Department of Sport

David Ross Sports Village

The brand new £40 million David Ross Sports Village is now open, offering an inspirational and accessible sports provision for all.

The sports village has been supported by a significant commitment from Nottingham alumnus and Carphone Warehouse founder - David Ross, taking his total support for the University beyond £10 million. 

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The facilities


  • sports hall (4 large standard halls / 20 badminton courts)
  • 25m swimming pool
  • 12m climbing wall
  • 6 standard squash courts
  • all-glass squash court
  • martial arts dojo
  • table tennis / archery / fencing salle
  • snooker and pool room
  • The Clubhouse Cafe


  • 200-station fitness suite
  • spin studio
  • two dance studios


  • full-sized 3G rubber crumb 
  • full-sized sand dressed pitch
  • outdoor viewing area
  • 3 netball courts
  • 3 tennis courts

Sports Injury Clinic

  • hydrotherapy pool
  • private consulting rooms
  • specialist physiotherapy and sports massage services

High Performance Zone

  • 60m sprint track
  • bespoke training area
  • specialist strength and conditioning services

Take a look around

DRSV Sports Hall 340x170
Sports hall
Swimming Pool 340x170
Swimming pool
Fitness Suite 340x170
Fitness suite
DRSV Reception 340x170
Climbing wall
Glass Court 340x170
Squash courts
DRSV Dojo 340x170
Martial arts dojo

University of Nottingham Sport

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000