Fitness Centre

The UQ Sport Fitness Centre has everything you need to keep fit. We cover cardio, weight training, group fitness, martial arts and indoor sports including squash, badminton, basketball, futsal, handball and the list goes on. Whether your focus is yoga-inspired flexibility, letting loose with a dance class or if you prefer an intense, sweat session, we are guaranteed to have a group fitness class or short course to suit your fitness style.

The Fitness Centre is the place to come for making a booking, buying a membership or if you have any UQ Sport-related question or query. Our friendly staff are always on hand to offer advice and show you around. We also have Wi-Fi available throughout the Fitness Centre.

Want to get in touch with the Fitness Centre?

Meet our team

Adam Wren
Personal Trainer
Qualifications
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Certificate IV fitness
Training Specialities 
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Chronic disease prevention and management
  • Health & Fitness assessments
Personal Motto

Progression over perfection.

Favourite Cheat Meal

...Caramel mudcake from The Cheesecake Shop!

Interests & Hobbies

NRL (#Bronxnation), music and hanging out at the beach.

Meet our team

  • Adam Wren
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
    • Certificate IV fitness
    Training Specialities 
    • Injury Rehabilitation
    • Chronic disease prevention and management
    • Health & Fitness assessments
    Personal Motto

    Progression over perfection.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Caramel mudcake from The Cheesecake Shop!

    Interests & Hobbies

    NRL (#Bronxnation), music and hanging out at the beach.

  • Chris De Jonge
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Certificate III & IV in fitness
    • Club Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach Level 1 (AWF)
    • First aid and CPR accreditation
    Training Specialities
    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Speed & Power Training
    • Core Strength
    • Stability and Mobility
    • Functional Fitness
    Personal Motto

    Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    Smash avocado on toast with poached eggs and bacon. A great way to fuel up on the weekends!

    Interests & Hobbies

    I play football (soccer), tennis and golf. I also enjoy going on hikes, and share a passion for anything active or sport related.

  • Daniela Gyulai
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Certificate III & IV in fitness
    • Senior First aid & CPR certified Point 1
    Training Specialities 
    • 5 years Capoeira (Afro-Brazilian Martial Art)
    • 3 years weight training experience
    • ZUMBA Instructor
    • Professional Dancer: Performer, Choreographer, Instructor
    • Functional Training Body Shape and Toning
    • Creativity and Variety Weight loss & Body Transformations
    • HIIT Training
    • Movement pattern analysis & correction
    • Circuit Training
    Personal Motto

    Just Do It!

    Don't wait for the perfect time to start. Start, and the time will be perfect.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Japanese food!

    Interests & Hobbies
    • Dancing (Brazilian Samba)
    • Performing
    • Being Outdoors
  • Jacob Thomas
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Certificate III & IV in fitness
    • First aid and CPR accreditation
    Training Specialities
    • Weight Loss
    • Sport specific
    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Circuit
    • Metabolic
    • Hypertrophy
    Personal Motto

    If you do what you always did, then you'll get what you always got.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...My daily consumption!

    Interest & Hobbies

    Passionate rugby league player, love being outdoors and watching all kinds of sport.

  • John Yang
    Exercise Physiologist
    Qualifications
    • MS. Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • BA. Exercise and Sports Science
    • Thump Boxing & Kickboxing
    • Pilates and Yoga Basics
    Training Specialities
    • Weight loss & Chronic Diseases
    • Musculoskeletal Injury Rehab
    • Boxing & Kickboxing
    • Strength & Conditioning
    Personal Motto

    "Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor." -Alexis Carrel

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Burgers, pho, and soy custard!

    Interests & Hobbies

    MMA, scuba diving, photography, and plenty of adventures!

     

  • Kate Rockley
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Diploma of fitness coaching
    • Senior First aid & CPR
    Training Specialities 
    • CrossFit
    • Functional Training
    • Circuit Training
    • Strength & Conditioning
    Personal Motto

    Do something today that your future self with thank you for!

