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Clubs, sports and activities

Team Hallam is the home of competitive and performance sport at Sheffield Hallam University. With a number of clubs competing in a wide range of sports and activities, there’s something for everyone.

Find out more: Visit teamhallam.org for information about club sports and how you can get involved. 

Try out for the team: Register your interest in playing for Team Hallam. Teams will usually be selected in early October.

Play socially: No need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided.

Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio). Find out more here.

Team Hallam Clubs

  • American football (men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Hallam Warriors Men's American Football Club is a growing club at Hallam, with one squad that is open to all abilities, from complete rookies to experienced players. The team compete in BUCS leagues against other university teams across the region, with all players getting the opportunity for game time throughout the season. They train at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, with home matches usually taking place there on a Sunday. The club also hold weekly classroom training sessions, to introduce new players to tactics and to rules of the game, and to watch matches. Some equipment is available for beginners to borrow throughout the season.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams are selected for matches throughout the season.

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @shuwarriors

  • American football (women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Hallam Warriors Women's American Football Club is open to all abilities, and provides excellent opportunities for beginners to try out Flag American Football. The club compete in the Opal Series, which is the National Championship competition for women's flag football teams, organised by the British American Football Association. The club train at U-Mix sport centre in Sheffield, and provide opportunities for all players to compete and develop in the sport, and to learn the rules and tactics of the sport.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. The club is open to new players throughout the season.

    Membership: £40 annual membership fee, plus additional training subs and match fees

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @shuwwarriors

  • Athletics

    What's on offer?

    The Athletics Club train and compete in multiple disciplines, including sprinting, middle and long distance events, field events and cross-country running. The club is open to all abilities, from people who just want to keep fit and have fun, to performance athletes competing at international level.

    The club have a partnership with City of Sheffield Athletics Club which brings in a range of experienced coaching staff. Training times and venues vary depending on your discipline, but the main venues are the EIS Sheffield Indoor Track, and the outdoor Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium.

    There are a variety of competitions throughout the year, from BUCS national indoor and outdoor, as well as cross country events. The University club also host The Steel Cup in Sheffield, their own annual inter-university indoor athletics competition. Individuals can also enter other competitions throughout the season as part of their club or Sheffield City Athletics Club.

    Social Sessions

    For complete beginners wanting to get into athletics, there are social run groups such as Couch to 5k. Contact socialsport@shu.ac.uk for more information.

    Get involved

    The club is open to everyone and does not hold trials, although EIS Indoor Track passes are limited and only available to those committed to training and competing regularly. Selection for individual events and competitions is based on PB times and other factors.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHU_Athletics
    Email: hallamathletics@gmail.com

  • Badminton

    What's on offer?

    The Badminton Club is a mixed club with three men's teams and one women's team regularly competing in BUCS leagues and tournaments. There is a partnership with Abbeydale Badminton Club which supports the performance side of the programme, and the head coach of Abbeydale and SHU is Alex Marriott. Committed players also have opportunity to play in local leagues. Teams are selected through trials at the start of the year, and the level of play is competitive. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Weekly training team sessions are run at the EIS facility, and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. There is also an opportunity for committed members to join the Abbeydale Badminton Club training and teams.

    Social Sport

    Five sessions a week for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHU_Badders
    Email: shubadders@gmail.com

  • Basketball (Men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Men's Basketball Club has 1st Team and a 2nd team regularly competing in BUCS leagues. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at EIS and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. The club runs in partnership with Sheffield Sharks Basketball Club, giving players access to high quality coaching and facilities. Committed players have the opportunity to play for Sheffield Sharks and Sheffield Hallam Sharks in the national league. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Social sport

    Three sessions a week for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUMensBball

  • Basketball (Women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Women's Basketball Club has one team playing at a competitive level in BUCS. The team is selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at EIS and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. The club runs in partnership with Sheffield Hatters Women's Basketball Club, giving players access to high quality coaching and facilities. Committed players have the opportunity to play for Sheffield Hatters WBBL squad and local league team.

    Social sport

    One session per week for players of mixed ability. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUwomensbball

  • Boxing

    What's on offer?

