If you live or work in Coventry then there’s a wide range of sporting facilities available to you. In this article, we’ll look at some of the sports and leisure activities in the City.
Public swimming is available at Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre, located on Fairfax Street. The pool is open daily with a timetable in place to cater for certain groups. The pool is Olympic sized which offers both 28M and 50M swim lanes. There are also 3 diving boards which are open at certain times (check timetable).
Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre also offers fitness suites at their Fairfax Street location and these are open Mon-Thur from 6:45am until 10pm (less on Fri & weekend). The gym is well equipped with a range of cardio and resistance fitness equipment.
Elsewhere in the City, there are other gym providers such as Pure Gym & JD Gyms. Coventry University also has gym located on Whitefriars Street which is popular among students.
Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre also has a range of sports that can be played there. These include badminton, basketball, football, netball, volleyball, table tennis, bowls and squash. All bookings need to be paid for in advance, see their website for details.
If you enjoy running and would like to join a club, here is a list of running clubs in Coventry:
- Northbrook AC
- Sphinx AC
- Coventry Godiva Harriers
- Massey Ferguson Runners Club
Alternatively, a 5km ParkRun Coventry takes places every Saturday at 9am, just one of the many sport activities in the War Memorial Park.
If working out at public sports facilities doesn’t appeal, then hiring an at-home personal trainer is an option. Dean Clarke is a mobile personal trainer who will come to you for fitness workouts, so you can train in your own home. Take a look at his personal training services.