Facilities and hire

Edge Hill Sport offers some of the best sporting facilities in the region that are fully accessible to disabled people and contain excellent provision for both indoor and outdoor sports.

The facilities are open to staff, students and the local community and provides a wide and varied activity programme. All users need a membership which can be obtained by completing a membership form at The Sports Centre reception or by applying online.

The Sports Centre

The Sports Centre has a wide range of facilities available to use and hire including 6 outdoor pitches and changing rooms and a range of classrooms.

The Wilson Centre

The Wilson Centre is home to a wide range of classrooms and sports hall facilities including the sports therapy clinic.

Other sports facilities

3G football/ rugby pitch

FIFA 1* full sized floodlit football pitch with 3G long pile carpet. Suitable for high level football matches with team dugouts, it is also marked with three small sided football pitches across width of pitch. The surface is also a World Rugby accredited surface with rugby union markings and removable rugby posts suitable for rugby training and matches.

3G football courts

We have three floodlit courts each 40m x 20m with fixed recessed goals and 3G long pile carpet, suitable not only for small sided football but is also an accredited surface for rugby training.

Hockey pitch

Full sized floodlit pitch with short pile carpet of national match play standard. Also marked with three small sided football pitches across width of pitch.

Athletics track

There is an eight lane floodlit competition standard track with 2 x 10 lane straights and full field events, with grass banking and rooftop terrace for spectators provision.

Fitness trail

Purpose built 2.5km conditioning trail around the perimeter of the outdoor facilities incorporating changes in gradients and fitness stations along the route. Home of the Ormskirk parkrun.

Grass pitches

This includes five high quality grass pitches (one track infield) for football and rugby.

Tennis/ netball courts

We have four floodlit tennis and netball courts with tarmac surface.

Dance studio with sprung floor

Designed for reduced impact our Dance Studio with sprung floor is used for a wide range of activities and classes.

Car parking

Car parking for Edge Hill Sport customers is located (subject to availability) in Zone A of the main car park throughout our opening hours with the exception of University term time Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm. During these times parking is only available to Edge Hill University permit and blue badge holders. Any vehicles parked on site without a qualifying permit or in other campus locations will be subject to enforcement action including fines.

Please note parking at any time is subject to availability and does not form part of any Edge Hill Sport membership or facilities hirer package. In addition no liability is accepted by Edge Hill University or Edge Hill Sport for loss or damage incurred whilst using campus parking facilities. Parking rules are subject to change and all campus visitors should take note of and act in accordance with advertised signage and follow instructions issued by traffic management staff. Failure to do so may lead to enforcement action including fines, termination of membership or facilities hirer without refunds and bans from campus in cases of significant or repeated breaches.