Physical Education and Sports Center (PESC)
The physical Education Division of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was established in 1968 with a view to providing an opportunity to students to take part in different recreational and sports activities and to develop personalities and qualities of team work through such participation.
The Center is managed by a director and instructors.
The overall aims of the center include
- To provide facilities and equipment to students who excel in sports in order to be competitive at University, National and International level
- To provide basic sports and recreational facilities to all students and staff.
- To increase social harmony in the University by providing opportunity for social interaction through sports.
- To establish a complete and well equipped sports center within the university
The Center could be used as an income generating activity by providing the facilities and services of the Center for external agencies for a fee. At present, the Center provides opportunities for over 29 games such as athletics, volleyball, netball, hockey, basketball, badminton, foot ball, weight-lifting, wrestling, carom, chess and table tennis etc.
The facilities available at the center currently include two playgrounds out of which one has space for 400-meter running track while the other has limited space with a matting wicket for cricket. Courts for basketball, volleyball, football, elle are also available.
Tele: +94 11 2803475
Fax: +94 11 2801604
Department of Physical Education,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.