Staff Sport

The Sport & Active Life service have a variety of opportunities that University of Leicester Staff Members can engage in, these opportunities are detailed below:

Football - The University Staff Team - Leicester Academicals compete in a local Sunday league, with homes games being played at The Roger Bettles Sports Centre (Manor Road). To get involved or find out more please contact Jit Liladhar.

Staff/PostGrad 5 a-side football - There is a weekly 5 a-side drop in session which takes place in the Charles Wilson Sports Hall every Wednesday during term time between 12 noon and 2pm. If you would like to get involved then please email Darren White to find out more information.

Cricket - The University of Leicester have a Staff team who have 3 teams on hand to compete throughout the weekends of the cricket season. More information can be found here. Park Run

Golf - The Leicester University Golf Society (LUGS) provides staff with the opportunity to play Golf with likeminded members of the University across various courses and in lots of different tournaments/events.

parkun - Is a FREE weekly timed 5km run which takes place on Victoria Park every Saturday morning at 9am. For more information on this weekly event please visit -

Badminton - Come and join the staff badminton group 6.00pm – 8.00pm every Friday at Manor Road Sports Hall. All staff welcome, men and women, all standards welcome. Free to sports members and £4 for non sport members. For more information contact: Juliet Bailey, Tony Smith

Team Leicester - Staff may be aware that the University of Leicester has competitive student sports clubs who compete in BUCS on a weekly basis, however staff are also able to join these clubs and participate in non student competitions such as local league, friendly fixtures and tournaments. For more information about the club please visit Team Leicester.

Recreational Events - Please check the Recreational Events page to keep up to date with a number of opportunities to get involved in.

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