Department of Sport
   
   
  

Intramural Sports Leagues

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Join over 3,000 University of Nottingham students playing weekly in our intramural sports leagues (IMS). It's the perfect way to enjoy competitive sport and make new friends right here on campus. 

Our winning teams get the chance to compete for Nottingham against Loughborough in the hotly contested IMS Varsity or even travel to China or Malaysia for the annual Tri Campus Games.

Find out below how you can get involved!

 
 

What sports are available?

Our IMS programme offers a huge range of sports listed below and you can sign up for more than one league or competition:

  • Badminton (mixed)
  • Basketball (mixed)
  • Dodgeball (mixed
  • Football (Men's 11-a-side)
  • Football (Men's 7-a-side)
  • Football (Women's 7-a-side)
  • Futsal (Men's)
  • Hockey (mixed)
  • Netball
  • Rugby Union (Men's)
  • Squash (mixed)
  • Table tennis (mixed)
  • Tennis (mixed)
  • Touch Rugby (mixed)
  • Volleyball (mixed)
 

 

When can I play?

The timetable for the 2017/18 IMS programme can be viewed below. We offer team leagues on set days, weekly individual leagues and one day tournaments. 

Our Term 1 leagues begin from Saturday 7 October 2017 - your league organiser will confirm your first fixture. 

Please note, you or your team will be allocated matches each week within the time slot given by your league organiser. 

* UoN sports and fitness membership required for badminton, squash and table tennis weekly leagues. Click here to purchase.

Monday

Sport Location Time
Netball David Ross Sports Village - sports hall 1.30-5pm
Futsal David Ross Sports Village - sports hall 5-8pm

Wednesday

 Sport Location Time
Netball David Ross Sports Village  1-7pm
Football 7-a-side (men's) David Ross Sports Village - 3G 1-5pm
Football 11-a-side (men's) Riverside sports complex  2-4.30pm
Rugby Union (men's) Various locations (Nottingham) 2-4.30pm

Saturday

 Sport Location Time
Netball David Ross Sports Village 1-6pm
Football 11-a-side (men's) Riverside sports complex  2-4.30pm

Sunday

 Sport Location Time
Netball David Ross Sports Village 10am-3pm
Football 11-a-side (men's) Riverside sports complex 10am-12.30pm
Basketball (mixed) Jubilee sports centre - sports hall 11am-3pm
Hockey (mixed) David Ross Sports Village - sand dressed pitch 1-5pm
Futsal (men's) David Ross Sports Village - sports hall 3-6pm
Touch Rugby (mixed) David Ross Sports Village - 3G 4-5pm
Football 7-a-side (men's) Jubilee sports centre - 3G 5.30-10pm
Volleyball (mixed) David Ross Sports Village - sports hall 6-10.30pm
Football 7-a-side (women's) David Ross Sports Village - 3G 7-8.30pm
Football 7-a-side (men's) David Ross Sports Village - 3G 8.30-10.30pm

Weekly leagues

 Sport LocationDay Time
Squash* David Ross Sports Village - squash courts Mondays 6-10.30pm
Badminton* David Ross Sports Village Tuesdays  6-8pm
Tennis Nottingham Tennis Centre Tuesdays 9-10pm
Badminton* Sutton Bonington sports centre Wednesdays 5-7pm
Tennis Nottingham Tennis Centre Thursdays 9-10pm

One Day competitions

 SportDate Time Location
Squash Sunday 26 November 2017 12-6pm David Ross Sports Village - squash courts
Volleyball Saturday 2 December 2017 12-7pm Jubilee sports centre - sports hall
Badminton Sunday 19 November 2017 12-6pm David Ross Sports Village
Dodgeball Sunday 19 November 2017 7-10pm David Ross Sports Village - sports hall
Squash Saturday 10 March 2018 12-6pm David Ross Sports Village - sports hall
Badminton Saturday 10 March 2018 12-6pm David Ross Sports Village
Volleyball Sunday 11 March 2018 12-7pm David Ross Sports Village - sports hall
Dodgeball Sunday 11 March 2018 7-10pm David Ross Sports Village - sports hall

 

How can I get involved?

Team leagues:

IMS teams can be made up of any group; hall teams, society teams, course teams or a group of friends. 

  • If you have a whole team together already, sign up for the 2017/18 IMS season online here
  • To join a hall team, contact your hall sports rep to find out what's available or join one of our hall sport groups. During Welcome Week, you can also sign up at the Sports and Societies Fair, hosted at David Ross Sports Village from 25 - 26 September 2017.
  • To join a society or course team, contact your society or course rep to find out what's available. During Welcome Week, you can also sign up at the Sports and Societies Fair, hosted at David Ross Sports Village from 25 - 26 September 2017.
  • If you're an individual looking for a team, please contact the IMS Officer for your sport.
 

