Football Development Centre

The £1.09 million Football Development Centre adds to the first class sports facilities already on the site at City of Wolverhampton College’s Wellington Road Campus and provides fantastic opportunities for students, sports clubs and the wider community.


Facilities include:

  • A floodlit 3rd generation artificial grass pitch. The pitch can be used as a full sized adults’ pitch or split into three 7-a-side pitches. The facility is fully equipped with floodlights, four external changing rooms, two referees changing rooms and a physiotherapy room making it ideal for hosting team training, matches, tournaments, festivals and recreational groups.
  • Four external changing rooms
  • Officials changing rooms
  • A grass training pitch for mini soccer games

There is also a Sports Centre with a gym and fitness testing suite, dance studio and Coach Education Suite.


GYM MEMBERSHIP – Get trim and join our gym!

From just £12 per month you can become a member of our gym and fitness centre and with that you get access to a personal trainer (subject to availability) and fitness classes.

Induction – Free
£12 per month or £3.85 PAYG
Joint membership £20 per month
Student membership £7 per month or £2 PAYG

The gym is open Monday to Friday 5pm – 10pm.


3G Astro Turf  Pitch (per hour)
Full pitch: £60.50
2/3 pitch: £55.00 (Adult) / £44.00 (Under 16)
1/3 pitch: £27.50 (Adult) / £22.00  (Under 16)

Dance Studio
Exercise Class: £3.60 each
Studio Hire (per hour): £12.00

Sports Hall (per hour) 
Whole hall hire: £36.00 (Adult) / £19.00 (Under 16)
Regular hall hire (10+ weeks): £31.00 (Adult) / £16.00 (Under 16)
Badminton Court: £7.50 (Adult) / £3.85 (Under 16)
Table Tennis: £7.20 (Adult) / £3.60 (Under 16)

Room Hire (per hour)
Casual Coach Education Room – Monday – Friday: £15.00
Regular Coach Education Room (10+ weeks) – Monday – Friday: £11.00
Classroom Hire: £22.00

Equipment Hire
Indoor football: £2.00
Outdoor football: £2.00
Basketball: £2.00
Volleyball: £2.00
Badminton racquet: £2.00
Table Tennis bat: £2.00

All bookings are for 1 hour and include the setting up and taking down of equipment.

All Student, Staff and Gym Membership Cards must be shown before entering the Fitness Suite.

Call 01902 821180 or email 


The centre is used by various community groups and we work in partnership with a number of established users such as Wolves Ladies and Wolves in the Community. College teams play from the centre, as well as pursuing their own coaching qualifications, and external groups use the coach education suite to complete theoretical aspects along with the work they complete practically on the 3G surface.


Level 1:

Theory and Practical Date


Sat 18th, 19th, 25th Apr

Classroom and Pitch

Sat 27th, 28th June, 4th July

Classroom and Pitch

Sat 21st, 22nd, 28th Nov

Classroom and Pitch


Safeguarding Children Date

Emergency First Aid Date


22nd Apr

23rd Apr

Large Classroom only

1st July

2nd July

Large Classroom only

25th Nov

26th Nov

Large Classroom only

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