Basketball training

Basketball club

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 second half of the 2023/24 academic year for;

  • Compete: currently unavailable
  • Development: £47.50 (Women's development team is currently full)
  • Play: £32.50

This membership will be available from Tuesday 9 January 2024.

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)


  • Sunday 5.00pm - 7.00pm


Wednesday home fixtures will take place at Ravelin Sports Centre and away fixtures will be held at various other universities.

Memberships to join our clubs for the 23/24 year are now open. Please note: for some clubs you need to attend trials before purchasing a membership. Contact the club for more information.

Three students before a sports game

Play Memberships

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).

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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
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.

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