News Archive, Tag: sports training village

The 2014 Olympic Day Run gets under way at the Sports Training Village

Join us for free family fun at Team Bath Community Activity Day

08 June 2015

Racing an Olympic swimmer in the London 2012 Legacy Pool, having a go at bobsleigh and taking on a modern pentathlon challenge are just some of the exciting activities awaiting visitors to this year’s Team Bath Community Activity Day. Taking place at the Sports Training Village from 12-4pm on Saturday, June 20, the annual event provides an opportunity to try out some of the best sports facilities in the country for free. There will be...

Sam Cook in action for England Netball during their 65-42 victory over Trinidad & Tobago at the Sports Training Village. PICTURE: David Roper

Sam Cook helps England Netball to big win over Trinidad & Tobago at University of Bath

07 May 2015

Team Bath Netball defender Sam Cook helped England make a dream start to their Test series against Trinidad & Tobago in front of a large and noisy crowd at the University of Bath. Cook started at goal-keeper for Wednesday’s series opener and formed an effective defensive partnership with Sonia Mkoloma – making her first international appearance in four years – as England won 65-42 in a televised encounter. Former Team Bath players Sara Bayman and...

Upgrades to the Sports Training Village – update

08 April 2015

Work to modernise and upgrade the changing room environment across the Sports Training Village, as well as revamp the Physio and Sport Science Centre reception areas, is getting under way. The next phase will be the opening out of the changing rooms along the corridor from the gym to the judo dojo. The plan is to create more flexible spaces with modern fixtures and fittings. The work will start on Friday April 17th and, during...

AoC Sport National Championships 2015. Photo by Paul Gillis/ for Bath Chronicle

University of Bath hosts college sport National Championships for fifth successive year

31 March 2015

One of the largest sporting events in England returned to the University of Bath over the weekend as 1,800 college students took part in the AoC Sport National Championships. It was the fifth successive year the three-day, 14-sport competition had been staged at the Sports Training Village, with students and organisers once again impressed by the facilities. The students taking part were aged 16 to 19 and each had qualified to take part in the...

Mhairi Spence, Nigel Laughton, Kara Luck and Nick Woodbridge at the launch of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships ticket sales. PICTURE: Sam Farr for Matchtight

Calling all Team Bath members – get ticket discount for Modern Pentathlon European Championships at University of Bath

30 March 2015

Team Bath members are being offered an exclusive ticket discount for this summer’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships, where eight Rio Olympic qualifying places will be on offer. The continental competition is being staged at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from August 18-23, with the fencing taking place in the main sports hall, swimming in the 50m pool, show-jumping in the athletics in-field area and the run-shoot climax on the athletics track. This prestigious...

Sam Cook slaps hands with her Team Bath Netball team-mates ahead of the 63-24 Superleague win over Team Northumbria

Want to be part of the Team Bath Netball experience? Volunteers sought for Superleague service

27 March 2015

The 8,000th Team Bath Netball fan came through the Sports Training Village doors this week to continue a record-breaking season for the Superleague franchise. Attendances for five of the six home matches so far during 2015 have been well into four figures, including Monday’s epic televised encounter with defending champions Manchester Thunder. The largest turnout was 1,739 against Surrey Storm – and the biggest for any game last season was 1,300. A record 120 season-tickets...

The Sports Training Village hosted the National Championships in 2014

Big weekend of sport as University of Bath hosts 1,800 students for AoC National Championships

27 March 2015

More than 1,800 college students from across Britain will get to experience the world-class facilities at the University of Bath this weekend when they compete in the AoC Sport National Championships. The Sports Training Village will provide the venue for basketball, beach volleyball, cross country, football, hockey, netball, rugby, table tennis, tennis, trampolining and volleyball, as well as opening and closing ceremonies.  Evening meals will take place in the Claverton Rooms and Fountain Canteen on...

England netballers beat Australia at the Sports Training Village

Tickets on sale for England Netball World Cup warm-up at Sports Training Village

23 March 2015

Tickets are now on sale for the England Netball international against Trinidad & Tobago at the University of Bath. The match at the Sports Training Village on Wednesday, May 6 (7.15pm) will be England’s first World Cup preparation fixture. The three-test series against Trinidad & Tobago also includes matches at London’s Copper Box Arena on May 8 and the Echo Arena in Liverpool on May 11. Click here to purchase tickets. Team Bath Netball continue...

England netballers beat Australia at the Sports Training Village

England Netball to play World Cup warm-up international at University of Bath

20 March 2015

The University of Bath will once again play host to international netball when England begin their World Cup preparations with a three-match series against Trinidad & Tobago in May. The opening encounter will take place at the Sports Training Village – home of Team Bath Netball – on Wednesday, May 6 (7.15pm). The teams meet again two days later at the Copper Box Arena in London before the series concludes at the Echo Arena in...

Nick Woodbridge and Mhairi Spence launch ticket sales for the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Olympians call on people of Bath to turn out in force for 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

20 March 2015

Olympians Mhairi Spence and Nick Woodbridge have called on the people of Bath – “our home city” – to turn out in force and back their bid for Rio qualification at this summer’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships. The major international competition, featuring more than 100 elite athletes from across the continent, is being staged at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from August 18-23, with tickets now on sale from as little as £1...

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