News Archive, Category: Features

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Kelly Ganfield in rowing training with George Studd ahead of the 2018 Invictus Games UK Team Trials

Strength & conditioning coach working with National Osteoporosis Society on awareness campaign

24 June 2018

Team Bath strength & conditioning coach George Studd has been working with the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) on a campaign to boost awareness of exercising with the bone-weakening condition. George (pictured with Invictus Games athlete Kelly Ganfield) was asked by Sarah Legg, a physiotherapist at the Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, to attend an Exercise Expert Steering Group Meeting for a paper that is being published by the NOS. “A lot of...

Sports cafe terrace

Customer notice: Sports Cafe closed on Tuesday (March 13) until 4.30pm

10 March 2018

The Sports Cafe in the University of Bath Sports Training Village is hosting a Commonwealth Lunch on Tuesday (March 13). As a result, the cafe will not open to the public that day until 4.30pm. Alternative catering is available in The Edge, the Lime Tree Cafe and elsewhere on campus - click here to see a map. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Balance For Work – A new fitness class

07 January 2018

Starting from Thursday 18th January, a free new fitness class, exclusive to staff members at the University of Bath, will be launched. 'Balance For Work' will aim to re-engage staff with a healthy and physically active lifestyle and to eliminate the health problems that can come with working at a desk for prolonged periods of time. The classes will be held in the Founders Hall Teaching room every Thursday from 12:30 - 1 pm. Sports...

Creating impact: How Team Bath Gym and an inspirational trainer helped me cast off the crutches

01 January 2018

From identifying a fitness goal to achieving her target and more, Carrie Fletcher's experiences in the Team Bath Gym are a motivational example of how New Year's Resolutions can have a profound and positive impact on their health and lifestyle. At the start of 2017, Carrie was using two crutches after a cycling accident but such is the improvement in her mobility and health - both physically and mentally - after working with personal trainer...

Keep fit this festive season with our discount all-access offer for the Sports Training Village

03 December 2017

Looking to keep fit during the festive season? Or want a chance to try out the world-class facilities at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for a month with no obligation to take out a full membership? Then why not take advantage of our fantastic discount offer for this Christmas and New Year period and save more than 30% off the regular price during December and January? This offer allows you to use the Olympic-sized London...

Customer notice regarding bike racks at Sports Training Village during November 2017

01 November 2017

Maintenance work will be taking place at the front approach to the University of Bath Sports Training Village during November 2017, which means that the bike racks will be out of use. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience while this essential maintenance work is completed. There are numerous other bike racks and shelters on campus that are available for customers, students and staff to use. Among the alternative locations...

Calling all University of Bath staff – join our new free weekly squash league

21 October 2017

Anyone for squash? A new squash league open to all members of University of Bath staff is starting this week, with the courts and equipment provided for free. Eight courts will be available every Thursday afternoon - four from 12.15-1pm and four from 1-1.45pm - and all abilities are invited to take part. Simply challenge another member of staff to a game and, after playing, input the scores through squashpoints.com. The competition will be run...

Supporting student-athletes – 2018/19 scholarship and Dual Career applications now open

03 October 2017

The new academic year may have only just begun at the University of Bath but already we are planning for how to support our student-athletes in both their educational and sporting careers during 2018-19. Applications are now open for both the sporting scholarships, with funding generously provided by alumni and businesses, and the Team Bath Dual Career programme, which provides lifestyle support plus free access to the Team Bath Gym and Sports Training Village facilities....

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

Customer notice – telephone outage on Saturday, October 21st

29 September 2017

The telephone system across the University of Bath is being upgraded on Saturday, October 21 2017. This essential work means the telephones in the Sports Training Village will not be working - incalls, outcalls or voicemail - between 8am and 6pm on that day. Could any customers planning to book facilities or classes please bear this in mind and either call at an alternative time or use the online booking facility. Thank you for your...

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