Sports Facilities

King Alfred Quarter

The University gym

Burma Road Student Village hosts the University Gym. 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 changing spaces along with functional and weight training space. 

Gym Membership

Fitness & Wellbeing Timetable

John Shannon sports ground (JSSG)

This area can be found on the King Alfred Quarter and is available through all weather conditions. The synthetic surface can accommodate a wide range of sports including Tennis, 5-aside Football, Netball and your general fitness.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is available to be booked out for student/staff sport and external bookings throughout the week. The Sports Hall is the perfect venue for team sports such as badminton, netball, volleyball, 5aside football, cricket and much more.

Fitness Studio

The Fitness Studio hosts our Fitness & Wellbeing Timetable, this is the location for Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Indoor Cycling, Boxercise and much more.

Bar End sports facilities

The facility is located about two kilometres from the University's main campus, the location of the University's accommodation and main facilities are a kilometre from the historic city centre of Winchester:

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.

Bar end track and cafe


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.)

£27.00 (for block bookings General Public fee applies)

£37.00 per hour 

£37.00 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 £3.50 £3.00
Concessionary per session £2.65 £2.25
Full track and infield per hour £60.00 £45.00
School rate for full track and infield per hour £32.50 £32.50
Competition rate per hour £85.00 £85.00
School competition rate per hour £55.00 £55.00
Additional staff member per hour £12.00 £12.00
PA system per day £25.00 £25.00
  • 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 £12.00 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
Annual Track Pass £95.00
6 Month Track Pass £56.00
WADAC Track Pass £55.00
Concessionary Annual £55.00

Winchester Sports Stadium - All weather pitch

 PeakOff peak
Adult full pitch £66.81 £38.12
Junior full pitch £50.13 £27.50
Adult 5-a-side £35.70 £19.06
Junior 5-a-side £26.77 £11.90
School full pitch £42.24 £23.79
School 5-a-side £20.23 £13.09
Pay As You Go* Peak – Per Person Off Peak – Per Person
Adult full pitch £16.70 £9.55
Junior full pitch £12.50 £6.88
Adult 5-a-side £8.95 £4.75
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.

Download the University of Winchester Stadium 2020 Facility Prices

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