Top Sports Clubs for Students in Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Sport has fast become an important part of people’s lives. As well as being a great way to have fun and keep fit, sports clubs give students a chance to meet new people and make life-long friends, outside of the lecture theatre. Luckily, there is no shortage of sports clubs and societies in Lancaster. From historic bowling and cricket to more modern sports of quidditch, there is a sport club in Lancaster for everyone.


Lancaster is home to an array of sports clubs including the popular Lancaster Cricket and Sports Club on Lune Rd. Situated near Lancaster Quayside, close to the historic Lancaster Castle, Lancaster’s Cricket and Sports Club offer something for all ages including cricket, tennis, bowling and hockey, with regular fixtures throughout the year, along with both men’s and ladies’ leagues. Join the LCSC 100 Club for just £10 a month, to gain access to all sports within this popular Lancaster Sports Club for students.


With its very own swimming pool and sports hall, Lancaster Royal Grammar School offers a wide range of sports clubs for students and members of the public, during evenings, weekends and holidays. From badminton and 5 a side football, to swimming, kayaking and martial arts, you’ll be spoilt for choice for student sports clubs in Lancaster!


One of the most popular sports centres in Lancaster and Morecambe, is Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, situated on the border of Lancaster and Morecambe and easily accessible along the Millennium path, either by foot or cycle. With gym memberships for students, it is an affordable way to get involved with sports in Lancaster and keep fit. Salt Ayre has a wide variety of sports clubs available in Lancaster, as well as swimming pool and gym.


If you’re looking for sports clubs near to Lancaster campus, the university has its very own sports centre, open to both students and members of the public, so you can now train with family and friends! Lancaster Sports Centre has one of the largest swimming pools in the area, along with sophisticated gym and its very own climbing wall, so you can practice your bouldering skills before getting into the Cumbrian mountains nearby.


Finally, if you’re looking for something a little more laid back or holistic, Lancaster has several popular yoga groups for students, with dedicated yoga studios in the heart of Lancaster, including the popular Herbarium vegan café.