Welcome to RGU SPORT.

Please find our essential information below.

We will do our best to inform customers of any class cancellations / operational changes in the announcements section on our homepage or on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RGUSPORT

Mission Statement

RGU SPORT is committed to:

Providing opportunities for individuals in our community to improve their quality of life and level of performance through physical activity and sport. Accordingly 4 goals have been established to meet our aim

  • Create a healthy university culture where physical activity and sport is encouraged and supported;
  • Develop an environment where RGU is a university of choice for elite sports performers;
  • Use physical activity and sport to reach out to the Aberdeen City and Shire Communities;
  • Ensure that programmes and activities are effective and sustainable.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 6am - 10pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am -7pm

Peak: Valid all opening hours

Off Peak: Valid anytime except 4-10pm Monday - Friday.

Location and Parking

Located by the River Dee, RGU SPORT is situated right at the heart of RGU's Garthdee campus. RGU has invested over £11 million in a state-of-the-art sports facility, which sees a dramatic improvement in sporting infrastructure available for the region and also acts as a social hub for the Garthdee campus.

The facility features a 25m swimming pool, three gyms, climbing wall and bouldering room, cafe bar, three exercise studios and a vast sports hall.

RGU Sport facilities map

Car Parking

The Robert Gordon University operates a permit-only parking policy. Visitors to RGU SPORT can park free of charge, provided they display a valid Visitor Permit. These are available at RGU SPORT reception at the time of signing in.

The Parking restrictions only apply between 8am-4pm Monday to Friday.

  • Any vehicle not displaying a valid RGU parking permit will be liable to a £40 fine.
  • Parking on yellow lines or any other non designated spaces is strictly prohibited and will be liable to a £40 fine.

Please note that when RGU SPORT main car park is full, visitors may park across the remainder of the campus and MUST still display a valid parking permit.

Further transport information, and the RGU Car Parking and Other Vehicle Parking Policy, can be found at:



RGU Sport - Facilities flickrRobert Gordon University
Garthdee Campus
Garthdee Road
AB10 7GE

T: 01224 263666
F: 01224 263667
E: rgusportenquiries@rgu.ac.uk


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