Sports Facilities

 

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​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​​


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


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)


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 Facility

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Our re-developed Outdoor Athletics Facility opened in the summer 2017 and consists of a 6 lane 400m track and multiple field event areas.

Astro Turf


The Astro Turf is located on the Cyncoed Campus and has pitch markings for hockey and football.  It is complete with dugouts, spectator areas, electronic scoreboard and in situ IP Camera’s which are used to provide high quality video analysis.  It is the home of our student hockey teams and junior hockey academy.

Russell Rees Gymnasium


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


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


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

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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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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Football Pitches


We have three football pitches at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

3G Football Pitch - Cyncoed

Our FIFA 2 star 3G football pitch is the home of our Men's, Women's and junior academy football teams.

Grass Football pitch - Cyncoed

We have a grass football pitch located adjacent to our 3G pitch which is primarily used for training and BUCS fixtures.

Grass Football pitch - Llandaff

Our football pitch in Llandaff is located at the rear of the campus and also has pitch markings for lacrosse.  We also have two grass 5-a-side pitchs on the Llandaff campus.

Rugby Pitches


We have three rugby pitches at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

3G Rugby Pitch - Cyncoed

Our 3G rugby pitch opened in 2017 and is utilised by the student sport teams for training and competitive fixtures.  This pitch is located inside the outdoor 400m athletics track.

Grass Rugby Pitch - Cyncoed

The grass rugby pitch is situated behind the Archers' Arena and Tennis Centre.  It is primarily used for BUCS and National League fixtures and includes a large spectator stand and electronic scoreboard.

Grass Rugby Pitch - Llandaff (pictured above)

Our grass rugby pitch in Llandaff is located in pituresque scenes at the rear of the campus and adjacent to Llandaff Cathedral.  This pitch is primarily used for BUCS fixtures.