Contact and opening hours

Get in touch with our University Recreation team at Kelburn or Pipitea, check the opening times or book one of our venues.

Recreation Centre—Kelburn

We have an extensive range of facilities and services, including a main gym, core and stretching room, fitness studio, dance room and long room.


Opening hours

Standard: February to mid-November 2020 
Monday–Thursday: 6 am–10.30 pm
Friday: 6 am–8 pm
Weekends: 9 am–6 pm
Summer—9 November to 14 February 2021
Monday–Thursday: 6.30 am–9.30 pm
Friday: 6.30 am–8 pm
Weekends: 9 am–6 pm
Christmas closure: Friday 18 December 2020–Monday 4 January inclusive
Public holidays: Closed

Pipitea Fitness

Located in the basement of Rutherford House, our fitness studio provides a comprehensive selection of machine, free weights and cardio equipment as well as a group exercise room for classes.


Opening hours

Monday–Thursday: 11 am–7 pm
Friday: 11 am–6 pm
Weekends: Closed
University and public holidays: Closed

Request a venue booking

If you would like more information on one of our venues or to make a booking, contact our Clubs Administrator—Peter McDonald:

Current information

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