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5 benefits of Swimming Crash Courses at David Ross Sports Village

Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for all ages and abilities. It’s never too late to gain the benefits from swimming and aside from being an enjoyable activity,  swimming burns calories, so helps you lose weight, feel happier and healthier. At our 25m eight-lane indoor pool at David Ross Sports Village we offer a number of crash …

10 Reasons to switch off your Netflix and hit the gym!

Everyone loves good Netflix series – I mean what better way is there to spend the time when it’s cold (or you should be revising) than with a cup of tea and your laptop on charge 24/7? Well University of Nottingham Sport think we have the answer – and it’s the gym. Yes really, stop …

UoN Sport staff host football fundraiser

University of Nottingham Sport staff have laced up their boots and challenged fellow University staff football teams to raise money for a local Air Ambulance Trust charity. The staff football team will play a series of friendly fixtures against local rivals, with the latest against De Montfort, all with the aim of raising vital funds towards …

Ten things you DON’T need for a triathlon (promise)

Thinking about giving triathlon a go but not sure if an all-in-one is for you? Fancy a challenge, but your bike has seen better days? Love the idea but worried about the costs of getting all the kit? With the popular Notts Triathlon back on University Park campus on 2 April 2017, the organisers from …

Girls Night In…one of the most successful nights of 2016 (and it’s back!)

With the 2017 Girls Night In event just around the corner we spoke with the Engage coordinators to find out about last year’s event and to hear some of the feedback they received. It’s time for us to get Girls Night In 2017 in the diary and whilst planning and organising this term’s event, we …

So it all started here

By Claire Henson, People and Culture Events Coordinator As a child, I was not at all sporty. As I grew older, I became more aware of my body and my shape, but still didn’t use my body in any kind of exercise or sporty activity. From about the age of fifteen, I developed crippling anxiety. …

NTEC secure staff football title at last minute!

By Felix Llanwarne: Engage Ambassador This summer UoN Sport once again welcomed staff from across all campuses for our popular staff summer football league as well as rivals from across the city at Nottingham Trent! Blessed with beautiful weather each week, seven teams battled it out across 11 weeks for the coveted league title as …

Girls’ Night In a huge hit!

By Sebastian Chmielinski On Sunday 24th April, over 120 girls descended upon the University Park Sports Centre for another hugely successful Girls’ Night In. Organised by the Engage team, and in association with Nottingham Girls Can, the evening of ‘fun, fitness and freebies’ was aimed at encouraging and increasing  participation from girls in a fun and laid back …

Jumpstart your summer at the GO TRI Aquathlon!

By Sebastian Chmielinski The Triathlon Club are back with their third Go TRI event of the year, this time an Aquathlon! Suitable for any level of fitness and enthusiasm, the course will consist of a 200m swim followed by a 3km run around University Park campus. The event is specifically designed for first timers, and …

Sign up now for Alumni Sports Challenge 2016!

The Alumni Sports Challenge  is back and going to be bigger than ever! Teams go into this fifth annual Alumni Sports Challenge with the current score at Alumni 2½- Students 1½. Who will win the overall Challenge title? Will Alumni extend their advantage or will the students win the day? Last year was a great …