Team Bath Gym expansion survey – Have your say!

01 March 2017

Some Team Bath users may be aware that work is soon to commence on the building of a brand new £3.5 million gym facility within the Sports Training Village, set to almost double the space for fitness activity on the University of Bath campus. The expansion will offer a range of opportunities in addition to the existing Team Bath Gym which will remain within the STV. In order to build the most fitting facility for...

Why Team Bath? The reasons behind one of the country’s most promising netball stars relocating to the University of Bath

20 February 2017

When her former netball Superleague club Yorkshire Jets announced its decision to wind up in late 2016, England U21 star Imogen Allison became one of the league's most sought-after players. At just 18, Allison had already gained international experience with the national set-up and had been involved in both an U17 Netball Europe and an U21 Australia tour. With clubs up and down the country after her services, she chose Team Bath - a testament...

The price of success – How much does it cost to be an Olympic hopeful?

16 February 2017

In the summer of 2016, the University of Bath celebrated its greatest swimming success since the inception of the National Training Centre (NTC) when swimmers Jazz Carlin (2), Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn brought home four medals from the Olympic Games in Rio. Each athlete fully embraced their time on the podium, and were welcomed back to Bath by a sell-out crowd at the University. But during the celebrations, far from the foreground were the stories...

‘At times I thought ‘what’s the point?” – How the support of a sport scholarship helped turn the fortunes of one of the University of Bath’s brightest athlete prospects

08 February 2017

Champions aren't made in the gym. When promising young modern pentathlete Sarah Collin suffered a stress fracture in her hip, the real test of her character began. Collin, who moved to the University of Bath to join the Pentathlon GB setup, had won an international medal after being in the sport for as little as a year and her talent was identified by coaches keen for her to fulfill her potential. She made her move...

Fresh talent hoping to emulate Olympic Champions with GB Rowing Team Start programme at University of Bath

01 February 2017

It is the groundbreaking talent identification and development scheme that set double Olympic Champions Heather Stanning and Helen Glover on their way to becoming two of Britain’s greatest-ever sportswomen. Now the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based at the University of Bath has an exciting, ambitious group of emerging rowers keen to follow in their wake as attention turns to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and beyond. Training and racing alongside students in the University...

Fitness boost for Team Bath customers

Grab a January bargain – Team Bath’s fitness deals continue in 2017!

10 January 2017

Team Bath's fitness deals, in conjunction with the launch of our Team Bath Active app, which allows users to find and book fitness classes, track workouts and monitor gym busyness (coming soon), continue in 2017 with two further giveaway offers. By simply downloading our app or quoting a code below, benefit immediately from our fantastic deals. January 2017:   No Joining Fee January - Save £50 Available until Jan 31 2017 - quote JanNJ50 when registering...

Customer notice: Founders Hall changing rooms

02 January 2017

Customers are advised that the men's changing rooms in the Founders Hall are closed this week (January 2-6) for maintenance work. Please note that the shower and changing facilities in the Sports Training Village can be used instead. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Make 2017 your year for fitness success – advice from a Team Bath strength and conditioning coach

01 January 2017

Since his arrival at Team Bath in September 2012, Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach Bob Smith has worked with a number of professional athletes and coaches within the renowned Team Bath MCTA tennis programme, including players who have appeared at Wimbledon and the US Open. Now, Bob tells us how athletes of any age or ability can make 2017 the year for achieving their fitness goals. Bob's steps: 1. Get out the door "Getting out...

Prince Harry discussed tattoos and tennis on court at University of Bath. Pic: Bryn Vaile, Matchtight Ltd

Royalty, rugby and Rio glory – a 50th-anniversary year to remember at University of Bath

26 December 2016

Outstanding success at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games plus the visit of sporting and actual royalty ensured that the University of Bath’s 50th anniversary was celebrated in fitting style during 2016. When the University received Royal Charter status on October 25, 1966, there were no sporting facilities on the Claverton Down campus. Five decades later, it has developed into what Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley believes is “the most vibrant, exciting and dynamic sporting...

Find a Blue and Gold bargain at our Team Bath Store Christmas sale

25 November 2016

Make it a Blue and Gold festive season with the Team Bath Christmas Sale, with up to 70 per cent off kit in the Team Bath Store. It gets under way on Black Friday (November 25) and will conclude on Saturday, December 3. All kit is included in the sale apart from SU kit, swimwear and non-clothing items. All sale items are exchange only and the sale is taking place in the Team Bath Store...

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