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To book a facility on a casual basis as a student, staff or member please contact your nearest reception. You can book facilities seven days in advance if your are a member or 48 hours if you are not. Please note that we offer a special off peak rate for casual hire facility bookings. Facility hire off-peak times are 07.30-17:00. 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




Click here for a map of Falmer




Coming soon. Sport Brighton is excited to announce that we are opening a brand new fitness gym and studio on the Moulsecoomb campus. Part of the Big Build development the new facility is due to open it's doors at the start of 2022. More details will be released in the build up to it's opening. 

Cockcroft Sports Hall | Semester One 2021/22

Based in the Cockcroft Sports Centre servicing the Moulescoomb campus just 2 miles from the City centre, within easy reach of Moulsecoomb train station and access to over 300 off street parking spaces:

The university’s sports facilities are available for Parklife and Student Club sessions in term one of 2021/22. 

      • Sports hall
        The wooden sprung-floored hall houses one basketball court or two badminton courts. The hall can also accommodate a variety of other activities including various exercise classes and local clubs.
      • Click here for a map of Moulsecoomb





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