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Ways to get active

We’re here to help you make the most of your time at University by providing a range of activities and facilities to help you stay fit, have fun and make new friends.

We have loads of activities on offer and there's something for everyone; from complete beginners to hardened sports fanatics, whatever you’re into and whatever your level, we're sure we have something to suit you. #WorkHardPlayHarder

Join MDX Moves

Move more, get more!

Track your steps to earn points and rewards

Walk, run, cycle, and stay active to get points. When added up, your points can then be redeemed for a variety of goodies from on campus retailers as well as high street and sports brands. You could get free food, coffees, massages, gym memberships and more. The choice of what to redeem is yours. Just remember, the more you move, the more you get!

Sign up for free

How does it work?

MDXMoves is compatible with a variety of devices and fitness trackers. Sign up, sync your device to your online account and start getting points. If you want to use mobile phone, we recommend Nokia Health Mate or the Withings Health Mate app to track and sync your activity.

There are also a exciting challenges throughout the year to get you moving more. Sign up, invite your friends and compete against your mates in your own competitions and more.

Download our set-up guide

Syncing your device

Data is automatically sent from your device to MDXMoves at the end of each day, where your points are automatically calculated by the system. In order to keep your device tracking your activity, you must open your chosen fitness app to make sure you're collecting the latest data. If you're experiencing any issues with syncing data, please email our Sports team.

Download the Playwaze app to book your social sports session

Download the free Playwaze app and join the Middlesex University community to search our directory of  activities, book your sessions and receive reminders and information about your booking. It couldn't be simpler. Available on Android and Apple devices.

Free social sports activities on campus

Come and join in our FREE weekly social sports programme on campus.. Please come already changed. For Tennis please bring your own racquet. Book your session via the Playwaze app available on Android and Apple devices.

TennisMonday & Wednesday4.00 - 6.00pmMAC courts
Real Tennis coached student sessionMonday & Thursday1.30 - 2.30pmReal Tennis Court
SwimmingTuesday12.00 - 2.00pmBarnet Copthall Pool
VolleyballThursday 6 May / Tuesday 11 May2.00 - 3.00pmGrove Park (grass)
SwimmingThursday12.00 - 2.00pmBarnet Copthall Pool
TeqballFriday2.30 - 4.00pmMDX House Terrace
Table Tennis (outdoor)Friday2.30 - 4.00pmMDX House Terrace
Basketball Shooting HoopsFriday2.30 - 4.00pmMDX House Terrace
Social BasketballFriday5.00 - 6.00pmMAC courts

Our sports facilities are part of the NHS Track & Trace system so you must scan in when you first arrive as well as complete the COVID-19 declaration, confirming you're free from any coronavirus symptoms before you attend the session.

If you would like to make a booking or have any questions, please get in touch with the sports office. If you would like to play sport with friends in any of the social sports slots listed below, we can help you to ensure that when you come to play, you are following the relevant guidelines.

For more information or to rent equipment, please email the Sport Office.

Complete your COVID-19 declaration form

Give it a go

Want to try something new? Keen to master another sport? Join our Give it a Go programme and learn a sport from the very beginning.

You can choose from a variety of activities including tennis, cheerleading, boxing and more (although we are currently running a more limited programme due to Covid-19). Our Give it a Go sessions are designed to introduce you to the sport, learn the basics, and get coaching from an instructor to help you improve your skills.

What's on?

Current sessions include:

Coached Tennis Lessons - 6 weeks (Starting 12 May)Wednesdays5.30 - 6.30pmMAC courts on campus£25

Please contact thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or 020 8411 6343 to book your place.

Join an MDX team >

We have a wide range of sports teams you can join. We enter our teams into a range of student leagues and competitions as well as open events and championships.

Organise your own games

Re opening of outdoor facilities

Key dates for your diary are detailed below:

  • Re-opening of Outdoor Courts – Monday 29th March
  • Anyone for Tennis? Well from Monday 29th you can dust off your tennis racquet, and book a court to have a game.
  • Fitness Pod and  Real Tennis Court reopening- Monday 12th April.

If you want to plan your own games with friends, you can simply book a court, equipment or pitch and get started. For more information and to book, please email our Fitness Pod team or call 020 8411 6343.

Multi Activity Courts

We have three floodlit, outdoor Multi Activity Courts (MAC's) on campus with markings and posts for tennis, basketball, netball and 5-a-side football. Cricket nets are also available on one of the courts.

The courts are free to members at off peak times (subject to availability) and there will be a small fee during peak hours.

3G pitch

We have a floodlit 3G pitch on campus with markings for two 7-a-Side football pitches.

Bouldering wall

There is an outdoor bouldering wall facility with various routes of varying levels of difficulty.

Table tennis and basketball

We have 4 table tennis tables and 2 basketball hoops located on the terrace area at the front of MDX House which are both free to use. The Fitness Pod can provide all equipment required either as a loan or for a small fee.

Rugby grounds

We have 2 full size rugby pitches at our Worlds End Lane sports ground in Winchmore Hill N21. The facility also has a pavilion on site with changing rooms, a bar and catering options. For hire, please email Mel Parker or call 020 8411 5893.

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