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

We’re so pleased to welcome you all back!

Following the announcement of the Government roadmap we can confirm that our Sport and Fitness facilities have reopened as follows:-
Outdoor Sports Facilities:
Organised outdoor sport recommenced on 29 March 2021.
Athletic Union (AU) Club and Intramural Sport recommenced on 26 April 2021.
Indoor Sports and Fitness Facilities:
The new Gym and Strength and Conditioning Suite opened on 26 April 2021.  
Individual and household bubble sport recommenced on 26 April 2021.
Fitness Classes, AU Club activity and Intramural Sport recommenced on 17 May 2021.
We appreciate this is a challenging time for everyone, however, we are here for you. Please do contact us if you have any queries or require any further information.

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 fitness 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
  • a mix of cardio, strength, HIIT, cycling and yoga 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 FAQs

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