Playing fields and pitches

Playing fields

Sketty Lane playing fields are the venue for the University's Rugby and Football first teams. They also host Swansea City F.C. Youth Team on a weekly basis.

Visiting sides to have also enjoyed our facilities include the WRU, New Zealand Rugby, Welsh FA, Ospreys Rugby, and Welsh Aussie Rules Football. They have also hosted BUSA National Championships, Regional Cup Finals and Coaching Camps including Manchester United and Arsenal Soccer Schools.

These Fields are available for limited / special use at selected times only. For more information please contact Gwyneth Diment.


Swansea University has additional playing fields at Fairwood, a short drive from the Sports Centre and main campus, and it has a car Park which can cater for approximately 75 vehicles. Facilities include

  • three rugby pitches
  • five soccer pitches
  • two cricket squares
  • Lacrosse pitch
  • Male and female changing rooms
  • Pavilion with kitchen area for snacks and drinks etc

For further information, please telephone +44 (0)1792 203048

Astroturf pitches

The Sports Centre offers two water-based, knitted nylon, all-weather Astroturf pitches, which are frequently used by the University's hockey teams, national / regional competitions and training, and are also available for private hire.

Opening times

  • Monday-Thursday, 08-00 - 21.00
  • Friday, 08.00 - 20.00
  • Weekends, 09.00 - 16.30



Half Pitch

 Full Pitch

Students and Staff



Community Juniors



Community Seniors