News Archive, Month: December 2020

As BANES moves into Tier 3, here is an update on activities at the Team Bath STV

30 December 2020

Many customers will already be aware that from 00.01 on Thursday 31 December, BANES moves into the Tier 3 level of Coronavirus guidelines.  This means that whilst the Team Bath Sports Training Village can remain open, there are some new restrictions and customers should not travel from another area into BANES for sport* or exercise. Though U18s taking part in organised sport are exempt from this travel restriction, we would ask that junior members do...

A year of challenges and upheaval but versatility, ingenuity and positivity too – our sporting review of a very different 2020

26 December 2020

It could not have been more different to the year we were eagerly looking forward to but there has still been much to celebrate and be thankful for at Team Bath during a challenging 2020. From the versatility, ingenuity and positive attitude of staff, athletes, coaches, students and customers adapting to the ever-changing ‘new normal’ to more traditional markers of success such as international medals and national awards, it has certainly been a year that...

Season’s greetings from all of us at Team Bath – thank you for your support during 2020

24 December 2020

Merry Christmas from all of us Team Bath to all of the customers, students, athletes, staff and sponsors who have shown such tremendous support, understanding and positivity during 2020, no matter what challenges came our way.  The STV is now closed for the long Christmas weekend but, for those of you looking to work off the Christmas calories, the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre will be open between 9am and 4pm on Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th...

Team Bath netballers remain hard at work over festive period to maximise their preparations for 2021 Vitality Superleague season

23 December 2020

Christmas is here but Team Bath Netball’s players will continue to train hard over the festive period as they maximise their time together in the build-up to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Principal Partners Haines Watts alongside Team Bath overall sponsor Rengen Developments – have traditionally taken a few days off between Christmas and New Year. However, with England squad members only returning to club training at the...

Enjoy some holiday home workouts with our fun but rewarding Christmas-themed Festive Fitness challenges

21 December 2020

Our in-studio exercise classes are taking a break over the Christmas period but we have some fun Festive Fitness challenges to keep you active over the holidays. Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre manager Sam Holmes has created three Christmas-themed home workouts which will be shared on the TeamBathTV YouTube channel to help you work off the turkey, chocolate and mince pies. Here are the challenges and the dates they will be released - give...

Here’s when the Sports Training Village and Founders Hall are open over the Christmas and New Year period

19 December 2020

The Team Bath Sports Training Village and University of Bath Founders Hall will be open at the following times over the Christmas and New Year period: Sports Training Village Wednesday 23rd December: Normal operating hours Christmas Eve: 0600-1200 Christmas Day: CLOSED Boxing Day: CLOSED Sunday 27th December: CLOSED Monday 28th December: CLOSED Tuesday 29th December: 0900-1600 Wednesday 30th December: 0900-1600 Thursday 31st December: 0900-1600 Friday 1st January: CLOSED Saturday 2nd January: Normal opening hours resume...

Dream comes true as Matt Weston wins superb skeleton silver in Austria on just his fifth appearance on World Cup stage

18 December 2020

Matt Weston won men’s skeleton World Cup silver in just his fifth-ever race on the sport’s top circuit as University of Bath-based sliders continued their excellent start to the 2020-21 international season. The former taekwondo and rugby player finished fourth in last week’s World Cup race in Igls but deservedly claimed a podium place on the same track this time, with only Latvian legend Martins Dukurs finishing ahead of him in the 18-strong field. “I’ve...

Team Bath Netball star Layla Guscoth named among Daily Telegraph’s Sportswomen of the Year after joining fight against Covid with NHS

17 December 2020

Team Bath Netball and England defender Layla Guscoth has been named among the Daily Telegraph's 2020 Sportswomen of the Year in recognition of her off-court work with the NHS in the fight against Covid-19. Guscoth has returned to Bath after two years playing professionally in Australia as she wants to concentrate on her dual careers of netballer and doctor, having completed her two-year Foundation postgraduate medical training programme during her previous spell with the Blue...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Have a look around the Team Bath Sports Training Village from your own home with newly-updated virtual University campus tour

15 December 2020

If you are considering applying to study at the University of Bath or becoming a Team Bath member in the new year, you can take a look around our £35million Sports Training Village facilities from the comfort of your own home with the newly-updated virtual campus tour. All three floors of the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre, plus the two exercise studios, can be explored on the 360-degree tour along with the sports hall,...

Plenty to be pleased with on and off court as Team Bath Netball enjoy highly-competitive pre-season friendly against Saracens Mavericks

14 December 2020

Anna Stembridge says that Saturday’s highly-competitive match against Saracens Mavericks ticked nearly all of the boxes for what she hoped to achieve from Team Bath Netball’s first friendly in the build-up to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The first meeting between Superleague opponents for nearly nine months saw the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold record an encouraging 68-61 victory in a hard-fought game played in Covid-compliant conditions at the University of Bath Founders Hall. A...

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