Carlisle Sports Centre

The university and Better Leisure offer many opportunities for you to enjoy sport and physical activity. From tennis to crazy golf, swimming to spinning, there’s something for everyone at great rates.

Fitness suite

Our air-conditioned fitness suite is equipped with a variety of cardiovascular and resistance equipment including treadmills, cross-trainers, a variety of upper and lower body resistance machines, a selection of benches and free weights and a power cage (suitable for bench press, squats).

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Multi-purpose sports hall

Our multi-purpose sports hall is perfect for a wide variety of sports and exercise activities, such as basketball, five-a-side football, volleyball and tennis.

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Better Leisure

As part of your membership package you can also benefit from access to a range of Better Leisure sports sites across Carlisle and west Cumbria. This includes swimming pools, climbing walls, athletics tracks and much more.

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Coaching qualifications

We offer a wide range of sports award courses throughout the year for our students. A variety of coaching qualifications are available, from individual sport governing bodies to Sport Coach UK. If you're interested, then find out how to get started.

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Sport degrees

The University of Cumbria is a great place to kick start your career in sport. Alongside our wide range of sport degrees in Lancaster and Carlisle, we offer students the opportunity to put their skills to the test in the real world.

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