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npi facilities 

Facilities at the NPI

At the NPI we have indoor and outdoor facilities, as well as a small performance gym, medical and therapy treatment rooms. 

The indoor facility consists of:
  • High jump, shot put circle and throws wall (these three areas share the open area so cannot be used concurrently)
  • 2 x Throwing Cages (one with throws circle with tie down capability, one rectangle)
  • CV Machines
  • 8 x 110m Sprint Lanes with 10m run off
  • Indoor photo finish
  • Pole Vault Bed and run up
  • Horizontal Jumps Pit with 3 parallel approach lanes
  • Throws curtain (Throws curtain shares with Horizontal Jump run ups so cannot be used concurrently)
  • Gymnastics training area
  • Stretching mat area
  • Return to Performance Area
  • Conditioning Gym

The Outdoor facility consists of:
  • 8 lanes 400m track
  • High Jump arena
  • 2x Shot put circles
  • 2x Discus Circles
  • 1x Hammer Circle
  • 2x Javelin Run up areas
  • 3x Pole Vault Run ways
  • 2x Jumping run ways and puts
  • 2x 110m sprint straights (both 8 lanes)
The Steve Backley Throws Centre consists of:
  • Throwing wall
  • Shot put circle
  • Hammer and discus cages
  • 2x Javelin run ups (Mondo track)
  • Ballistic training
The facility also has:
  • All ancillary equipment such as hurdles and starting blocks
  • Additional training equipment such as med balls and weights
  • Male and Female changing rooms and toilets
  • Accessible Toilets


Facilities on Campus

Loughborough University is well known for its world class sporting facilities. Other facilities on campus commonly used by our athletes include:
  • Powerbase Gym – one of the UK’s largest Strength and Conditioning gyms.
  • Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel offers a four star hotel and restaurant. Other longer term options can be found here.