The Basketball club is a great way to meet new people in fun weekly, social sessions
The University of Portsmouth Basketball Club provides a great atmosphere for people that love the sport and like to get a little competitive, it is great way to meet new people and socialise with the other members. We welcome players of all abilities by having competitive teams in the BUCS leagues and weekly fun, social sessions.
Club membership - 2023/24
You can join our club for the 2023/24 academic year for;
- Compete: £140
- Development: £90
- Play: £65
Exact membership details and training times TBC.
Training Sessions at Ravelin Sports Centre
- Monday 6.30am-9.00am (Men's 1st and 2nd Team)
- Tuesday 6.30am-9.00am (Club Training)
- Friday 6.30am-8.30am (Women's Team)
- Wednesday 10.00am-12.00pm (Men's 3rd Team)
- Women's: Monday 6.30am - 9.00am
- Men's: Saturday 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Wednesday home fixtures will take place at Ravelin Sports Centre and away fixtures will be held at various other universities.
Lots of our clubs offer Play Memberships, a more casual way to play without committing to a year membership. Most Play Memberships are £65 for the academic year (with some exceptions).
The sports included are:
- Cricket (Women's)
- Rowing (Indoor)
- Snow Sports
- Swimming and Water Polo
- Table Tennis
- Taekwondo and Karate
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Women's Football
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|
|Both males and females can compete individually||Transgender students would have to fund testing required by Basketball England to compete in their affirmed gender or they can play for their assigned gender at birth if not undergone hormone or testosterone replacement therapy. Anyone can attend weekly Play sessions without disclosing their gender.|
Play: Yes - anyone can take part in our Play sessions if you hold the relevant membership.
Train: Inclusivity dependant - individuals would have to train for competitions which would be linked to assigned gender at birth or only train and not compete. Mixed club training is also available once per week - please speak to the club to find out when.
Compete: Inclusivity dependant - competitors would have to compete in either male or female competitions which match their assigned gender at birth, if not undergone hormone or testosterone replacement therapy. Transgender students would have to fund testing to compete in their affirmed gender group.
Check out the full guidance on basketballengland.co.uk.