Social Sport

  • Brand new for 2020/21
  • FREE sport and activities daily on campus
  • Over 10 different sports to choose from
  • Social Sport is an inclusive environment and open to all abilities. 

Our FREE Social Sport programme is a great way to meet new people and have some fun! It offers the opportunity to try a new sport or activity such as Ultimate or Teqball without the commitment of buying a club or fitness membership, you can just turn up and play!

You will need to book on to all Social Sport sessions via the Northumbria Sport App!


Badminton:

Pick up a racket and enjoy a range of badminton-based games and a combination of single and doubles matches in a relaxed environment for all abilities.

Mondays, 17:30 – 18:30pm, North Court


Basketball:

Come and shoot some hoops in our fun and relaxed basketball session. From 3v3 to shooting competitions there is something for everyone!

Fridays, 17:30 – 18:30pm, Upper Hall


Teqball:

Love football? Why not try Teqball! Combining football and table tennis this new sport offers participants the opportunity to test their first touch and technique against their opponent.

Mondays & Thursdays, 12:00 – 14:00pm and Tuesdays & Fridays, 13:00 – 14:00pm, The Quad


Swingball:

An old school classic. Swingball is simple 1 on 1 tennis game. Come along to test your skills in a fun inclusive environment.

Mondays & Thursdays, 12:00 – 14:00pm and Tuesdays & Fridays, 13:00 – 14:00pm, The Quad


Netball:

This fun and active session is for everyone and will allow you to learn the basic skills whilst having fun. Ran by our friendly University Netball Officer these fun and active sessions are open to all abilities.

Mondays, 18:00 – 19:00pm, Upper Hall


Cricket:

Frustrated by missing half of the cricket season? This stripped back version of the game will allow you to practice your skills and enjoy small sided games.

Wednesday, 20:30 – 22:00pm, Upper Hall


Table Tennis:

Get your ping pong on with our social table tennis sessions. From round robins to rally’s, this is a great way to have fun and learn some new techniques!

Mondays & Thursdays, 12:00 – 14:00pm and Tuesdays & Fridays, 13:00 – 14:00pm, The Quad


Ultimate:

Do you want to try something new? Why not come along to our Ultimate Frisbee session. Open to all this fast-moving team sport is the perfect way to get active.

Thursdays, 18:00 – 20:00pm, Lovaine Green


Dodgeball:

Dodge, dip, duck and dive your way in to our social dodgeball sessions! This is a great way to meet new people and have some fun at the same time.

Tuesdays, 18:00 – 19:00pm, Lovaine Green


Football:

Open to all abilities this relaxed football session is a great way to meet like minded students and enjoy a friendly five a side match.

Fridays, 19:00 – 20:30pm, Upper Hall


Couch to 5k:

Northumbria Sport are encouraging students to download the NHS Couch to 5k app. This will give you access to a 9 week programme that will finish with you being able to run 5K. Students will also be able to join our Facebook and Strava group that will give students the opportunity to encourage and support each other through the journey.

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