Suffolk New College Sports Centre


general information

General Information

Suffolk New College Sports Centre has fantastic facilities including a four court badminton sports hall and two multi-purpose rooms available for public use located near to the town centre and waterfront. The sports hall is used for various sports including: badminton, basketball, indoor football, futsal, indoor hockey, martial arts, mini tennis, netball, table tennis, tennis, trampolining and volleyball. The multi-purpose rooms are suitable for all kinds of fitness classes from pilates to zumba, aerobics to yoga.

One of the rooms has wall mirrors and a ballet barre which would suit various styles of dance and exercise. Our two multi-purpose rooms are also perfect for conferences, seminars and presentations. Both rooms have air conditioning and smart boards with projectors.

Our sports hall is also available for event hire (conditions apply).

The Sports Centre is fully accessible with a disabled lift offering access to the two multi-purpose rooms and bar upstairs.

Some Activities at the Sports Centre include:

• Badminton

• Basketball

• Martial Arts

• Boxercise

• Adult trampolining

• Junior trampolining

• Mini tennis

Suffolk New College and Ipswich Giants Basketball teams play in the British Colleges and the local Suffolk league and are always looking for new players. If you are interested in playing come along to the training session on Sunday evenings for a taster.

Children's Activities

Holiday Programme

Childrens activity programmes will be available during holiday periods. Activities will include: Summer Camp, Table-Tennis Bonanza, Monday Morning Madness, Inflatable Fun and Arts & Crafts, Inflatable Fun and Sports Day Challenges, Casual Badminton and Indoor Soft Tennis, Summer Arts & Crafts and Indoor Cricket for beginners. 

Interested in booking? Please call 01473 219439 or email

Junior Bounce

Wednesdays 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Saturdays 9.30am - 10.30am (4-8 years)

10.30am - 11.30am (6+ years)

11.30am - 12.30pm (8+ years)

Childrens Parties

Suffolk New College offers a variety of parties that are perfect for any childrens birthday treat. With a variety of packages ranging from trampolining to multi-sports, we are sure we will have the right package for you.

All of our parties are 2 hours long (1 hour 20 minutes of activities in the sports hall and 40 minutes in the multi-purpose room where you can feed your hungry tigers after their runaround).

All of our parties include: a party pal, decorations and music. Subject to availability you can access the multi-purpose room prior to the party to set out your food and drink.

We can accommodate various children’s parties including:

• Trampolining

• Multi sports and games

• Trampoline and activity party

Please take a look at the booking form which you can access by clicking here. Once completed please email to or you can visit the sports centre at Rope Walk, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1LT.

PLEASE NOTE to confirm your booking a £20 deposit will be required.




Charges vary according to the type of  activity.

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