Sports and recreation | Kent Sport
Sports and recreation
Social and competitive sports
Kent Sport's social and competitive sport programme offers something for everyone. Enjoy fun and recreational ALL Active sessions, one off sports events, our structured football leagues, or join one of our social and community groups.
No commitment, just turn up and play. An array of sports. Equipment provided.
Student sports clubs
Team Kent run more than 60 different sports clubs which are open to all ability levels.
Social and competitive football
Join one of our various leagues on campus for students, staff, and alumni.
Our departmental staff competition for all abilities to encourage staff to keep active.
The Cycle Hub
Our weekly and termly bike hire facility on campus, situated at the Pavilion.
New! Give It A Go
Give It A Go (GIAG) is a programme of events open to all students at the University of Kent.
The aim is to provide a variety of activities for students to try out, these could be craft sessions, sports, trips off campus and much more! There are no memberships or long-term commitments and you can get involved in as many events as you want. Simply check the event listing to see if you need to book in advance or can just drop in on the day to get involved.
Give It A Go is a great opportunity to try something new, meet new people and develop your skills.
Children's holiday camps
Our popular holiday camps are bigger than ever! With daily sports and activities including Nerf, tennis, cricket, mini golf, New Age Kurling, and much more, your children are sure to have fun! Holiday camps will return in 2023.
Active Campus Routes
We've put together some great route videos of varying length across the Canterbury campus, so you can get out and explore more of our beautiful surroundings.
Campus routes sponsored by HR GO Recruitment and Sporting Events UK
Join our over 55 group every Friday for badminton and table tennis and join a fun, social group and get active!
- Each session costs just £4.50 for 3 hours with our free Pay to Play membership
- No commitment to play every week
- Every Friday 9am to 12pm
- Join a fun, social group and get active
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Online booking and cancellation
Book and cancel gym sessions, classes and sports through your online booking portal
View our wide-range of indoor and outdoor sport and fitness facilities
Available to students with outstanding sporting ability
Event and exhibition spaces across our sports facilities, catering for all