Sport Sheffield | The University of Sheffield

About Us

Sport Sheffield, is the University’s sports department; responsible for all aspects of sport and fitness within the University of Sheffield.

Our Vision:

- inspire our community to become involved in fitness and sporting activities to enrich wellbeing;
- instil a sense of enjoyment;
- enhance personal development
- Provide opportunities to achieve excellence.


To provide the best possible products and services within agreed key sporting themes, in order to support and deliver an outstanding sporting experience.

Sport Sheffield offers a wide range of facilities including; 5 floodlit synthetic pitches; large fitness centre (approx. 150 pieces of equipment); Swimming Pool with Sauna Steam Rooms; Sports Hall; A fitness studio; Multipurpose Activity Room; 4 Squash Courts and Bouldering wall. 45 Acres of grass playing fields for rugby, football and cricket.

Sporting opportunities have been developed through three themes; Involvement; Development and Excellence.

There are six main areas within Sport Sheffield that deliver services and activities:

Provides and promotes a wide range of sporting opportunities and initiatives for students to step into sport and get involved at a level suitable for them. Strands within Access Sport are Give It a Go, Communities Sport and Sports Volunteering.

There are many opportunities for students to recreate their spare time at Sport Sheffield through informal pay and play sporting activities.

Sport Sheffield aims to support a healthy and well balanced lifestyle by focusing on the 'whole person' both physically and psychologically.

Competitions are open to all University of Sheffield students and members of staff. You do not need to join a University sports club. Simply get a group of friends together, register a team and enjoy yourself.

Provides many opportunities for students to participate and compete in a wide variety of sports while at University. With 47 sports clubs to choose from and many links to other clubs across the city, there will be something for you to carry on an existing sporting interest or to try something completely new during University.

Provides opportunities to represent the University in national competitions, and supports some of our top national and international student sportsmen and women, whilst studying at the University of Sheffield.

Sport Sheffield is committed to delivering an excellent sporting student experience, through providing students with a wide range of opportunities to get involved in sport, celebrating sporting achievements and making friends for life.

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