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About Us

Although the Sports Centre provides a hub for Sport at Cambridge University, anyone can become a member of our gym and use our facilities. You do not need a connection to the University and we have some competitive membership options available.

Opened in 2013, the University Sports Centre has a Gym, Strength & Conditioning room, Sports Hall, Squash and Fives courts, Studios and a Team Training Room used by international performance athletes. We offer a wide range of sports clubs and fitness classes for both members and casual users. Having top class facilities allows us to offer you one of the best gyms in Cambridge.

The Sports Service also maintains dedicated athletics and hockey facilities at Wilberforce Road Sports Ground, while cricket and tennis have their home at Fenner's, one of the country's most historic and iconic sports venues. A range of other club and college grounds are available across the city, catering to rugby, rowing, and many other sports besides.

Cambridge University is recognised as much for its illustrious sporting tradition as it is for its excellence in education, learning and research. Over the past 150 years, the University has been home to some of the world's greatest sportsmen and women, from Michael Atherton, to Emma Pooley, to a host of Olympians and Paralympians.

That history translates into a vibrant sports scene in the University today. With 53 sports clubs and a range of sporting societies, the University is one of the countries leading centres for student sport. Cambridge regularly places in the top 20 universities in the country in BUCS competition, and a range of scholarships for elite athletes are available.

Sport at Cambridge is supported by our excellent facilities. The University Sports Service is committed to developing sport within the University and across Cambridgeshire. You can find out more on this website, or you can contact us if you have further questions.