“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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We boast a multi-use four-court sports hall available for hire for a range of activities, such as badminton, table tennis, 5-a-side football, volleyball and much more.
We also have social sport activities, fitness classes and a 50ft climbing wall with many sessions FREE for University of Bolton students.
If you are a little more serious about your sport and fancy having the opportunity to compete for the university in competitive leagues this can be done by joining a club at the University Sports Centre Reception.
Whether you want to compete, engage in sport for fun, or make new friends, come and try us out.
Remember sport welcomes all!
University is a great time to discover new sports, or get even better at ones you already play. We have a range of student activities both recreational and competitive, which you can find here
In addition to the University Facilities, Bolton town and the local area is rife with sporting opportunities. Check out Bolton Councils numerous local leisure centres or google sport in Bolton to find various community sports clubs many with student rates.
Bolton also offers opportunities for outdoor adventurous activities with the Chill Factore nearby for snow-sports and the West Pennine Moors ideal for walking running, cycling, horse riding and water-sports. For any keen climbers in addition to the universities own wall there are numerous local crags.
If you prefer to watch the action The University of Bolton Stadium is the home of Bolton Wanderers FC, and the Bolton Arena hosts indoor sporting events such as tennis and boxing. Also remember to come along and support the University Club Sports Teams who play fixtures locally most Wednesdays from October – March!