Free recreational parks
Look out for purple fenced sports areas across our campus, they represent turn up and play spaces where there's no need to book and everyone can join in.
Dotted across our campus you will find purple fenced areas that allow everyone to turn up and play sport without needing to book. Free to use for anybody who wants to play.
The largest example is our ball park area which consists of an artificial hard court surface designed to accommodate a range of ball sports including basketball, netball, tennis and football, there is something for everyone.
Situated on the edge of the student village Games Park is a purpose built recreational area suitable for football, volleyball, rush hockey and much more. The surface is designed to be used throughout the year so there's always the opportunity to make the most of Games Park.
Yes that's right we even have a beach right on campus! Based at Holywell Park near the Loughborough University Stadium and made with the same sand that was used for the Beach Volleyball at London 2012 Olympics. You can play beach volleyball on any of our three courts.
At certain times we do have programmed activity on Ball Park as part of our Recreational ‘My Activities’ timetable, but outside of these times the courts are free to use for anybody who wants to play.
This is our large grassed pitch opposite to the library, where you can turn up and play anytime! Paddock Park is also home to our very own LSU Quidditch Society fixtures, and there is the opportunity to play rounders during the summer using the markings provided.