    The Boxing Club is a mixed club for both men and women to box competitively or recreationally. Regular box fit social sport sessions are run at Collegiate Campus for people new to the sport. Training sessions for competitive boxers are at Sharrow Old School on evenings and weekends. The club has a partnership with Sheffield City ABC boxing gym, which is run by head coach Brendan Warburton. The club enter several competitions and events throughout the year, including BUCS championships, Varsity competition and England Boxing series.

    Training schedule

    Monday: 6.00pm - 8.00pm Mixed Ability
    Tuesday: 6.00pm - 7.30pm Boxers Only
    Wednesday: 3.30pm - 4.45pm Uni Session & 6.00pm - 8.00pm Mixed Ability
    Thursday: 6.00pm - 7.15pm Mixed Ability & 7:15 - 8:15pm Women Only
    Friday: 5.30pm - 7.00pm Boxers Only
    Saturday: 11.00am - 12:00noon Mixed Ability

    Training venue

    Sheffield City ABC
    Sharrow Old School
    South View Road
    Sheffield
    S7 1DB

    Social sport

    One session a week for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: to have a go at boxing competitively simply drop into one of Brendan's sessions at Sharrow Old School, no trials are held but people are selected for individual competitions based on their abilities

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamBoxing

  • Canoe

    What's on offer?

    The Canoe Club is open to all abilities and runs a wide range of activities throughout the year, from indoor canoe polo training to white water trips in the UK and abroad. The club regularly train indoors at Kind Edward VII School pool in Sheffield, and outdoors at Manvers Lake. They run numerous trips on rivers, lakes and white water courses across the UK throughout the year, including an annual trip to Slovenia. The club also compete in BUCS and other inter-university competitions in Canoe Polo, White Water Races and Slalom competitions. Equipment is available to borrow for beginners.

    Opportunities are available through the club for students to gain qualifications such as river leading, white water safety, first aid and coaching badges.

    Get involved

    The club does not hold trials and is open to everyone. To get involved simply register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September. Your first training session is free.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUcanoe

  • Climbing

    What's on offer?

    The Climbing Club is open to all abilities, from complete beginners to elite level climbers. The club run indoor and outdoor activities and trips in a range of disciplines, including bouldering, top roping and lead/sport climbing. Sheffield is one of the best climbing cities in the UK, with access to world class climbing facilities and brilliantly placed for climbing in the Peak District. The club hold weekly indoor sessions at The Climbing Works and The Foundry climbing centre throughout winter. They also run regular trips out to surrounding crags and abroad including a sport climbing trip to Spain and a bouldering trip to Fontaine Bleu in France.

    The club has a Performance Squad of climbers who receive coaching and conditioning at The Climbing Works, and compete in inter-university BUCS competitions as well as other national and international events

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: the club hold a selection event in October to determine which climbers will form part of the Performance Squad.

    Climb socially: To get involved simply register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September. Someone from the club will then give you details about how to get involved with their indoor training sessions, or how to sign up for trials for the Performance Squad

    Membership

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Recreational Climbers: £30 membership for the year, additional costs for trips and per session for indoor climbing (student discount available at the Foundry and the Climbing Works).

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamClimbing
    Email: hallamclimbing@gmail.com

  • Cycling

    What's on offer?

    The Cycling Club is open to range of abilities, and covers several disciplines. The club mainly focuses on organising rides and events for Road (RD), Cross Country (XC) and Downhill (DH) cycling, but there are riders in the club involved in other styles of cycling, such as BMX and Cyclocross. Sheffield is one of the best cities in the UK to get out cycling, with the Peak District nearby for mountain bike trails and routes from the 2014 Tour De France Yorkshire Grand Depart.

    The club run regular road and mountain bike rides throughout the year for all abilities, on Wednesday afternoons and at weekends. The club also run various trips throughout the year, including a mountain biking trip to Wales and lift days for downhill bikers. More competitive cyclists can enter BUCS events, and other national and local competitions through the club.

    Get involved

    Cycle socially: To get involved simply register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September. Someone from the club will then give you details about how to get involved with the trips, events and weekly rides.

