Sports Facilities and Leisure

Shrewsbury School’s Sports Facilities Department provides an outstanding range of sporting, health and fitness opportunities for all ages.

Based in the School's multi-million pound sports complex, we offer a wide range of activities that make full use of our outstanding facilities, including a 25-metre deck level pool, state-of-the-art fitness suite, Racquets Club offering four squash and four tennis courts, three-court Sports Hall, shooting range, indoor Cricket Centre, elite training Boat House, including ergos and an indoor tank, and an array of excellent grass playing pitches for a number of sports.

The Shrewsbury School Swimming Academy is open to children aged 4 upwards and is delivered by experienced, DBS checked, ASA-qualified instructors. Classes are small and graded by ability as well as being overseen by a dedicated Swimming Co-ordinator.

The Sports Facilities team also operates a range of fun, safe and educational courses and Sport Academies during the school holidays for children aged 7 upwards.

We are delighted to announce the development of the Kingsland Racquets Club, offering use of the School’s excellent tennis and squash courts. Members have the ability to book courts online and play in the Club's healthy competitive and social calendar.

Please follow the appropriate links on the left for further information about our various sporting and leisure activities.

For more information or to discuss your requirements, please contact us via the details below:
Telephone: 01743 280 625

Please note the office is operational during Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and during peak periods.

Defining Excellence in Sport
Ed Moore
Sports Facilities Manager

Forthcoming Events

Tuesday 22 August 2017

    Summer Cricket Workshops at Shrewsbury School

    This summer, Shrewsbury School will be running a variety of cricket courses, which will be based in the School's purpose-built indoor Cricket School in addition to using the School’s wonderful pitches and facilities. Each day will be programmed by Adam Shantry, Cricket Professional at Shrewsbury School, and delivered by a team of ECB qualified coaches.

    Dates and Prices
    Monday 17th - Friday 21st July:  5-day Cricket Course - £160

    Tuesday 22nd August:   Batting Workshop - £32
    Wednesday 23rd August:   Bowling Workshop - £32

    Time: 10am - 4pm

    Head Coach: Adam Shantry
    Adam Shantry is the Cricket Professional at Shrewsbury School. He has first-hand experience of the pathway from junior cricket to the first class game, having played for Shropshire from U13 to U17 level and then gone on to represent Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Glamorgan CCC. Now retired from the professional game, he enjoys passing on his knowledge of cricket to the next generation and is undertaking his ECB Level 4 coaching qualification. In addition to his role at Shrewsbury School, he also coaches for Glamorgan CCC.

    Age: 7 - 13-year-old boys and girls

    Places on this course may be booked online via the Holiday Course Booking Form page.

    Alternatively, please click here to download a Registration Form, which can be returned to us either via email to or via post to Sports Facilities Department, Shrewsbury School, The Schools, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BA. Please note, we ask that all bookings and payments are made two weeks prior to the start date for your desired course.

    Clothing & Equipment: In light of the British weather, indoor and outdoor trainers are recommended. Cricket whites are desirable but not essential, personal bats and pads may be used. Players must provide a packed lunch.