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Recreational facilities

With extensive facilities across campus, as well as extended opening hours in the Sports Centres, you should have no trouble fitting some exercise into your day.

Walsall Sports Centre

  • 3G football pitch
  • Sports halls
  • Badminton, basketball, netball and volleyball courts
  • Five-a-side and grass pitches
  • Fitness suite and weights room
  • Outdoor tennis and netball courts
  • Six lane 200m sprint track

City Sports Centre (Currently closed until Jan 2021)

  • Sports hall
  • Badminton, basketball, netball and volleyball courts
  • Five-a-side pitch
  • Fitness suite
  • Conditioning suite
  • Plate Loaded and Free Weights suite
  • Outdoor Sports Zone

Special membership rates are available for studentsstaff and the general public.

Find out more about our recreational sports facilities.

You’ll study in a dynamic learning environment with experienced and accredited staff who work with elite athletes (eg. Olympic judo players; academy players from professional football clubs), NHS patients, community based sports organisations and school groups.

Our excellent teaching and research facilities include:

  • state-of-the-art flood-lit 3G pitch
  • redeveloped and well-equipped sports centre
  • strength and conditioning weight training facility used by Olympians and students
  • social psychology suite with one-way observation mirror, viewing chamber, remotely-operated discreet video cameras, plasma screens, plus digital sound reproduction and mixing capabilities
  • specialised laboratories enabling, eg: ECG monitoring; body composition, lung function and gait assessment; performance analysis and video editing; EMG muscle activity monitoring
  • dedicated psychology teaching laboratory
  • bone density and body composition suite used by elite sports and health organisations

We have hosted international sports events and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Our body composition and bone density suite is used by British Gymnastics, British Judo, Aston Villa Football Club and Birmingham City Football Club.