Our vibrant sporting community has something for everyone.


Worcester Seven Stars Netball player takes aim

Whether you’re an athlete looking to join a new club, love to watch live sports events with friends, or simply want to keep in shape, Worcester has something for you.       

Sports events in Worcester

Alongside Ƶ sports, the city of Worcester has a lively sporting tradition, from Premiership rugby and county cricket to riverboat regattas. Students are an extensive part of Worcester’s sporting community, and there are plenty opportunities for you to attend some of the most exciting live sports events in the UK.

With the Ƶ-owned  basketball team playing in the top-flight of the BBL league, you can get behind the Wolves and make some noise with the wolfpack at home games at the  on Friday nights. If you can’t make it down the Arena, you’ll find lots of our basketball matches are covered on the BBC Red Button and BBC Sport website.

The Ƶ Arena is also home to the  netball super league franchise. This exciting new professional team are co-owned by the Ƶ of Worcester and the Ƶ of Gloucestershire.

“The Ƶ of Worcester Arena is not only a fantastic venue to train in, it’s a great place to showcase international competitions.”

Sophie Carrigill, Worcester Graduate and Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball captain

Sports clubs and societies       

We believe that participation in sport, at every level, enhances your experience at a physical, intellectual and personal development level.

Along with , we support a broad base of student sport at all levels. Through this we actively promote the pursuit of excellence, participation, strength of character, teamwork and ethical conduct. 

Sports facilities

If you’re studying sports or joining a Ƶ club, you will benefit from our state-of-the-art sports spaces, including our floor-sprung studios and gymnasia, floodlit astroturf pitches and extensive playing fields, large dance studios, and the stunning Ƶ Arena - the largest venue of its kind in the County.

For those seeking a more leisurely approach to sports, our two fitness suites offer attractive, air-conditioned exercise spaces, as well as massage and sports therapy clinics and advice on nutrition and acupuncture. Our Riverside campus hosts a busy programme of fitness classes from Yoga to Zumba, with many sessions running during the evenings and on weekends.

 More about sport at Worcester