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Sports

We're well known for sports聽and聽our College teams have a strong record聽in a huge range of sports. But there are opportunities for everyone, regardless of skill level and whether or not you want to compete.

Our聽facilities聽are excellent -聽large playing fields surrounding the College,聽tennis and聽squash courts on site, and our聽boathouse is just a few hundred metres away.

We field聽men's,聽women's, and mixed聽teams for many聽sports including:

  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Cricket
  • Rowing
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross聽country running
  • Netball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Bridge
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Of course, you can play many of these sports and others -聽such as croquet, darts, snooker, and table tennis -聽outside聽organised leagues. There are also many聽University clubs and societies dedicated to聽more unusual sports. Anyone for korfball?

Cricket, rugby, football

We have cricket, rugby, and football pitches in College,聽just outside Chapel Court, Second Court and North Court. The Cricket Pavilion serves as the changing room for both home and visiting teams.

If you'd like to play you can book pitches聽by emailing聽pitchbookings@jesus.cam.ac.uk or calling +44 (0)1223 339465.

Tennis and squash courts

We聽have聽three hard and two grass tennis courts, and one court is聽marked out for basketball and netball. Our squash courts are located at the end of the hockey pitch, next to the Forum. You can .

Gyms

We have聽a gym equipped with a range of cardiovascular and individual resistance equipment, and a weight聽training gym in the same building as the squash courts. Both are open to all College members once you've had a gym聽induction.

Rowing

Our College boathouse is just 400 yards away from the main site, across Midsummer Common. The 聽organises the Fairbairn Races, the main rowing event of the Michaelmas term.

Rowing requires no previous experience聽and many students give it a try while they're studying at Cambridge. The boat club is currently our聽largest聽sports club.聽

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