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The Parkgate Road Campus has a wide range of sports facilities for University students and staff, available throughout the week. 

3G-Pitch Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)

A popular sport facility; our floodlit MUGA pitch provides a fantastic surface to play a wide range of sports on, including football, rugby and American football.

Floodlit 3-Pitch Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)

Sprint Track

Centrally located on the Parkgate Road Campus, our 60 metre, 3 lane sprint track is available for staff and student use.

3 lane 60m Running Track

Squash Courts

Providing staff and students with two glass backed squash courts.

Squash Courts

Sports Hall

Our multi-function sports hall, allows students and staff to alter the space according to their chosen sport. The sports hall currently has the space and facilities to create either six badminton courts, two volleyball courts, two basketball courts, a netball court or two cricket nets.

Sports Hall

Fitness Suite

The Fitness Suite is staffed by friendly, approachable and qualified fitness instructors on hand to provide you with as much support and guidance as you need. Membership options are available to suit all lifestyles and budgets.

Fitness Suite


Providing an open and light space to enjoy a range of fitness classes and sport teams, the gymnasium also has a sprung floor and mirrored wall, to help perfect your sport.


Swimming Pool

The University’s swimming pool is located at the heart of the Parkgate Road Campus, within the Fitness Centre complex. The 25 metre, 5 lane pool is home to the University swim and water polo teams, and also plays host to numerous recreational swim activities, as well as invaluable training for the sub-aqua club.

25m, 5 lane Swimming Pool

Hockey Specific Astro-Turf

Our floodlit astro-turf provides the space to enjoy a number of sports, such as hockey and lacrosse, and is used by our sport teams, or for recreational use and also by Chester Hockey Club.

Chester's floodlit astro-turf pitch

Outdoor Tennis Courts

Enjoy access to our two outdoor tennis courts, one of which can be converted into an outdoor netball court.

Tennis Courts