A step class in the gym The LBU Mens team playing during Varsity Female using gym facilities for a work out Rugby Union team celebrating

Sport and Active Lifestyles

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For the latest information on our opening times please view our information page. Any notifications of changes to events or access will be updated on that page.

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Fitness classes

We have a wide variety of classes to suit all ability levels and goals – all of our fitness classes are included in your membership for free!

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We're Back

The Carnegie Sports Centre (Headingley Campus) is now open to members who are currently living/studying locally.

Opening times

Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus

Monday - 07:15 - 22:00
Tuesday - 07:15 - 22:00
Wednesday - 07:15 - 22:00
Thursday - 07:15 - 22:00
Friday - 07:15 - 22:00
Saturday - 08:15 - 18:00
Sunday - 08:15 - 18:00

City Campus Gym, Portland Building, City Campus

Monday - 07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday - 07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday - 07:00 - 19:00
Thursday - 07:00 - 19:00
Friday - 07:00 - 19:00
Weekends - Closed

The gyms are available only for students and colleagues as well as existing community members. Please note, we are unable to accept new community members at this time.

Varsity is coming! Pride. Passion. Friendship.

Leeds Beckett University’s sports teams will compete against their University of Leeds counterparts in the return of Leeds Varsity. Get ready for a unique spectacle not to be missed. Bring your pride, passion, and friendship!

Athletic Union Kit

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