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Venue hire

Looking for a different venue? Our Colchester Campus Sports Centre has a number of versatile spaces ideal for hosting events. Our facilities are adaptable to host a wide range of activities, whether your event is a large- or small-scale sporting event, a coaching course or a corporate away day. The building has step-free access and a lift once inside.

Spaces for hire

As well as our high-quality squash courts, grass pitches, synthetic turf pitch and tennis courts, we offer the following spaces for event hire.

  • Activity studios

    Our two studios, with sprung wooden floors and full-length mirrors, are suitable for a range of activities, such as dance, martial arts and exercise classes.

  • Meeting room

    Our convenient and adaptable meeting room can comfortably seat up to 25 people. AV equipment, such as projectors, are available on request.

  • Squash spectator room

    Our excellent glass backed courts have a viewing area ideal for tournaments and competitions.

  • Court hire

    If you would like to book one of our facilities for team practice or matches please contact us for availability

  • Climbing wall parties and general hire

    Hold a birthday party with a difference or enjoy a unique team-building experience by hiring the climbing wall. Our staff can create a unique and positive climbing event that will be a memorable time for all. Parties last about 90 minutes and are available for group sizes of up to 15 people, aged eight years and upwards.

    Prices and booking

    Cost depends on group size, whether you need instructors and/or exclusive access. For all booking enquiries please contact the Sports Centre:


Contact us

Please contact us for more information about hiring a venue at our Colchester Campus Sport Centre.

Gent Sinani

Sports Administration Supervisor

Telephone 01206 873246

Email scadmin@essex.ac.uk