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Life as a UWS student offers the opportunity to follow your passions, develop new interests and meet fascinating people!

Sign up to an exciting range of clubs and societies. And check out your Students’ Unions, featuring bars, club nights, regular events and games areas.

 

Sports

At UWS we’re creating a strong culture of sport.Whether you’re keen to play competitively or just stay active, there are countless opportunities on and around campus.

Club sports

From archery to athletics…from swimming to snow sports. There are active clubs in 20 different sports through Team UWS, a partnership between the university and the Students’ Association, SAUWS.

Facilities

Our sports pitches, conditioning gyms, sports halls and exercise classes are available to all. They cater for many fitness interests and all abilities. You can access the gyms by paying as you go. Or, if you intend to use the gym more regularly, we offer a variety of flexible memberships.

Ayr Campus Facilities

The Fitness Suite at Ayr Campus is in Room 2.090, just off the atrium.

Overlooking the river, it offers state-of-the-art equipment.

EQUIPMENT

  • cardio-vascular machines including treadmills, cross-trainers, arc trainers, bicycles and rowers 
  • strength resistance machines for upper and lower body
  • accessories including gym balls, kettlebells, medicine balls and sandbags
  • professional instruction and supervision, with fitness programmes tailored to your needs
  • changing and shower facilities
  • a small sports hall is available to hire for activities including badminton, basketball and volleyball

 

OPENING HOURS

  • Monday, 09.00 - 20.00
  • Tuesday, 09.00 - 14.00 and 16.00 - 20.00
  • Wednesday & Thursday, 09.00 - 14.00 and 15.00 - 20.00
  • Friday, 10.00 - 18.00
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

CONTACT US

01292 886281

ayrsportsservices@uws.ac.uk

Hamilton Campus Facilities

Hamilton Sports Centre is on the ground floor of the Almada building, with a well-equipped gym and a sports hall.

 

EQUIPMENT

  • a wide range of cardio-vascular machines, including treadmills, cross-trainers, arc trainers, bicycles and rowers
  • strength resistance machines for upper and lower body
  • free weights including barbells, dumbbells, Olympic bars and plates
  • lifting platform
  • accessories including gym balls, kettlebells, medicine balls and sandbags. · Professional instruction and supervision with fitness programmes tailored to your needs
  • wall-mounted plasma screens
  • changing and shower facilities
  • sports hall available to hire for activities and clubs including badminton, basketball, netball, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball and 5-a-side football

 

OPENING HOURS

  • Monday to Friday, 08.00 - 21.00
  • Saturday and Sunday, 09.30 - 14.30

 

CONTACT US

01698 894420

leisurehamilton@uws.ac.uk

Paisley Campus Facilities

UWS’s Robertson Trust Sports Centre is beside Thornly Park student residences, about two miles from Paisley Campus. There are regular public transport buses between Thornly Park and Paisley town centre.

 

EQUIPMENT

  • large sports hall catering for badminton, netball, basketball, table tennis and martial arts
  • three floodlit all-weather pitches for five-a-side football, hockey and other team sports
  • full-size turf pitches and a training area for rugby, football, Gaelic football, American football
  • two-floor gym with state-of-the-art CV machines, including treadmills, body trainers, bicycles and rowing machines, all with TV monitors
  • strength resistance machines for upper and lower body
  • free weights including barbells, dumbbells, Olympic bars and plates
  • accessories including gym balls, kettlebells, medicine balls and sandbags
  • professional instruction and supervision, with fitness programmes tailored to your needs
  • changing and shower facilities for both indoor and outdoor pursuits

 

OPENING HOURS

  • Monday to Thursday, 08.15 - 21.30
  • Friday, 08.15 - 16.30
  • Saturday, 10.30 - 15.30
  • Sunday, 09.30 - 16.30

 

CONTACT US

0141 884 7785

Last updated: 07/09/2017