Sports Facilities

King Alfred Quarter

The University gym

The Gym is situated in the heart of Burma Road Student Village, with state-of-the-art fitness equipment housed over 2 floors. The equipment supplied by Life Fitness provides an excellent workout experience. The top floor hosts a large cardio area providing bikes, running machines, cross trainers, rowing machines and more. There is also a stretching zone to get you ready for your workout and fixed resistance machines to improve your strength. Downstairs hosts toilets, changing spaces along with functional and weight training space. 

The Gym will now be a cashless facility, so memberships can only be made by card payments.

Gym Membership

John Shannon Sports Ground (JSSG)

The John Shannon Sports Ground (MUGA) is situated on the King Alfred Quarter, behind the Performing Arts buildings. This is an enclosed Tiger Turf All-Weather Pitch which houses two tennis courts, two 5-a-side pitches and one netball court.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is a 3-Courts Sports hall housed in the Bowers Building on campus. It is used for teaching and SU Sport training. The sports hall hosts a wide range of sports from Basketball, Volleyball, Dodgeball, Futsal, Frisbee, Badminton, Netball etc.

For any information regarding SU Sport, please contact


Bar End sports facilities

The Winchester Sports Stadium is situated 2Km away from Campus at Bar End. The stadium is home to a floodlit 8-lane athletics track and floodlit Tiger Turf All-Weather Pitch which houses three 5-a-side football pitches, or a full-size football pitch or a full-size hockey pitch.

The stadium is home to Winchester And District Athletics Club (WADAC) and is used by the SU Hockey, Football, Athletics, Rugby, American Football and SoccerSixes teams to train.

There is no general parking available at The Sports Stadium, unless a coach, umpire or Blue Badge holder. All Stadium users are asked to park at the local Park & Ride on Bar End Rd and walk through the new Winchester Sport & Leisure Park for access.

The Sports Stadium will now be a Cashless facility, card payments only.

8 Lane Athletics Track

The Stadium’s Athletics track comprises of an eight-lane track with sandwich surface and field discipline facilities. It is currently the hub of many outdoor sports in Winchester and creates an opportunity for young and old, the unfit as well as elite athletes to participate in sport.

All-Weather Pitch

The All Weather Pitch is floodlit to allow for evening play and is used throughout the week by a number of hockey teams, 5-a-side teams, social groups and private company bookings. The Winchester Sports Stadium All Weather Pitch is a top grade, and dressed, tiger turf pitch available for hire 7 days a week. It is a great venue for competitions, matches and training.

Race track in Winchester


King Alfred Quarter


University of Winchester Student/Staff

University Gym Partnership or Community member

General Public

Badminton Court

£3.50 per hour 


£5.50 per hour

Full Sports Hall Hire (Football, Basketball etc.)

£30.00 (for block bookings General Public fee applies)

£40.00 per hour

£40.00 per hour

Tennis Court

£5.50 per hour 

£6.50 per hour

£7.50 per hour

John Shannon Sports Ground (Football, Netball etc.)

£25.00 per hour 

£25.00 per hour

£25.00 per hour


Winchester Sports Stadium - Athletics track

 PeakOff Peak
Adult per session £4.35 £3.90
Concessionary per session £3.30 £2.95
Full track and infield per hour £71.50 £55.00
School rate for full track and infield per hour £41.25


Competition rate per hour £95.00 £95.00
School competition rate per hour £60.00 £60.00
Additional staff member per hour £16.50 £16.50
PA system per day £33.00 £33.00
  • Off peak is weekday's 9am - 5pm
  • Peak is weekday evenings 5pm - 10pm and weekends 9am - 10pm
  • School rate applies to state schools only
  • Concessionary rates apply to UoW students and staff, OAP's, juniors and disabled users
  • Normal rates apply to WADAC members
  • Competition rates include 3 staff members, competitions which require further staff will be charged at £16.50 per additional staff member per hour – the University reserves the right to make the final decision of the level of staff required for each booking
Adult Annual Track Pass £132.00
Junior/Concessionary Annual Track Pass £105.00
Adult WADAC Track Pass £105.00
Junior WADAC Track Pass £88.00

Winchester Sports Stadium - All weather pitch

 PeakOff peak
Adult full pitch £81.03 £48.43
Junior full pitch £53.71 £32.09
Adult 5-a-side £43.31 £27.22
Junior 5-a-side £30.64 £18.72
School full pitch £48.79 £27.48
School 5-a-side £24.48 £15.84
Pay As You Go* Peak – Per Person Off Peak – Per Person
Adult full pitch £16.70 £9.55
Junior full pitch £8.95 £4.75
Adult 5-a-side £12.50 £6.88
Junior 5-a-side £6.95 £3.00
  • Off Peak times are Weekdays 9am - 5pm
  • Peak times are Monday to Friday 5pm - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am - 10pm
  • School rate applies to state schools only

*Pay as you go

  • Walk-on only (no pre-booking)
  • U'18s would need to be accompanied by an adult
  • If playing hockey, then the full pitch rate must be paid as cannot allow another pitch to be used for footbal at the same time (Health & Saftey)
  • If more than 4 people at the same time, they pay the normal rate.

For one-off bookings, please contact 01962 827650 – option 1 for King Alfred Quarter & option 2 for Winchester Sports Stadium. Block-booking please email



Parking at the University of Winchester King Alfred quarter is restricted until 4pm every weekday. After 4pm, you may park in the Dytche carpark.

For any block bookings, please contact Sports Management.

Unfortunately, there is no customer parking at the Winchester Sports Stadium – unless given prior permission, disabled or dropping off equipment. Any of these permitted users must ensure that they sign in at reception as ticketing is in operation.

A coach drop-off point is available within the stadium. Parking is available at the Barfield Park and Ride site (SO23 9SQ), located close to the Stadium off Bar End Road, accessible from junction 10 of the M3. Pedestrian access to the Winchester Sports Stadium is by a pathway through the Garrison Ground Playing Fields by the Bar End road.