Heading to university in Swansea means more than just hitting the books; it’s also about finding the perfect spot to keep fit and unwind.

Whether you’re an early morning jogger, a midnight lifter, or someone who squeezes in a spin class between lectures, Swansea’s range of gyms offers something for every student.

From state-of-the-art equipment to budget-friendly options, this guide is your go-to resource for discovering the best gyms in Swansea that won’t break the bank or your stride. So, lace up your trainers and get ready to discover your next fitness haunt.

Looking for a Swansea gym that won’t break the bank?

As a student, budgeting is mega important. But so is your mental and physical health – both of which can be improved by working out, whether you’re strength training, attending fitness classes, or doing a bit of yoga.

But what’s the best gym Swansea has? We’ve done the digging for you, check out our ultimate round-up below and what to expect.

The Gym Group Swansea

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The Gym Group has to be one of the most affordable gym membership options in Swansea, from just £15.99 per month. Within 10 minutes of Swansea train station, it’s also easy to get to, no matter where you’re studying/living.

Not only is The Gym open 24/7, but there’s no scary contract roping you in, so you’re free to leave at any time. The Gym has plenty of cardio machines, free weights and more, as well as a spacious functional training area.

If you want to take a friend a few times a month, simply upgrade your plan to £18.99 and you’ll also get multi-gym access too. Plus, if you feel like taking part in fitness classes, there’s more than enough to get involved in!

Address: Gym Group Swansea, 36a Princess Way, Swansea SA1 5HE

LC Swansea

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As well as being in the heart of Swansea, LC Swansea features a wide range of equipment for every type of workout. From treadmills and cross trainers to weight resistance machines and free weights, there is plenty of space and equipment for everyone.

They also have an indoor cycling studio, leisure pool, spa, indoor sports hall, climbing wall and 90 instructor-led classes each week.

Annoyingly, they don’t show their pricing online, so you’ll need to contact your local centre to find out.

Address: Oystermouth Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3ST

Village Gym Swansea

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With over 100 fitness classes every week, Village Gym Swansea is not only great value, but it also has a great range of facilities. They have a 25m heated indoor pool, if you fancy a swim, or why not take part in one of their aqua classes? There’s also a whirlpool, sauna and steam room on-site!

Whether you’re looking to lose weight or join forces with one of their personal trainers, there are plenty of facilities to hit your fitness goals. Classes include HIIT, Zumba and yoga, as well as group cycling, resistance exercise equipment and free weights.

The gym isn’t 24/7 though, if you’re somehow who wants to go workout at 2am!

An example of their student membership is £36 per month, on a 90 day rolling contract.

Address: Off Fabian Way, Langdon Rd, Swansea SA1 8QY

Snap Fitness Llanelli

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The chances are, you’ve already heard of Snap Fitness! Their gyms are pretty standard across sites, so you know exactly what to expect. Their monthly+ membership is £36.74 per month at Snap Fitness Llanelli, which you can also cancel anytime.

This will give you multi-gym access, unlimited visits and of course, access to all of their facilities and classes. They also have changing rooms, private showers, lockers and all the equipment you could need.

They also have a fitness studio, punch bags, personal trainers (extra cost), Olympic weights and much more.

Address: Unit 12/13 Eastgate, Llanelli SA15 1SG

JD Gyms Swansea

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Looking for a gym in Swansea that won’t swallow your student loan? JD Gyms not only have no joining fee and no contract, but they’re also a reasonable price. You can opt for their standard membership of £21.99 per month, with peak and off peak access, as well as classes included, or their plus+ membership for £25 which will give you access to over 75+ gyms.

This gym also has over 200+ classes each month, spacious changing rooms and plenty of free parking!

Address: JD Gyms Swansea, 3 Parc Tawe (North) Retail Park, Swansea, SA1 2AL


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Looking for a different type of Swansea gym? TPTS Gym isn’t like other gyms. Firstly, their membership includes a free health and fitness analysis and fitness program! While the gym itself has state of the art equipment and a fantastic range of free weights. There is also plenty of free parking available, changing rooms and lockers.

They also offer 1 to 1 personal training, no matter what your goals are. We couldn’t find the price of their membership online, though, so you’ll need to get in touch to find out more.

Address: 26 Llangyfelach Rd, Tirdeunaw, Clase, Swansea SA5 7HR

Most of these gyms don’t have pools, as it tends to help keep costs down. But you could always head to one of these 10 swimming pools in Swansea? Or take the workout outside with one of these running clubs across the city.

Now you can decide which Swansea gym you want to join, why not dig into Swansea’s offerings a little more? From the best places for afternoon tea in Swansea, to where to go for breakfast, Swansea has plenty to see and do.