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‘Incredible’ London 2012 Legacy Pool – now open from 6am – successfully launched at STV

30 April 2015

[caption id="attachment_48050" align="left" width="292" caption="Pentathlon GB train in new London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool. PICTURE: Clare Green "][/caption] The STV's newly installed 50m Legacy pool has been described as "fantastic" and "incredible" by some of its first users. Pentathlon GB athletes - based at the STV - were the very first swimmers to use the new Sport England-funded facilities - the redevelopment of which recent World Cup winner Jamie Cooke said "looks amazing". He said:...

Swimming pool re-opens on Wednesday 22 April

01 April 2015

The newly upgraded swimming pool and changing room in the Sports Training Village officially re-opened to the public on Wednesday 22nd April. A timetable for public use can be found here: In addition to the installation of a London 2012 Games Legacy 50m pool, our state-of-the-art swimming facilities include improved changing rooms, a modernised plant room and a refurbished ventilation system. We are grateful to Sport England for their support and we would like to...

Swimmers in the pool

Update: Swimming pool closed for refurbishment & upgrades

03 June 2014

Work on the refurbishment and upgrades to the 50m swimming pool in the Sports Training Village is now underway. The pool is scheduled to re-open in the spring of 2015. The University will be replacing the complete tank, elements of the plant room and the ventilation system, and upgrading the changing room facilities. The University fully understands that the closure of the swimming pool will cause some  inconvenience.  Throughout the planning phase for this complex...

New book by Team Bath tennis coach

20 May 2014

Team Bath MCTA Tennis Head Coach David Sammel has moulded a life-time of tennis experience with key teachings from other sports in his impressive new book, Locker Room Power. This is a book to dip into rather than read continuously. There are nuggets throughout that you can visit and revisit. Judy Murray writes in the introduction that “Locker Room Power is an extremely powerful concept – for players and coaches – and is a major...

Shooting star Rosie on Team Bath TV

27 March 2014

Shooter Rosie Allison discusses playing netball for Team Bath and England and combining training with studying for a Biology degree at the University of Bath in our latest movie on Team Bath TV. "We're lucky to have so many talented players in Bath," she said. "It's intense, but we have a really good work ethic." And Rosie also discusses her goal of representing England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. To find out more,...

Kelly Gallagher

All downhill for Kelly and her guide

04 March 2014

Scorching down a slalom course on the limit can be a daunting experience for anyone. Doing it when you are visually impaired requires complete trust in your guide. University of Bath graduate Kelly Gallagher will demonstrate both her ability and her trust in guide Charlotte Evans when she competes at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Kelly graduated from the University of Bath with a Mathematics degree in 2006 and lives in Bangor in Northern...

Bath Running Festival 2013

Bath Half Marathon Blog

14 February 2014

This year's Bath Half Marathon is nearly upon us and one runner, Caroline from Combe Down, talks us through her preparation in a series of blogs. Here she takes us through her first experience of a sports massage... "Let’s be clear. I am a “fun” runner.  I do it to keep fit and keep the weight down. It keeps my dog happy, too. He loves all the woodland runs around Combe Down. I generally like...

Team Bath Buccaneers promotion team

Team Bath hockey’s winter of content

26 January 2014

As the Indoor Hockey season comes to a close University of Bath’s Hockey Development Manager Nick Kendall reflects on a successful term for Team Bath Buccaneers’ men. Team Bath Buccaneers’ men secured their fourth promotion in 13 months when they reached the Indoor Premier League in January 2014, something that wouldn’t have been possible without the support of the university. Nick Kendall feels it has been a mutually productive relationship for the university and Team Bath...

University staff memberships options – a great deal for staff

10 December 2013

The University of Bath has some of the best sports facilities in the country and now it makes even more sense for staff to enjoy the benefits they offer through our staff discount scheme. Staff can enjoy zero joining fees and at least 10% off usual facility rates at the Sports Training Village, including savings on our TeamBath+ membership which offers access to the Team Bath Gym; tennis, badminton and squash courts, our Olympic legacy 50m pool, our 400m athletics...

Back to Hockey

Back to Hockey – Autumn 2013

05 September 2013

Refresh - relearn - replay Team Bath Buccaneers have launched the autumn 2013 Back to Hockey programme. Sociable and informal hockey sessions for women. A great way to get in shape. Come and enjoy fun, fitness and friendship. No need to commit to membership, regular training or competitions. Start Thursday 3 October 2013 - book now! Back to hockey is a low key way for Women to either take up or get back into hockey....

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