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The University of Winchester has a vast array of Sports Facilities both on campus and at the local sports stadium, a short distance away. We have a small but dedicated team of staff whose aspirations are to offer the best facilities at competitive prices, knowledgeable and experienced staff offering great customer service as well access to sport and physical activity for all.

Useful contacts: Phil Malatesta Sports Operations and Participation Manager 01962 827628 David Chetwynd Sports Facilities Operational Supervisor 01962 827553

Our team works closely with the Universities Students Union and Winchester City Council Sports Development Department to collaborate and offer the new Award Winning GetActive Scheme. This brochure should give you all you need to know about our facilities, recreational sports opportunities and how you can get involved. We hope you enjoy what we have to offer and look forward to seeing you within our sports Helen Thomas

facilities soon. Sports Facilities and Development Manager 01962 826362

University Gym and King Alfred Campus Facilities 01962 827650 Option 1 Winchester Sports Stadium – Bar End Campus 01962 827650 Option 2

On main campus we are lucky to have a state of the art Life Fitness Gym located in Burma Student Village. It has been recently refurbished and is fully air-conditioned. You will find a wide range of Life Fitness equipment from cardiovascular and resistance machines to free weights. The top floor hosts a large cardio area providing bikes, running machines, cross trainers, rowing machines and more. There is also a stretching zone to get you ready for your workout and fixed resistance machines to improve your strength. Downstairs hosts changing rooms along with functional and weight training space. We offer gym challenges and gym workshops to help create a fun and enjoyable experience within our gym. Check out our gym calendar for more info. Our qualified staff are here to help, anything you need just ask. Call 01962 827650 option 1


Located about two kilometres from the University’s main campus the the Sports Stadium is home to an 8-lane Athletics Track including areas to complete pole vault, shot put, javelin, high jump, long jump, triple jump and discus. There is also an All-Weather Pitch which offers a full pitch, 3 x 5aside pitches and 2 x half pitches. We also offer 2 x fully equipped lecture rooms. Winchester Sports Stadium is open 7 days a week, this is a great area to also hang-out and take full advantage of our CafÊ area. Recreational Athletics Track usage* is included in our Gym Memberships. For more information call: 01962 827650 Option 2 For block bookings email:

*This only includes track use at specific times and it is recommended to call first to ensure an event is not taking place.


Each semester you will find a newly released Fitness & Wellbeing class timetable. Our classes give you the opportunity to take part in group fitness & wellbeing sessions. Classes range from low impact to high intensity classes. Why not get some motivation and train as a team?. All our classes are designed for all abilities and are led by qualified and dedicated instructors who are here to help achieve your goals. We encourage all our users to give our classes a go, meet new friends and find that all important motivation. Classes are included in our Gym Memberships but also available for external users, please ensure you book. They are held in our Fitness Studio located opposite KKB cafe by the duck pond. If you’re looking for sports specific training/classes for your team this can also be arranged. To book call 01962 827650 option 1 For an up to date timetable visit our website:


Looking for a great venue for Tennis, Basketball, Netball, Badminton, Frisbee, Football, Volleyball and Cricket?. We are lucky to have 2 excellent venues on-campus for a wide range of different sports. Sports Hall Our Sports Hall is located in Bowers Building and is available to all staff, students and general public. Don’t forget to book for your chosen activity. John Shannon Sports Ground The Sports Ground has an astro surface and is located behind Alwyn Hall. This area is home to 2 x Tennis Courts, 2 x 5ASIDE pitches, Netball Court and much more. Again please don’t forget to book for your chosen activity. To book call 01962827650 option 1 For block bookings email or press option 3 via telephone


GetActive’s aim is to increase engagement and participation on campus, this scheme is aimed for both University Staff and Students – why not get involved in our weekly complimentary non-competitive sessions that are catered for all abilities? You don’t even have to book, just rock-up and play – a great way to socialise and make new friends! We currently offer a wide-range of activities, but please keep your eyes peeled for our annual GetActive Festival and other one-off events. GetActive won the ‘Best Project’ at Winchester District Sports Awards, so now you know you are in safe hands! This scheme also offers volunteering opportunities, so if you are looking to increase your employability skills, boost your CV why not get in-touch. For any questions or queries on GetActive please email our Sports Operation and Participation Manager


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