    Try out for the team: the club may run selection processes for competitive events such as BUCS and Varsity competitions

    Membership: - £30 annual membership plus additional costs for residential trips and competition entries

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamCycling

  • Cricket

    What's on offer?

    The Cricket Club is a mixed club, with four Men's teams and one Women's team. All teams compete in various local indoor 6-a-side leagues throughout the winter, and also in national level BUCS competitions. During the summer season both the Men's and Women's squads enter the BUCS Outdoors leagues which typically run from May to June. Weekly training sessions are run on weekday evenings at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUCC1

  • Dodgeball

    What's on offer?

    The Dodgeball Club is a friendly recreational club open to all abilities. No previous experience of playing dodgeball is needed and beginners are always welcome throughout the year. The club train on Wednesday afternoons in the Surrey Building sports hall at City Campus.

    The club also run an annual residential trip to the Bournemouth 7's Festival, which offers many opportunities to compete.

    Get involved

    Play socially: the club is open to non-members and social players throughout the year, if you don't have a membership you can simply pay subs at £4 per session

    Try out for the team: teams are selected at the weekly training sessions for tournaments and UKDBA leagues and events, there are often opportunities for a range of abilities to compete. Register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials.

    Membership: £20 annual membership, plus additional £2 subs per training session

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUDodgeball

  • Equestrian

    What's on offer?

    The Equestrian Club offer a variety of riding disciplines for all abilities, and also enter a competitive team into the BUCS Dressage and Showjumping events series. Regular training and lessons are run at the Hargate Hill Equestrian Centre in the Peak District. Lessons are available for complete beginners and more advanced riders, and the club also run hacks in the Peak District. Regular polo lessons are on offer throughout the year and the club also host an annual polo tournament. The club is both competitive and recreational, and offers a range of social events.

    Get involved

    Ride socially: beginners and developing riders can get involved throughout the year by purchasing a club membership and taking part in lessons and events

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams for BUCS Showjumping and Dressage will be selected in the first semester ahead of the events series

    Membership: £30 membership fee, plus additional costs for training sessions, private lessons, polo matches and hacks

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUCC1
    Email: hallamequestrian@hotmail.co.uk

  • Football (men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Men's Football Club is a hugely popular club at Sheffield Hallam, with four teams competing in BUCS leagues. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. The club runs in partnership with Sheffield FC, the oldest football club in the world, giving players access to high quality coaching and facilities, and opportunities to play semi-professionally. Weekly training sessions are run at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on Monday evenings, and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. There are further opportunities for players with Sheffield FC and other local football clubs.

    For developing players and people who want to play recreationally, there are opportunities to enter weekly 11-a-side and 6-a-side Intramural Leagues, which are run on weekday evenings at Collegiate Campus astro-turf and Wednesday afternoons at Sports Park on Bawtry Road. Regular social sport sessions are also run both indoors and outdoors for people who just want a kick-about.

    Social sport

    Multiple sessions a week for mixed ability of players, at City Campus and Collegiate Campus. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams will be selected by early October.

    Compete in intramural leagues: gather a few friends, neighbours, colleagues or course mates together and submit a league application form at Hallam Active reception. The league registration fee is £30 per team, and match fees are £30 per match for 11-a-side football and £22.50 per match for 6-a-side football

    Play socially: no need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamMensFooty

  • Football (women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Women's Football Club has two teams competing in BUCS leagues. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. The club has partnerships with both Doncaster Belles and Sheffield FC, giving players access to high quality coaching and playing opportunities along with other local club links. Weekly training sessions are run at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on Monday evenings, and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon.

    There is a club Development Squad, for improving players and people who want to play recreationally. Regular social sport sessions are also run indoors at Collegiate Campus for people who just want a kick-about.

    Social sport

    Multiple sessions a week for mixed ability of players, at City Campus and Collegiate Campus. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams will be selected by early October.

    Casual league: developing players have opportunity to compete regularly in the Women's Flexi-League. There is a £30 league registration fee for each team, then a match fee on the day of each game.

    Play socially: no need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamWFootball

  • Futsal

    What's on offer?

