New staff programme starting this January

Happy New Year everybody! Have you set yourself a New Year’s resolution?

Well have you thought about starting new hobby in sport? We have specific staff sessions to fit around your work schedules, either on a lunchtime or after work and this year we have added new sessions just for you for as little as £1 or £2 per session. These are just a few…

  • Couch to 5k session for that Monday Motivation
  • Staff Yoga, Squash and Football twice a week
  • Netball mid-week

Click here to see the full timetable for the University staff programme. All sessions are fun, exciting and have amazing staff to keep you on track throughout the year.

Hull Sport are also launching a brand new female squash fit programme for 2019, which will incorporate squash coaching as well as fitness and wellbeing sessions. Squash is one of the best sports for burning calories per hour, which is an ideal way to start your new year, off with a fitter and healthier you! The 12-week long programme will incorporate 6 weeks of fun active circuit based sessions and 6 weeks coached squash specific lessons. The programme will also offer tailored fitness management from the very first session to the last so participants can see in first-hand the benefits of playing and keeping active will have on them. All participants involved within the programme will also receive free tickets to the Allam British Open (ABO) at the end of May 2019. The ABO is dubbed as the ‘Wimbledon’ for squash, which will see world-class athletes, compete for the ultimate prize right here on campus. The programme will cost as little as £24 which equates to £2 per session. You can sign up here.



Dual Use 3G Pitch Launch

Rugby 3G Pitch

The University of Hull would like you to join us celebrating the official opening of our new duel use 3G pitch in partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) on Friday 22 September 2017.

The pitch is the only International Rugby compliant pitch in the region and we are proud to be working with RFU as part of their Rugby Share programme to bring this facility to East Yorkshire.

Launch Event Itinerary:

  • 16:30 – 18:30– Fun rugby based activities which include Rugby Darts and goal kick challenge with England Rugby prizes to be won
  • 17:30 – 18:30– England Rugby coaches will lead a range of game-oriented coaching sessions- Designed enhance your club coaching and provide ideas on maximising 3G space
  • Between 16:30 – 18:30 there will also be a chance to explore the full £3.6m Sport Ground facilities including the Pavilion and other pitches
  • 18:30 – Official opening and ribbon cutting by former England International and Great Britain and Ireland Lions tour manager, John Spencer
  • 19:00 – 21:00 East Yorkshire Veterans Friday Night Lights Festival.

The launch event will be a great way to showcase how the new 3G pitch can enhance Rugby in the region, we hope to see you there, a selection of our tasty street food will be available for all participants.

Please confirm your attendance and number of representatives from your club/organisation to Angela May by close of business Tuesday 19 September 2017: Angela.May@hull.ac.uk

Just Play Football Festival – Friday 5 May

A 5-a-side football tournament open to all students at the University of Hull. Take part, have fun and score some prizes! Up for grabs are –

  • Hull City shirts
  • HUU vouchers
  • Footballs

Other games and activities on the day –

  • Zorb football
  • Football tennis
  • Keepy uppy challenge
  • Crossbar challenge

Sign up your team to the male or female tournament by Monday 1 May via –