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Ferrero ice cream and hot chips!

    Interests & Hobbies

    I enjoy keeping fit, rugby league, good food, and the beach!

  • Liam Brennan
    Dietitian/Nutritionist
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
    • Master of Dietetic Studies
    • Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD)
    • First aid and CPR accreditation
    Nutrition Specialities 
    • Body Composition
    • Weight Loss/Muscle Gain
    • Athletic Performance
    • Sports Specific Nutrition Protocols
    • Meal Plans
    • General Health
    Personal Motto

    Train Hard, Eat Smart, Sleep Well

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    Hanks Burgers on Caxton Street. Can’t beat the Kentucky Burger with a side of sweet potato fries!

    Interests & Hobbies

    I love to lift weights and my passion is training for strength and bodybuilding. I love all sports and have a background in Cricket and Rugby League/Union. When I’m not studying, eating or training you can find me listening to heavy metal or attending live music gigs! 

  • Marina Lanz
    Personal Trainer & Physiotherapist 
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Physiotherapy BSc
    • Certificate III & IV in Fitness
    • First aid & CPR
    • ZUMBA® & STRONG by Zumba™ Instructor
    Training Specialities 
    • Injury Rehabilitation & Pain Management
    • Chronic Diseases - Prevention & Management
    • Functional Fitness
    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Core Strength & Stability
    • Toning
    Personal Motto

    If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you!

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    Pizza and pasta!

    Interests & Hobbies

    Group fitness, cooking, reading, and being outdoors.

  • Michael Drinkwater
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Sport Science degree
    • ASCA strength and conditioning L1
    • Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness
    • CrossFit Level 1
    Training Specialities
    • Functional Fitness
    • Olympic Lifting
    • CrossFit
    • Gymnastic movements
    • Strength training
    Personal Motto

    You only get out what you put in.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Pavlova and ice cream!

    Interests & Hobbies

    I enjoy playing soccer, competing in CrossFit and socialising with friends.

  • Michael Neill
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Certificate III & IV in fitness
    • Level 1 strength and conditioning coach
    • Level 1 in fitness boxing
    • First aid and CPR 
    Training Specialities
    • Functional movement
    • Weight loss
    • Strength and conditioning
    • Muscle Growth 
    Personal Motto

    Life is a one-time offer, use it well.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...Homemade Nutella ice cream!

    Interests & Hobbies

    Rock climbing and anything adventurous! 

  • Ryan Bailey
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science
    • Level 1 Strength & Conditioning
    • First aid & CPR qualified
    Training Specialities 
    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Weight maintenance
    • Core stability & strength
    • Circuit training
    • Exercise understanding and awareness
    Personal Motto

    Eat right, get active, be well.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...I'd change this to "treat meal", and go for a Getta Burger or buffalo wings!

    Interests & Hobbies

    Unearthing new music, playing and following most sports and socialising with mates.

  • Tyarra Nelson
    Personal Trainer
    Qualifications 
    • Certificate III & IV in fitness
    • First aid and CPR
    • 3rd year Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
    Training Specialties 
    • HIIT
    • Weight loss, maintenance, and gain
    • Strength and hypertrophy training
    • Cardiovascular endurance training
    • Circuit training
    • Nutritional guidance
    Personal Motto

    You only have one home - your body. Take care of it.

    Favourite Cheat Meal

    ...homemade blueberry pie!

    Interests & Hobbies

    Nutrition and health, weight lifting, cooking, hiking, snorkelling and scuba diving, going to the beach and writing.

What equipment is available?

  • Lockers for hire
  • Towels for hire
  • Squash racquets for hire
  • Badminton racquets for hire

Get the Details

Location

The University of Queensland, Building 25, Union Road, St Lucia, QLD, 4067

07 3365 6612
uqsport@uqsport.com.au

UQ Sport Fitness Centre (25)

Opening Hours

DayHours
Monday - Thursday5:30am - 11:00pm
Friday5:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday7:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday9:00am - 9:00pm