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Monday 7.30am 4.30pm 5.00pm 
Tuesday 7.30am 4.30pm 5.00pm
Wednesday 7.30am 7.30pm 8.00pm
Thursday 9.00am  8.30pm 9.00pm
Friday 7.30am  4.30pm 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am 2.00pm 2.30pm

The Centre will have reduced operating hours from Saturday 1st April up to and including Sunday 23rd April. Normal operating will resume on Monday 24th April.

The Centre will close at 8.00pm on Wednesday 12th April and will not reopen until Tuesday 18th April at 7.30am.

Please speak to a member of staff regarding what changes there are to time slots for facility hire.



Hope Park Sports

Our brand new Hope Park Sports Complex is now open!

The £5.5 million investment has a number of features, including:

  • Main sports hall with 6 courts and a viewing gallery
  • Squash courts
  • Gym and fitness rooms
  • Strength and conditioning suites
  • New cafe

View the photo gallery of our new Sports Complex.

Based within the Faculty of Science, the new Sports Complex is the second phase in our Sports Science Avenue, which also includes our new Health Sciences Building. 

The aim is to integrate health sciences, sports sciences and the overall wellbeing of our students, and create a hub of sports activity and research on campus. 


There are no monthly fees - a single yearly registration fee of £25 is all that is required and then the gym facilities, courts and fitness classes are all free for you to use!

How to join

All Liverpool Hope University students and staff can join the gym. You pay a yearly £25 registration fee, and then access is free for the year. Memberships will be valid from your induction date and will expire on the 31st August each year, after which a new registration will need to be taken out.

To join, go to the University Online Store to complete an application form and exercise questionnaire, and to make your £25 payment. Once payment has been accepted you will receive a confirmation e-mail explaining how to arrange your induction.

Please see here for Terms & Conditions Hope Park Sports.

Opening Hours

The Sports Complex opening hours are: 

Fitness Suite

Monday - Friday - 7.30am - 8.30pm

Saturday & Sunday - 10.00am - 3.00pm

The building will close approximately 30 minutes after these times.

Facility Hire

All players must be registered Sports Complex members and must show Staff/Student Card at reception before playing commences. To book any of the courts/pitches or for more details please ring us on 0151 291 2911 or call into the centre.

Sports Hall

Available to hire out to play Badminton, Short Tennis, Basketball, 5-a-side Football.

Squash Courts

There are 2 Squash Courts available to hire out, black soled training shoes are not permitted in the Squash Courts - no entry will be granted without the appropriate footwear.


7 a side pitches available to book for football.

The following are not allowed on the pitch:- No glass, tins or ceramics, no smoking or fireworks, no dirty or muddy footwear, no chewing gum, no blades or studded boots. Failure to comply to these will result in the player not being able to participate in the booking.


With the new Sports Complex there have been some changes to the way in which it operates and how we work with the general public. For full details please refer to our Sports Complex FAQs