Sports Facilities



​Cardiff Met sports facilities are open to all; whether you are an elite athlete, a casual player or you have never taken part before, you are most welcome.

To find out more about our sports facilities - please click on the links below.

Click here for information about facility developments

Archers' Arena​

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Archers' Arena is located on the Cyncoed Campus and has been designed to accommodate Netball, Basketball and Badminton.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Click here to read more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Cyncoed Inclusion Fitness Centre​​

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The Inclusion Fitness Centre at Cyncoed is a purpose built gym developed for both able-bodied and disabled users. ​

It comprises of cardio vascular machines, weight stations and warm up/cool down areas.   The Centre also accommodates a free weights area. 

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Dance Studio

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The Dance Studio is located on the Cyncoed Campus.  It has a sprung wooden floor and is partially mirrored with 360 degrees of natural light which makes it ideal for the teaching of dance.

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Llandaff Inclusion Fitness Centre


Situated on the first floor of the Student Centre in Llandaff, this fitness facility houses the latest cardio vascular and weight training equipment.

The facility is accessible to all students, staff and the local community.​

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National Indoor Athletics Centre (NIAC)

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NIAC (National Indoor Athletics Centre) is located on the Cyncoed Campus at Cardiff Met.  It is the first purpose built indoor athletics track in the UK.  

NIAC can also accommodate other sports including netball, basketball and volleyball.

The facility is fully equipped to international standard and has a seating capacity for 690 spectators.

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Outdoor Athletics Track

Located adjacent to NIAC is the Outdoor Athletics track which consists of an International standard 8 lane mondo track, throws cage and 4 sand pits. 

The track and throws cage are currently unavailable for use.

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Outdoor Pitches

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The outdoor pitches are located on both the Cyncoed and Llandaff Campuses. 

The pitches are used for lectures, BUCS competitions and for the Cardiff Met teams who play in leagues outside BUCS competitions.  The artificial pitches can also be hired out for commercial bookings.

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Russell Rees Gymnasium

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The Russell Rees Gymnasium is a multi purpose hall which is primarily used to teach educational gymnastics, and trampolining. 

The wooden floor also makes it a suitable location for the teaching of volleyball.

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Sports Hall

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The Sports Hall (located on the Cyncoed Campus) is a multi purpose facility catering for a variety of sports including badminton, basketball, netball, volleyball, cricket and general training.

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Squash Courts

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Located next to the Sports Hall are 2 Squash Courts.

The courts are used primarily by the Cardiff Met squash team for training purposes, home league fixtures and BUCS matches.  Secondary to this the courts are used by students and the local community on a recreational basis.

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Swimming Pool

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The pool is a 4 lane 25 metre indoor swimming pool with a 1m shallow end and a 3m deep end. 

Located at the Cyncoed Campus, the swimming pool is used by students on sports courses, the Cardiff Met swimming, water polo and canoe clubs, students for recreational use and the general public​.

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Syd Aaron Gymnasium


This specialist gymnastic facility is fully equipped to meet the coach educational needs and gymnastic specific ability levels of student within the School of Sport, Cardiff Met Gymnastics squad and the Junior Gymnastics Academy. ​                      

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Regional Tennis Centre​

This facility has been developed in Partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association and is Wales' Regional Tennis facility. The Centre comprises of 4 indoor courts at the Universities Cyncoed Campus.

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