Sports facilities

Whether you're into competitive or leisure sports, team or individual pursuits, or are simply looking for a way to stay fit and healthy, you should find something to suit your needs below:

LSE Students' Union facilities in The Marshall Building 

Location: MAR -1, -2
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 8am – ​10pm; Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 6pm
Contact: 020 7106 1378

Based in the heart of the LSE campus, the Marshall Building is home to our multifunctional sports hall, squash courts, rehearsal studio, music practice rooms and strength and conditioning suite. At LSESU we are committed to having this space student focused and are proud to provide these spaces free for members of LSESU societies and clubs. 


LSE Students' Union Gym & Strength and Conditioning Suite

Students Union Gym

Location: 4th floor, SAW / Level -1, MAR
Opening times (SAW): Monday – Friday, 7am – 10pm; Saturday and Sunday,10am – 6pm
Opening times (MAR): Monday – Friday, 8am – ​10pm; Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 6pm ​
Contact: 020 7955 6002
Find us: @lsesugym

The LSESU Gym is open exclusively to LSE Students, Staff and Alumni. Based across two sites, the LSESU Level Up Fitness offers a wide variety of facilities to provide LSE students and staff with an enhanced fitness experience including the Endurance Series Cardio Range, functional training area and brand-new strength and conditioning suite. We aim to keep prices low and provide an excellent service that suits your needs. To buy membership and for more information, visit our website. All fitness classes are included. Join early to avoid disappointment!

LSE Students' Union activity studio

Location: 6th floor, SAW

The activity studio hosts a variety of events and activities, from club and society led events to Active Lifestyle fitness classes. All bookings in term time are made through LSE Resource Booker 

LSE Sportsground

Location: Windsor Avenue, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 5HB (a 22 minute train ride out of Waterloo)
Contact: 020 8942 1229 or email

LSE has 23 acres of playing fields in New Malden, Surrey. Sporting amenities include:

  • Floodlit multi-use games area for netball, tennis and five-a-side football
  • Seven football and two rugby pitches in the winter
  • Two cricket squares and cricket nets in the summer

The main pavilion houses changing rooms and shower facilities, as well as a balcony and veranda, dining hall and kitchen. These facilities are available for use by LSE students and staff and events such as team building, away-days, reunions, leaving celebrations can all be catered for. External users can also hire these facilities when not in use by the LSE Athletics Union.

Visit the LSE Sportsground web pages for directions to the ground, fixtures and pitch hire information.

Lincoln's Inn Fields netball and tennis courts

Tennis Lincolns Inn Fields

Location: Lincoln's Inn Fields – opposite the New Academic Building
Opening times: 8am until the last hour before the park closes at dusk.

Three hard tennis courts and two netball courts are open to public and managed by:
London Borough of Camden
4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall,
Judd Street 
London WC1H 9JE, 020 7974 4444 or email
Book online

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