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Sport in Schools Case Study Squash

For the final week of University term, I joined Helen Walker and Hollygirt School for their weekly squash session held at the University. These squash sessions, which started in November, are run as part of the Leadership Academy Sport in School programme led by students. Sport in Schools is one of the programmes provided by …

Top 5 Reasons to add group exercise to your weekly routine

Every single class we run is free for our UoN sports and fitness members. With over a hundred classes every week on our timetable why not give one a try? You’ve got nothing to lose and a lot to gain, read this blog to see just some of the benefits of adding a group exercise …

UoN welcomes 60 primary school girls to David Ross Sports Village for the Christmas Futsal Festival

As part of the University of Nottingham FA Grassroots Hub project, on Friday 7th December, David Ross Sports Village welcomed over 60 primary school girls from around Nottingham to take part in a Christmas Futsal Festival. Delivered by the UoN Women’s Football and Futsal Club, many of the participants experienced their first experience of Futsal. …

University of Nottingham Sport welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day

On Sunday 9th December University of Nottingham Sport and the University Swimming Club in partnership with elite swimming club Nova Centurion, welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day. The aim of the day was to showcase the University, sports facilities and para-swimming programme to prospective students and their families. The day was hosted …

Volunteer of the Month- November

With the term in full swing, we are continuing to celebrate the success of individuals, volunteering across the community. With over 300 volunteers, the Leadership Academy has expanded massively over the last few years and so, each month we’re showcasing one volunteer who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment. Whether it is making a difference in …

Stress free Christmas shopping at our Sports Centres

Don’t want to miss a workout to head to the hustle and bustle of Christmas Shopping? Did you know you could purchase all your presents at UoN Sport Centres? Here are some of our favourite stocking fillers! Sports Injury Clinic Christmas Vouchers Has your mum got a niggling shoulder pain she keeps putting off getting …

Get Active during Disability December

The University Sports Department supports all disabled students and staff in accessing sport, getting active and maintaining a good level of wellbeing. Through the work of our Disability Sport Officer, the wider UoN Sport team, volunteers and student clubs, we are striving to deliver an inclusive offer which will best meets the needs of disabled …

Girls Night In- an evening of fun, fitness and freebies!

Last Sunday, Girls Night In was finally back and better than ever! The sounds of music and chatter could be heard from 7pm as the night kicked off and 368 girls descended upon David Ross Sports Village, where they took over 170 Photo Booth pictures with 12 different wacky inflatables. Among these girls were 10 …

Top Tips if you are attending Girls Night In!

What to wear? Wear what you think is appropriate but feel confident in. Whether you’re a leggings girl or a tack suit bottom girl the most important thing is you can move in what you are wearing so it is appropriate for participating in exercise. Sensible shoes are important too, trainers are recommended but if …

The Headliner | Final Thoughts

We are less than 24 hours till the first centre pass of The Headliner where the University of Nottingham Netball 1st Team will compete against our varsity rivals Nottingham Trent 1stteam, in a competitive BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for top of the league and a promotion into the premier league. Spectators are getting …