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.

Free membership for students

Students based at our Preston Campus can use our facilities for free with a Sports Membership. Meanwhile, members of staff and alumni can purchase a monthly or annual membership at a discounted rate.

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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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

Students: Free for all students based at our Preston campus.

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.

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