Aberdeen University Sport and Recreation

Aberdeen University Sport and Recreation

= Function =

This department of the University of Aberdeen is responsible for the sports facilities, sports classes and the development team and works in partnership with Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA) through the Aberdeen University Sports Union (AUSU) . It's current director is David Beattie.


Our current facilities can be seen at [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sportandrec/facilities/index.php facilities] .

There are various different facilities providing sport at the University of Aberdeen ran by Aberdeen University Sport and Recreation (SRS).

Kings Pavilion built in the 1930s contains our own 20yrd swimming pool, performance gym, performance suite and away outdoor changing rooms.

Butchart Recreation Centre was constructed in the 1950s and contains the Sports Union Offices, Aberdeen University Sport and Recreation offices, Sports Development Team, four squash courts, one four badminton court games hall, a smaller single badminton court gymnasium, the fleet of vehicles and underground club storage.

Kings Playing Fields has two rugby pitches, a cricket wicket and lacrosse pitch. Away changing is done in Kings Pavilion and home changing in Butchart Recreation Centre.

Hillhead Centre is just up the road opposite Hillhead Halls of Residence. It houses Grampian Institute of Sport, bar and conference suite. It has a flood lit full size grass football pitch and sand based flood lit full size hockey pitch.

Balgownie Playing Fields Its a wee bit further up the road from the Hillhead Centre and consists of a flood lit rugby training area, club storage, bar and club room, changing rooms, flood lit ranning track, flood lit football pitch and numerous other football, rugby, gaelic football and shinty playing fields.

Aberdeen University Boat House is found on the River Dee housing all the universities rowing boats.

Links and Affiliations

* [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sportsunion/index.php Aberdeen University Sports Union (AUSU)]
* [http://www.ausa.org.uk/ Aberdeen University Students Association (AUSA)]
* [http://www.busa.org.uk/ British University Sports Association (BUSA)]
* [http://www.susport.org.uk/ Scottish University Sports (SUS)]
* [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sportandrec/ Aberdeen University Sport and Recreation Services (SRS)]

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