Outdoor Training Facilities

World Class Facilities

Playing Fields





The International Sports Village at 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.

Our fields have a dedicated Grounds Team who pride themselves on maintaining all facilities to an excellent international standard.

These Fields are available for limited / special use at selected times only.


Astroturf Pitches

The Sports Village is also home to 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.


Monday - Thursday 8am - 8.30pm 7am - 9.30pm
Friday 8am - 8pm 7am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm


International Athletics Track






1. 8 Lane Class A International Athletics Track
2. Pole Vault and High Jump Beds
3. 2 Long / Triple Jump Pits
4. Throwing areas and cage
5. 400 spectator stand & Public address system

 The gems of the International Sports Village at Swansea University are our Athletics facilities. Hosting events from local Athletics fixtures - including being the home of both the University Club and Swansea Harriers - to the prestige of holding the International Paralympic Commitee's European Athletics Championships.


Opening Times



Mon - Thurs 8am - 8.30pm 7am - 9.30pm
Friday 8am - 8pm 7am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm

Tennis Courts & Facility Prices

Tennis Courts

The University's six all-weather tennis courts are situated between the Sports Village Sports Hall and the Indoor Training Centre. They are available to University staff and students, and payment for the courts must be made at the I.T.C. or Sports Village Reception.

The Centre runs tennis courses throughout the year.

Student are also entitled to use of the Swansea Tennis & Squash Club. Find out more here.

Facility Prices

Facility Cost
Tennis Courts   £3.50 / hour
Tennis Ball or Racquet   50p / item


1/2 Pitch

Full pitch

Students & Staff  £20  $35
Community Juniors  £27  £42
Community Seniors  £35  £60

Great Facilities; Great Location


Outdoor track

Sports Pavilion

The Pavilion is situated adjacent to the Sport Centre. It is fully equipped with male and female changing rooms as well as a sports hall as well as a lecture room and viewing balcony.

Within the University, the pavilion is used by many of the Student Sport Swansea Teams including various martial arts clubs and the cheerleaders.

The pavilion is also regularly hired out by various local sports groups.