Massey University Gym Palmerston North

At Massey Sport and Recreation Centre we have a comprehensive range of recreational facilities, services and programmes to help you enhance your wellbeing.

We offer extensive indoor and outdoor facilities, a fully equipped gym, Les Mills group fitness classes and a variety of HIT sessions.

During the academic year we offer social leagues to students, staff and the general public.

We are the main hub for most Massey University Sports Clubs, the Massey University Equestrian Centre and the Massey Academy of Sport.

We’re bringing you free activities to keep you physically and mentally healthy while at home. There’s content to get you moving, ideas for families and kids, and simple things to stay happy. Check it out here.

At Massey Sport and Recreation Centre we’re committed to providing our students, staff and the wider community with the finest of sport and leisure facilities. Our mission is to ensure that all those we engage with will Have Fun, Be Active & Live Well.

For more information please ring extn 85529 or 06 350 5080 and speak to our friendly staff.

Massey HomeFit

Our Massey HomeFit programme continues under Covid-19 Alert Level 3 with a variety of resources to help you stay physically and mentally active while we remain closed. We expect to be able to re-open when we reach Covid-19 Alert Level 2.

Check out Facebook for regular updates as we help you have fun, be active, and live well… from afar.

Join us and let us help you have fun, be active, and live well… from afar.  Check in here for updates daily.  Click the links below to see the daily challenges.

Show us how you’re staying active – tag us on Facebook and Instagram @masseyreccentre

Stay active with LES MILLS on Demand

800+ Les Mills workouts at your fingertips – updated monthly. Everything from strength, cardio, HIIT, core, flexibility, indoor cycling, and dance fitness – and 15 to 55-minute workouts for beginner to advanced levels. Access all of Les Mills, all the time – on all your favourite devices for just $19.99 per month.

Find out more and the free trial for 60 days.

Please note: The Les Mills on demand is a subscription based service and terms and conditions for that service apply. Massey University Recreation Centre is not responsible for sign-up and cancellations. All subscriptions are additional to Massey University gym memberships and do not permit access to live LES MILLS classes. 

Massey HomeFit at Level 3

Select from the resources below to find one that resonate with you.

4-week challenge

All the daily challenges from our first four weeks of lockdown – start now and keep going for 4 weeks, or pick and choose the challenges that resonate with you.

Active workouts

Our staff and Group Fit Instructors have put together a few home workouts for you. We’ve also got links to workouts from our colleagues in Auckland and Wellington.


Nutrition plays a vital role in our wellbeing. We’ve got advice and resources to keep you on track with healthy, balanced eating and information on sports nutrition for athletes.

Stress management

Living with high stress levels puts your entire wellbeing at risk. Get on top of stress with this series of videos containing quick strategies to help reduce and eliminate stress and gain control.

Health and wellbeing support and advice

Get all the tools and resources you need to support your health and wellbeing during COVID-19.