Welcome to the Oval Gym

The Oval is home to the state-of-the-art 50 station gym, available for use exclusively by University of Hertfordshire students and staff. Located conveniently on College Lane so you can continue training whichever campus you are on. With a range of cardiovascular and resistance machines combined with a free weights area, you will reach your goals in no time. With 24 hour opening, you are able to train whenever it suits you!

Our stunning equipment is supplied by Matrix Fitness, all our cardio kit has interactive displays so you can track your workout, log in to social media, watch TV or go on interactive tours of the world! All students are able to hire the MUGA for free, so why not train in a different way?

Access to the Oval gym is included in all student memberships.

Please watch our induction videos before your first session with us:

Welcome to Herts Sports Village Gym

Welcome to the Oval Gym

Cardio equipment we have at Herts Sports Village and the Oval gyms

Free weights area at Herts Sports Village and the Oval gyms


  • Treadmills
  • Xtrainer
  • Climb-Mills
  • Ascent Climbers
  • Lateral Trainers
  • Spin Bikes
  • Rowing Machines
  • Exercise Bikes


  • Fixed Resistance Machines
  • Dumbbells up to 40kg
  • Cable Stations
  • Smith Machine

PLUS FREE use of the MUGA for all students!