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Get involved in sport and exercise at Newcastle. Get moving, feel great, reach your goals, be your best.

Due to the ongoing IT issues at Newcastle University, our Sports Services systems are down.

We continue to remain open, consistent with our opening times. However, note that we are introducing some temporary booking procedures as detailed below:

  • Gym Sessions and fitness class bookings are compulsory prior to arrival
  • Bookings can be made up to and including 25 September, with a 24-hour booking notice period
  • Bookings should be made by phone (0191 208 7225), our lines are open between 12.00 and 19.00
  • A membership is not required to book an activity up to 25 September. Further information on our membership offer will be circulated soon
  • 1-hour gym sessions are available at the following times: 12:15, 13:30, 14:45, 16:00, 17:15
  • Our exercise class timetable can be found at 

Unfortunately, no casual Sports Hall or Squash activity bookings are currently available.

Please ensure you bring your smartcard when attending and complete the required information on our sign in sheets at each of the relevant reception points (Main reception and/or Gym). Please also familiarise yourself with some of the additional measures we are introducing to keep you safe.

Fitness and fun for everyone

Sport and exercise are for all of us. No matter who you are, you can always turn to sport:

  • for fitness
  • for developing new skills
  • above all, for having fun

Our vision at Newcastle Sport is for everyone, students and staff, to find their passion in sport. Whether you’re drawn to group exercise classes, friendly team games or high-level competition, we have a place for you.

There’s a huge range of ways for you to get involved:

  • 65 sports clubs
  • 45 cardio and strength classes every week
  • leagues, tournaments and competitions

We offer the chance to compete up to British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), national and international level.

Get ready to find your inspiration. Explore our sports offering, grab your kit and get stuck in.

Newcastle University Sport Welcome Week

From Monday 28 September, Newcastle University Sport and NUSU will be running a number of taster opportunities. You'll be able to take part in some of our most popular sports for 3 weeks. 

Find out more about our welcome week here.

Leading UK university for sports

As the home of Newcastle United Football Club, we are a renowned sporting city. We’re also one of the top-performing universities for sports in the UK. We're always in the BUCS top ten out of a total of more than 150.

More about sport at Newcastle

Indoor sport

Outdoor sport