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Staff Sport

Staff Sport

Stay fit, have fun and meet new people – with sports and activities you can fit in and around work.

Get fit and stay motivated at Newcastle

Take out a sports membership at Newcastle, and fit your workouts in or around your working day.

Whatever gets you moving, we offer a range of options to help you exercise regularly.

Flexibility and convenience

You can choose from more than 45 different exercise classes.

Care for your mind and body with yoga or pilates, or burn calories in a short, sharp 30-minute HIIT workout.

If team sports are more your thing, you can join a team in our Intramural programme, or even enter your own.

More information

To find out more about sports opportunities for staff, drop an email to staffsport@ncl.ac.uk.

ActivityDayTimeLocation

Badminton

Tuesday

12.00 – 13.00

Newcastle University Sports Centre

Squash

Tuesday

17.30-19.00

Newcastle University Sports Centre

Lunch run

Wednesday

12.15 – 13.30

Exhibition Park

Netball Leagues

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Football Leagues (11s, 7s, 5s)

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Badminton

Location: Newcastle University Sports Centre
Join other staff on a Tuesday lunchtime in this pitch up and play style session open to all abilities. Rackets and shuttles are provided. Free to silver or gold sports centre members. Guest fee applicable if not. For more information, contact Trevor James.

Squash

New for 2019/20, our staff squash sessions provide the opportunity to receive coaching from our Head of Racket Sports, play matches against other colleagues and give your fitness levels a boost. Free to silver or gold sports centre members. Guest fee applicable if not.

Lunch run

Location: Exhibition Park
Our lunch run group is designed for all abilities, from the seasoned pro to the complete beginner. Complete two or three laps of the 0.81 mile course, which loops around the lake in Exhibition Park. Runs start every 15 minutes from 12.15 to 13:30. No membership required. For more information, visit the lunch run website or facebook group.

Netball Leagues

Location: Newcastle University Sports Centre
Our Intramural netball leagues provide staff with the opportunity to enter a team into one of our leagues. 17:00-18:00 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Contact denis.murphy@ncl.ac.uk for more details.

Football Leagues

Location: Various
Field a team from your department or simply put a team together from a group of colleagues and enter into our Intramural football leagues (11s, 7s, and 5s). Contact liam.isaac2@ncl.ac.uk for more details.

Staff Exercise Fortnight

Every June, we host the Staff Exercise Fortnight to provide Newcastle University staff with the opportunity to take part in sport and physical activity free of charge. Each year there will be a range of sport and physical activity opportunities. Keep your eyes peeled for info around campus and on NU Connect.

14 day free trial

Staff who have not previously held a Sports Centre membership are entitled to a free 14 day gold membership. Contact sport@ncl.ac.uk for more details.