaurant you can go to as well as a Starbucks onsite.

Whilst this gym is more expensive than most other choices, you pay for what you get.



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Price: £42 per month.

Address: Dolomite Ave, Coventry CV4 9GZ

7. Fitness Factory

Fitness Factory is a family-run gym in Binley, on the outskirts of central Coventry. It’s a great fitness centre for students living in the city to join.

The gym features an array of facilities and equipment across its two floors including a weight training facility, cardiovascular area, boxing training space and tailored fitness training programmes.

You can help reach your health and fitness goals through the friendly support from qualified personal trainers at the gym.

They offer a range of personal training sessions including fitness improvement plans, strength training sessions and detailed diet plans.

What makes this place great is that the staff here are lovely and on hand to help you with anything you may need, and they are able to assist you with using any of the equipment.


Price: Contact gym directly.

Address: 10 Santos Cl, Binley, Coventry CV3 2FG

8. Apollo Weights & Fitness

Just a ten-minute walk away from Coventry city centre, Apollo Weights & Fitness is a brilliant choice for students keen to stay fit.

You can work out in a friendly and relaxed environment with tons of equipment from treadmills to cross trainers to spinning machines to rowing machines to stair masters.

For those who are interested in boxing, there’s even a full-size boxing ring and several punching bags to utilise when you join this gym.

Within the gym there is also a treatments area where you can get a variety of sports massages, which is ideal for those looking to relieve any stress.

If you’re not too sure whether this place is for you, you can get a free day pass to try it out before you commit to a membership!



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Price: £20 per month student pass.

Address: Arches Industrial Estate, Spon End, Coventry CV1 3JQ

9. Evolve Fitness

Next up on our list of the best gyms in Coventry is Evolve Fitness, situated in the Coundon area of the city.

This gym prides themselves as providing an environment where people can achieve their fitness goals without feeling intimidated in anyway, which we think is super important.

Sometimes you can be put off exercising due to the atmosphere, but here you need not worry!

There is something for everyone within this facility including a strength area for those looking to build or maintain muscle as well as a cardio area for those who keen to concentrate on their fitness.

The best part is, they even have a gym dog called Giggs who is just the cutest!

They’re open 6am-10pm Monday to Friday and 8am-2pm Saturday and Sunday. What’re you waiting for? Join today!



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Price: £30 per month.

Address: 81 Moseley Ave, Coundon, Coventry CV6 1HR

10. Body Worx Gym For Women

The last gym within our guide for students living in Coventry is Body Worx, a gym solely for females.

This concept is great for any gals who are worried about exercising in a mixed gender gym, as you will feel comfortable and confident when working out here!

This gym is super affordable and has a variety of great facilities and equipment for women to use such as cardio, power plate and resistance machines as well as a sauna and studio room.

There’s an array of fitness classes included within your membership options so you can take part in some group exercises and maybe even make some new gym buddies. Some notable sessions include circuit training and boxercise.


Price: £23 per month for student.

Address: 729 Foleshill Rd, Coventry CV6 5HS

We’re sure you’ve discovered your ideal place to workout from our guide of the top’s gyms in Coventry for students.

Remember, some of our student accommodation properties have onsite gyms which are available for our residents to use so, be sure to give them a try!

If you still want to work out but don’t want to join a gym, why not create your own exercise routine to do at home?

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