Sports arena

Our sports arena is Preston’s premier multi-sports venue. We cater for a wide range of outdoor sports such as football, rugby, athletics, hockey, tennis, netball, cycling and rounders.

The arena features a variety of outdoor sports facilities, including two 3G pitches, a hockey pitch and recently resurfaced athletics track.

In addition to our sports facilities, the arena also has meeting rooms and a café.

Get qualified in sports coaching

We provide a range of National Governing Body sports coaching qualifications to enrich your CV and employability. From football to futsal there's something for everyone.

Corporate events

We are experienced in organising and delivering successful corporate events. We can tailor events to suit the needs of your organisation and there are a number of activities you can choose from. These include football, netball, rounders and athletics (fun sports day activities) or you can choose to enjoy a variety of sports. Prizes are available for teams and individuals.

Find us

A shuttle bus runs Monday to Saturday during term time from the Students' Union.

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Training in the gym
Training in the gym

Detailed information

Kit list

  • Final Whistle Cafe
  • Cycle hire
  • Astroturf indoor training facility
  • Seven grass football pitches
  • Two 3G football pitches (floodlit)
  • Three grass rugby pitches
  • Eight lane international standard athletics track (floodlit)
  • Six five-a-side all weather grids
  • One seven-a-side all weather grid (enclosed area)
  • One full-size all weather hockey and football pitch, with seven-a-side also available
  • Four tennis/netball courts (floodlit)
  • 1.5km cycle circuit which include a shorter junior track
  • Multi-purpose activity and meetings rooms available for hire


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Monday to Thursday

9.00am – 10.00pm


9.00am - 7.30pm

Saturday and Sunday

9.00am - 5.00pm


Sports membership

Staff: £9.99 per month, for minimum three months. Payment taken directly from salary or via upfront payment.

Alumni: £130 per year, or £12.50 per month, for minimum three months.

General enquiry