Become a Just play colchester Member

Want to play sport but don't want to commit to regular training? Are you a beginner and want to enhance your skills? Or simply just want to try something new? Then get involved in Just Play!

It’s our social sport programme based around getting active, making friends and having fun. With drop-in sport sessions each week, massive one-off events and LearnTo courses there really is something for everyone.

Over 88% of Just Play programme costs are covered through internal funding, making it as cheap as possible to take part. Don't say we don't look after you...

become a just play volunteer coach

Do you want to help out with a programme that aims to make a real difference to both staff and students? Do you have a particular area of experience within a given sport? Then get involved as a Just Play coach! Any hours you volunteer can be logged towards your Big Essex Award. You don't have to have a coaching qualification, just the ability to impart your knowledge on others and enthuse them to participate in the sport you're leading. If you want to gain a coaching qualification in a particular sport, we can help with that too. This might involve us partially or fully funding a coaching course for you to attend. In house training will also be given to any volunteer coaches.

If you want to find out more, please email

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If you have any questions, drop us an email at and we'll be happy to help

EVENTS & DROP-IN SESSIONS Coming up this week

19th July 11am - noon
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FREE Just Play Lawn Games
19th July 1pm - 2pm
Meet at SU Reception at12.50
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Lawn Games session
FREE Just Play Orienteering
19th July 1pm - 2pm
Meet outside the Sports Centre
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FREE Just Play Lawn Games
20th July 1pm - 2pm
Meet at SU Reception at 12.50
Book your place
Free Just Play Lawn Games
23rd July 1pm - 2pm
Grid 2a on the sports fields
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Lawn Games session
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