Additional sporting options - Hurstpierpoint College

Additional sporting options

In addition to the more traditional sports options, Hurst offers a range of other sporting options during timetabled games sessions. Examples of these are:

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Gym (see more on our Strength and Conditioning page)
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor Fitness
  • Pilates
  • Spinning
  • Squash
  • Trail running
  • Triathlon
  • Yoga
  • Water Polo (see swimming)

Students can also work towards Awards Schemes in Sports. These include:

  • Sports Leaders Award
  • Rugby Ready Course

Outdoor Pursuits

We also offer outdoor sports as part of our Outdoor Pursuits programme.

These include:

To find out more, please visit our Outdoor Education page.


We offer top of the range sporting facilities on-site for many of the sports available to our students. These include three full-sized floodlit AstroTurf pitches, a full-sized sports hall, outdoor pitches, two fitness suites, a 25m indoor heated swimming pool and a climbing wall with top rope climbs and bouldering sections.

For more specialist sports we have the benefit of being close to excellent local facilities. These include:

  • All England Jumping Course at Hickstead for Show-Jumping (8 minutes by minibus)
  • Ardingly Activity Centre for water sports (25 minutes by minibus)
  • Leisure centre with swimming pool, squash courts, badminton courts, fitness rooms and climbing walls (6 minutes by minibus)
  • Indoor ski centre and outdoor dry ski slope (facilities within 45 minutes/1 hour by minibus)