    The Futsal Club is a men's club, with a 1st Team squad who play in the BUCS league and a 2nd Team squad who play in a local league. Futsal is a growing 5-a-side game played with a smaller ball to football, which reduces the bounce and focuses more on a player’s skill. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at EIS and matches are typically on a Sunday or on a weekday evening.

    Regular social sport sessions are also run weekly for developing players or people who just want to play casually.

    Social sport

    One session a week for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams will be selected by early October.

    Play socially: no need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamFutsal

  • Golf

    What's on offer?

    The Golf Club are a well-established club at Hallam who train regularly at Hillsborough Golf Club. The club have one team who compete in BUCS competitions throughout the year, as well as organising their own events such as Varsity for social players to be involved too.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamGolfClub

  • Hockey (men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Men's Hockey Club is a large club at Sheffield Hallam, with three teams competing in BUCS leagues and additional opportunities for developing players through intramural leagues and social Rush Hockey sessions. The level of play within the BUCS teams is competitive and the squads are selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at Abbeydale Sports Club, with matches typically on a Wednesday afternoon. The club runs in partnership with Sheffield Hockey Club, giving players access to quality coaching and facilities, including the former Olympic hockey pitch housed at Abbeydale Sports Club. The partnership offers committed players the opportunity to play nationally. A second pitch is located at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park at Bawtry Road in partnership with Rotherham Hockey Club, where further opportunities are available.

    Social sport

    Regular Rush Hockey social sport sessions are run for less competitive and developing players in the Collegiate sports hall. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamHockey

  • Hockey (women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Women's Hockey Club is a large club at Sheffield Hallam, with four teams competing in BUCS leagues and additional opportunities for developing players through intramural leagues and social Rush Hockey sessions. The level of play within the BUCS teams is competitive and the squads are selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at Abbeydale Sports Club, matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. The club runs in partnership with Sheffield Hockey Club, giving players access to quality coaching and facilities, including the former Olympic hockey pitch housed at Abbeydale Sports Club. The partnership offers committed players the opportunity to play nationally. A second pitch is located at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park at Bawtry Road in partnership with Rotherham Hockey Club, where further opportunities are available.

    Social sport

    Regular Rush Hockey social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players in the Collegiate sports hall. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamHockey

  • Ice Hockey

    What's on offer?

    Sheffield Bears Ice Hockey Club runs across both Sheffield Hallam University and University of Sheffield, with students from both universities competing together in the British University Ice Hockey Association (BUIHA) leagues. The club have teams competing in Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the BUIHA leagues, catering for a wide range of abilities and making them one of the largest university ice hockey clubs in the country. Training is at Ice Sheffield, and is split based on ability so that sessions can be planned and delivered around player development. Trials are held within the first few weeks of term to sort players into teams, and places on the squad can be fairly competitive

    During the annual inter-university Varsity tournament the club splits into separate teams from Hallam and University of Sheffield, who compete against each other in front of large crows from both universities.

    Social sport

    The club run a couple of 'Give it a Go' sessions each year in semester one, providing opportunity for new players to try out the sport.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams will be selected early on in Semester 1.

    Membership: £50 club registration fee. £110 - £120 ice fee per term, plus additional match fees.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @hallam_ice

  • Korfball

    What's on offer?

    Korfball is a growing sport which is becoming increasingly popular at universities. It is a mixed sport, with men and women playing on the same court, and the setup of the game is a mix between basketball and netball.

    The Korfball Club at Hallam is an open and friendly club, which is growing and developing year on year. The club have three teams competing in BUCS championships and student league, which are typically held in the form of weekend tournaments. They also have two teams that compete in the Central England Korfball League and the Yorkshire Korfball League, through regular weekend fixtures. A fourth team/development squad also train to provide opportunities for developing players. Training and home matches are usually held at English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS).

    Social sport

    The Korfball Club are very welcoming to beginners, with most players never having tried the sport before university. Weekly social sport sessions are run by the club at Collegiate sports hall for people to drop in and play casually, or to try the sport for the first time. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamKorfball
    Email: sheffieldhallamunikorfball@googlemail.com

  • Lacrosse (men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Men's Lacrosse Club have 1st and 2nd Team who both compete regularly in BUCS leagues. Lacrosse is a fast pace, high skilled and physical sport which is growing rapidly in the UK. The club is open to both beginners and experienced players, focusing on nurturing and developing new talents.

