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Sport opportunities

Our sport opportunities give you the chance to take part in different sports.

Students playing football

Jorvik 6-a-side Football League

For various ages and abilities

Take part in a weekly football league.

The Jorvik 6-a-side Football League consists of male and female leagues for various ages and abilities. You'll play 1 match each week on a Sunday evening at the York St John University Sports Park.

For more information about the League and how to join, visit our dedicated page.

Jorvik 6-a-side Football League

Friday Night Lights - Pitch up and Play Football

Fridays 8.00pm to 9.00pm

£1 per person

York St John University Sports Park, 3G2

Come along on a Friday to have an informal game of football and meet new people. Clean astro boots or football boots required.

You do not need to book. For more information please call 01904 876 340 or email

Tennis Centre

Opened in January 2021, we have a 3 court acrylic indoor centre available to book from 8.00am to 10.00pm, 7 days a week. There are also 3 outdoor tarmac courts which are available to book.

Courts are available for anyone to book, making tennis a year round sport for York.

Book an indoor court

A 10% discount is available for:

  • York St John students and staff
  • NHS staff
  • Down the Line Tennis Academy members. For more information please email

Student sport

York St John students can get involved with a range of sports including swimming, basketball and Muay Thai. Visit the Students' Union website for more information.

Students' Union Sport activities