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Athletics stadium

Latest Information - 5 January 2021

Following the Government announcement on 4th January, the facilities are now closed.

Further information can be found on our frequently asked questions page

Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium on Woodbourn Road is the home to outdoor athletics for Sheffield and the surrounding areas. It includes a range of outdoor activities and is open to the community for athletics and events.

The site offers

  • an eight lane running track with a ten lane front and back straight
  • pole vault (March - September) and high jump areas
  • long jump and triple jump track and pits
  • throws field for shot, discuss, javelin and hammer plus practice throws area for discuss, shot and hammer.
  • on-site changing rooms, pavilion and spectator seating

Opening Hours

Sessions must be pre-booked and are available at the following times:

Monday Closed
Tuesday 4.5 - 6pm, 6:15 - 7:30pm & 7:45 - 9pm  
Wednesday 5 - 6:30pm & 6:45 - 8:15pm
Thursday 4:45 - 6pm, 6:15 - 7:30pm & 7:45 - 9pm 
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:30 - 11am & 11:15 - 12:45pm
Sunday Closed

These times are subject to change due to private bookings which will be detailed on site. Use of the site outside of these hours is prohibited, and anyone doing so may be asked to leave.


All visitors are required to sign in with a member of Sheffield Hallam Active Staff. You will be issued with a wristband which must be worn at all times.

Junior athletics: £3.50
Adult athletics: £5.00
Sheffield Hallam Active members: Free*
SIV Athletics Unlimited adult: Free*
SIV Athletics Unlimited junior: Free*
 Student Athletics (with valid student card) £3.50
 Senior Athletics (with a valid senior pass)  £3.50

*Please bring your valid membership card to get free entry.

Stadium events

Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium can host a range of events including athletics meetings, school sport days, team building activities, festivals and outdoor displays.

If you are interested in hosting an event with us please phone 0114 225 5340 or email

Contact us

Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium
Woodbourn Road
S9 3HL

Phone 0114 225 3000

The stadium is located on the tram line about half way between the city centre and Meadowhall with a number of bus routes also serving the site. There is limited on-site parking for events in addition to large amounts of on-street parking in the surrounding area.

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