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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Our 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 room
  • private changing available
  • The Clubhouse Cafe


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

Health and Wellbeing 

  • Finnish sauna
  • steam room


  • 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 - 360 Virtual Tour 


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Fitness Suite
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Spin Studio
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Squash courts
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All-glass squash court
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The ClubHouse Cafe
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Snooker room 
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Sports hall
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Martial arts dojo
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Multi-use salle

The ClubHouse Cafe

The on-site Club House Café has recently launched a brand NEW evening menu. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, expect to see a daily theme from across the world, including; Mexican, Chinese, Italian, Comfort Food plus many more!

 Evening meals are served between 5-7pm on Monday – Wednesday. Every meal is cooked in-house and is just £4.75 with a student meal card.

For the rest of the week you can buy pizza by the slice, which is perfect for dinner on the go. Pizza is served from 5-9pm.

Jacket potatoes are also on offer from 4pm every day and a variety of toasted paninis and cold sandwiches are available throughout the evening at the Club House Cafe. 

 The Club House Cafe update their menus regularly over on their facebook page. 

University of Nottingham Sport

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000