Northumbria Sport is primarily based out of Sport Central, a £30 million state of the art sports facility, that offers students, staff and the general public access to facilities and services that are of the highest quality.
Click on the links below to find out more about the facilities we offer or to book on to group exercise classes or hire individual facilities, such as basketball courts.
General Opening Hours
Weekdays & Weekends: 07:00 - 22:00
Coach Lane Sports Grounds
Weekdays: 08:00 - 22:00
Weekends: 08:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday and institutional closures
For the 2023/24 Academic year, Sport Central and Coach Lane Sports Ground will be closed on the following days:
Sunday 24 December 2023
Monday 25 December 2023
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Monday 1 January 2024
Friday 29 March 2024
Monday 1 April 2024
Monday 6 May 2024
Monday 27 May 2024
Monday 26 August 2024
Christmas Opening Hours
Between Christmas and New Year, Sport Central will open but will operate reduced hours:
Wednesday 27 December 2023 - 09:30 - 16:30
Thursday 28 December 2023 - 09:30 - 16:30
Friday 29 December 2023 - 09:30 - 16:30
Saturday 30 December 2023 - 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday 31 December 2023 - 09:30 - 16:30
Coach Lane Sports Ground will remain closed during this time.
Book a Tour
To book a tour, please telephone Sport Central Reception on 0191 227 4700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or view our Virtual Tour
Northumbria University has worked with AccessAble to make it easier to get around. AccessAble visited in-person to the Campus to create a Detailed Access Guide. Click the here to read the AccessAble Guide.