Thanks to continued investment, our students now have even more first class facilities. We have a brand-new specially designed sporting performance facility that focuses on rugby and football coaching. It includes a specialist centre for strength and conditioning with 12 lifting platforms, providing a high performance environment for aspiring athletes. Our full-size indoor 3G pitch is built to the Fifa Pro standard and World Rugby 22 standard. It will guarantee training all year round for our rugby, football and coaching students. We are the only university in England and Wales to offer this facility.
You’ll also find a notational analysis suite and over 30 acres of playing fields, including five floodlit pitches. We have a sand-dressed ‘astroturf’ pitch, as well as a full-size FIFA approved 3G pitch. In addition to these all-weather pitches, there are six grass football pitches, three grass rugby pitches, and a large changing pavilion. Our facilities are regularly used by international professional teams, such as the Wales national football team and Cardiff City Football Club, as well as the touring New Zealand, South Africa and Australia rugby squads. This confirms the high quality of our pitches and the versatility of our equipment.
Monday – Friday (8:00am – 10:00pm)
Saturday and Sunday by arrangement
USW Sport Park is a short distance from both the Treforest and Glyntaff campuses of the University of South Wales (see Google Map directions).
By Road – (From M4) Exit the M4 at J32 and travel north on the A470 for about 4 miles. Exit the A470 at the junction marked A4054 and take the first exit into the Treforest Industrial Estate (A4054). You will see signs for USW Sport Park on your left, just before the ATS building. (From Merthyr Tydfil) Travel south on the A470 until you reach the junction marked A4054. Take the fourth exit off the roundabout into Treforest Industrial Estate (A4054). You will see signs for USW Sport Park on your left, just before the ATS building.
By Train – Train links to Treforest Estate (Google Map) station run regularly from Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations.
Sat Nav Postcode: CF37 5UP
Tel: 01443 654747