Sports Facilities

From an athletic stadium, to indoor badminton courts, to all-weather pitches; we’ve got your sport covered!

Sport Facilities

York Sport Centre has fantastic indoor and outdoor sports facilities available to hire which are perfect for team sports and group training.

To make a booking within 10 days please call 01904 323855/ 323856
For advance and block bookings please call 01904 325760 or email

Facilities available to hire at the Sport Centre include:

  • York Sport Arena, suitable for a range of sports including badminton, basketball, netball, football and many more.
  • Sports hall for badminton, basketball, 5-a-side football and volleyball
  • Squash courts
  • Floodlit artificial hockey and football pitch
  • 400m athletics track with spectator area
  • Floodlit outdoor, and indoor tennis and netball courts
  • 39 acres of grass playing fields which are currently used for rugby, football, cricket and lacrosse

For more information please click on the tabs below.

You might also be interested in our facilities at York Sport Village, which include a Velodrome and 1km Cycle Circuit. To find out more please click here.


  • Athletics

    York Sport Centre is home to our Athletic Stadium, our 400m Athletic Track and 500-seat.. From hurdles, to shot put; javelin to sprinting, our Athletic Stadium is perfect for individual and group training as well as sporting events.

    Our floodlit regional standard athetlic stadia is home to the City of York Athletics Club. The facility boasts an eight lane track, provision for all field sports, and seating for 500 spectators. There is also a pavilion to support athletes, coaches and officials. Daily pay as you go sessions are available, as well as bookings for full & half day events. For event booking on the Athletics Stadium, please contact our bookings team.

    The track is open from 9am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday, and 11am – 6pm Saturday & Sunday. However, due to the number of private bookings & events it is best to call ahead for availability before you make your journey.

    Activities & availability:


    Use of the Athletics Track Only, without equipment set up, is available on a pay-as-you-go basis.

    Prices: Public £4.20 / Concession £3.20. You can also buy 10 sessions for the price of 8 for regular users.

    Pre-Booked Equipment Use

    All other usage requiring equipment set up must have a qualified Level 2 Coach. This applies to the following activities: Hurdles, Long/Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Discus, Javelin, Shot and Hammer.

    Adverse Weather Conditions

    Our athletics facilities may occasionally close due to adverse weather conditions. We recommend calling us on 01904 323855 to check availability before you make your journey.

    Prices: Public £10.80 / Concession £6.50

    *Concessions: students, UoY staff, over 60’s, CoY Athletics Club, and under 16’s.

  • Racquet Courts

    We have a range of indoor Badminton, Squash, Tennis and Table Tennis courts available to hire. Our extensive racquet facilities are accessible all year round. Of our six tennis courts, three are located inside The Bubble; a large floodlit tent that allows play to continue in all weather and well into the night.

    We also have fifteen badminton courts available across our sport halls, and four squash courts with a viewing gallery.

    To find out more about block bookings and court hire, please click here.

    Affiliate & YS Member Public
    Tennis Court Hire £6.20 £10.40
    Squash Court Hire £5.10 £8.40
    Badminton Court Hire £6.20 £10.40
    Table Tennis Court Hire £5.70 £9.80

    To book please contact York Sport Centre on 01904 323856

  • York Sport Arena and Sport Hall

    York Sport Centre is equipped with one sport hall and one Arena. They are each equipped to host a wide range of sports, including badminton, volleyball, netball, five-a-side football, basketball, indoor cricket, table tennis, trampoline, classes, martial arts and futsal.

  • Grass Pitches

    There are 39 acres of grass pitches suitable for football, rugby, lacrosse and cricket pitches

  • JLD Astroturf Pitch

    A floodlit synthetic pitch that allows play to continue in virtually all weather conditions, day and night. The playing surface is well-suited to a range of sports, including Football and Hockey.