Varsity March 2022 women's running

Athletics Club

We strive for success in competition and work on building strong family values

If you are looking to enrich your university experience to the fullest then look no further than the University of Portsmouth Athletics Club. We are a club that accepts people of all experience, background and confidence. As much as we strive for success in competition we also work on maintaining and building the strong family values for our new and returning members. This consists of a healthy balance of training, competition and socials.

Club membership - 22/23

You can join our club for the academic year for £45, this includes fixtures, travel and training sessions.

Training sessions

  • Tuesday 7.00pm-8.00pm: HMS Temeraire
  • Thursday 7.00pm-8.00pm: HMS Temeraire
  • Sunday 2.00pm-3.00pm: HMS Temeraire


Saturdays and Sundays - Competitions will take place on selected weekend days at various locations.

Memberships to join our clubs for the 22/23 year are now open. Please note: For some clubs you would have needed to attend trials before purchasing a membership.

Photo of Volleyball team in huddle at multi sport court - Ravelin Activities

PLAY Sessions

Lots of our clubs offer PLAY sessions, a more casual way to play without committing to a year membership. PLAY sessions are included with your Ravelin Sports Centre membership!

The sports included are:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Dodgeball
  • Fencing
  • Handball
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Taekwondo and Karate
  • Trampolining
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

Get involved!

LGBTQ+ sports club guidance

We welcome all students to take part in non-competitive sports and we recognise the health and wellbeing benefits of being active. Competitive sports are bound by specific policies governed by the sport's National Governing Body which may be less inclusive. Please find below inclusion guidance for our club.

Mixed-gender Club Trans-gender Club Non-binary Club Gender-queer Club
Yes Partially Partially Partially

Play: Athletics is not included in our Play programme.

Train: Inclusivity dependant - individuals would have to train for competitions which would be linked to their assigned gender at birth.

Compete: Inclusivity dependant - individuals would have to compete in competitions linked to their assigned gender at birth.

Check out the full guidance on