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At West Notts we have a dedicated sports development team working with students and staff to encourage them to get involved in extra-curricular activities.

Sport facilities

As a student at college, you will have access to a number of state-of-the-art sporting facilities.

  • Sport England Accredited sports hall
  • Sport science lab
  • 3G astro pitch
  • Full-size grass football pitch


A number of sporting activities and fitness classes are held each week at West Notts and almost all sessions are FREE to staff and students.

On-campus activities
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Football (5-a-side)
  • Zumba
  • And a range of fitness classes
Off-campus activities

Location and additional information

Most activities take place at our Derby Road Campus, in our sports hall (built to Sport England Standards) or on the playing fields. Other activities are available off-campus.

For more information on any of the above activities, please contact a member of the sports development team

Academy of Sport

The Academy of Sport at West Notts allows you to work alongside elite sport teams such as Mansfield Town FC and Mansfield Giants to not only improve your skillset and excel in your chosen sport, but to also gain industry experience. You can also sign up to be part of Team West Notts, giving you the opportunity to compete internationally in competitive sporting leagues.

Visit the Academy of Sport webpage

Sports hall public opening times and prices

Opening times

The sports hall is open to the public at the following times:


For holiday and weekend bookings, please contact the sports facilities co-ordinator on:

01623 413354


The sports hall can accommodate various sports. Due to its large size, the sports hall is usually divided into two halves in order to facilitate different activities at the same time.

Casual bookings can be made depending on availability; please enquire for further details.


Sports hall schedule 2016/17

Enrichment schedule

Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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