Social Sport

  • New Sports added to 2022/23
  • FREE with your Fitness Membership.
  • £3 a session if you don’t have a fitness membership.
  • Flexible turn up and play activity.
  • Social Sport is an inclusive environment and open to all abilities.
  • A wide range of different activities to choose from.
  • Look out for our monthly themed activities.

Northumbria Sport are delighted to offer our new and improved Social Sport programme to Students in the starting from October 3rd and running the full academic year. This year will see futsal and touch rugby added to our already comprehensive offer that now features ten different sports ensuring there is something for everyone. 

Our sessions are led by our activators and social sport coaches who make sessions fun and engaging making our programme the perfect offer if you are looking to get active at university.

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

Why not join our facebook group to keep up to date with everything social sport-

To find our more about indivdual sports see below. 

Social Sport 

Volleyball Monday Sport Central  17:00 - 18:00
Netball Tuesday Sport Central 17:00 - 18:00
Table Tennis Tuesday Sport Central 17:00 - 18:30
Cricket* Tuesday Coach Lane 17:30 - 19:00
Learn to Swim** Tuesday SC Pool 20:00 - 21:00
Futsal Tuesday  Sport Central 20:30 - 21:30
Dodgeball Wednesday Sport Central 16:30 - 17:30
Basketball Thursday Sport Central  17:00 - 18:00
Badminton Thursday Sport Central  17:00 - 18:00


**Block Booking Payment required. This can be purchased here



Our Social Sports

Learn to Swim

Our learn to swim sessions are aimed at students who have never swam or have very limited experience swimming. These sessions are available in semesterly blocks with aim of improving students swimming ability. To book your space on the course please CLICK HERE. 

Sessions will last for 10 weeks starting from the 17th January and cost £30 for the block booking. 


Learn how to volley, bump and spike in our social sport volleyball session. Whether you have never played volleyball before or you have experience this session is for you.


Social sport netball, is the perfect offer for students wanting to play netball in an inclusive and welcoming environment.

Table Tennis

Whether attending with friends or coming on you own, Social sport table tennis is fantastic way to practice your skills and put them to the test against other students.


Social sport cricket is the best way to practice your cricket skills whilst making friends. Our sessions are varied with range of net practice and training drills with our social sport cricket coach.


Enjoy football? Then why not give futsal a try! futsal is played in small court with a hard ball and gives students the opportunity to test their flicks and tricks.


Dodge duck dip and dive into this extremely fun social sport session that brings students together in a fun welcoming environment.


Why not jump into our social basketball session. Perfect for complete beginner and those students who play basketball regularly.


Our social badminton session is perfect for students who both want a relaxed session or want to challenge their friends to prove is the best.