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. 

Northumbria Sport are delighted to announce the return of our FREE Social Sport and Household Sport programme subject to government guidance. From the 29th March students will be able to access our Outdoor Household Sport offer which includes sports such as Teqball, Table Tennis and Dodgeball(SEE BELOW HOW TO BOOK TODAY). Students will then three weeks later on 19th April be able to access Indoor Household Sport sessions and our Outdoor Social Sport offer which is a great way to meet new people and have some fun and 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! Finally from the 17th May subject to government guidance our full Social Sport Offer will be available. 


Northumbria Sport are delighted to announce the reintroduction of our Household Sport programme. Students are now able to book session slots which begin from the 19th April. 

Students are able to book the following session FREE of charge for their household to enjoy: Badminton/Basketball/Cricket/Netball/Table Tennis/Teqball. 

All equipment will be supplied and students will have the hall set up to their sport of choice. 

These activities will be bookable on the following dates: (Please note sessions will not run between 30/4/20 and 7/5/20 due local council elections, sessions are also not bookable on 2/7/21) : 

















CLICK HERE to send your booking request to Please ensure you include the time and date you would like to request, along with activity you would like to request. 

Outdoor Household Sport 

Northumbria Sport are delighted to restart the Household Sport programme from the 29th March. Due to current guidance these sessions are only permitted to take place outside and students must be in the same household. Activites that are available are are as follows: 

Teqball (Quad) Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-2pm

Table Tennis (Quad) Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-2pm

Dodgeball (Lovaine Green) Tuesday 5pm-6pm

Ultimate Frisbee (Lovaine Green) Thursday 5pm-6pm

Places can be booked by CLICKING HERE. 

Please be aware places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment. 

These sessions will run up to the 16th April, after which this programme will be replaced by the Social Sport offer. 


Social Sport 

Northumbria Sport are delighted to announce that from the 19th April our Social Sport programme will resume. Spaces will be bookable via our app which can be found on both the Apple and Google store. The following session will be available to students and will follow all government and NGB Guidance: 

Teqball and Table Tennis( Every Tuesday/Thursday 12:00pm-14:00pm/QUAD) 

Dodgeball (Tuesday 17:00pm/Lovaine Green) 

Ultimate Frisbee Thursday (17:00pm/Lovaine Green) 

Tennis (Details TBC)


Keep an eye on this page for when the full details of our indoor sport programme are released. 


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.