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Recreational sports

Our indoor and outdoor recreational sport bookings gives everyone the opportunity to take part. Practice your shooting for basketball or play badminton with your friends, there's plenty to try.

Sport at Highfield Campus

The Jubilee Sports Hall has 4 badminton courts, 2 basketball courts and 2 volleyball courts. It can also host a variety of other sports, including table tennis. The Team Southampton Hall includes an additional basketball court and 2 football goals. There are also 3 squash courts in building 42.

Sports we offer:

  • badminton
  • basketball
  • cricket
  • football
  • netball
  • sqaush
  • table tennis
  • volleyball

Sport at Wide Lane

Wide Lane is our outdoor pitch facility based next to Southampton Airport. Here you’ll find 4 synthetic turf pitches, 8 tennis courts, 6 netball courts and multiple grass pitches.

Avenue Campus has 2 tennis courts, also suitable for basketball and netball.

Boost your physical recreation with:

  • badminton
  • football
  • hockey
  • lacrosse
  • netball
  • tennis
  • touch rugby

Booking a session

You must book your class in advance. Southampton Sport members can book up to 7 days in advance.

You may only book 1 x 55 minute slot per activity per day, regardless of location. Multiple bookings may result in online booking rights suspension. Email us to book a session or package.

Book a session online

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You must be 17 or older to book. If you are younger than 17, you must be accompanied by an adult member at all times.

Prices

Membership type

Cost

Membership type

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Members

Cost

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Free

Membership type

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Pay as you go (student)

Cost

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£5.99

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Pay as you go (staff and public)

Cost

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£7.49

What to wear

You must wear non-marking shoes, designed for use on indoor courts. If you're not sure, try the non-marking shoes test.

You must wear suitable clothing while playing sport. If you wear jeans, you will need to change.

Cancelling a session

Only the person who made the booking can cancel it. If you do not cancel your activity within 4 hours of the start time you will pay a non-attendance fee at the Pay as you go rate.

Pay as you go customers, who cancel their booking at least 4 hours in advance, will get a credit for fees paid.  

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Location and opening times

The University is proud to offer a wide range of modern sporting facilities for our staff, students and wider community to use. Our partnership with the Active Nation network also gives some members access to more gyms and swimming pools.