Gym and fitness

Accessibility links

Gym and fitness

Breadcrumbs

Home of the USC Spartans

Health and fitness services

The USC Gym (Sippy Downs campus) provides members with safe, fun and research-supported exercise programs.

With the help of sport scientists and exercise physiologists, our highly qualified team can aid in the following:

  • weight-loss
  • increasing muscle strength and size
  • increasing fitness
  • increasing sports performance
  • injury rehabilitation

Gym equipment

Whether you're a novice gym member or seasoned gym-junkie, you will get the most out of every workout with our modern equipment including free-weights, power racks, Olympic lifting platform, and Calgym pin-loading exercise equipment.

Our range of aerobic exercise equipment includes the ultra-fast Keiser spin bikes, Life Fitness treadmills and Concept 2 rowing machine.

Other accessories such as medicine balls, bosu-balls, fit-balls, adjustable steps, kettle-bells and skipping/jump ropes are also available to complete your work-out.

Functional training zone

USC-gym-3.jpg

All USC Gym members have access to our outdoor functional training zone. This specialised zone, equipped with outdoor stereo speakers, includes a metered turf track, agility ladder, plyometric boxes, weighted sled, kettle bells, Olympic lifting platforms with bumper plates, and outdoor power rig. So whether you are after sports specific training, weight-loss, or muscle gain, this zone is an excellent resource for your training.

Group exercise classes

Students and staff of the University and members of the community can take advantage of group exercise sessions that provide health and well-being in a fun and supportive environment. USC Gym memberships include free access to group exercise classes.

(sign in at the Sports Kiosk located adjacent to the USC Pool)

Class schedule
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:00pm Pilates Core Pilates Core
5:15pm Circuit Yoga Circuit Yoga
6:30pm BoxFit Zumba BoxFit Zumba

* Classes operate during teaching weeks each semester

Yoga

Yoga is a great way to improve flexibility, joint stability and balance. Regardless of your yoga skill level, our qualified instructors will ensure you achieve a state of relaxation in a safe and supervised environment. NOTE: Yoga mats are provided for this class

Pilates

This mat-based Pilates class is designed to improve core and gluteal strength, as well as your posture and body awareness. Open to all skill levels and with all equipment provided, this class is an excellent addition to your weekly exercise schedule. NOTE: Pilates mats are provided for this class

Core

Take your core training to the next level with our custom Core class. Designed to strengthen your core, posture, and improve body awareness this class is excellent for individuals wanting to maximise their core training.

Zumba

Come and find out why they are calling Zumba the sexiest workout class ever! Catering to all skill and fitness levels, Zumba teaches you Latin style dance moves designed to tone and work the whole body.

Circuit

If you want a high intensity full body workout, then circuit class is for you! Circuit class requires you to race against the clock, completing various strengthening and toning exercises, designed to give you an intense full-body workout.

Boxfit

If you have ever felt you need more of a physical challenge than standard gym workouts provide, then you need Boxfit! Let our Thump Boxing accredited instructor take you through a fun and challenging workout, whilst teaching you boxing moves that you will love. This class caters to all skill levels and all boxing equipment is provided

For more information, contact USC Gym on +61 7 5459 4770 or email gym@usc.edu.au.

USC Gainers

Spartan_T-Shirt.jpgOperating during Semester 1 and 2, this unique program is designed to provide additional support for USC Gym members that have a low body mass index and have trouble gaining mass. To be part of this program members must commit to daily food recording and adhere to a prescribed exercise program. This service is free for USC Gym members.

For more information, contact USC Gym on Tel: +61 7 5459 4770 or email gym@usc.edu.au.

USC Spartans Powerlifting Club

The USC Spartans Powerlifting Club, operating out of USC Gym, is a friendly and social environment for individuals of all skills levels and body shapes. Our onsite coaches provide training programs and technique advice, catering to those that want to improve their strength and those that want to compete in powerlifting competitions. The club has free supervised training sessions that operate each week, where you can undertake a directed training session by our resident powerlifting coach. Supervised training sessions operate Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (6:30pm - 8pm).

For more information, contact USC Gym on Tel: +61 7 5459 4770 or email gym@usc.edu.au.

Location

The USC Gym can be found on the ground floor of the Health and Sport Centre (beside the Sports Stadium and USC Pool) and is open to students, staff, alumni, and members of the community.

Opening hours

Day Time
Monday to Friday 6.30am – 8pm
Saturday 8am – 12pm
Sunday 8am – 12pm

*Please note: The USC Gym will be closed on all public holidays.

Fees

Type USC student and staff fees
(and concession cards)
Visitor fees
Casual visit A$10 A$15
10 visit pass A$90 A$135
Week pass A$25 A$35        
Gym memberships
Type USC student and staff fees
(and concession cards)
Visitor fees
1 month A$55 A$85
3 month A$145 A$220
6 month A$280 A$425
12 month A$475 A$715

NOTE: Prices are effective from July 27th, 2015; All memberships include access to the gym, stadium, group exercise classes and athletics track.

Swim and gym memberships

(includes access to the Gym and Pool)

Type USC student and staff fees
(and concession cards)
Visitor fees
1 month A$75 A$110
3 month A$200 A$297
6 month A$355 A$534
12 month A$635 A$957

NOTE: All memberships include access to the gym, pool, stadium, group exercise classes and athletics track; Gym hours and fees are subject to change.

