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University of Nottingham Sport offers a wide range of opportunities for members of staff to keep fit, have fun and meet new people.

Whether taking part in one of our sports courses, joining staff sports clubs, participating in one of our events or playing casually with colleagues, friends or family - there really is something for everyone!

We value your opinion as we look to develop and improve our offer to staff. If you have any suggestions, please email Daniella Dutton

 

Month of the Mind 2018

As part of the University's Month of the Mind programme, the Department of Sport are putting on a series of activities which will focus on mental health and wellbeing. To find out more about Month of the Mind, please read the blog here.

The timetable below outlines all the activities taking place. These classes are for members of staff at the University of Nottingham only and booking is required in order to attend.

To book, please call 0115 748 7000 - quoting Month of the Mind and the class name. Classes are free for UoN sport and fitness members or £2 for non-members. All proceeds will be donated to Mind.

Timetable
 DateTime Activity Venue 
Tuesday 1 May 2018 1-1.30pm  HIIT  Kings Meadow Fitness Centre

Wednesday 2 May 2018 12-12.45pm Mindfulness  Sutton Bonington Sports Centre

Thursday 3 May 2018 1.15-1.45pm Yoga Jubilee Sports Centre

Tuesday 8 May 2018 4.15-5pm Mindfulness David Ross Sports Village
Wednesday 9 May 2018 7.15-8am Body Balance
(followed by
Breakfast Club)
David Ross Sports Village
Wednesday 9 May 2018 5-5.45pm Mindfulness Kings Meadow - Room A4
Thursday 10 May 2018 1-1.30pm Abs, core and
flex
Kings Meadow Fitness Centre
Monday 14 May 2018 12.15-12.45pm Yoga David Ross Sports Village
Tuesday 15 May 2018 7.15-7.45am HIIT Jubilee Sports Centre
Thursday 17 May 2018 7.15-7.45am Sunrise Yoga
(followed by 
Breakfast Club)
David Ross Sports Village
Monday 21 May 2018 1.15-1.45pm Abs, core and
flex
Kings Meadow Fitness Centre
Thursday 24 May 2018 7.30-8am Sunrise Yoga
(followed by 
Breakfast Club)
Sutton Bonington Sports Centre
Thursday 31 May 2018 1.15-2pm Mindfulness Jubilee Sports Centre

If you have any questions, please email Daniella Dutton - we look forward to seeing you at the sessions!

Sport Courses

Please check the booking information in the timetable below as the booking process differs per Sport.

If you need to block book the course, please visit or call one of our Sports Centres receptions and advise which course you would like to book onto. Payment will be taken immediately for the full block of sessions.

For sessions that don't require booking, please register with reception on arrival and email Daniella Dutton with any questions you might have. 

Monday

 Date TimeActivity Venue Booking; Cost; Transport 
30 April 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£5 / session (Members free)

No transport provided 

30 April 2018 5.30-6.30pm Nordic Walking  David Ross Sports Village
(please meet in reception)

Block booking required

£4 / session (£32 in total)

No transport provided 

14 May 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£5 / session (Members free)

No transport provided 

14 May 2018 5.30-6.30pm Nordic Walking  David Ross Sports Village
(please meet in reception)

Block booking required

£4 / session (£32 in total)

No transport provided 

21 May 2018 5.30-6.30pm Nordic Walking  David Ross Sports Village
(please meet in reception)

Block booking required

£4 / session (£32 in total)

No transport provided 

 

Tuesday

 DateTime Activity Venue Booking;Cost;Transport
24 April 2018 5.15-6.15pm Back to Netball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided 

1 May 2018 5.15-6.15pm Back to Netball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided 

Wednesday

 DateTime Activity Venue Booking;Cost;Transport
25 April 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

25 April 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

2 May 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

2 May 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

9 May 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

9 May 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided  

16 May 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

16 May 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

23 May 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

23 May 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

30 May 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

30 May 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

6 June 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

6 June 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

13 June 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

13 June 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

20 June 2018 6-7pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

20 June 2018 7-8pm Golf  Riverside Golf Centre   

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided 

 

Thursday

Thursday Activities
 DateTime Activity Venue Booking; Cost; Transport 
26 April 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

26 April 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

3 May 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

3 May 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

10 May 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

10 May 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

17 May 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

17 May 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

24 May 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

24 May 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

31 May 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

31 May 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Events

As well as courses, we also run a number of events for University of Nottingham Staff. These events offer a great opportunity to socialise with colleagues and meet other staff members.

Please click on the individual events below for further information.

