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Published: Thursday, 07 January 2021 10:04 Written by Michelle

We have put together a Sport Brighton YouTube playlist of some of our videos to help you to keep moving. Here you can find our quick workout ideas in one place and we've even thrown in some classes. Why not aim to add one or two of these exercise ideas to your week. A great way to keep fit and healthy whilst you are spending more time at home. 

Click here to access the playlist. 


COVID-19 | Sport Brighton Service Updates

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Published: Friday, 01 January 2021 14:17 Written by Michelle




Following the latest announcement from the Government that England will be entering another national lockdown we are currently closed for all activity with the possible exception of some academic use  (details to be confirmed). We are currently unsure when we may be able to open again but we will email all members and update this page once we know.

As with previous closure periods we will ensure facility memberships are extended accordingly once we reopen.

Given the extended period our students have not been on campus or able to take part in student club activity we have made the decision to refund all student club (Panther) memberships (Bronze, Silver, Gold and BSMS). Parklife league entries (£15) will also be refunded. We will be contacting those that have purchased these items over the coming days with details of what they need to do. We will endeavour to process these as soon as we can but please be aware that there may be some delay while we process these. We are hopeful to run activities should guidance permit this academic year but will advise nearer the time of a pricing structure for this once we have a better idea of the levels of service we can offer.  





See our guide as to what to expect:







We currently do not have a date for our Cockcroft facility to open. Given its size and nature the current guidelines do not make it viable to open currently. Existing Cockcroft users should use our Falmer Sports Centre as an alternative. 

Updates will continue to be on this page. 



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New Year, New Challenge?

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Published: Friday, 01 January 2021 10:30 Written by Michelle

Interested in a challenge and a goal for this year? The University of Brighton has a handful of places available for University students, alumni and staff in The Brighton Marathon to be part of the university’s first ever running team.


The Brighton Marathon is one of Europe’s favourite marathons, taking place on 12thSeptember 2021–sign up today!  

You’ll have the opportunity to train as part of our Marathon running team. Not only that, but you’ll receive all sorts of exclusive free benefits with your registration, including access to great training support, performance workshops and student rate gym membership thanks to Sport Brighton. 


To register your interest and join the running team,  find out more here.


Universities Unite To Offer New Competition

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Published: Friday, 04 December 2020 10:00 Written by Michelle

Four universities on the south coast have joined forces to offer an exciting new competition in a response to the global pandemic. Brighton, Chichester, Portsmouth and Sussex are launching the South Coast Cup. The competition aims to provide competitive sporting fixtures throughout February and March 2021. The Cup comes in response to students wanting competitive sport and universities looking to reduce risk and logistical issues given the current pandemic.

Claire Slater from the University of Brighton said ‘the competition enables a greater amount of localised flexibility.  With guidelines changing constantly and the tier system having an impact on what can take place, it is hoped the competition can maximise the opportunity for students to get fixtures in a difficult year.’  

The Cup is a temporary solution with all universities taking a break from British University (BUCS) competition in sports that normally take place across the four institutions. There is also scope for the universities to offer one off tournaments in sports that would normally attend national competitions. 

Leagues across twelve sports are due to be announced in the new year. As well as teams competing in leagues, the universities will be competing for the overall South Coast Cup title as a points system will determine the overall winning university at the end of the competition.

Meg Donovan the Brighton Students’ Union Vice President for Activities commented ‘It is evident that the student experience has massively been affected by this pandemic. For so many, sport is a huge part of being at University – it not only allows students to engage with their passions, but also helps them make friends and form communities with like-minded people. That is why this is such a brilliant idea. Working with local universities to put on competitive sport this year is going to be so beneficial for so many students. I can’t wait to see it all take place!’