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Men's hockey match being played on artificial pitch.


There’s a vibrant hockey community at Southampton. It’s an incredibly social sport and also a great way to keep fit. Brush up on your skills at our sand-based pitch at Wide Lane. 

Our pitch

There are many health benefits to hockey, including improved cardiovascular fitness, increased muscle strength and better coordination.

Improve your skills, or play hockey casually with a friend, on our sand-based hockey pitch at Wide Lane Sports Ground.

The Southampton University Hockey Clubs field a number of teams if you’re ready to play more competitively. Players of all abilities are welcome. 

Available to:

  • student members
  • staff members
  • public members
  • pay as you go users

Booking a session

Book your session online

You can also book:

You must be 17 or older to use our pitches. If you’re younger than 17, you must be accompanied by an adult member at all times.


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Pay as you go (staff and public)


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Pay as you go (student)


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Pay as you go (Child)


When to book

Pitches must be booked in advance. If you hold a Sport membership, you can book further in advance than non-members. 

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When you can book

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7 days in advance

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Pay as you go

2 days in advance

Cancelling a session

Cancel your booking online

You can also cancel:

Only the person who made the booking can cancel it. 

Non-members can cancel a booking up to 4 hours before the session start time. You'll get a credit for the fees paid. If you cancel within 4 hours of the session start time you will not get a credit or refund. 

If you fail to attend a session that you’ve booked, and you don’t tell us, you may be fined £5.99. Your membership may also be suspended until you pay this fine. 

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