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Play for fun

NTU Sport offers something for everyone, whether you're a beginner, want to get back into a sport you love without the commitment, or just want an alternative to the gym, there’s an activity for you.

Play for Fun

Playing sport doesn't have to mean a big, long-term commitment, we run regular Play for Fun sessions that focus on making sport sociable, inclusive and enjoyable.

There's no requirement to join a club, all sessions must be booked in advance on the NTU Sport App.

How to book your Play for Fun session

Simply go to the NTU Sport app and click on the the Play for Fun tile and select your session from the timetable.

Cancelling your Play for Fun Session

If you are unable to attend your booked session, please cancel your selected Play for Fun  activity on the NTU Sport App.

Play for Fun rewards

As well as meeting new friends, you can also earn rewards to give you that extra bit of motivation. Sign in at every session you attend, and start earning your rewards now. You just need to attend 20 sessions to earn your free Play for Fun branded t-shirt.

20 sessions = a black or pink Play for Fun T-shirt

Play for Fun Saturday

On Saturday 24th September, NTU Sport will be hosting Play for Fun Saturday to give you a taste of what the Play for Fun programme will have on offer throughout the year.

Sessions can be booked through the NTU Sport app, if it is your first time using the app you can follow our guide here. If you are unable to book via the app, you can call or email us and book your space.

Check out our timetable below and come and join us during welcome week.

SessionTimeLocation
Badminton10:00-11:00City Sports Centre
Volleyball11:00-12:00City Sports Centre
Tennis11:00-13:00Nottingham Castle Tennis Club
UV Spin11:00-11:45City Sports Centre
Basketball12:00-13:00City Sports Centre
Dodgeball13:00-14:00City Sports Centre
Futsal 14:00-15:00City Sports Centre

Play For Fun Timetable

Term 1  Timetable - City and Clifton campus

DaySessionTimeSiteVenue
MondayFutsal16:30-18:00CliftonSHA
MondayVolleyball16:30-18:00City Sports Hall
MondayTennis17:00-18:00CliftonTennis Centre
Monday Climbing17:00-18:00City City Sports Centre
MondayBeginners Running17:30-18:30City Meet outside City SU
MondayDodgeball18:00-19:00City City Sports Centre
TuesdayBasketball16:30-18:00CliftonSHA
TuesdaySquash18:00-19:00CliftonSquash
TuesdayFootball16:30-18:00Clifton3G
TuesdayNetball17:00-18:00City Sports Hall
WednesdayClimbing15:00-16:00City City Sports Centre
WednesdayBeginners Spin17:15-18:00CliftonStudio
WednesdayBadminton18:00-19:00City Sports Hall
WednesdayBadminton19:00-20:00City Sports Hall
WednesdayBasketball20:00-21:00City Sports Hall
WednesdayBasketball21:00-22:00City Sports Hall
ThursdayNetball16:00-17:00CliftonSHA
Thursday Cardio Tennis19:30-20:30CliftonTennis Centre
ThursdayTennis19:30-20:30CliftonTennis Centre
ThursdayTable Tennis16:00-17:00City Half Sports Hall
Thursday Badminton17:00-18:00City Sports Hall
ThursdayBadminton18:00-19:00City Sports Hall
FridayBadminton19:00-20:30CliftonSports Hall
FridayWomen's Basketball20:00-21:00City Sports Hall
FridaySelf Defence20:00-21:00City Sports Hall
FridaySwimming20:30-21:30City Nottingham High School
FridayFutsal21:00-22:30City Sports Hall
SundayBadminton9:00-10:00City Sports Hall
Sunday Archery18:30-19:30CliftonSports Hall
SundayArchery19:30-20:30CliftonSports Hall

Term 1  Timetable - Brackenhurst campus

DaySessionTimeSiteVenue
ThursdayYoga17:30-18:30BrackLYT005 - Lyth Lecture Theatre
FridayFootball16:30-17:30BrackSouthwell Leisure Centre

Term 1  Timetable - Mansfield campus

DaySessionTimeSiteVenue
TuesdayYoga17:00-18:00MansfieldMUC001

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