Individual leagues and one day competitions:

We offer weekly leagues for several racket sports as well as one day competitions for individuals and teams in a variety of sports. These are open to all University of Nottingham students; it doesn't matter if you haven't played in IMS before.

  • You can enter a weekly league by contacting the IMS Officer for your sport.
  • You can enter an individual one day competition or register a team by contacting the IMS Officer for your sport.
  • Looking for a team to play with? Please contact the IMS Officer for your sport
 


Become a referee or umpire

We offer several part-time paid roles as referees or umpires within our IMS programme. 

  • To register your interest, please contact the IMS Officer for your sport
 

 

Who is my IMS Officer contact?

Each of our sports is run by a member of our IMS Exec - all student volunteers. If your query isn't answered above, please contact the below. 

IMS Exec
 Position Name Email address
IMS Chair  Lois O'Toole IMSChair@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Badminton  Jimi Akinfie / Justin Li IMSBadminton@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Basketball  Kim Stallard IMSBasketball@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Dodgeball   glynn.dignum@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Football (M)  Jamie Savage / Ryan Bradshaw IMSFootball@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Football (W)  Bryony Coppack IMSWomensFootball@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Futsal  Tom Arnold / Joe Oakton IMSFutsal@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Hockey  Hamish Percy IMSHockey@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Netball Kerry Lam Po Tang / Grace Andrews IMSNetball@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Rugby James Morgan  IMSRugby@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Squash Akash Roy IMSSquash@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Table Tennis Jack Matthews IMSTableTennis@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Tennis Connor Bearman IMSTennis@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Volleyball  Aasen Alab IMSVolleyball@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Events Mulham El-ghazzeh SportsExecEvents@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Media Joe McGeehan SportsExecMedia@nottingham.ac.uk
IMS Finance Hannah Bishop SportsExecFinance@nottingham.ac.uk
JCR Exec George Carins JCRExecSport@nottingham.ac.uk

 

IMS Varsity and Tri Campus Games

Each year our top IMS teams will compete against the best teams from Loughborough University's intramural sport programme during our IMS Varsity.

This year's event will take place in April 2017 at Loughborough University. 

Several IMS winners will also get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in the annual Tri Campus Games, a completely unique event in the Higher Education sector. Each year the event is hosted by one of Nottingham's international campuses in the UK, Malaysia and China.

This year's event will take place in Nottingham (UK) in June 2018. 

Where can I buy official IMS kit?

With official partner Red Oak Roller we offer a range of official IMS kit for either your hall or society team. The range includes T-shirts, shorts, skorts and socks.

To view and purchase, click here.

Your questions

Do I need UoN sports and fitness membership to take part in IMS?

If you are playing in one of our badminton, sqush or table tennis leagues then UoN sport and fitness membership is required. You can purchase your membership here

If you are playing in any of our other IMS leagues, UoN sport and fitness membership is NOT required. 

 
What happens if there's wet weather? 
Assume that all fixtures are on as usual unless you have been contacted by the IMS Officer for your individual sport (see list above).
 
How do I can find out about free buses to the Riverside sports complex and rugby fixtures? 

We provide free transport on Wednesday afternoons to the Riverside Sports Complex for our football and rugby leagues. These will operate for the duration of the leagues. 

Route 1 - University Park - Riverside sports complex

Departs 1.15pm from bus stop UN45 (Outside Derby Hall), stops enroute at bus stop UN46 (mini roundabout by West Entrance). Returns from Riverside at 4.15pm and tops at both UN46 and UN45. 

Route 2 - Jubilee - Lenton - Riverside sports complex

Departs 1pm from bus stop L12 (outside Starbucks, Jubilee Campus), stops enroute outside Savoy Cinema, Lenton. Returns from Riverside at 4.15pm and drops off at Savoy Cinema and L12. 

We also provide transport to the community venues hosting our IMS Rugby Super League programme on a Wednesday afternoon. 

Route 3 - Rugby

Departs 1pm from bus stop L12 (outside Starbucks, Jubilee Campus), stops enroute at bus stop UN45 (outside Derby Hall). Please change here for Bus 4 if you are playing at Keyworth. It then stops enroute at bus stop UN46 (mini roundabout by West Entrance) and travels onto West Bridgford, Lady Bay and Moderns Rugby. Bus departs from Riverside at 4.15pm for reverse journey.

Route 4 - Rugby 

Departs 12.45pm from bus stop UN45 (outside Derby Hall) going to Keyworth Rugby Club. Bus departs from Keyworth Rugby Club at 4.15pm for reverse journey. 

 

 

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk