Volleyball and seafront sports


There is a volleyball court on the lower esplanade between the piers. To book the court from April to September, please call the Seafront Office on 01273 292716.

Volleyball court costs

Peak rate - 12 noon to 6pm £26.00 an hour
Off peak rate - 10am to 12 noon weekdays only £18.00per hour
Student rate - weekdays only £18.00 per hour (ID required)

Out of season, the court is free for anyone to use, just bring your own equipment and play! Please be aware that outside the season the Seafront Office does reserve the right to operate the facility based on forecast weather conditions and booking requests.

Remember to share your time with others who also want to enjoy the facilities. The court is not maintained or inspected during this time and we always recommend using suitable footwear.

Yellowave beach volleyball

If you are interested in organising or becoming involved in events and beach sports sessions at the Yellowave beach volleyball complex, located along Madeira Drive please visit the Yellowave website.

Beach tennis

Beach Tennis UK also operates on the volleyball court from April to September. Sundays from 10am to 12 noon.

Basketball court

The basketball court is free to use and based on a turn up and play scheme. Bring your own ball or join in with each others and shoot some hoops down on Brighton Beach.

Table tennis

There are various tables situated all the way along the seafront, again there is no cost just bring your own equipment and share the courts with all who wish to use them.

Petanque court

The Petanque Court is located by the Peace Statue at the eastern end of Hove Lawns. Again just bring your own equipment or loan equipment from Brighton & Hove Petanque Club and enjoy a lazy day in the sun.

You can also play petanque and boccia on a specially-created area at The Level. You can borrow equipment free of charge on weekdays from the Garden Manager


Hove Beach Croquet Club is situated beside Kingsway Bowling Club, past the King Alfred in Hove. Visitors are welcome and all equipment is provided. Find out more about the Hove Beach Croquet Club.