Aspire Gym Bedford

Aspire Gym


The Bedford gym has a range of cardiovascular equipment including 2 treadmills, 1 curve treadmill, 2 cross trainers, 2 rowing ergometers and 3 exercise bikes.

The Bedford gym also houses a free weight area, boasting dumbbells up to 50kg as well as a purpose-built strength and conditioning room with 3 Olympic weightlifting platforms and two squat racks.

The Bedford site has changing rooms with showers, hairdryers and lockers for members to use.

Bedford campus gym interior

Bedford Gym Opening Times

  • Monday – Friday: 07:30 – 21:00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 09:00 - 16:30

See Luton gym opening times here

UNIversal Gym membership

We are excited to partner with British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) on the UNIversal Gym membership

This programme allows staff and students at the University, who have purchased a 12 month gym membership*, to access fitness facilities in over 70 different universities across the UK free of charge.

This would be ideal for students who live near one of the universities or visiting friends at one of the universities on the list

The University warmly welcome visitors with UNIversal gym cards to our Bedford campus Aspire Gym to use our fitness facility.

*eligible for staff and students who have purchased a 12 month Aspire Gym or Joint membership.

Thinking of Joining?

If you’d like to become a member of the Aspire Gym, come down to reception during opening hours and a member of staff will talk you through the options and the membership form.

The Bedford Aspire Gym can be seen on the campus map labelled as the fitness suite [PDF]

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Memberships Price

Induction (Pay as You Go only)


Pay as You Go

(Induction not Included)






12 Month + Bagpack and UNIversal Gym MEMBERSHIP


Staff Salary Deduction

£14 a month until cancelled

Aspire Gym Membership

*To be part of UNIversal gym membership, students and staff must buy a 12 month membership.

Buy your Aspire gym membership here

Further information

For further information or membership enquiries please contact the Aspire Gym team at or call reception on 01234 793096.

Contact Sport - for Aspire Gym and booking enquiries - for anything to do with the Get Active Programme - for more information about our coaching courses, or to book onto a course - for questions regarding our Sport Scholarships


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