The sports centre at the University of Galway boasts an impressive range of facilities and equipment that matches the growing needs of our students. From top level international competitors to fitness beginners, our students will have what they need to help them compete, train or simply relieve pre-exam stress.
GYM, POOL & 100 LES MILLS
VIRTUAL FITNESS CLASSES FREE
Our students have access to specially discounted rates for membership of the Kingfisher Club at the University of Galway Sports Centre, which includes use of;
- 25metre competition standard swimming pool
- Sauna and Steam Room
- Fully equipped resistance training area
- State of the art gym with newly extended free weights area & functional training zone
- Over 100 Les Mills Virtual fitness classes weekly
- Friendly supportive atmosphere
Early Bird Offer to be in with a chance to Win A MOUNTAIN BIKE! Simply join before Friday 22nd October to be in with a chance.
Please note a copy of University of Galway Student Card will be required to avail of this special rate.
SAFE, GREAT FITNESS EXPERIENCE
Kingfisher University of Galway have made some exciting changes with the addition of new gym equipment.
Here’s a reminder of everything in place to ensure a safe, clean gym:
Easy booking system on our Free Kingfisher App
Capacity control ensuring a safe place to workout
Electrostatic Sprayer quickly & effectively disinfects giving our gyms a deep clean
Individual workout areas
Revised gym layout
Sanitising stations located throughout the gym
Hand sanitisation areas
All our employees have been trained to ensure correct social distancing and cleaning protocols
Your safety is the Kingfisher Club’s biggest priority. They have been working hard to provide a plan that keeps all our clubs clean and safe while you workout. They are proud to be following and maintaining the facility to Ireland Active’s gym guidelines.
All their employees have been trained to ensure that correct social distancing is maintained and that cleaning protocols are followed to keep all their members safe.
Their handheld Electrostatic Sprayer quickly & effectively disinfects and gives our gyms a deep clean.
It is a hospital grade disinfection system.
It kills all pathogens and viruses within 1 minute.
The disinfectant dries out in less than 10 minutes, allowing training to continue while leaving a protective disinfectant coating.
The chemical disinfectants are water based, with no chlorine, no odour, no bleach, no alcohol, no solvents, they are non-flammable, non-hazardous, nontoxic and food safe.
PLANNING A SAFE VISIT
Please ensure you have read through our workout procedure before arriving to our clubs. These procedures will help us manage social distance and allow us to provide appropriate cleaning.
BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
If you do not feel well or have a temperature please postpone your workout and consult your GP.
Visits are restricted to allocated time slots, book your visit in advance on our Kingfisher app.
Wash your hands before you enter and when you leave.
Bring your own towel and water bottle for use during exercise.
Fill in the self-declaration questionnaire regarding COVID-19 prior to attendance/exercise.
WHEN YOU ARRIVE
Arrive as close as possible to your booking if you are early please wait in your car or at a safe distance from others.
Members will be asked to use our hand sanitiser on arrival.
Toilets are available for use for all members.
DURING YOUR WORKOUT
All members should maintain good hygiene by covering their nose and mouth when they cough or sneeze with a tissue and dispose of it immediately.
Maintain social distance from other members and staff.
Wipe down equipment before and after use. The Kingfisher team will will also sanitise all equipment.
Sanitise your hands regularly using the hand sanitising stations throughout the club.
Use disinfectant spray provided on equipment before and after use.
LEAVING THE GYM
Please do not congregate at the end of your workout.
Follow the arrows to exit the building safely and ensure social distancing at all times.