Learn the sport and develop your skills, or compete in the BUCS leagues
The University of Portsmouth Volleyball Club is a very sociable club offering both competitive and social volleyball for both men and women. The club competes in the official BUCS leagues as well as the annual Varsity against Southampton and a few more casual beach tournaments.
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Club membership - 2023/24
You can join our club for the 2023/24 academic year for;
- Compete: £145
- Play: £65
Exact membership details and training times TBC.
- Thursday 5.30pm - 7.00pm - Ravelin Sports Centre
- Monday 8.00pm - 10.30pm (Women's 2nd Team) - Ravelin Sports Centre
- Tuesday 8.00pm - 10.30pm (1st Teams) - Ravelin Sports Centre
- Thursday 7.00pm - 9.00pm - St' Pauls
BUCS fixtures take place against other university teams on Wednesday afternoons.
Home games will take place at Ravelin Sports Centre and we will travel to other universities for away matches.
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|
|A transgender woman can still play in the male category of competition. A transgender woman cannot play in the female category of competition. A transgender man can continue to play in the female competition unless hormone treatment has commenced. A transgender male can play in the male competition as there is no physical advantage that would make the competition unfair.|
Play: Yes - anyone can take part in our Play sessions if you hold the relevant membership.
Train: Fully Inclusive
Compete: Inclusivity dependant - A transgender woman cannot play in the female category of competition. A transgender man can continue to play in the female competition unless hormone treatment has commenced.
Check out the full guidance on https://www.volleyballengland.org/