As of Wednesday 1 August 2018, opening hours at Garscube Sports Complex have changed. For more information, please see the Opening Hours page.


synthetic pitch label2 all weather synthetic pitches (sand-dressed & 3G rubber crumb)

grass pitch label6 grass pitches

exercise studio labelExercise studio

activity hall labelThe Justin Langham Fitness Suite

squash courts label3 tennis courts

cricket oval labelCricket oval

walking routes labelWalking & jogging routes

changing labelChanging, shower and locker facilities

fruit machine labelSocial area with vending machines selling refreshments & healthy snacks

meeting room labelFully equipped committee/meeting room

disabled accessDisabled access

parking labelFree on-site parking

Items available for hire

You can hire a range of equipment from reception – please note that your Campus Card or membership card must be left at reception when hiring items.

Towel £0.80  
Towel bulk hire (x 10) £5  
Bibs £2.50 £15
Cones £2.50 £15
Football £2.50 £15
Rugby ball £2.50 £15
Locker Token £1.50  
Hockey stick set £2.50 £15
Tennis racquet set £2.50 £15

Garscube jogging route

Garscube Sports Complex has a 2.5km jogging route around the facility – get active in the great outdoors to warm up before or cool down after your workout.

Footwear policy

Sand dressed pitch

  • Rubber moulded studs
  • Plastic moulded studs
  • Astroturf trainers
  • Trainers

3g rubber crumb pitch

  • Rubber moulded studs
  • Plastic moulded studs
  • Astroturf trainers

Under no circumstances should any type of blades, screw in studs, rugby boots or spike running shoes be worn on synthetic pitches.

Facility bookings

Want to have a game of football or tennis? You can book facilities at Garscube Sports Complex for recreational use, either by phone or in person at reception. See below for a full list of bookable activities and terms and conditions of recreational hire.

If you wish to arrange a facility booking for a professional or amateur club, one-off event or recurring block booking, please complete the facility bookings request form and a member of the Sport team will respond in due course.

Facilities available to book

Synthetic pitch hire (3g or sand-dressed)

Peak rate (Monday - Friday after 1700, Saturday - Sunday all day)
 1/4 Pitch1/2 PitchFull Pitch
2 hours £77 £88 £109
90 minutes £54 £65 £86
60 minutes £40 £54 £65
Off-Peak rate (Monday - Friday 0900 - 1700)
 1/4 Pitch1/2 PitchFull Pitch
2 hours £58 £66 £82
90 minutes £41 £49 £64
60 minutes £30 £41 £49
Internal prices (Sport & Recreation Members only)
 1/4 Pitch1/2 PitchFull Pitch
2 hours £39 £44 £55
90 minutes £28 £33 £43
60 minutes £21 £28 £33

Exercise studio

 1 hour4 hour8 hour
External £60 £116 £218
Internal £25 n/a n/a

Tennis court

University of Glasgow Sport Member £2.50 60 minutes

Terms and conditions of recreational hire

  • All bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance
  • Cancellations require a minimum of 48 hours notice for re-arrangement/refund by phone or in person
  • All pitch bookings include warm up, cool down and halftime break
  • All bookings must be paid for at the time of booking
  • Charging individuals during facility bookings is not permitted
  • For further information, please contact