LJMU Sports Centre

The LJMU Sports Centre is open to all LJMU students, staff and alumni from the summer of 2021. The Sports Centre is part of LJMU’s multi-million pound development on Copperas Hill in Liverpool City Centre. The site is also home to the LJMU Student Life Building. The Sports Centre includes an 8 court sports hall, two multifunctional studio rooms and a two floor gym comprising of over 120 training stations complete with the latest Technogym Excite range.

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About us

The LJMU Active team sits within the Estates and Facilities Management department of LJMU. The team is made up individuals with a vast amount of experience skills and qualifications in higher education sport, the leisure industry and sport governing bodies including BUCS, UKActive and Sport England. The team is committed to ensuring that all of the LJMU community is given an opportunity to use the new LJMU Sports Centre.

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Spread out over two floors, the gym comprises of over 120 exercise stations complete with the latest Technogym Excite range. The first floor includes many cardio machines and Technogym’s Skill range as well as an area for free weight training. On the ground floor there are four weight lifting platforms, further free weights and strength resistance machines.

Download the LJMU Sport app or follow this link to join the gym


Fitness class timetable

Each week there is a varied range of group exercise classes designed to meet the needs of all our users. Utilising available space in the gym, sports hall and studio the timetable will consist of instructor led and virtual classes and take place throughout each day at times to suit you.

Download the LJMU Sport app or follow this link to book a class


Facility hire

Our sports halls and studios can be hired out for a range of activities on an ad-hoc or block booking basis. Spaces are also available for larger events. 

Sports Hall

The wooden semi sprung Dynamik flooring equipped sports hall can be home to many sports including football, futsal, basketball, badminton, netball, cricket, volleyball, archery, trampolining, cheerleading and judo. The hall is equipped with top of the range Continental sports equipment including two cricket lanes, archery target boards and has built in stereo speakers and GPS Catapult sensors.  Each sports hall measures 34.5 x 20m.


Two multi functional studio rooms, fitted with wooden semi sprung floors are both equipped with integrated stereo sound and one with built in posture mirrors, The studios provide opportunities for a range of group exercise classes and martial art disciplines. Each studio measures 15 x 15m.

Download the LJMU Sport app or follow this link to hire our facilities


LJMU Active

As part of our commitment to provide opportunities for the whole LJMU community to get active and to use the LJMU Sports Centre we have established a Sport Participation programme that includes intra mural leagues, health and well-being initiatives, coach education courses and ’try it’ and play it’ schemes that offers everyone a chance to play or be coached within a sport.

Our policies

LJMU Sport Health Commitment Statement

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Terms and Conditions of Membership

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Terms and Conditions of Facility Hire (currently unavailable, please check back soon)

Privacy Notice

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Opening Hours

Open today: 7am - 7pm

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How to find us

Copperas Hill, Liverpool, L3 5AJ

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