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If you like to play hard and you want to unleash your competitive spirit then sportBU is the place for you, they have a fantastic range of activities and facilities.

sportBU is open to students, staff members and the community all year round on a ‘pay and play’ membership basis.

You should find everything you need on the website, but you are always welcome to pop in and talk to the friendly team too while at university.

They cater for all the sports, activities and fitness classes that you would expect to find, and are constantly adding new sports and activities to meet members’ interests too. sportBU is also a great way to socialise and meet new people!

Sign up either online or at sportBU reception to make the most of your time at BU and all the facilities that we have to offer.


The wide range of facilities for everyone to use include:

  • Four badminton court sports hall
  • Two floodlit 3G pitches
  • A fully equipped training zone with separate free weights, fixed weights, functional and Cardio zones
  • Refurbished and enlarged High Performance Training Suite
  • Health Zone treatment rooms
  • Injury and rehabilitation services
  • Dean Park cricket ground
  • Two dance and activity studios
  • Two turf football pitches (Wallisdown)
  • Changing rooms with showers.

Partnership club facilities include:

  • Swimming at Littledown Centre with Swim Bournemouth
  • Athletics at Kings Park Athletic Stadium with Bournemouth Athletics Club
  • Netball at the Sir David English Centre
  • Football, rugby, squash, table tennis and hockey at Chapel Gate
  • Golf at Dudsbury Golf Club and Ferndown Golf Club
  • Squash and racquetball at West Hants
  • Tennis at Bournemouth Gardens.

To find out more information about memberships, classes and programmes and prices, please visit our website.

One Response to “sportBU”

  1. Nikita Wright

    Hi I will be starting bournemouth uni in September and would really like to join some fitness classes and gym facilities. How much are memberships for BU sports gym.


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