This article will inform you of the sports clubs available at the University of Portsmouth.

At the University of Portsmouth, we like to think that there is something for everyone whether you want to play, train or compete. Our sports clubs offer a variation of competitive and semi-competitive sporting opportunities for you to get involved in during your time at university. Sports clubs are great places for you to meet new people, make new friends and sometimes to try something new whilst you are here at university. The clubs made available by Sport and Recreation are;

  • American Football
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cheerleading
  • Climbing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Dodgeball
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football (Men's)
  • Football (Women's)
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Gym and Trampolining
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Men's Football
  • Men's Rugby
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Rugby (Men's)
  • Rugby (Women's)
  • Sailing
  • Ski and Snowboarding
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo and Karate
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Women's Football
  • Women's Rugby

Our sports clubs have more than 2,100 members across our teams, making them a great place to meet new people - so you'll be sure to make some new friends! All levels are welcome from beginners to experts, what better time to try something new.

We're keen to increase physical activity among all our students. Membership differs per club with prices ranging from £60 to £180, including training and match fees, transport and equipment and more socials than you can shake your hockey stick at. Naturally, if you're a gym member, you'll receive a discount on your club membership. Play with friends, train in the gym, compete against other universities, support your fitness goals alongside your sport to help you succeed.

Other clubs and societies are available, for more information on these head to the Student's Union website.


Other sports opportunities:

Play sessions: We have over 15 PLAY sports sessions which any student can attend - whether you’re in a sports club or not. Sports range from Basketball to Ultimate Frisbee and offer a social way to play sport without the cometitive element to training. PLAY sessions are free with any Core, Core+ or Ultimate membership, and if you’re not a member sessions are only £5.


Campus sport:

We offer leagues and tournaments for you to play sport with your friends against other students. Campus Sport is your opportunity to get involved in sport socially. Play with flatmates, housemates or course mates, get your team and get involved. Join over 500 University of Portsmouth students already playing in our Campus Football Leagues. Head to our Campus Sport pages to find out more.


Contact Us



T: 023 9284 5555

F: @UOPsport

I: @UOPsport

T: @UOPsport