Netball team at Varsity 2022

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 (23 - 25 September), 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.

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Ready for Give Me Sport? Get your £10 ticket for access to all trials and tasters, gym sessions and fitness classes.

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!

Purchase your ticket today to start your health and fitness journey.

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

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 from 20 September.

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

Which of our 35 sports clubs will you try first? Buy your Give Me Sport ticket and then book into sessions from 20 September.

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

View and book the full list of Give Me Sport classes through the UOP Sport app from 20 September.

Our brand new Gym

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

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)

Book into a Give Me Sport gym session through the UOP Sport app from 20 September.

Ready for Give Me Sport? Get your £10 ticket for access to all trials and tasters, gym sessions and fitness classes.

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.

Our outstanding new sports centre
The fly-through tour

Recorded during the final stages of the building process, this fly-through tour gives you a glimpse of the facilities within Ravelin Sports Centre.

Extra sports activities

The Students' Union is home to more than 100 student groups, including some sport and physical activities. You can give these a go as part of Give Me Sport as well!

The Union's physical activity groups include:

  • Rounders
  • Judo
  • Kickboxing & MMA
  • Judo
  • Surf
  • and more

View the Students' Union website for more information about the physical activity groups.