Sport & Exercise

Indoor sports facilities

From basketball to badminton, we have activity areas for a variety of individual and team sports.

Video: Indoor Sports at the Pleasance
View the indoor sports facilities available to our members and the University community. Choose from Squash, badminton, basketball, netball, volleyball, football or futsal

Indoor sport bookings

  • All bookings must be made and pre-paid via our online booking system.
  • Bookings must be made by a Sport & Exercise Gym member.
  • At least one member must be present during the booked activity.
  • From Monday 6 September, all non-members will have to pay an access charge of £6.00 per person and must sign in via a visitor QR code at Pleasance reception.

Equipment hire

  • Equipment hire (Squash/badminton rackets and some balls) will be available from reception.
  • Squash balls and Shuttlecocks will be available to purchase.
  • Your membership/student card will be retained as a deposit for any hire items.
  • All hire items must be cleaned by the user after use before returning them.

Further information

Make a booking

Further information about specific sport bookings

Squash Bookings

Sports Hall Bookings

Our Sports Hall can be used for a variety of sports and is 38 metres long by 27 metres wide. It features a premium wood floor and bleacher seating.


Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is accessible via a lift from the main level and from the south side entrance.

Squash courts

The squash courts are on the main level, with a small step.