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To book a facility on a casual basis as a student, staff or member please contact your nearest reception or use our App. You can book facilities seven days in advance if your are a member, 5 days for student and staff non-members or 48 hours for anyone else. If you would like to make a contract booking (regular bookings, bookings by external organisations or bookings further in the future) then complete our booking form. You can call reception to check availability prior to making your enquiry or booking request. If you are looking for a venue for your childrens' parties then please see the end of this section for details.

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Tel: 01273 643520

Accessibility Information (DisabledGo Links): Falmer Sports Centre, Falmer Pavilion

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Sports Centre, Brighton. BN1 9PH

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 7.15am to 10pm

Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to 5pm

Bank Holidays closed. We close between Christmas and New Year.


About Falmer

Situated on the edge of Brighton amongst the green fields and hills of the South Downs, the Falmer campus houses a range of outdoor sports pitches and an indoor facility.

The university have invested £9m on developing sports facilities at the Falmer campus. In October 2010 the university opened its new Sports Centre. The Centre has a 6 court sports hall as well as a fitness gym and 2 activity studios.

The facilities are within a 5 minute walk of the main halls of residence and Falmer train station. With an inter site/city bus service running frequently.

The university’s sports facilities are available for hire by student, staff , external groups and the general public regardless of membership. A variety of fitness membership options for staff and students are available. All memberships are valid across all university sports facilities.

Falmer's facilities include:

      • Sports hall marked with 1 netball court, 2 volleyball courts, 2 basketball courts (and whole hall show court), 6 badminton courts, cricket nets
      • 2 activity studios (1 matted for martial arts)
      • Large fitness suite
      • Seminar room
      • Five outdoor grass football pitches
      • One outdoor grass rugby pitch
      • Floodlit synthetic turf full size pitch (Third Generation FIFA 2 Star) marked for football, 3 x 7-a-side pitches and american football.
      • Floodlit 8 court tarmacadam non-slip netball and tennis courts
      • Artificial outdoor cricket wicket
      • Outdoor changing (x8) and seminar rooms (x4) within the Sports Pavilion Building




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Tel: 01273 642126

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday 6.30am to 11pm

Friday 6.30am to 9pm

Saturday and Sunday 8am to 6pm

Bank Holidays closed. We close between Christmas and New Year also.


Completed in September 2022, Moulsecoomb Gym and Fitness offers a gym and studio facility in the heart of the Moulsecoomb Campus.  Further details of what you can find here can be found below:



Fully equipped cardio and resistance suite with latest Technogym Excite range including:

  • 7 bikes
  • 8 treadmills
  • 6 cross trainers
  • 3 climbers
  • Skierg
  • 3 Skillmill curved freerunning treadmill
  • 6 rowers
  • 2 spin bikes with on-demand spin classes
  • 2 ab/aductors
  • 3 cable stations
  • Lowerback extension
  • Assisted chin/dip
  • Leg curl
  • Leg extension
  • Prone leg curl
  • Chest press
  • Lat row
  • Shoulder press
  • Low row
  • Smith machine
  • Leg press
  • InBody body composition analyser



Strength and conditioning area in full Hammer Strength range of Olympic Flat Benches, 7 half racks, Arm Curl, Athletic Multi-Adjustable Bench, Power Pivots, dumbells in 2.5kg increments 5kg to 47.5kg AND 2kg increments of 2kg-40kg, competition kettlebells 12kg-32kg, Training bars and Olympic bars alongside UESAKA Certified IWF Competition bumper plates and technique plates.

Our ESP TOTALfreedom functional rig and track area includes Boxing bags, Battle-ropes, TRX suspension trainers, Wheeled sled Resistant band vertical pegs, Slamballs, Stability balls, Powerbags, monkey bars, squat stations, Foam plyoboxes, barbells, dumbells and more kettle bells.



The new studio will be home to 20 Technogym GROUP CYCLE CONNECT spin bikes that features high power accuracy, on-the-fly adjustments and a new kind of group riding experience; One that combines music, visual effects, and performance data to create an interactive training that inspires you to move.



The new gym is located on Lewes Road (BN2 4AT) and is on street level of the new accomodation towers in front of Mithras House. See the barbell icon on the map below. 

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