About the Sports Centre

Sports Centre

The Sports Centre is open seven days a week and is situated on the Peel Park Campus, adjacent to University House.

Swimming pool, sauna and spa

The Sports Centre boasts some excellent, recently refurbished facilities; including a 25 metre, 5 lane, deck level swimming pool complete with sauna and spa. Sessions at the pool include general swim sessions, ladies' only swimming and swimming lessons. Students’ Union activity groups also use the pool exclusively for canoeing, scuba diving and swimming. Children under the age of sixteen may only use the pool when accompanied by an adult with a maximum of two children to one adult.

Fitness studio

In addition, the centre contains four extensively refurbished fitness, conditioning and strength rooms and a brand new air conditioned fitness studio which have been installed following significant investment over the last two years. Our fitness instructors are happy to help and able to provide you with a wide range of training advice and programmes. We also offer an exciting range of exercise classes including Studio Cycling, Boxercise, Abs Blast, Circuit Training, Yoga, Pilates and Body Blast Aerobics.

Climbing wall

The Sports Centre has an excellent indoor climbing wall with cave, archway, high leadwall and in situ ropes. The climbing wall consists of new bouldering crash matting and has a full route set including new holds, new safety signs, sand bags, ropes, karabiners, etc.

Sports hall

Our large multi-use sports hall has six badminton courts, two basketball courts, five-a-side football pitch, netball court, handball court and in line hockey court.

Squash Courts

Our 2 Squash Courts were refurbished last year and have a viewing area

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