Our history

Calverton Down campus under construction 1968The University of Bath’s special relationship with sport stretches back to 1968 when David Hembrow became the first athlete with University of Bath connections to make an Olympic Games appearance.

Since, the facilities, staff and opportunities at the University have played an integral part in the shaping of sport regionally, nationally and internationally.

See a few highlights on our historical timeline of sport:

Our people

The Department has a dedicated team of staff members led by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley. Find out more about our senior management team.

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Opening hours

The Sports Training Village’s opening hours vary facility by facility throughout the week and on weekends. Specific facilities operate at different times; details of which can be found on this page.

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Times and prices

Activities, clubs and classes at the Sports Training Village vary in price facility by facility and between students, staff and members of the public. See this page for a full break down of price variations.

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Partners and Suppliers