    Weekly training sessions are held at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, and home matches are played here on Wednesday afternoons.

    Social sport

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamMensLaX

  • Lacrosse (women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Women's Lacrosse Club have 1st Team who compete regularly in BUCS leagues, and a 2nd Team for developing players who play in friendly matches and tournaments throughout the year. Lacrosse is a fast pace, high skilled and physical sport. The club is open to all abilities, from complete beginners to experienced players. They have specific development training sessions for players who are new to the sport to help them learn skills and the rules of the game, and also lend out equipment to beginners. Training is on a weekday evening at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, and home matches are played here on Wednesday afternoons.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUlacrosse

  • Netball

    What's on offer?

    The Netball Club is Team Hallam's biggest team sport club, with five teams playing in BUCS leagues and additional teams in local leagues providing opportunities for developing players. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. Weekly training sessions are run at EIS on weekday evenings, with additional strength and conditioning training at Collegiate Hallam Active gym. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. There is a partnership with Hallam Netball Club offering players the opportunities to play regionally. The Netball head coach is Alex Styan, who is supported by various assistant coaches.

    For developing players and people who want to play recreationally, there are opportunities to enter weekly intramural netball leagues at Collegiate Sports Hall.

    Social sport

    Multiple sessions a week for mixed ability of players, at City Campus and Collegiate Campus. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September to attend trials. Teams will be selected by early October.

    Compete in intramural leagues: gather a few friends, neighbours, colleagues or course mates together and submit a league application form at Hallam Active reception. There is a league registration fee of £30 per team, and a £20 match fee per game.

    Play socially: no need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamNetball

  • Rowing

    What's on offer?

    The Rowing Club is a popular and growing club, with opportunities for all abilities, from complete beginners to advanced rowers, and welcome both social and competitive members. The training programme is varied to cater for all individuals, and includes fitness, strength and conditioning and erg based training at Collegiate gym, as well as training out on the water at Dam Flask. Crews for novice and senior squads for race boats are selected early on in the year to allow time for squads to bond and train together.

    The club go on a number of residential trips throughout the year, to compete in BUCS events including the Regatta, BUCS 4's and BUCS 8's Head, as well as some residential training camps.`

    Social sport

    Regular Row Fit sessions are run throughout the year at Collegiate gymnasium, to give beginners opportunities to get to grips with the basics of indoor rowing on ergs, as wells as providing general fitness training for all abilities. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get involved

    Try out for the team: register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September

    Row socially: no need to sign up in advance, simply drop in to one of the Social Sport Row Fit sessions for £2.50 a time, all equipment is provided

    Membership for 2018/19: £125 Team Hallam or £250 Team Hallam Ultimate (includes gym access, strength & conditioning and physio)

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @hallamrowing
    Email: shhrc-chair@hotmail.com

  • Rugby League

    What's on offer?

    The Rugby League Club is an open and welcoming club, suitable for all abilities, with one team competing regularly in the regional BUCS league. Rugby League is a fast paced game with constant running, tackling and playing to speed to score as many points as possible. There are opportunities in the club for everyone, from experienced players, to Rugby Union converts, and people who have never touched a rugby ball. Weekly training sessions are run at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, and strength and conditioning training at Collegiate gym. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon.

    Social sport

    Regular Touch Rugby sessions are run at Collegiate Campus for beginners and casual players, looking to improve their ball handling skills, keep fit and have fun. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamRL

  • Rugby Union (men's)

    What's on offer?

    The Men's Rugby Union Club is a popular club at Hallam, with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Team competing in BUCS leagues and additional opportunities for developing players. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. The club benefit from a high standard of coaching, and also work with regional RFU staff to ensure all abilities can be catered for at Hallam. Weekly pitch training is run at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, and strength and conditioning training is run at Collegiate gym. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. There are links to Sheffield RFC and Rotherham Titans to giving players the opportunity to play nationally.

