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Welcome

Here at Solent Sport, we’re committed to providing the best sporting opportunities for Solent University students, staff and the local community.

Activities include recreational and competitive sports; coach education courses; awareness campaigns and support for talented athletes through our High Performance Academy.

Excellent facilities sit at the centre of almost everything we do.  State-of-the-art football venues, teaching gyms, sport science labs and indoor pitches are just a few of the resources available here on campus.

These are exciting times for Solent Sport - we look forward to you being a part of it.

Talk to us

Telephone: 023 8201 3277

Email: solent.sport@solent.ac.uk

Team Solent

Want to get involved with competitive sport? Team Solent is a collective name for the 30+ local and national teams that call Southampton Solent home.

Follow the links below to find out more about training times, fixtures and getting started. 

Scholarships

Want to pursue a higher education while also competing at the highest levels of your sport? We can help.

Performance sport programme

Our performance sport programme is moulded around your sporting talent and academic potential. Our expert team will help you to balance your university career with competing on the national or international stage. Athletes applying for the performance sport programme can qualify for either a sport scholarship or entry to our High Performance Academy programme.

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See a list of our current High Performance Academy athletes

Fitness and well-being

From fitness classes and gym memberships to physiotherapy and personal training - Solent Sport can provide whatever you need to get more active in your day-to-day life.

Fitness classes

No matter what your level of fitness or ability is, fitness classes are a great way to keep in shape. To help you get the most out of keeping fit, we make sure our classes are varied, exciting and, most importantly, fun.

Memberships

Whether you’re looking for fitness classes, gyms or a place to play racket sports, Solent Sport has a membership package to suit you. Memberships are open to students, staff and members of the public.

Personal programmes

Let us help you design your own fitness programme. Our team of experts can help Solent Sport gym members create a tailored programme that will help you meet your fitness goals at your own pace.

Don't be shy, give sport a try

No commitment. All abilities. Pure fun.

Give sport a try is our inititive aimed at getting more people involved in recreational sport. It's a great opportunity to try a new hobby or come back to a sport which you used to play.

Most mainstream sports are covered, as well as original activities chosen by Solent University students. All you need to do is turn up and play.

To get started, please email solent.sport@solent.ac.uk.

  • Street golf
  • Rounders
  • Quidditch
  • Futsal
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • TAG rugby
  • No strings badminton
  • Handball
  • Netball
  • Squash

Physiotherapy

Southampton Solent Physiotherapy is a full-time service available to athletes from the Solent Sport High Performance Academy (HPA) and Team Solent club members.

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"It's some of the best physiotherapy treatment I've ever had. I couldn't ask for a better service." Matt Watson, former High Performance Academy athlete.

Coach education courses

Boost your CV with one of our coach education courses. Choose from a range of National Governing Body (NGB) and sport development qualifications, all of which are available to both Solent University students and the general public.

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