Recreational facilities

With extensive facilities across campus, as well as extended opening hours in the Sports Centres, you should have no trouble fitting some exercise into your day.

Our Facilities

The Performance Hub at Walsall Campus, its name lit up at night, seen from across the outdoor football field where students are playingWalsall Sports Centre

  • 3G football pitch 
  • Three indoor sports halls
  • Badminton, table tennis, basketball, netball and volleyball courts 
  • Indoor five-a-side
  • Fitness suite and weights room
  • Fitness studio
  • Outdoor netball courts
  • Six lane 200m sprint track

City Sports Centre

  • Sports hall
  • Badminton, table tennis, basketball, netball and volleyball courts
  • Indoor five-a-side 
  • Fitness suite
  • Conditioning suite
  • Plate Loaded and Free Weights suite
  • Outdoor Sports Zone

Special membership rates are available for students, staff and the community.

Find out more about our recreational sports facilities.

Our brand new flood-lit Netball courts at Walsall Campus click below for a video tour:


Outdoor netball courts at Walsall Campus, blue and green lined AstroTurf bordered by high fencing


You’ll study in a dynamic learning environment with experienced and accredited staff who work with elite athletes (e.g. Olympic judo players; academy players from professional football clubs), NHS patients, community based sports organisations and school groups.

Our excellent teaching and research facilities include:

  • state-of-the-art flood-lit 3G pitch
  • redeveloped and well-equipped sports centre
  • strength and conditioning weight training facility used by Olympians and students
  • social psychology suite with one-way observation mirror, viewing chamber, remotely-operated discreet video cameras, plasma screens, plus digital sound reproduction and mixing capabilities
  • specialised laboratories enabling, eg: ECG monitoring; body composition, lung function and gait assessment; performance analysis and video editing; EMG muscle activity monitoring
  • dedicated psychology teaching laboratory
  • bone density and body composition suite used by elite sports and health organisations

We have hosted international sports events and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Our body composition and bone density suite is used by British Gymnastics, British Judo, Aston Villa Football Club and Birmingham City Football Club.