Lacrosse club

Give Me Sport 2022

Try out our 35 sports clubs, fitness classes and brand new gym

Start your health and fitness journey here.

If you're keen to get involved in sport, you're in the right place. Through Give Me Sport weekend, you can try out taster sessions for our 35 competitive sports clubs, use our brand new 175-station gym, and take part in instructor led group fitness classes.

Give Me Sport weekend

How does Give Me Sport work?

Give Me Sport is your chance to try out all things sport at The University of Portsmouth, across 23 - 25 September (part of your first week of uni).

Pick up an entry T-shirt for £10 to get access to three full days of: 

Plus your limited edition 2022 Give Me Sport T-Shirt!

This event will take place again in September 2023.

Join our Welcome Facebook Groups to meet your future team-mates ahead of Give Me Sport Weekend.

Varsity March 2022 men's hockey

Our competitive sports clubs

Come and try our 35 sports clubs! You have three days to try as many as you like, with no previous experience needed and no commitment to sign up straight away. All of the UOP Sport clubs compete against other universities in regular competitions and leagues.

Sport club sessions for Give Me Sport will be bookable through the UOP Sport app nearer the time.

Our clubs include:

  • American Football
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Boxing
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Climbing
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Dodgeball
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Gym and Tramp
  • Handball


  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Men's Football
  • Men's Rugby
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Snow Sports
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swim
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo and Karate
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Women's Football
  • Women's Rugby
Visitors taking part in fitness classes - Ravelin Activities

Fitness Classes

Get fit and healthy with other students in our fun fitness classes. With our team of fitness instructors, you can try out over 50 fitness classes across Give Me Sport weekend.

Our wide range of classes includes:

  • Cardiovascular classes such as cycling and Zumba
  • Mind and body classes like pilates and yoga
  • Strength and conditioning classes with weights and equipment
  • LES MILLS™ classes
Photo of two women using treadmill machines - Ravelin Activities

Our brand new Gym

Our brand new state of the art gym is equipped with top of the line Technogym equipment. Discover how you can push yourself to your personal best with the best gym services and facilities on 175 stations.

Gym services (for full members) include:

  • Group inductions, to show you the basics of the gym and how to use equipment safely
  • Discover sessions, where you can discover the functionality of the SKILL line (cardio) kit
  • Bespoke training plans and personal training (fees apply)

Ravelin Sports Centre

The Give Me Sport indoor sport sessions and fitness classes will be in Ravelin Sports Centre, the University's brand new sports facility.

Through Give Me Sport, you can try before you buy! Check out your great value membership options, starting from £15 per month. 

The centre is brand new and has opened this year. Here are some of the key features:

We can't wait to see you there. Come in any time to meet the team and have a look around the facilities.

External shots of Ravelin Building, new sports facility
Watch Ravelin Sports Centre is now open on YouTube.

The 'Outstanding' Ravelin Sports Centre is now open