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Sports and recreation

Kent Sport operating update

You are no longer required to book gym sessions in advance. You’re now able to arrive and use the gym at any time during our advertised opening hours.

Further information can be found on our Coronavirus webpage.

SummerZone coming this August!

Our popular holiday camp for kids, SummerZone, returns this August and it promises to be bigger than ever! With up to four days of sports and activities including Nerf, tennis, cricket, mini golf, New Age Kurling and much more, your children are sure to have fun!

SummerZone runs from Monday 15 to Friday 19 August 2022.

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.

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

Quotation

The [Couch to 5K] programme helped me get back into running. This is a truly fantastic and motivational programme which is great for runners and non-runners of all levels – it’s also a lot of fun and a great way to socialise!

Active Retirement

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 sportsdevelopment@kent.ac.uk for more information.