Choose your favorite and come and join us!

The Polytechnic Institute of Leiria gives de students the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports trough the sport sector of the Student Support Services.

This sector is organized in 2 areas Leisure and Competition. In this last area the IPLeiria normally attend National Higher Education Championships organized by the Academic Federation of University Sports- in Portuguese known as FADU.

These last years, IPLeiria has been achieving step by step a top position in what regards sport achievements. At the moment, in IPLeiria has an impressive history of championships with 40 national titles  and a countless number of podium places. Furthermore, IPLeiria teams, already participated in 11 European Championships representing Portugal.

Modalities and Schedules

Modalities with regular training

Modalidades e horários
Modalities Coach Contact email day Placel Schedule
Handballl f/m Marco Afra 918 038 218 Thursday Pavilhão da Juve, São Romão – Leiria 21:45h-23:00h
Athleticismo Cândida Bairrada 968 702 965 Friday Estádio Municipal de Leiria, Dr. Magalhães Pessoa 10:30h-12:00h
football 11 Paulo Ribeiro 963 052 024 Wednesday Campo do GRAP, Pousos – Leiria 16:45h-18:00h
Futsal f Ana Lúcia Correia 919 909 416 Monday Pavilhão do Telheiro, Leiria 22:15h-23:30h
Futsal m “Kitó” Ferreira 910 409 618 Tuesday Pavilhão dos Pousos, Leiria 16:30h-18:00h
Hockey Jorge Amorim 918 499 565 * * *
Rugby 7 Hugo Morais 917 259 966 Monday and Wednesday Sintético de Peniche 19:00h-21:00h
* Information available soon.

Types of sport with support to competition

Beyond the modalities with regular training, IPLEIRIA gives the opportunity to practicing recreational sport:
    • Badminton
    • Bodyboard
    • Climbing
    • Football 7
    • Judo
    • Karaté
    • Karting
    • Swimming
    • Orientation
    • Surf
    • Taekwondo
    • Tennis
    • Table tennis

More information, contact

New applications

To enroll, please fill in the form and send by e-mail to, together with a copy of your ID card and a certificate of enrolment in the current academic year.


In the last few years IPLEIRIA reached the top of Higher Edcuation Istitutions in what concerns Sports in general, specially the participation in competitions. We have proudly already 40 national university titles together with a countless number of podium positions. IPLEIRIA also participated in 11 European Championships representing Portugal.



Morada Coordenador Telemóvel E-mail

Edifício Sede do IPLeiria
Rua General Norton de Matos
Apartado 2829
2401-901 Leiria

Cândida Bairrada 968 702 965

PAFE® – Program of physical activity for IPLEIRIA students

PAFE® it’s a program that was born due to a partnership between the social services and the undergraduate degree of Sport and Well Beeing of our School of Social Sciences and Higher Education, with the goal of offering to the students sessions of leisure time care and physical condition improvement.

Types of activities: special workout, functional training and dance.
Place: ESECS Gymnasium
Daily and after-work, every day (minimum 2 and maximum 4 sessions per week).


  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

16:15h – 17:00h

Special Workout


16:15h – 17:00h

Functional training

14:30h – 15:15h


14:30h – 15:15h

Flexible class*


After -Work

18:15h – 19:00h

Speical Workout

20:30h – 21:15h


18:15h – 19:00h

Functional training

*can be used by Students of both shifts.


Prices: scholarship students – 4,00€/per  month; other students: 5,00€/mês.
Application open all academic year. By-email (, you’ll receive immediately the link to the online application.
ContactsTelefone: 244 830 640 | Telemóvel: 968 702 965 (Dra. Cândida Bairrada) | e-mail:
In person: Main Building of IPLEIRIA (near the Residence Halls), street General Norton de Matos, 2410-191 Leiria

Playing Field

The Student Support Services, offers the opportunity to the Students of using the playing field next to the main building in Leiria.