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During Welcome Week, Strathclyde Sports Union is putting on FREE Come & Try Taster Sport sessions to all University of Strathclyde students!

Club come & try sessions will prodominantly be on Thursday 15th or Friday 16th September 2022. Please check out the timetable below and visit the club directory page or their social media pages for more info!

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or complete beginner, we have something for you! What better way to get into University life than get involved in student sport at Strathclyde.



All sessions are free and transport will be provided wherever necessary. All activities are led by students clubs so check out their individual social media pages for further details.

Strathclyde Sports Center

Club Day Time Location
Basketball (W) Thursday 7-9pm Sports Hall 2
Boxing Thursday 1-3pm Dance Studio
Futsal (M) Thursday 12-2pm Sports Hall 2
Karate Thursday 7-9pm SSPE
Korfball Thursday  5-7pm Sports Hall 2
Netball Thursday 10am-12pm Sports Hall 1 & 2
Squash Thursday 3:30-5:30pm, 6:30-8:30pm Squash Court 1&2
Swimming Thursday 6:30-8:30pm Pool (full)
Table Tennis Thursday 5-7pm Sports Hall 1
Trampoline Thursday 12-2pm Sports Hall 1
Triathlon Spin Thursday  2-3pm Spin Bikes
Volleyball Thursday  2-5pm Sports Hall 2
Archery Friday 2-4pm Sports Hall 1
Badminton Friday 6-8pm, 6-9pm Sports Hall 1 & 2
Basketball (M) Friday 4-6pm Sports Hall 2
Cheerleading Friday 10-2pm SSPE
Dance Friday 2-4pm Dance Studio
Fencing Friday 4-6pm Sports Hall 1
Futsal (W) Friday 12-2pm Sports Hall 2
Handball Friday 2-4pm Sports Hall 2
Judo Friday 2-4pm SSPE
Kendo Friday 5-7pm Dance Studio
MMA Friday  4-6pm SSPE
Muay Thai Friday  6-7pm SSPE
Triathlon Swim Friday 5-6pm Pool (full)
Water Polo (M&W) Friday  6:30-8:30pm Pool


Stepps Playing Fields

Club Day Time Area Transport
Football (M) Thursday 12-2pm Grass Yes
Football (W) Thursday 2-4pm Grass Yes
Gaelic Football Thursday 4-6pm TBC Grass TBC
Hockey (M) Thursday 4-6pm Artificial Pitch Yes
Lacrosse Thursday 12-2pm Artificial Pitch Yes
Rugby (M) Thursday 3pm-4pm 2 Pitches Yes
Rugby (W) Thursday 1:30-3pm Grass Yes
Hockey (W) Thursday 2-4pm Artificial Pitch Yes


External Venues

Club Venue Day Time Details

Athletics & Cross Country


Glasgow Green




Contact Club


Cross Country

Track & Field

Boat Glasgow Green Boathouse Friday, Saturday, Sunday Contact Club  
Canoe Pinkston Thursday or Friday Contact Club  
Cycling (Road) Various Friday Contact Club  
Equestrian Tannoch Stables TBC TBC  
Golf Golf Lounge TBC TBC  
Mountaineering Various Wednesday, Friday Contact Club  
Pool & Snooker Student's Union  Wednesday 21st Sep 7pm Students Union
Powerlifting Central Strength Gym Thursday TBC  
Rowing Boat House, Glasgow Green Saturday, Sunday 12pm Meet at 12 outside Union
Sailing Bardowie Loch Friday  All Day Contact Club
Shinty Glasgow Green Thursday 6-8pm  
Tennis Newlands - 6 Lawn Courts Thursday  2-4pm Transport Provided
Ultimate Frisbee Glasgow Green Wednesday TBC  


Sign up

To attend any of the sessions, participants are required to sign up either at Sports Fair or contact the club directly. 




For more information on each session check out sports club social media channels, or contact the Sport Programme Coordinator at




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