The University of Southampton
Sport and Wellbeing
Take the plunge in our 25m pool, open at various times throughout the week for swimmers of all abilities.
We offer a wide range of outstanding facilities catering for 50 University of Southampton sports clubs.

Welcome to Sport and Wellbeing within the University of Southampton. Our programme of activities, along with our outstanding facilities, enables you to make lifestyle choices to enhance your wellbeing through offering a comprehensive range of courses and classes to suit your specific needs, including watersports, swimming and fitness.

We also work closely with the Students’ Union (SUSU) to support club activities and to ensure the success of inter-university competitions. For more details about the Students’ Union visit


  • 24 June 2016

    Mayflower Gym will be closed 2 July 2017

    Please be aware that the Mayflower Gym will be closed on 2 July 201...

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  • 20 June 2016

    Swimming Pool Lane Closure

    Please be aware that 2 lanes of the pool will be closed from 27 Jun...

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  • 17 June 2016

    Improvement Works at Wide Lane Sports Grou...

    There will be major improvement works taking place at Wide Lane for...

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  • Watersports courses

    The University of Southampton Watersports Centre offers a wide range of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Canoe Union (BCU) approved Watersports courses.

    Book online

    Sport and Wellbeing Members can book classes and courts online.

    Rifle shooting

    Why not book and try Rifle Shooting at the Watersports Centre? We run hour long sessions on Wednesdays between 17:00 and 18:00.

    Swimming for everyone

    Our 25 metre swimming pool has six lanes and spans depths of one to two metres. Used for lessons, parties, clubs and general swimming there is something here for everyone to enjoy- whatever your skill level.

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