The college has a full-sized floodlit astro-turf hockey pitch and a large enclosed astro-turf multi-purpose pitch marked for tennis courts, basketball courts and hockey. This area is also used for physical training, games, and exercise classes. Several grass areas are used for training on fine days and for summer sports.
In addition to the wonderful outdoor sports facilities on offer at the school, the students in Loreto College Foxrock enjoy the benefits of a fully equipped Sports Hall catering for basketball, badminton, soccer, and a range of indoor sports, games and classes. Equipment for a multitude of sports is available for the use of students.
The Sports Hall also boasts a fully equipped gym, with over twenty equipment stations catering for cardiovascular and muscular fitness requirements. The gym also offers free weights and core muscular stability apparatus.
The gym is utilised within the senior cycle Physical Education programme and is also available to serve the general activity needs of senior cycle pupils in the school. To this end, students may avail of the supervised gym periods available daily. Qualified instructors are present at each session to offer guidance and induction to the students and, if desired, personally tailored activity programmes. The gym is the proverbial 'jewel in the crown' of the school's sporting facilities.
The gym is a great asset not only for those pupils who play sport but also those who are concerned with improving their own general activity and fitness levels. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to achieve their own personal goals in relation to physical activity, using top of the range equipment in a relaxed, supportive environment.
Any queries or suggestions regarding the gym or conditions of usage can be directed to Ms L Ryan or any member of the Sports Department.