Leeds Met has a huge range of high quality sports facilities. Whether you are using our facilities for recreation and fitness or as a competitive athlete, we guarantee some of the best facilities in the region.
The Outdoor Centre
This includes our Athletics centre, incorporating an eight-lane track, jumps and throws facilities. The centre provides opportunities for all ages and abilities to train throughout the year. Leeds Metropolitan University Athletics Club and other Leeds based clubs train on site with full coaching support. Junior athletics coaching sessions take place weekly. All technical events require the presence of a coach. For students holding current athletics qualifications, coaching opportunities are available.
In addition, we have two floodlit synthetic turf pitches - a 3G pitch for football / rugby and a sandressed hockey pitch. At Headingley we also have four grass pitches (1 x Rugby, 3 x Football) and a floodlot multi-use games area. Use of the Outdoor Centre is free of charge to all Sports Membership holders.
Fitness Centres (please see video links to the right)
Headingley Campus and City Campus offer fully equipped fitness centres with a range of cardiovascular and resistance machines.
University Sport requires everyone to have an induction as aprt of your membership. Inductions are held most days throughout the week at both Headingley Campus and City Campus. The induction will cover safe use of all the equipment by a qualified gym instructor.
To book an induction, please visit or contact:
Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus, on 0113 812 3160
The Fitness Centre, City Campus, on 0113 812 3346.
Strength and Conditioning Facility
At the Headingley Campus there is a fully equipped Strength and Conditioning facility. Free weights include dumbbells, barbells, bench-press machines and much more. Those interested in using the facility need to book in to have a specialist induction delivered by qualified gym instructors, and must also have their Sports Membership and a Fitness Centre induction prior to booking.
For induction information please contact the Carnegie Sports Centre Reception on 0113 812 3160. Access to the Free Weights facility costs £15.00 per annum for Sports Membership holders.
The Tennis Centre consists of four indoor, acrylic courts and eight outdoor (4 x clay, 4 x astroturf) courts.
The University has a traditional 20 metre swimming pool which is part of the Carnegie Sports Centre facilities.