Staff Sports Day (Sutton Bonington) - Thursday 21 June 2018

Our popular retro sports day will be heading over to Sutton Bonington on Thursday 21 June and will be open to all staff and postgraduate students at the University! Teams of 5 (with a minimum of 2 females) are required to battle it out across a number of different individual and team activites. Previous activities have included welly wanging, giant jenga and our fun-filled space hopper relays.

Registration will start at 4pm, with a 4.20pm event start, located at our Sutton Bonington Sports Centre 3G Pitch. 

How to enter:

    • Enter your team here (please note you need the names of ALL team members and each team only needs to register once)
  • The event is free-of-charge
  • The deadline for entries will be Friday 15 June and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis
 
Staff Golf Day - Friday 29 June 2018

The University of Nottingham Staff Golf Day will be hosted at Wollaton Park Golf Club on Friday 29 June 2018. Staff are invited to enter in teams of 4 or as individuals for 18 holes of golf. Breakfast and a three course lunch will be included in the day. For more detail on the format please click here

How to enter:

  • Register via our online form here
  • Once registered, I'll email you to confirm the cost and how you make the payment
  • The deadline for entries is Wednesday 20 June and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis
 
Staff Sports Day (University Park) - Tuesday 3 July 2018

Returning to our University Park Campus for it's sixth year, our annual Staff Sports Day really is not to be missed!!

Open to all staff at the University, with a minimum of 2 females required per team of 5, fun will most definitely be had by all. Activities will be confirmed nearer the time but previous Sports Days have included bean bag throws, quoits, obstacle courses and the famous egg and spoon relay race!! 

How to enter:

  • Enter your team here (please note you need the names of ALL team members and each team only needs to register once)
  • The event is free-of-charge
  • The deadline for entries will be Friday 15 June and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis
 

Staff Sports Clubs

There are a number of staff sports clubs hosted at the University across our campuses, please click on the specific clubs below for further information.

Staff with sports membership can book our sports facilities to play independently with colleagues, friends and family. 

Badminton Club

This is a friendly, lively club open to all members of staff and postgraduate students. The club runs a men's team and a mixed team in the Notts Badminton Association League.

Members meet on Wednesday evenings at David Ross Sports Village from 7-10.30pm and Saturday afternoons at Jubilee Sports Centre from 3-5pm. Team practice is on Monday evenings from 6-8pm.

The club is always looking for new members of all levels.

For further information please visit the staff badminton club website.

 
Bowls Club

The Bowls clubs is linked to the the University of Nottingham Social and Sports club and teams play both midweek and at the weekends in the Nottingham Federation League and the local Beeston league.

The club has its own bowling green which can be found beside the sports centre tennis courts on University Park campus. All standards are welcome.

For further information please contact club secretary Dennis Hurley on 07743 541 420.

 
Football Club

This club is open to all members of staff and postgraduate students. The club holds matches on Wednesday evenings at David Ross Sports Village from 5-6pm.

Each player is asked to pay £1 when they play which covers the cost of the pitch hire.

For further information, please contact Nicholas Gregg on 07979 598 221. Alternatively, you can drop him an email.

 
Golf Society

This is a small society linked to the University of Nottingham Staff and Sports social club.

It is open to golfers of all standards - no handicap required to join.

The club currently has organised competitions on local courses about once a month from April to November.

The emphasis of the society is to provide friendly competition at a low price.

For further information please contact the society secretary Martin Truman on: 0115 974 9049

 
Squash Club

This club is open to staff and postgraduate students, graduates of the University of Nottingham and associate members of the sports facilities.

Social and competitive squash is organised for players of all standards.

Internal leagues are run throughout the year, together within an annual knockout tournament and several social evenings where various competitions are organised.

For further information on the squash club please contact one of the following people:

 
Touch Rugby

The UoN Spiders compete in the Nottingham Mixed Touch Rugby League and play matches throughout the year.

The team always welcome new players, both male and female to enjoy a game of skill and pace, without the contact element of traditional rugby. 

Nottingham Touch Club also offer sessions for total novices to the sport.

For further information please contact Nick Bennett (Ext 13418).

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Do I need to have a UoN Sports Membership to attend these courses?
No - you don't need a UoN Sports Membership to attend the above staff sport courses and sessions. UoN Sports Membership is required, however, to use the sports facilities on a casual basis or to attend the gym classes on the fitness timetable.
 
Does it matter if I can't attend all the dates of the course?
It doesn't matter if you need to miss a session - just let Daniella Dutton know so that the instructor can be informed. You will be charged for all sessions in a block booking however (excluding volleyball, climbing, basketball and football), so please be aware that refunds for individual sessions cannot be made. 
 
The sport I am interested in has already started - can I still sign up?
If there are places still available there may be the possibility to sign up later for a course - please email Daniella Dutton to find out. For volleyball, climbing, basketball and football there is no need to book - just show up at any session!
 

 

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk