University College London Union

Bloomsbury Fitness

Important Notice: GOOD NEWS! (update 20 Oct 2014)

Changing room refurbishment completed: Both male and female changing rooms and squash courts are back to normal operation. Please see or call reception (02076797221) for more details if required.


Extended opening hours:  During term 1, we are trialling new opening hours of Mon-Fri 07.30-22.30 and weekends 09.00-19.00. Activities and showers will cease at closing time. Please plan accordingly.

12 month membership offer now on. Join / Renew online. See prices.

NOTICE: Classes and Squash courts must be booked online or in person (classes up to 1 day in advance or 7 days for squash).

You can now cancel classes and free squash bookings online or by texting 07537404779 on the day at least 1 hour before the start of session with the following format e.g. Cancel ‘Session name, Session time, First name_Surname’. A no show fee of £1.00 for classes and £3.00 per free squash session.

Great value memberships all year round - including a ‘pay as you go’ option.

Bloomsbury Fitness holds the Inclusive Fitness Initiative mark, meaning that it operates an accessible facility for all users from arrival through to accessible changing rooms, training advice and equipment choice.

Normal Opening Hours         

Monday - Friday: 7.30am-10.30pm  (Closed bank holidays). New extended opening hours being trialled for Term 1.

Saturday/Sunday: 9am-7pm  during academic year ( 5pm close during summer).

Activities cease at stated closing time, building to be vacated within 5 minutes thereafter. Showers are switched off at closing time. Please plan accordingly if intending to have a shower.

Busiest hours during term time : Monday - Friday, 3pm-7.30pm

For your comfort and to help disperse usage, please make use of our opening times fully including Saturday and Sunday.

Closure dates 2014-15 (academic year)

Bank Holidays 2015 - Closed on 4 May, 25 May, 31 August.

Christmas 2014 - Closed from 1.00pm Tuesday 23 December 2014; re-open as normal Monday, 05 January 2015. Classes until Mon 22 Dec 2014 and resume on Mon 05 Jan 2015.  

Easter 2015 - Closed from 1.00pm Wednesday 01 April; re-open as normal Wed 08 April. Classes until Tues 31 March 2015 and resume on Wed 08 April.

Summer months (June-Sept): We are open 7 days. Please see opening hours.

Contact Details

Tel: 0207 679 7221 (reception),

Email: bf.admin@ucl.ac.uk