The gym in 2018 after renovation, by Fiona Gilsenan


The gym has been recently renovated, contains both a cardio and a weights room, and is one of the best College gyms at Cambridge University.

The gym in 2018 after renovation, by Fiona Gilsenan

Using the Gym at Wolfson College

The gym was renovated in 2018 with the assistance of WCSA - many thanks! It contains weights, stair masters, a rowing erg, treadmills and other equipment for stretching and exercising.

The gym is open from 06.00am to 12.00 midnight every day to the following members of Wolfson College:

  • Current students
  • Current Fellows
  • Current College Research Associates (CRAs)
  • Current visiting Fellows and visiting CRAs
  • Permanent staff

Any paying guests can also use the gym: Guests should go to the Porters’ Lodge to sign out a Guest card. (Note this does not include those visiting a resident member or guest and staying overnight in their room.)

All users of the Gym must be aged 18 or older.

If you are in the list above, your University ID card needs to be enabled before you can use the Gym. Once enabled, your card will remain valid until 15 September if you remain an eligible user. If you are still eligible after this date, you will need to re-enable your card on this site from 16 September.

To have your card enabled, please click on the authentication link below. You will need your Raven password and to accept the terms and conditions.

Authenticate your card

Gym Equipment

Cardio Equipment Weights
Cross Trainer Up to 600kg of free weights plates
Two running machine Fixed bench press
Stepper Two adjustable benches
Three fixed bikes A seated calf-raise machine
Boxing bag Dumbells ranging from 1kg to 40kg (in 2.5kg graduations)
Two rowing machines Three Olympic 20kg bars and one 15kg bar
Adjustable bench for sit ups Power cage for squats with seated cable pull for seated lat pull downs and rows
Leg extension and leg curl cable machine Cable machine with tricep rope/bar and lat pulldown attachments
Selection of swiss balls and mats Back extension machine
  EZ bar
  Kettle bells ranging from 2.5kgs to 20kgs.