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Tudor Hale Centre For Sport

Here at the University of Chichester, Sport is our business…

The University of Chichester offers one of only a few BASES endorsed programmes in the UK, and degrees which are endorsed by IMSPA.

We have a well-established Olympic heritage dating back to the 1988 Seoul Games, and continue to be involved in the training and preparation of Olympic athletes.

There are over 20 Clubs to get involved in, ranging from our competitive activities in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), to Adventure Sports, Cheerleading and many more.

Tudor Hale Centre For Sport

The Tudor Hale Centre For Sport is our Universities flagship facility for our students, staff and communities sporting performance, recreation and fitness. The centre incorporates the brand new Fitness Suite equipped with state of the art Life Fitness Equipment and our Fitness Studio in addition to a 4 badminton court sized Sports Hall.

On the Chichester Campus we also operate our new Sports Dome which houses 4 indoor tennis courts and 3 netball or Futsal courts.

Other facilities on the Chichester Campus include:

  • 110m synthetic athletics track
  • Two multi-purpose gymnasiums
  • Indoor and outdoor climbing walls and climbing boulder
  • 2 full size grass football pitches and pavilion.
  • Grass rugby pitch
  • Outdoor netball court
  • A full size floodlit artificial turf pitch
  • Two seminar rooms

All students have access to the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport on the Chichester campus. The Centre incorporates a multi-purpose sports hall that is used for a variety of sports. In addition, there is a fitness suite, strength and conditioning room, and two seminar rooms.

All of the facilities are designed for academic teaching, research, BUCS competitions, and recreational use for students throughout the week and at weekends. Annual membership packages at THCS range from £130 to £150. Alternatively, you can get a monthly membership from £17.50 a month.

Our Sport’s Scholars automatically receive a £150 Annual Membership to THCS as part of your scholarship.

We also enjoy strong community links with local sports clubs, including Chichester Rugby Club, Chichester City Football Club, Chichester City Colts & Chichester Priory Park Hockey and Cricket Clubs,

SU Sport

Are you interested in playing sport? Would you like to play competitively for the University or recreationally with friends? Here at the University of Chichester we have over 25 student led sports clubs and over 45 teams for you to get involved in. We want to give you the best experience, when you join the Sports Federation you become part of the WSIHE family and have the chance to celebrate with us every Wednesday, win or lose.

In addition to our competitive fixtures and training sessions, the Sports Federation Committee organise sporting events throughout the year including: Sports Tour, Alumni, and Sports Awards. For further information and an up to date list of current SU Sport Clubs visit the UCSU web page.

The Sports Federation

The Sports Federation is a student led body that organises Student Sport at the University of Chichester. That includes Clubs, competitive sport, recreational opportunities, event hosting, campaigning and many more. There are a wide range of Sport Clubs to get involved in ranging from our competitive activities in BUCS to Adventure Sports, Cheerleading & many more

The Sports Federation is headed up by the Sports Federation President and assisted by the SU Sports Co-ordinator). Both are based above Zee Bar (Bishop Otter Campus) along with the other SU Staff and Student Officers, so if you have any queries about Sport please come or up to date contact details can be found on the Student Union website.


Sports Federation membership comes with a number benefits including:

  • Allows you to join any Sports Club (Club membership varies)
  • Covers you to take part in activities under Endsleigh BUCS Platinum Cover
  • Access to a number of Sports Federation events including the Sports Tour and UCSU Sports Awards
  • Discounted entry into Zee bar on Wednesdays
  • Membership provides you voting rights at Annual & Emergency General Meetings

Purchase Membership. 

Gifted Athlete Support Programme

SU Sport, University of Chichester Institute of Sport and the Sport Performance and Rehabilitation Unit (SPRU) has developed the Gifted Athlete Scholarship Programme (GASP) to help support students at the University who compete on the International or National stage.

The programme provides both financial and scientific support, providing the opportunity for athletes to balance their sport and academic life throughout their time at the University of Chichester.

Download further information about what support you can expect from the programme.

How to Apply

Download the online application. Applicants will also need to provide a coaches testimonial and jpeg to support the applicant.

Energise Fitness Suite

Become a member of Energise Fitness Suite and improve your health and fitness levels in a relaxed and welcoming environment with brand new state of the art Life Fitness equipment. The fitness suites on both the Chichester and Bognor campuses are open to students, staff and community members. Our qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers are on hand to offer advice for anyone who joins the Fitness Suite during the year. Click here for our membership prices.
So whether you are an athlete looking to enhance your performance, or looking to improve your health and wellbeing then visit our online store or call into the Tudor Hale Centre For Sport reception and choose one of our excellent value membership options.
You may also enjoy activities and exercise classes such as Circuit Training, Zumba and Pilates which will be scheduled throughout the year.

Energise Fitness Suite Induction

If you have already completed your membership forms and have selceted the video induction option. Please click here to view our induction video.

Energise Fitness Suite Opening Times


Day Term Time Vacation
Monday - Thursday 7.00am - 10.00pm 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 10.00pm 8.30am - 5.00pm
Weekends 9.00am - 5.00pm Closed


Day Term Time Vacation
Monday - Friday 12.00pm - 8.00pm TBA
Weekends Closed Closed

* All times are subject to change due to coaching courses/ academic lessons/ special events etc

Get Active

Our Get Active project is our programme of recreational sporting activities. We run the following sessions for our students.

Football - Soccer 7's Intramural Football League

Tennis - All Play Tennis sessions

Badminton - No Strings Badminton sessions

Netball - Back 2 Netball sessions

Volleyball - Go Spike Volleyball sessions

Handball -

Boxing -

Futsal - Futsal League

For more information please click on the Get Active calendar on the right or contact for further information

Coach Education Programme

The Tudor Hale Centre For Sport is a nationally recognised training centre for many sports and qualifications. Each year we provide a wide range of coaching courses and workshops on which students, staff, local coaches and teachers can enrol. Thus ensuring that our students are marketable employees within the sport industry. This year’s current programme can be accessed by following the link on the right hand side of this page and following the onscreen instructions.

Working with a variety of National Governing Bodies, our Coach Education programme covers most mainstream sports, Sports Coach UK workshops and first aid awards to name a few.
For further information please contact

Further Information

To find out more information on anything related to The Tudor Hale Centre For Sport please visit the reception and one of our staff will happily answer any questions you may have. Alternatively you can call our office line on 01243 816382.