Sport

Sport Liverpool

Whatever your sporting interests, we have a dedicated and growing team of professional staff to help you get the best out of our excellent facilities.

Whatever your sporting interests, we have a dedicated and growing team of professional staff to help you get the best out of our excellent facilities.

When you come to the University of Liverpool, you’ll have the opportunity to try a whole range of different sports and activities as well as developing any existing skills you already have.

Excellent facilities

Our facilities and services are some of the best university life can offer. Sport Liverpool offers you space, facilities and support to enjoy a fantastic range of activities, meet new people and have fun, all for a great price. Our facilities include the Sport and Fitness Centre with access to:

  • 25 metre swimming pool and shallow water area
  • Two sports halls
  • Four squash courts
  • Dance and spinning studios
  • Bouldering wall
  • Sports Cafe
  • Supportive staff and personal training sessions to help you achieve your fitness and wellbeing goals.

Add these to a comprehensive fitness suite and weight training rooms, and we have some of the best facilities and services university life can offer.

Take part in organised group exercise classes including Spinning, Pilates, HIIT and Les Mills BodyPump, BodyBalance and GRIT classes. Available to suite all levels of ability, our classes provide individuals and groups with the opportunity to participate in a range of recreational exercise, dance and sporting activities.

Off campus 

Few university sports grounds can match the number of quality outdoor sports facilities at the University of Liverpool. At our Wyncote Sports Ground we have:

  • 10 senior football and four rugby pitches
  • One lacrosse pitch
  • Floodlit hockey astro, football 3G pitch and 3G rugby training area. 

In the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in the village of Deiniolen, near Llanberis, our Outdoor Activity Base offers basic accommodation for up to 18 people in two dormitories. It’s perfect for a team building trip or outdoor expedition around this beautiful part of North Wales. It is available for booking on a first come, first served basis, throughout the year.

For further information visit Sport Liverpool.

Value

At Sport Liverpool we offer so much more than just flexible, competitive membership fees. We tailor our facilities, classes, advice and services to our members, so whether joining as part of a team, a class, or simply meeting your own fitness goals we can offer you real support.

Wellbeing

We understand that looking after your fitness can not only help you look good, but make you feel great too. Feeling fit and healthy can help with managing the stresses and strains of everyday life, and lead to improved performance at work, or even better academic results. So our approach to wellbeing is not just about sport, it’s about helping you develop a mind-set, a real work life balance that enables you to get to where you want to be.

Community

Sport is and should be fun, whether you are taking part or spectating. As well as offering you the chance to join in and compete at all levels, our Athletics Union also means you can really get behind team Liverpool too. There’s a real community feel to our facilities and lots of opportunities to socialise and make new friends.

How do I get involved?

Everyone is welcome to drop in to the Sports and Fitness Centre or Sport Liverpool Office even if it is just to look around and pick up additional information or a membership application form. Our staff will provide you with all the information you need to get started and to help you make the most of our wide ranging facilities, services and activity programmes.

Club Sport

Join one of our 51 student-led sport clubs most of which represent us in the British Universities and Colleges Sport leagues (BUCS) and with the majority of clubs accepting beginners, now is your chance to try something completely new!

Campus Sport

Campus Sport provides students and staff with the opportunity to take part in sport at a recreational level. There are internal leagues in football, rugby, netball and hockey and also casual opportunities to play organised badminton and basketball. The University’s Campus Football programme is the first in England to be accredited through the FA’s Charter Standard.

Casual

Keep fit and enjoy the sports that you love on an informal basis.

Elite Athlete Support

The University offers sport bursaries to ambitious, high performing athletes in a wide range of sports. For more information contact hwhitton@liverpool.ac.uk.