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High Performance Centre

Sport Facilities

The hpc operates within the grounds of the University of Pretoria’s sports campus. The university offers some of the country's best sporting facilities and these facilities attract international athletes as well as local sporting bodies for training camps or specific team preparation. The hpc has become the preferred location for team South Africa's pre-departure camps as well as the preferred centre for the specialisation of a significant number of national federations.

 

The sport centre is available to guests (by prior arrangement). This includes:

Indoor

  • 1 Sport hall with 3000 seats (basketball, netball, volleyball)
  • 5 halls for gymnastics, judo, karate, badminton, fencing, table tennis
  • A fitness gymnasium
  • A heated indoor swimming pool
  • Committee and lecture rooms
  • Restaurant and cafeteria

Outdoor:

  • 6 rugby fields,
  • Rugby stadium with 3 500 seats
  • Rugby clubhouse
  • Athletic tartan track with stadium (3 000 seats)
  • 1 practice athletics track
  • 5 Cricket oval and clubhouse, a cricket clubhouse
  • 4 hockey grass fields, a hockey clubhouse
  • 24 cricket nets (8 all-weather)
  • 1 synthetic hockey playing surface (astro turf)
  • 6 all-weather netball courts
  • Cross-country track with 2 routes
  • 9 soccer fields, a Soccer clubhouse
  • 22 tennis courts (18 hard & 4 clay courts), a Tennis clubhouse
  • 2 tennis practice walls
  • 1 softball field
  • 3 all-weather basketball courts
  • 2 volleyball courts
  • 1 beach volleyball court
  • Olympic standard swimming pool with pavilion (1 500 seats)
  • 7 squash courts (1 match court)
  • 2 hammer throwing circles
  • Climbing wall
  • Dam for canoeing and rowing
  • 4-hole practice golf course
  • “Uitspan” entertaining facility and the Daan Swiegers sports club house