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Sports Centre

Sports and recreational facilities are located on campus in the multi-purpose centre (An Dánlann).  Students, staff and members of the general public are most welcome to avail of the facilities.

 The opening times* during Term Time are:

Monday 8 am - 9.30 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 9.30 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 9.30 pm
Thursday 8 am - 9.30 pm
Friday 8 am - 7.45 pm
Saturday** 11 am - 3 pm (term time only)

The Sport Centre will re-open on June 8th, 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday.
Pre-booking is necessary via the online booking system
Please respect Covid protocols.

* Please note that closing times in June, July and August are earlier (6 pm).
** National League Basketball Matches monthly on Sat evenings throughout the year.

The hall may be unavailable due to Institute needs at certain periods throughtout the academic year, eg, graduation, careers fair, etc.

Lyit Gym Covid Protocol - Access and Use

Exercise Classes

Entry to the fitness suite and use of the hall is FREE for full-time students, and there is a small charge for exercise classes. 

Classes are held daily in term time (as restrictions allow) at 8.15am, 12.40pm and 5.40pm and include Spin Fit, Body Conditioning, Kettlebells, Circuits. Everyone and all abilities are welcome to attend but please book in advance. Enquiries and bookings at: sportcentre@lyit.ie


Lyit Gym

Lyit’s brand new gym opened in Sept 2020 after a complete refurbishment. TC Killybegs also has, for the first time, a new gym. Everyone - students, staff and general public - is of course welcome, the machines are designed for all abilities.


There are a few regulations to note such as booking an induction, booking your time slot, reduced changing room availability and self-cleaning of equipment - please see the induction link on this webpage. Please book at sportcentre@lyit.ie Full time student membership is free of charge. Student ID must be swiped in at reception each visit. We all look forward to getting back in the saddle as soon as we can.

For more please see https://www.facebook.com/lyit.sportscentre & https://twitter.com/LyitSports


For more information on the Sports Centre please contact:Sports Centre

Helen Kennedy
Sport Centre Manager
Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Port Road
Co Donegal
T: +353 (0)74 918 6868
E: Helen.Kennedy@lyit.ie

Administration & Reception +353 (0)74 918 6800