Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre

Named after a Preston and England footballing legend, the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre is our multi-million pound, state-of-the-art indoor facility located at the heart of our Preston Campus.

We offer a range of activities from sports clubs to instructor-led classes, court hire and a well-equipped gym.

Fitness suite

Our Fitness Suite incorporates more than 100 stations of state-of-the-art Technogym equipment including cardiovascular and resistance machines, an extensive free weight area, core area, 'Cardio Zone' and ‘Row Zone.’

Sports membership

All UCLan students based at our Preston Campus have free membership to the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, as well as the UCLan Sports Arena. There are separate arrangements for students based at our Westlakes and Burnley Campus at their local facilities.

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See our latest class timetable

Please be aware the timetable is subject to change. Booking is necessary for all classes prior to attending. To book a class visit this page. Download our latest class timetable and view below: 

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Time Class Studio Instructor
8-8.30am Gym Blast Fitness Suite Fitness Instructor
8-9am Tai Chi Red Faxiang Fan
4-4.50pm Pilates Red Sophie
5-5.50pm Boxercise Blue Kaz
6-6.50pm Total Tone Blue Bobby

Class descriptions:

Gym Blast
This is how we wake up at STFSC! A 30-minute  conditioning session in the fitness suite using a variety of equipment. Come down and get involved.

Classic yoga using blocks and mats to help you align your body and achieve harmony of body, mind, and spirit.

Studio Weights
Want to use free weights? Want to tone and burn calories? Don’t want to train alone? Studio Weights is for you!

Detailed information


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Opening hours

Monday to Friday

7.30am - 7:00pm


10:00am - 5:00pm




  • Students: Free for all students based at our Preston Campus.
  • Staff: £9.99 per month, for minimum of three months. Payment is taken directly from salary or via upfront payment.
  • Alumni: £130 per year or £12.50 per month (three months minimum). Alumni must get a Student ID card in order to gain access to sports facilities. This can be collected from the library during opening hours on the production of two forms of ID (one to be photo). Sports membership fees can then be paid directly to Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre via reception.
  • Casual admissions (staff and registered alumni): £5 per session.


Exercise classes must be booked in advance using the online booking system.

Student Membership

Activate your free sports membership by enrolling on your course.

Your account will be activated once you have watched the induction video.

General enquiry