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Check out the amazing range of sport and fitness activities we offer and learn more about Royal Holloway Sport!

The Bear Pride starts here!

Royal Holloway is the Home of the Bears, and sport and fitness are a key part of many students' experience at Royal Holloway.

If you're looking to get involved in sports or wanting to keep fit at Royal Holloway there are plenty of options, whether you're a pro or want to try something new!


Our fitness facilities

  • Newly upgraded 60+ station gym including a large free weights area, cardiovascular machines and resistance machines

  • Group exercise classes - up to 40 classes per week during term time including Les Mills virtual classes.
    • Mind and Body classes: Yoga and Pilates.

    • Cardio and Conditioning: Studio Cycling, Zumba, HIIT, Grit Cardio, Grit Athletic.

    • Strength and Toning Classes: Body Pump, Express Core, Legs, Bums & Tums, Grit Strength.

  • Additional services: personal training, group coaching sessions, personal programmes


Our Active offer

  • Drop-in Active sessions: Try your hand at a new sport from badminton, to basketball, to football or netball. These sessions are open to all students during term time, simply turn up and play. Some session are led by qualified coaches to give you more support in getting you started in the sport. 

  • Football Social League: Take part in our competitive 7 a-side Football League which takes place on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. All matches are officiated by qualified referees and team entry costs £100 per team. Teams are guaranteed at least 3 games per week and all games will be played on the 3G pitch. Sign ups will open mid September so get your team together or if you don't have a team, email us at active@royalholloway.ac.uk and we'll help you find one!

 Volunteering opportunities

  • Make yourself more employable and pass on your passion for sport by volunteering on campus or in the community. Take advantage of our coach education bursaries and get yourself qualified as a coach or official

Facilities for hire

Our indoor and outdoor sports facilities are available for private hire throughout the week with exclusive discounts for members of Royal Holloway Sport. The facilities available are:


  • Sports Hall (full, half, single badminton court)
  • Squash courts
  • MY Netball courts
  • MY Tennis courts
  • Founder's Tennis courts
  • MY 3G pitch (full, half, 7-a-side)
  • MY Astro pitch (full, half)
  • Multi use games area (MUGA)


Sports Clubs

At Royal Holloway we have 38 sports clubs (and counting!) including:

  • American Football

  • Archery

  • Athletics

  • Badminton

  • Basketball

  • Cheerleading

  • Cycling

  • Football

  • Judo

  • Netball

... and many more! Visit here for a full list.


For more information on all things sports at Royal Holloway, visit our sports webpages.

Purchase membership and clothing

To purchase your fitness membership, visit our membership and booking system.

You can purchase our Royal Holloway branded Samurai clothing on our online shop.