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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

Every Day (including weekends): 07:00-22:00 

Bank Holiday and institutional closures

For the 2022/23 Academic year, Sport Central will be closed on the following days:

Bank Holidays:

Friday 7 April 2023 and Monday 10 April 2023 (Please note: we will be open on Saturday 8 April and Sunday 9 April)

Monday 1 May 2023 

Monday 8 May 2023

Monday 29 May 2023 

Monday 28 August 2023 

Book a Tour

To book a tour, please telephone Sport Central Reception on 0191 227 4700 or email 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.