Social Sport / Household 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!

Unfortunately due to the national restrictions our Social Sport/Household Sport programme has been suspended. Students looking to get active during lockdown can still access the Big Box of Sport and the Strava Community group free of charge.

Big Box of Sport

Northumbria Sport are delighted to introduce the ‘Big Box of Sport’ to the Social Sport programme. This fantastic opportunity gives students in halls of residence the chance to loan Northumbria Sport equipment free of charge. We have teamed up with Sodexo to bring students a range of equipment including Cricket sets, Netballs, Rugby balls and much more. All equipment will be following strict COVID-19 protocols including equipment being cleaned before and after use, and equipment having a incubation period of 48 hours after use.

Students should utilise equipment in parks and large green spaces where it possible to social distance. All Students will be required to follow all government restrictions and the additional guidance produced by Northumbria Sport which can be accessed on the booking form, students are also not permitted to use equipment inside there halls of residence.


The Programme is available for the following halls of residence:

Winn Studios

Glenamara House

Trinity Square

Claude Gibb

Lovaine Hall


To book your equipment today all you need to do is Click Here and complete the form. Once you have completed your booking form you should show the confirmation to a member of Sodexo team who work in your halls residence. 



Strava Running Community: 

Enjoy running? Never ran before? Don't worry our Strava running group is open to all ablities and is a great way for students to be part of a community whilst keeping active. 

Look out for different challenges uploaded every Wednesday and Saturday. Students are also encouraged to upload their own runs and support other students by giving them kudos.  

Please Click the Link below to join today.