Indoor facilities

As part of Loughborough University, The Elite Athlete Centre has unique access to the UK's largest concentration of world-class facilities across a wide range of sports, including some of the very best indoor facilities.


Working in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association and Tennis Foundation, Loughborough Tennis Centre is home to the LTA National Academy and Tennis Leicestershire. The Tennis Centre consists of eight Indoor tennis courts, three Outdoor Artificial courts and three Outdoor Clay courts. The high quality facility has played host to many professional tennis competitions including ATP Challenger Events and NEC Wheelchair tennis Masters.


Our swimming pool is home to a British Swimming National centre, Loughborough Swimming and a British Triathlon Performance Centre. The £6 million pool is a state-of-the-art 50m, 8 lane pool is designed for the needs of elite training.

Netball Centre

Home to England Roses and Loughborough Lightning, the Netball Hall is our second largest indoor multi-sport and flexible events space.


The Badminton Centre is a high performance badminton specific training venue where Loughborough work closely with Badminton England’s Development team. It comprises four Badminton courts with specially designed non-slip floors and plays host to a number of international tournaments throughout the year.

Cricket Centre

Home to the National Cricket Performance Centre for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The centre comprises a world class indoor training centre and two first class standard pitches.

Sir David Wallace Sports Hall

Our largest indoor multi-sport and flexible events space used widely as a competition venue. We have hosted a wide range of events here including Netball Super League, BBC East Midlands Sports Awards and Preparation Camp for Team GB.