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Ravelin Sports Centre

An 'Outstanding' new sports centre now open to students, staff, associates and the public

The 'outstanding' Ravelin Sports Centre is now open for you to play, train and compete in.

We welcome all studentsstaffassociate, and public members and users.

Be inspired to reach your potential and achieve your best in one of the UK’s greenest sports centres. Swimmers will have views from the pool of the natural green spaces outside, creating the feeling of open-air swimming in the park. The climbing wall, rising up through the centre of the building, from basement to roof, will set the challenge. A workout in the gym or class with friends aided by the latest sports science technology will keep you on track. This facility is aiming to be net zero carbon ready and has received a top rating of ‘Outstanding’ from BREEAM UK, the world’s leading sustainability assessment for buildings. Pool water is re-used for toilet flushing and a wildflower amphitheatre events space will develop biodiversity in the surrounding areas.

Our 175 station gym will be the base for all your fitness needs, with top of the range Technogym equipment connecting your workout whether you want to Play, Train or Compete you can reach your goals at Ravelin Sports Centre. With so many activities and services on offer Ravelin Sports Centre students, staff and the community can exercise in a world-class fitness facility in the heart of Portsmouth.

Ravelin Sports Centre’s superb facilities include:

Ravelin Sports Centre memberships

Memberships are now on sale whether you're a student, staff, associate or member of the public. Check out our great value memberships and sign up now.

The 'Outstanding' Ravelin Sports Centre is now open


Ravelin Sports Centre's state of the art gym has all you need for cardio, resistance and weight training. 

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We offer a whole range of classes - with over 100 per week, you will be able to fit them in around your schedule with ease.

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Find out more about swimming at Ravelin Sports Centre.

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Our 10 metre climbing wall and bouldering facilities will set you a challenge like no other.

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Our squash courts are perfect for all levels of play. This fast-paced racket sport will undoubtedly get your heart racing.

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