LSE Students' Union gym
Location: 4th floor of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 7am – 10pm; Saturday and Sunday,
10am – 6pm
Contact: 020 7955 6002
The LSE SU gym offers a range of Technogym and Olympic standard strength performance equipment – for both cardiovascular and resistance workouts – in addition to the extended free weights area, and all at incredible rates. The gym is fully staffed by a qualified team of experts, with a calm and inviting atmosphere.
Capped membership - join early to avoid disappointment.
LSE badminton court
Location: basement, Old Building
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 8am – 10pm; Saturday – Sunday, 10am – 8pm
Bookings: the court is available to staff and students who become members of the service. More information about signing up can be found on the Badminton Club page.
LSE squash courts
Location: basement and 2nd floor, East Building
Opening times: Monday – Saturday, 8am – 9pm
Sunday, 11am - 5pm
Bookings: these courts are available to staff and students who become members of the service. More information about signing up can be found on the Squash Club page and the Squash Central site.
Please come to the Activities Resource Centre or call ext 5190 if you have any queries.
Lincoln's Inn Fields netball and tennis courts
Location: Lincoln's Inn Fields – opposite the New Academic Building:
Opening hours: 8am until the last hour before the park closes at dusk:
Contact: call 07525 278647 or in person at the park attendant's hut in the centre of the fields from 10 minutes to until 10 minutes past each hour.
Alternative point of contact: Parks Engagement Officer, c/o Parks and Open Spaces Section, 7th floor, Camden Town Hall Extension, Argyle Street, WC1H 8EQ, or on 020 7974 1693.
Three hard tennis courts and two netball courts are open to public and managed by Camden Council www.camden.gov.uk/parks. Bookings are taken up to seven days in advance, and payment is required within 24 hours of a booking being made for it to be confirmed.
Oasis Sports Centre
Location: 32 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9AG (10 minutes from campus)
Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 6.30am – 10pm; Saturday – Sunday, 9.30am – 6pm
Contact: 020 7831 1804 or visit their website www.better.org.uk/leisure/oasis-sports-centre.
Located close to both the LSE campus and several LSE halls of residence, this fully equipped sports centre has a gym and swimming pool. The centre is run by a partnership between Camden Council and Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL).
University of London Union (ULU) gym and swimming pool
Location: 6 Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY (20 minutes walk from the campus)
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 7.30am – 10pm (swimming until 7pm); Saturday, 9am – 9pm (swimming until 7pm); Sunday, 9am – 9pm (swimming pool closed)
Contact: 020 7664 2002 / 2091 or see the ULU website for more details: www.ulu.co.uk
This private health club known as Energybase is open to students and members of the public. Facilities include a 60-station gymnasium with cardio theatre, a 33 metre swimming pool and two studios. Up to 50 fitness classes are offered per week. There is also a sports hall available for hire that is suitable for volleyball, badminton and four-a-side football. Physiotherapy and beauty services are also available.
There is no joining fee for LSE students and there are various membership options. LSE staff are eligible for associate membership, further details can be found on the website above.
LA Fitness gym and swimming pool
Location: The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Aldwych, London WC2B 4DD
Opening times: ask at the venue for more details.
Contact: 0843 170 1009 or visit the LA Fitness website.
LSE students and staff may be offered a discounted membership rate: details on application.
Facilities include a full range of gym equipment, aerobics studios, extensive fixed and free weights, free weights mats, mixed gym, swimming pool, cardio theatre, exercise studio, holistic studio, sauna, steam room, alternative beauty treatments, personal training service, alternative therapy and a spin studio.
Location: High Holborn 100 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6RD.
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 6.30am - 11.00pm; Saturday 10.00am - 6.00pm; Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Contact: To book a tour call 020 7400 1919 or visit the website for more details www.gymbox.co.uk
LSE students and staff can enjoy discounted membership rates (LSE ID or 'welcome letter' required as proof).
Facilities include gym, 2 studios and sauna. A variety of classes available: Yoga, Pilates, Boxing, Muay Thai, Abs, The Rave, Spinning, Circuits and many more.
Location: Windsor Avenue, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 5HB (a 22 minute train ride out of Waterloo)
Contact: 020 8942 1229 or email email@example.com
LSE has 17 acres of playing fields in New Malden, Surrey. Sporting amenities include:
Floodlit multi-use games area for netball, tennis and five-a-side football
Seven football and two rugby pitches in the winter
Two cricket squares and one grass tennis court in the summer
The main pavilion houses changing rooms and shower facilities, as well as a bar and dining hall. These facilities are available for use by LSE students and staff. External users can also hire these facilities when not in use by the LSE Athletics Union.
Visit the LSE Sportsground web pages for a map and directions to the ground, fixtures and pitch hire charges.
All prices quoted in this section for memberships and services were correct as at July 2013.
Campus maps showing sports facilities