|Monday - Friday
|8am - 10pm
|Saturday & Sunday
|9am - 3pm
|Public Holiday Weekends
|Closed except by special arrangement
Christmas and New Year
Sports Halls CLOSED for Exams: Monday, 18th December 2023 - Monday 5th February 2024 inclusive. OPEN from 8am, Tuesday, 6th February.
Sports Centre CLOSED from 4pm, Friday, 22nd December 2023. OPEN from 8am, Thursday, 4th January 2024.
Available from the beginning of the academic year until May, these are the practice and competition venues for almost all of our indoor sports clubs and the many aerobic dance, martial arts and fitness sessions. The live Sports Hall bookings can be viewed and booked on bookapitch.com by clicking the widget:
Located on the first floor in the Sports Centre extension, the Fitness Centre is kitted with equipment, including 34 cardio-vascular stations (10 treadmills, 7 rowers, 1 stepper, 3 recumbent bikes, 5 upright bikes, 2 spinning bikes an 6 elliptical cross trainers), 17 resistance machines, and a selection of free weights. The fitness centre is staffed at all times and operates on a commercial basis. Fitness Centre opening hours are Monday - Friday 8am to 10pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am to 5pm.
The Weights Room comprising 2 racks of dumbbells, 3 Olympic barbell sets, a 45-degree leg press, along with the necessary benches and pulleys is situated on the ground floor of the Sports Centre.
The Sports Hall, Weights Room and Fitness Centre are open from 8am, with activities finishing at 10.00 pm Monday – Friday and on weekends from 11am – 5pm. There is no charge to students for use of the facilities.
Physical Therapy Room
Sports massage therapy and injury rehabilitation services are available. University sports teams, scholarship athletes and individuals can avail of in-house sports science qualified therapists.
Racquetball / Handball Court
Located on the South Campus directly behind Logic House.
The Snooker Hall is run and maintained by the University’s Club. The facility has four full-sized snooker tables, including one professional table. It is open from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and games are charged per half-hour. The Hall is situated in the basement of Rye Hall on the north campus. >
There is an outdoor calisthenics gym newly opened on South Campus by Student residences The outdoor gym area at Courtyard Apartments includes a short sprint track, and a 1-on-1 basketball court, as well as the outdoor gym equipment.
Pitches and Changing: South Campus
There are five playing fields on the south campus, including Rhetoric (floodlit, suitable for training), Highfield (one GAA, one Soccer), The Pond (one Camogie, one GAA).
There are two sets of changing-rooms on the South Campus: one set is beside the Museum and the other is the Casey Changing Rooms, located between Rhetoric House and Logic House.
Pitches and Changing: North Campus
Three high quality sand based turf playing fields on the North Campus. There is a soccer, rugby and floodlit GAA pitch. To facilitate club training sessions and internal competitions, there is also a “third generation” floodlit synthetic pitch.
Six new team changing rooms serve the North Campus playing fields complex as part of the Sports Centre.
Two flood-lit tarmacadam tennis courts form part of the residences on the North Campus.