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St Luke's Sports Centre

Location:  St Luke's Campus, EX1 2LU, (Location 7 on our map)

| Tel: 01392 724940 | Email:

St Luke's Fitness Suite

Based in the heart of St Luke's Sports Centre, St Luke's Fitness Suite provides a friendly and outgoing gym environment allowing you to train your specific fitness needs/goals. The 30-station gym has benefitted from an investment of £50,000 to deliver some of the very best Life Fitness cardio, resistance weights and free weights equipment.  

Our qualified on-site instructors can help you achieve your fitness goal! For information on Personal Training at St. Luke's Sports Centre, please contact or speak to the team on hand at reception! 

The Equipment in the fitness suite includes: 

  • Exercise bikes 
  • Watt bikes 
  • Cross-trainers 
  • Concept 2 rowers 
  • ARC Trainers 
  • Treadmills 
  • Powermill Stair Climber
  • Power racks 
  • Lifting platforms
  • Synergy 90 
  • Dual adjustable pulley
  • Bench press 
  • Benches 
  • A range of weight machines 
  • A range of free weights 
  • A Stretching and core work area 


Or alternatively, please speak to a member of our team via the phone number below or at the reception desk!  

Opening Hours

The opening hours for the fitness suite are as follows:  

Mon-Fri 06:30am-22:00pm 

Weekends 08:30am-18:00pm. 

Please be aware these opening hours may change out of term time. 

Address: St Luke's Campus, EX1 2LU 

Phone Number: 01392 724940 

Sports Halls & Dance Studio

St Luke’s Sports Centre has two large multi-purpose sports halls that are frequently used for Athletic Union club training, coach education courses and recreational bookings. 

Individual courts, pitches or the whole hall can be booked for recreational use by members and non-members. To book any of the above activities within 7 days (non-members) or 14 days (members), please click here to book online, call reception on the number below or speak to our team on hand at the desk! If you are booking further than 14 days in advance or want a regular booking, are a team/educational establishment/group/company/sports tour or require hospitality please contact the Sports Bookings Team.


Both sports halls are also used for fitness classes, events and physical education courses, including our dance studio which can be booked out for non-members and members. For any more information on this please contact   


The lower sports hall at St Luke’s features a high-performance floor and offers the following to members and non-members: 

  • Three badminton courts  
  • One volleyball court 
  • One five-a-side football pitch 
  • 1 basketball court or 2 basketball half courts 

The Upper Hall at St Lukes offers the following to members and non-members: 

  • 1 badminton court  
  • 1 basketball half court  
  • 2 x punching bags  
  • Table Tennis
See our 2022/23 Activity Price List.

Opening Hours

The opening hours for the sports halls are as follows, however, please note it is subject to availability 

Mon-Fri 06:30am-22:00pm 

Weekends 08:30am-18:00pm. 

Please be aware these opening hours may change out of term time. 

Address: St Luke's Campus, EX1 2LU 

Phone Number: 01392 724940 

St Luke's indoor pool

Our 22.8-meter indoor swimming pool at St Luke’s Sports Centre is heated, three lanes wide and 2.5 meters deep at the deep end.  

Throughout the week, the pool is available for lane swimming, casual swim and family swimming and is available on a first come first serve basis with a capacity for 18 swimmers in each session. Please note you cannot pre-book/reserve a space for any of the swimming sessions. 

Lane swim: There are three lanes consisting of a slow, medium and a fast lane allowing swimmers to choose a lane depending on their ability/goal. In the fast lane, fins and flippers can be used, but snorkels are not permitted in the pool.  

Casual swim: 1 lane is put in place for swimmers wanting to lane swim, whilst the rest of the pool is left as an open space for relaxed swimming.  

Family swim: The pool is an open space with no lanes, allowing families and small children to enjoy the pool area and have fun! Small inflatables, floats, woggles and toys are allowed to be used in this session.  

For private bookings and special events at the pool, starting blocks and swimming floats are available. Please contact to enquire about hiring and for any more information on this.  

Swim School

The pool is also home to our acclaimed Learn to Swim programme, which helps over 900 children and a cohort of adults learn to swim every week. The swim school takes place throughout the week and follows the Amateur Swimming Association’s (ASA) guidelines and caters for children aged three years and over. For more information on our swim school at St Lukes, please email 

Opening times

The centre is Open 7 days a week as follows: 

Mon-Fri 06:30am-22:00pm.  

Weekends 08:30am-18:00pm 

Please see the full pool timetable for the most up-to-date information on when the available customer swim sessions take place throughout the week within our opening hours. 

Please be aware these opening hours may change out of term time. 

Phone Number: 01392 724940 

Looking for a holiday camp that will keep your kids active and entertained? Look no further! We are working with Sporty Stars to bring their award-winning multi-activity holiday camp to the University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus for school holidays across the year!

From Bubble Football and Archery Tag to Inflatables and Nerf Wars, we have a wide range of exciting indoor and outdoor activities planned for your children. They'll also get to enjoy Swimming, Glow Sports, Foot Darts, Parachute Games, and Traditional Sports! 

For more information and to secure a spot at University of Exeter, St Luke’s Campus please visit the Sporty Stars website - Click Here.

Timings: 8:15am – 5:15pm

Ages: Available for children aged 5 - 12

Cost: £40 per day / 10% off week bookings


2023 / 2024 Dates:

Xmas Holidays

Monday 18th – Friday 22nd December

February Half Term

Monday 12th – Friday 16th February

Easter Holidays

Week 1) Tuesday 2nd April – Friday 5th April 

Week 2) Monday 8th – Friday 12th April

Summer Half Term

Tuesday 28th – Friday 31st May

Summer Holidays

Week 1) Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 

Week 2) Monday 5th – Friday 9th August 

Week 3) Monday 12th – Friday 16th August 

Week 4) Monday 19th – Friday 23rd August 

Week 5) Monday 26th – Friday 30th August


PLEASE NOTE: The centre will be prioritising student use during our busy Term 1, so holiday club will not be available during the October half-term break. Holiday camps will be available for all other school holidays - February half term break, Easter, Summer half term break, Summer holidays through August and the Christmas holidays.

St Lukes Facility Pricing (2023-24)

  Member Non-Member
Activity Peak Off-Peak Peak Off-Peak




Fitness Classes



Badminton (Lower gym)


£1.70 £6.80 £5.10

Badminton (Upper gym)

£3.00 £1.70 £6.80 £5.10



£1.70 £6.10 £5.20

Basketball Shooting (2 Badminton courts)

£5.80 £3.20
£13.60 £10.20
Sports Hall  £17.00 £15.50 £26.50 £25.60
Upper Hall £14.00 £12.50 £22.00 £21.00
Casual Swimming: Under 5years £0.00
Casual Swimming: 5-16 years


Casual Swimming


£3.00 £4.50
Dance Studio £17.00 £15.50 £26.50 £26.00
Indoor Pool

Peak: Facilities 12:00 to close 7 days a week all facilities

View all the University term dates here.