Sports Centre

In 2011 Lancaster University opened a brand new £20m Sports Centre. Featuring the latest in range sporting facilities, including a 25 metre swimming pool, climbing wall and bouldering cave which was designed with input from renowned mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, health and fitness suites, sauna and steam rooms and sports hall.

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Sports Facilities

Our sporting facilities are not limited to the Sports Centre. Around the campus we have 8 tennis courts, 5 netball courts, 2 floodlit synthetic grass pitches, 3 rugby pitches, 6 Association Football pitches, a crown bowling green, trim trail and woodland walk.

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Students' Union Sport

Lancaster University Students' Union has over 35 sports clubs ranging from American Football to Korfball, as well as the staples of rugby, netball, football and hockey. All these teams regularly compete against other institutions with the hope of winning their leagues and competitions. Every year the War of the Roses tournament against the University of York takes place with over 100 fixtures in around 40 different sports.

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In the Region

With Lancaster's location on the edge of the glorious landscape of the Lake District we can offer a wider choice of recreational activities than inner-city universities - within 30 minutes you could take advantage of activities such as hill walking, canoeing on the Lune, paragliding, horse riding and much more.

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