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Cricket Nets

Sport and Wellbeing adult and youth members may book our courts in advance in the following ways:

In Person   Sport and Wellbeing Reception at the Jubilee Sports Centre on University Road, Highfield Campus.
Telephone   023 8059 2119
Online   Online Booking

Bookings by email and telephone will only be accepted during advertised Reception opening hours.

Membership Type Advanced Booking Period
Members 7 days
Sports Pass and PAYG 2 days - £4.50 per person

NB  Advanced booking subject to change

Bookees must quote their membership number and name, along with the date and time they wish to book.  Members are reminded that it is not permitted to make a booking on behalf of another member.  All customers playing on a booked court must either have an eligible membership, or pay the PAYG fee.

Failure to attend pre-booked slots without notifying JSC Reception will result in a fine of £2.25 and use of membership will be suspended until the fine is paid. The person making the booking will be held liable for payment of any fines arising from abuse of membership rules. Persistent offenders may receive a longer suspension or permanent ban at the discretion of the Sport and Wellbeing Management Team.

Attendance is recorded for a court when a member swipes their ID card on the reader at the turnstiles when entering the facilities.


Customers may book for 1 hour per day and play for up to 2 hours per sport per day between 07:00-22:00


Cricket nets are available at the Team Southampton Sports Hall located in the Students' Union.  Also outside, at the Wide Lane Sports Grounds between 10.00 and 17.00 weekdays only.

Bookings at Wide Lane

All bookees must:

  • Have a booking prior to arrival and report to reception at Wide Lane Sports Grounds before they play
  • Have appropriate clothing and footwear on, and safety equipment
  • Only use the nets when booked
  • Supply their own equipment



Sport and Wellbeing reserves the right to cancel or curtail a booking due to emergency maintenance or other factors beyond our control. Please note that your booking time includes any necessary set up.

Cancellation by Bookee: If you wish to cancel your booking, please contact the JSC Reception immediately giving at least two hours notice, on 023 8059 2119 and if possible confirm the cancellation by email to Only the member who made the original booking may cancel it; it may not be cancelled by another member on the booking, nor by any other individual.  Alternatively you can cancel your booking via your online account.

Non-member Cancellation by Bookee: Non-members wishing to cancel a pre-paid casual court booking may do so up to two hours in advance of the booking and receive a credit to the value of the fees paid. Cancellation within two hours of the start of the booking will not be eligible for refund or credit.

Cricket nets cannot be booked by customers under 17 years of age. Family Members aged 4 - 16 years may play with an Adult member on a pre-booked court.  Children under 17 years must be accompanied by an Adult member at all times.

Non-marking shoes must be worn on all indoor sports courts.

Suitable clothing must be worn at all times in the sports facilities. Jeans are not considered to be suitable attire and customers wearing jeans will be asked to leave the sports facilities.

Please note that there are some access restrictions on activities that take place within the Students' Union building.  All bookings within this building must have at least one person with membership or a University of Southampton Student, Staff or Alumni ID card which they must carry with them at all times.

A full list of  rules are displayed in the facilities. Any member found to be in breach of our booking conditions or rules will lose their membership privileges and may be banned from the facilities.

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