Department of Sport

David Ross Sports Village

The £40 million David Ross Sports Village is now open, offering an inspirational and accessible sports provision for all.

The sports village has been supported by a significant commitment from Nottingham alumnus and Carphone Warehouse founder - David Ross, taking his total support for the University beyond £10 million. 

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Our facilities


  • sports hall (4 large standard halls / 20 badminton courts)
  • 25m swimming pool
  • 12m climbing wall
  • 6 standard squash courts
  • all-glass squash court
  • martial arts dojo
  • table tennis / archery / fencing salle
  • snooker room
  • 10 team changing rooms plus officials/private changing
  • The Clubhouse Cafe


  • 200-station fitness suite
  • spin studio
  • two dance studios

Health and Wellbeing 

  • Finnish sauna
  • steam room


  • full-sized 3G rubber crumb 
  • full-sized sand dressed pitch
  • outdoor viewing area
  • 3 netball courts
  • 3 tennis courts


Sports Injury Clinic

  • hydrotherapy pool
  • private consulting rooms
  • specialist physiotherapy and sports massage services

High Performance Zone

  • 60m sprint track
  • bespoke training area
  • specialist strength and conditioning services

Take a look around - 360 Virtual Tour 


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Fitness Suite
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Spin Studio
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Squash courts
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All-glass squash court
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The ClubHouse Cafe
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Snooker room 
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Sports hall
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Martial arts dojo
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Multi-use salle

The ClubHouse Cafe serving Starbucks Coffee

The on-site Club House Café at David Ross Sports Village has recently re-opened for 2021.

Opening times are 8am-5pm Monday to Friday and 9am-4pm on weekends.

There is a full variety of hot/cold snacks and drinks from Starbucks Coffee.

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000