Sports pitches and facilities

Oxford boasts a large selection of sport pitches and facilities, catering for a range of sports.

  • Football
  • Rugby (League and Union)
  • Cricket
  • Gaelic Football
  • Athletics
  • Baseball
  • Floodlit training areas

East Oxford Astroturf

We have completed the refurbishment to East Oxford Astro Turf, however, this site is currently fully booked. Please contact the Sports Bookings Team on 01865 252240 or email be added to the current waiting list.

Barton: closed for 2016-17 season, due to construction of new housing development.

  • 1 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 2 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 2 7v7 (50m x 30m)

Blackbird Leys Park

  • 1 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 4 7v7 (50m x 30m)

Court Place Farm

  • 2 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 2 7v7 (50m x 30m)

Cowley Marsh

  • 2 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 1 7v7 (50m x 30m)

Cutteslowe Park

  • 4 Adults (100m x 60m)
  • 7 7v7 (50m x 30m)
  • 1 cricket wicket
  • 1 artificial wicket

Five Mile Drive

  • No facilities
  • 2 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 5 7v7 (50m x 30m)


  • Pavilion (home-ground of Hinksey Park FC)
  • 1 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 4 7v7 (50m x 30m)

Hinksey Park

  • 1 7v7 (50m x 30m)


  • 3 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 2 7v7 (50m x 30m)
  • 1 Rugby*
  • 1 Gaelic Football*
  • 1 Flood Lit Grass Training Area
  • 1 Cricket wicket
  • 1 Lacrosse
  • 1 Baseball

Margaret Road Rec (Quarry)

  • 1 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)
  • 2 7v7 (50m x 30m

Please not that work will begin on building a new pavilion from Mon 3rd October 2016

Northway: closed for 2016-17 season due to flood alleviation works

  • 2 Adult (100m x 60m)

Rose Hill:  Please contact the Sports Booking team on 01865 252240 or email for more information about booking this venue.

  • 1 Flood Lit Grass Training Area
  • 1 Training Area

Sandy Lane

  • 2 Adult (100m x 60m)
  • 1 9v9 (70m x 40m)

* Overlap other pitches

Booking a sports pitch or sports facility

Our Sports Bookings team handle:

  • Our pitches and facilities
  • Fees and charges
  • Invoices
  • Sports pitch maintenance

Please read a copy of our Sports Grounds and Pitches Booking Agreement which sets out terms and conditions and a schedule of fees and charges for hire/use of our sports pitches and facilities.

Sports Ground Booking Agreement

Parks Fees and Charges 2017-18

If you are unable to download any of the documents or have any queries please contact the Sports Bookings Team on 01865 252240 or email

What else we provide

Along with the sports pitches and facilities available for hire, Oxford has a variety of additional facilities in locations across the City including:

Commercial turf management services

We can offer sports and fine turf management and maintenance services. Please visit our Oxford Direct Services website for more information and to get a quote.

Sports clubs

Are you looking to join a sports club?  If so, why not visit the GO Active Activity Finder - an easy to use tool to help you find out more information about sports clubs and activities in the City and Countywide.


Are you on the look out for funding for a particular project at your club, to purchase equipment, or to undertake improvements to facilities?

Visit the Oxfordshire Sports Partnership website to check out the latest news on funding opportunities and get some top tips on writing applications.

Other useful websites for funding opportunities: