Are you a Chester fresher who’s passionate about sport? Our city has lots to offer whether you’re an avid spectator or are looking to join a team. Read our essential student guide on where to find the best sports clubs in your area.

 

Cheshire Phoenix

Professional British Basketball League (BBL) side who play home games at the Northgate Arena.

Games are mostly played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

www.cheshirephoenix.com

The club have a number of former NBA D-League players in their ranks and are coached by New Yorker John Coffino

Club also run a wheelchair basketball side and train in Ellesmere Port

Chester Football Club

Swansway Chester Stadium, Bumpers Lane, Chester

Play in the Vanarama Conference

Concessions for students mean admission is priced at £10 anywhere in the ground

Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club

Filkins Lane, Chester

Play in the Cheshire Premier League

Play Saturday afternoons during the summer months, also on Sundays

Recently crowned NatWest National Club T20 champions

City of Chester Swimming Club

Union Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1QP. Telephone: 01244 317300. Website: www.cityofchesterswimmingclub.co.uk

Club always welcomes new members to their ranks.

Chester RUFC

Semi-professional rugby union side who play their home games at Hare Lane, Chester.

Play in the National League Two North and play home games on Saturday afternoons

Chester Gladiators

Rugby league side based in Chester who play their home games at The Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton.

Club always welcome new members

Contact: Chairman, Jim Green info@chestergladiators.com

Chester Hockey Club

Play their games at The Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton.

www.chesterhc.co.uk

Chester Boxers

Chester Boxers is a boxing club based in Hoole which contains amateur and professional boxers.

Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Krav Maga, Wrestling, Self Defence

Unit 3, Lightfoot Business Centre, Chester, 01244 342012

Chester Lawn Tennis Club

Wrexham Road, Chester

Membership enquiries can be made via www.chesterltc.org.uk

West Cheshire Athletics Club

Based in Stanney Oaks, Ellesmere Port

West Cheshire Athletic Club serves the areas of Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston, providing coaching and competition for all age groups in all events.

www.westcheshireac.co.uk

Lifestyle Deeside

Currently offering three months student gym membership for one flat payment of £50. Fitness classes included.

www.lifestylefitness.co.uk