Edge Hill Sport’s facilities are situated to the East of the main Ormskirk campus, offering some of the best sporting facilities in the region and are fully accessible to wheelchair users and others with disabilities and contains excellent provision for both indoor and outdoor sports.

Operated by the Edge Hill Sport team 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 completed on line .Access our online bookings and membership system.

The possibilities for you within the complex are endless… so why not take a look at our Sporting Campus video below.

Car Parking

Please note that 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 09.00 – 16.00. 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.

Price lists can be found here 

The Sports Centre

Sports Hall

8 court Sports Hall with spectator gallery

Swimming Pool

The Pool is 25 metres with six lanes, each with a starting block and turning board that can be installed when necessary, ideal for competitions.

Fitness Suite

80-station Fitness Suite with Technogym fitness equipment many with in-built internet and entertainment technology

Sauna & Steam room

Exercise Studio

Other facilities

  • 6 Outdoor Pitch Changing Rooms
  • Starbucks Coffee shop
  • Roof Terrace
  • Classroom

Take a virtual tour of the impressive sports facilities with our gallery of 40+ images showcasing the Sports Centre.

The Wilson Centre

Sports Hall

4 court Sports Hall with spectator gallery

Gymnasium with sprung floor

4 court Gymnasium with spectator gallery

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 3 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

3 x 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 3 small-sided football pitches across width of pitch

Athletics Track

8-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

5 high quality grass pitches ( 1 track infield ) for Football and Rugby

Tennis / Netball courts

4 x floodlit Tennis and Netball courts with tarmac surface.

Gymnasium with sprung floor (Old Gym)

Dance Studio with sprung floor

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