For more information, contact USC Sport on +61 7 5459 4888 or email gym@usc.edu.au.

Student Services and Amenities Fee discounts

Federal government legislation determines that funds derived from the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) can be spent on supporting a sporting or other recreational activity by students. USC is therefore continuing with the Student discount at the USC Gym in 2017.

Students are eligible for a A$50 discount off their pool or gym memberships for a limited time during each semester, with the discount period commencing in orientation week of Semester 1 and 2. Please see USC Sport staff for details.

Please note: A valid Student Identification card must be shown at the time of membership application.

Bookings and venue hire

Complete the Online application to hire form, please read the Conditions of hire prior to making an application to hire.

For more information contact USC Sport.

USC students and staff can train at Physique Fitness and PCYC Hervey Bay. These specialised gyms and fitness centres are located walking distance from the Hervey Bay campus and are an excellent option for those wanting to exercise in a friendly and supported environment.

Physique Fitness

This friendly gym is a short walk from the Hervey Bay campus, and boasts free exercise programming, custom made resistance training equipment, and a wide range of aerobic training equipment. Operating 24 hours, Physique Fitness will always be available for you to train no matter how busy your schedule.

Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at Physique Fitness (student ID required). Also, to get concession rates on memberships, just present your USC student ID card to the friendly staff.

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit Physique Fitness for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Physique Fitness,
2/172 Boat Harbour Drive,
Pialba QLD 4655

Tel: 07 4325 4600

PCYC Hervey Bay

The PCYC Hervey Bay has to an extensive sport program as well as group exercise fitness, and a wide range of aerobic and resistance training equipment.

Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at PCYC Hervey Bay (student ID required). Also, to get concession rates on memberships, just present your USC student ID card to the friendly staff.

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit The PCYC Hervey Bay for more information about their gym memberships and sport programs.

Location

PCYC Hervey Bay,
9 O’Rourke Street,
Pialba QLD 4655

Tel: 07 4124 5211

Cooloola Fitness Centre

Located within 5 mins drive from the Gympie campus, Cooloola Fitness Centre is an excellent option for those wanting to exercise in a friendly and supported environment. Also, the family owned Cooloola Fitness Centre boasts a wide range of exercise classes including:

  • Body Attack
  • Body Pump
  • Body Step
  • Body Balance
  • Body Combat
  • RPM
  • GRIT Strength
  • CXWorx
  • Ki Max
Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at Cooloola Fitness Centre (student ID required). Also, to get concession rates on memberships, just present your USC student ID card to the Cooloola Fitness Centre staff.

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit Cooloola Fitness Centre for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Cooloola Fitness Centre,
9 Chapple Lane, 
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: 07 5482 6588

Gympie City Gym

Located within 5 mins drive from the Gympie campus, Gympie City Gym pride themselves on providing expert advice in a friendly environment, and guiding members towards their health and fitness goals.

Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at Gympie City Gym (student ID required).

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit Gympie City Gym for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Gympie City Gym,
15b Wickham St,
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: 07 5483 6444

Snap Fitness Gympie

Located within 5 mins drive from the Gympie campus, Snap Fitness Gympie is a friendly gym with 24-hour access and qualified staff to help members with their health and fitness goals.

Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at Snap Fitness Gympie (student ID required).

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit Snap Fitness Gympie for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Snap Fitness Gympie,
15 Cross St,
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: 0428 039 099

Jetts (Gympie)

Located within 7 mins drive from the Gympie campus, Jetts (Gympie) is an excellent option for those wanting the flexibility of 24/7 access to a gym.

Special offers

By simply presenting your USC student ID card, the joining fee is waived (saving of $89).

Prices

Please visit Jetts (Gympie) for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Jetts,
6/8 Perseverance St
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: 07 5483 6645

Curves (Gympie)

Located within 5 mins drive from the Gympie campus, Curves (Gympie) is a ladies only gym with circuit training facilities and friendly staff to support and guide their members to their health and fitness goals.

Special offers

Complimentary consultation and 7-day pass to Curves (Gympie) upon presentation of their discount flyer (this flyer is available from USC Gympie administration).

Prices

Please visit Curves (Gympie) for more information about their gym memberships and services.

Location

Curves (Gympie)
Level 1, 58-62 Mary St, Gympie
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: 07 5482 8543

Sustain on Cordelia 

USC students and staff can train at Sustain on Cordelia in South Brisbane. This boutique gym is located 10 metres walk from the SouthBank campus and is an excellent option for those wanting to exercise in a friendly and supported environment.

Special offers

Be sure to use your 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' at Sustain on Cordelia (student ID required).

NOTE: The 'USC $50 Discount Voucher' is issued during orientation week at your campus

Prices

Please visit Sustain on Cordelia for more information about their gym memberships and services

Location

Sustain on Cordelia,
32 Cordelia St, 
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Tel: +61 401 809 207

Back to top

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned more than {{model.MaxResults}} results.
The top {{model.MaxResults}} of {{model.TotalItems}} are shown below, ordered by relevance ({{model.TotalSeconds}} seconds)

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned {{model.TotalItems}} results, ordered by relevance ({{model.TotalSeconds}} seconds)

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned no results.

No search results found for

{{model.ErrorMessage}}