As a leading hub for all things athletic, SportUNE is dedicated to fostering a vibrant and inclusive sporting community. With a wide range of offerings, we cater to individuals of all ages and skill levels. Whether you're searching for exciting twilight sports events that bring friends and family together for friendly competition or aiming to elevate your skills through competitive university sports or elite athlete programs, SportUNE has it all.
Experience the thrill of an exciting and fast-paced competition that unites the UNE and Armidale community. Our Twilight Netball brings together UNE, school, and town clubs for a dynamic and spirited event. It's not just about the game; it's a chance to forge new friendships and maintain an active lifestyle. Join our Saturday morning women's or Wednesday evening mixed competitions and feel the adrenaline surge as you engage in exhilarating matches. Get your heart racing and stay fit while having a blast. Twilight Netball at SportUNE is the perfect way to keep your body moving and enjoy the company of fellow players.
Join SportUNE's inclusive community and kick up some soccer fun during our summer social Twilight Soccer competition! The competition takes place over three evenings starting in October and offers categories for a wide range of age groups and skill levels, including 10-16 years, open men's, women's, and mixed teams. Whether you're a seasoned player or a beginner, there's a spot for you. Don't miss out on the chance to join fellow students and community members for a fun and social soccer experience.
Open to all players - social and competitive. Join in the fun of one of the most popular sports at UNE! The UNE Volleyball Club holds regular Monday night indoor competitions in Trimester 1 (March to May) and Trimester 2 (July to September) at the SportUNE halls. We also hold twilight competitions and youth development activities throughout the year depending on demand. Our annual 2-day tournament “Frosty Balls” is held each year in June. Each competition has 3 divisions so that everyone from novice social players right up to experienced serious players can get a great game. Anyone from UNE or the wider Armidale community is most welcome to join.
Open to community, staff, and students. Twilight Water Polo is run in trimester 1 at SportUNE on Wednesday nights from 7pm. Twilight water polo sets itself apart by prioritizing inclusivity and enjoyment, making it accessible to everyone, regardless of their experience level. What makes twilight water polo truly special is its ability to create a playful and relaxed atmosphere, allowing players to unwind and leave behind the stresses of everyday life. Dive into the excitement and join us for a refreshing and invigorating game of twilight water polo.
Join SportUNE's diverse range of sporting clubs, with over 20 options to choose from. No matter your skill level, our clubs offer the perfect opportunity to stay fit, make new friends, improve your skills, and have fun. Whether you're into soccer, baseball, rock climbing, kayaking, or other sports, there's a club for you. Experience the camaraderie and growth that comes with being part of our inclusive community. Join a club today and unleash your sporting potential at SportUNE.
Parkrun is a free, weekly 5km timed run that takes place in parks and open spaces around UNE. It is open to people of all ages and abilities, and participants can run, jog, or walk the course. Parkrun is organized entirely by volunteers and aims to promote community spirit, physical activity, and healthy living. The events are inclusive and welcoming, with no pressure to compete or achieve a certain time.
For those with a competitive spirit, SportUNE provides avenues to showcase your skills and represent your university in various sports. Our competitive university sports programs offer a platform for athletes to compete at intercollegiate and intervarsity levels, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie among participants.
If you aspire to excel in your chosen sport, our elite athlete programs and sports academies are tailored to help you reach your full potential. With access to top-notch training facilities, expert coaches, and specialized support, SportUNE offers a pathway for aspiring athletes to enhance their skills and compete at higher levels.