:: Choose your favourite sport and come and join us! ::

The Polytechnic Institute of Leiria gives you the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports through the sport sector of the Social Services.

This sector is organized in two different areas: leisure and competition. In this last one the Polytechnic of Leiria usually attends National Higher Education Championships organized by the Academic Federation of University Sports (known as FADU).

These last years, we have been accomplishing, step by step, a top position in what concerns sport achievements. At the moment, our institution has an impressive history of championships with 70 national titles  and a countless number of podium places. Furthermore, Polytechnic of Leiria teams already participated in 13 European championships representing Portugal.

:: Modalities and Schedules ::

> Modalities with regular training

Modalidades e horários
Modalities Day Place Schedule
Handballl  – F/M Sunday Pavilhão da Juve, São Romão – Leiria 18h45 – 20h00
Athletics  Thursday Estádio Municipal de Leiria, Dr. Magalhães Pessoa 10h00 – 11h30
Basketball – M Tuesday Ginásio Professor Afonso Carvalho (ESECS) 19h00 – 20h00
Basketball – F Thursday Ginásio Professor Afonso Carvalho (ESECS) 20h00 – 21h00
Futsal – F Monday Pavilhão Desportivo dos Pousos – Leiria 22h15 – 23h30
Futsal – M Monday Pavilhão Desportivo dos Pousos – Leiria 22h15 -23h30
Tripela Thursday Pavilhão da Juve, São Romão – Leiria 21h45 – 23h00
Ultimate Frisbee Tuesday Pavilhão da Juve, São Romão – Leiria 22h15 – 23h30

> Types of sport with support to competition

Beyond the modalities with regular training, Polytechnic of Leiria gives the opportunity to practicing recreational sport:

    • Beach Handball
    • Badminton
    • Bodyboard
    • BTT
    • Canoeing
    • Duatlo
    • Equitation
    • Climbing
    • Football 7
    • Beach Football
    • Futvolley
    • Judo
    • Karaté
    • Karting
    • Kickboxing
    • Swimming
    • Orientation
    • Padel
    • Pentathlon
    • Snowboard
    • Surf
    • Taekwondo
    • Tennis
    • Table Tennis
    • Trail
    • triathlon
    • Chess
    • Others

For more information, contact: desporto@ipleiria.pt.

:: New applications ::

To enroll yourself, please fill in the form and send it by e-mail to desporto@ipleiria.pt, together with a copy of your ID card and a certificate of enrollment in the current academic year.

:: Competiton ::

In the last few years, Polytechnic of Leiria reached the top of Higher Education Istitutions in what concerns sports in general, specially the participation in competitions. We have already, proudly, 70 national university titles as well as a countless number of podium positions. Polytechnic of Leiria also participated in 13 European Championships representing our country.


:: Contacts ::

Adress Coordinator Mobile phone Email

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

Cândida Bairrada 968 702 965 desporto@ipleiria.pt

:: PAFE® Program ::

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 Education and Social Sciences (ESECS) with the goal of offering the students sessions of leisure time care and physical condition improvement.

Types of activities: functional training and intensive workout
Place: gymnasium of ESECS
Period: from Monday to Friday (minimum of two and maximum of five sessions per week)


 Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

12h45 – 13h30

Intensive workout

 12h45 – 13h30

Functional training

12h45 – 13h30

Functional training

12h45 – 13h30

Functional training

12h45 – 13h30

Functional training

 * 2st semester: from 27th of February 2020

> Regulation

Prices: scholarship students – 4,00€/per month; other students: 5,00€/per month.
Applications: open all academic year. Please send an email to: pafe@ipleiria.pt and you’ll receive immediately the link to the online application.
Contacts: (+351) 244 830 640 | (+351) 968 702 965 (Cândida Bairrada) | pafe@ipleiria.pt
In person: main building of the institution (near the Residence Halls), street General Norton de Matos, 2410-191 Leiria

:: Playing Field ::

The Social Services offer the opportunity to the students of using the playing field next to the main building in (central services) Leiria.