    Social sport

    Regular Touch Rugby sessions are run at Collegiate Campus for beginners and casual players, looking to improve their ball handling skills, keep fit and have fun. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamRUFC
    Email: sheffieldhallamrufc@gmail.com

  • Rugby Union (women's)

    What's on offer?

    The Women's Rugby Union Club is an open and welcoming club, suitable for all abilities, with one team competing regularly in the regional BUCS league. Women's rugby is a fast growing and unique sport, and the club is always looking for new players from all backgrounds, regardless of their level of skill and experience. The club committee work with regional RFU staff to ensure all abilities can be catered for at Hallam, even people who have never touched a rugby ball before. Weekly training sessions are run at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road on weekday evenings, and strength and conditioning training at Collegiate gym. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon.

    Social sport

    Regular Touch Rugby sessions are run at Collegiate Campus for beginners and casual players, looking to improve their ball handling skills, keep fit and have fun. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamWRFU

  • Sailing & Windsurfing

    What's on offer?

    The Sailing & Windsurfing Club is open to all abilities and runs a range of activities throughout the year. The club train on weekends and sometimes weekdays at Winscar Reservoir in the heart of the Peak District, and share a club house with Pennine Sailing Club and the University of Sheffield. The club often go on residential trips to training weekends and racing events, including BUCS and BUSA competitions, at other universities throughout the year, and also host their own annual training weekend. All equipment needed is available to borrow for new members wanting to try out the sport for the first time.

    Opportunities are available through the club for students to gain safety and sailing qualifications.

    Get involved

    The club does not hold trials and is open to everyone. To get involved simply register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September.

    Membership: £40 annual membership, plus additional subs and costs for trips

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamSail

  • Snowsports

    What's on offer?

    The SHUSnow Club is one of the biggest clubs at Hallam, and is open to everyone, from complete beginners to experienced skiers and snowboarders. The club run regular trips to Castleford Snowzone and Rossendale dryslope, where beginners can learn using hired equipment, and pros can improve their skills through tailored training. Training programmes are available for both race and freestyle winter sports. SHU Snow compete against other UK universities throughout the year in multiple events including KINGS, BUDS and BUISC competitions. There are also two residential trips abroad throughout the year, the Ashes to Alps Winter Varsity and the Easter Holiday.

    Get involved

    The club does not hold trials and is open to everyone. To get involved simply register your interest here or at Sports Fair in September.

    Membership: £55 annual membership, plus additional costs for lessons and training sessions at indoor snowdomes

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @shusnow

  • Squash

    What's on offer?

    The Squash Club is a mixed club with 2 Men's Teams and 1 Women's Team regularly competing in BUCS leagues and tournaments. Some players also have opportunity to play in local leagues. Teams are selected through trials at the start of the year, and the level of play is competitive. The club is run in partnership with the Hallamshire Squash Club, providing access to high quality coaching and facilities for Hallam students. Weekly training sessions are run at the Hallamshire Tennis & Squash Club on Ecclesall Road on weekday evenings and weekends. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Social sport

    Weekly sessions for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.


  • Swimming

    What's on offer?

    The Swimming Club is a popular and successful club at Sheffield Hallam, with opportunities for a range of abilities and a varied training programme to cover all disciplines. The club is one of Team Hallam's 'Performance Sports' meaning it benefits from increased investment for high performance sport. The club is run in partnership with the City of Sheffield Swimming Club, ensuring access to world class facilities and high quality coaching. Pool based training is at the Ponds Forge centre throughout the week, and land based fitness sessions are run at the strength and conditioning suite at Collegiate Campus. The head coach of the elite programme partnered with City of Sheffield is Russ Barber an International level coach. The club compete in BUCS Long Course and Short Course swimming events, as well as attending regional galas. They also host their own annual Steel Cup gala event attended by other universities.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamSwimming

  • Table Tennis

    What's on offer?

    The Table Tennis Club is a mixed club with 1 Men's Team and 1 Women's Team regularly competing in BUCS leagues and tournaments. Some players also have opportunity to play in local leagues. Teams are selected through trials at the start of the year, and the level of play is competitive. Weekly training sessions are run at the EIS on weekday evenings. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon or at weekends. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Social sport

    Weekly sessions for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUTableTennis

  • Tennis

    What's on offer?

