Sports


    Indoor and outdoor sports facilities are available for students and the staff of the University. These sporting facilities includes Basketball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Tennis, Volleyball courts, and 400 meters Cinder Track for athletics. Other than these facilities out door courts are available for Softball Cricket, Baseball and Elle.

    These play grounds are situated in a very beautiful environment. Students can use these facilities to get relaxation of body mind and to maintain a healthy life style. Student can use these facilities to develop their physical, mental wellbeing which will help them maintain a healthy life style.

    The University of Peradeniya has one of the largest gymnasiums in Sri Lanka. At the Gymnasium Indoor facilities are available for Badminton, Basketball, Carom, Chess, Netball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Taekwondo and other martial arts activities. Peradeniya University has 50 meters Swimming Pool student are provide with all the sports facilities and equipment free of charge.

    The head of Physical Education Unit is the Director of Physical Education. Who administers the provision of these facilities and conduct various type of sport activities for student and the staff. Faculty level, Inter University Level competitions and sport programmes are conducted annually. The students are take part in national and international level sports activities through this unit.

    The unit also coordinates implements and supervises all recreational sport activities. More than 5 permanent Physical Education Instructors and 20 staff members are attached to this Unit. Other than the permanent staff members Part Time Instructors also extend their service to improve the skills of the players of the University.

    At present 24 sports disciplines are conducted under the Physical Education Unit. The unit also organizes one of the most colourful events of the university, the Colours Night at which sports men and women who excelled all games and sports are awarded colours in recognition of the performance

    The students' body which coordinates the sporting activities within the University is call the sports council and consists of all Captains and Vice Captains of games available in the University.

    The department of Physical Education provides opportunities for talented athletes to participate national and international level competitions. Participating at national /international level competitions lends students and invaluable opportunity to gain exposure to batter methods and techniques of the respective games and meet other University student national and international players during their undergraduate period. The University supports financially for international players during their undergraduate period. The University supports financially such prestigious athletes who represent the University Of Peradeniya at national above.


Gymnasium is open for the activities from 7.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. every week days and 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. weekends.
Swimming Pool facilities are available for 6.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. every day except Poya days.