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Facilities at Brighton

To book a facility on a casual basis as a student, staff or member please contact your nearest reception. You can book facilities seven days in advance if your are a member or 48 hours if you are not. Please note that we offer a special off peak rate for casual hire facility bookings. Facility hire off-peak times are 07.30-17:00. If you would like to make a contract booking (regular bookings, bookings by external organisations or bookings further in the future) then complete our booking form. You can call reception to check availability prior to making your enquiry or booking request. If you are looking for a venue for your childrens' parties then please see the end of this section for details.

 

Falmer

Tel: 01273 643520

Sports Centre, Brighton. BN1 9PH

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 10pm

Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to 5pm


About Falmer

Situated on the edge of Brighton amongst the green fields and hills of the South Downs, the Falmer campus houses a range of outdoor sports pitches and an indoor facility.

The university have invested £9m on developing sports facilities at the Falmer campus. In October 2010 the university opened its new Sports Centre. The Centre has a 6 court sports hall as well as a fitness gym and 2 activity studios.

The facilities are within a 5 minute walk of the main halls of residence and Falmer train station. With an inter site/city bus service running frequently.

The university’s sports facilities are available for hire by student, staff , external groups and the general public regardless of membership. A variety of fitness membership options for staff and students are available. All memberships are valid across all university sports facilities.

Falmer's facilities include:

  • Sports hall marked with 1 netball court, 2 volleyball courts, 2 basketball courts (and whole hall show court), 6 badminton courts, cricket nets
  • 2 activity studios (1 matted for martial arts)
  • Large fitness suite
  • Seminar room
  • Five outdoor grass football pitches
  • One outdoor grass rugby pitch
  • Floodlit synthetic turf full size pitch (Third Generation FIFA 2 Star) marked for football, 3 x 7-a-side pitches and american football.
  • Floodlit 8 court tarmacadam non-slip netball and tennis courts
  • Artificial outdoor cricket wicket

Brighton Health and Racquets Club

 

Brighton Health and Racquets Club is situated on the Falmer campus. It houses three pools, 10 indoor tennis courts, a large fitness suite, squash courts, an activity studio, a hair and beauty clinic, a physiotherapy clinic, a restaurant and a sports equipment shop. This is one of the south-east’s premier leisure facilities and is part of the Virgin Active group.

  • Access to facilities

The club offers discounted full membership rates for university students and staff. The club have the right to change the entry fee at their discretion.

  • Students

The university Sport and Recreation Service issue cards at the start of each academic year. The cards allow access during restricted times and offer a cheap membership payment followed by a pay as you go fee each time you visit the club for swimming sessions.Virgin Active have the right to change this entry fee.

  • Staff

The university Sport and Recreation Service issue 100 staff cards. The cards allow access during restricted times and offer a cheap membership payment followed by a pay as you go fee each time you visit the club for swimming sessions. Virgin Active have the right to change this entry fee.

Visit the Brighton Health and Racquets Club website [opens new window]. For details of the University of Brighton exclusive swim offer please see our latest Brighton Swim Timetable.

 

Click here for a map of Falmer

 

 

Moulsecoomb

Cockcroft Building, Brighton. BN2 4GJ

01273 642126

Opening times term time:

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 9pm.

Saturdays 11am-3pm (term time only)

Closed on Sundays.

 

To book a facility then complete our online booking form [opens new window]. You can call reception to check availability.

Based in the Cockcroft Sports Centre servicing the Moulescoomb campus just 2 miles from the City centre, within easy reach of Moulsecoomb train station and access to over 300 off street parking spaces:

The university’s sports facilities are available for hire by student, staff , external groups and the general public regardless of membership. A variety of fitness membership options for staff and students are available. All memberships are valid across all University of Brighton sports facilities.

  • Sports hall
    The wooden sprung-floored hall houses one basketball court or two badminton courts. The hall can also accommodate a variety of other activities including various exercise classes and local clubs.
  • Fitness suite
    The popular 35 station fitness suite is constantly updated to bring our members the most up-to-date equipment. The ground floor houses a multitude of resistance machines and free weights with the first floor dedicated to cardiovascular area with treadmills, bikes, steppers, cross-trainers and rowers.
  • Climbing wall
    The indoor traverse in the gymnasium is a great training facility spanning the 15m x 6m. At present use is restricted to the university Climbing Club (who welcome new members) and to experienced climbers.

Click here for a map of Moulsecoomb

 

 

Varley Halls of Residence

 

Brighton. BN1 9GR

This site is currently undergoing some plans for redevelopment. A new facility is in the final stages. More details will be released here.

Click here for a map of Varley

 

Membership and price list 2013/14

Sport Brighton offer membership pakages as well as the opportunity to hire facilities. Click on the leaflet below for details and prices for members and members of the university community.

Membership and Price List

[215kb pdf]

 

Childrens' Parties

The university can host childrens' parties. Look at our leaflet for more information and a booking form.

Childrens' Parties Information

[1mb pdf]

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