    The Tennis Club is a mixed club with 2 Men's Teams and 1 Women's Team regularly competing in BUCS leagues and tournaments. Teams are selected through trials at the start of the year, and the level of play is competitive. The club is run in partnership with the Hallamshire Tennis Club, providing access to high quality coaching and facilities for Sheffield Hallam students. Weekly training sessions are run at the Hallamshire Tennis & Squash Club on Ecclesall Road on weekdays and weekends. Matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. Committed players also have opportunity to play in local leagues through Hallamshire club links. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Social sport

    Weekly sessions for mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamTennis

  • Trampolining

    What's on offer?

    The Trampolining Club is open to all abilities and runs a range of activities throughout the year to cater for everyone, from complete beginners to those wanting to compete at a national level. The club train on weekday evenings at the Forge Valley Sports Centre near Malin Bridge. They enter numerous interuniversity competitions throughout the year, including the NEUT league and BUCS Championships, and often go on residential trips to events. The Trampolining Club also co-host their own Sheffield Open trampolining event with the University of Sheffield.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @Hallamtramps

  • Triathlon

    What's on offer?

    The Triathlon Club is open to all abilities and runs a range of activities throughout the year to cater for everyone, from complete beginners to those wanting to compete at a national level. The club is committed to training hard and runs a busy weekly schedule covering cycling, running and swimming training as well as focussed fitness sessions in the Pearson Strength and Conditioning suit. Triathletes at Hallam benefit from high quality facilities at Ponds Forge swimming pool and the Woodburn Road athletics track. The club enter numerous BUCS events throughout the year including BUCS Duathlon, BUCS Sprint Triathlon and BUCS Standard Distance Triathlon.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUTriathlon

  • Ultimate Frisbee

    What's on offer?

    Ultimate Frisbee is a growing sport which is becoming increasingly popular at universities. The Ultimate Frisbee Club at Hallam is an open and friendly club, with opportunities for all abilities to train and compete in the sport. The club have 2 Men's Teams competing in regular BUCS outdoor frisbee leagues, and 1 Women's team who compete in both outdoor and indoor frisbee tournaments. There are also opportunities to play in mixed gender squads at beginners tournaments and other national events throughout the year. Training and home matches for outdoor frisbee are held at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park on Bawtry Road. Indoor training sessions also take place on weekday evenings in the Collegiate and City Campus sports halls.

    Social sport

    The Ultimate Frisbee Club are very welcoming to beginners, with most players never having tried the sport before university. Weekly social sport sessions are run by the club at Collegiate sports hall for people to drop in and play casually, or to try the sport for the first time. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @HallamUltimate
    Email: Hallamultimate@gmail.com

  • Volleyball

    What's on offer?

    The Volleyball Club has two Men's Teams and two Women's Teams regularly competing in BUCS leagues and events. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. The club is one of Team Hallam's 'Performance Sports' meaning it benefits from increased investment for high performance sport, ensuring access to great facilities and high quality coaching. The club have a partnership with Sheffield Volleyball Club, the head coach is Keith Trenam for both Club and University programmes. Weekly training sessions are run at EIS and matches are typically on a Wednesday afternoon. Regular social sport sessions are also run for less competitive and developing players.

    Social sport

    Weekly sessions for a mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUvolleyball

  • Waterpolo

    What's on offer?

    The Waterpolo Club has 1 Men's Team and 1 Women's Team regularly competing in BUCS leagues and events. The level of play is competitive and the teams are selected through trials held at the start of the year. The club are partnered with City of Sheffield Waterpolo so benefit from high quality coaching and facilities, training at Ponds Forge pool. This partnership also offers committed players the opportunity to compete nationally. The club travel across the north of the UK to compete and match times can vary depending on the opposition university.

    Social sport

    Weekly sessions for a mixed ability of players. Opportunities available for students to develop coaching skills through leading the sessions as a Student Sport Activator volunteer.

    Get in touch

    Twitter: @SHUWaterPolo

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