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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

 

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 
15 October 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

15 October 2018 5.30-6.30pm Nordic Walking 
(Beginner)
 
David Ross Sports Village
(please meet in reception)

Block booking required

£4 / session (£24 in total)

No transport provided 

22 October 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

22 October 2018 5.30-6.30pm Nordic Walking 
(Beginner)
 
David Ross Sports Village
(please meet in reception)

Block booking required

£4 / session (£24 in total)

No transport provided  

29 October 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

5 November 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

12 November 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

19 November 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

26 November 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

3 December 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

17 December 2018 4.30-6pm Volleyball David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

 

Tuesday

 DateTime Activity Venue Booking;Cost;Transport
16 October 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

16 October 2018 5-6pm Tennis David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£4 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

23 October 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

23 October 2018 5-6pm Tennis David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£4 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

30 October 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

30 October 2018 5-6pm Tennis David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£4 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

6 November 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

13 November 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

20 November 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

27 November 2018 6.30-7.30pm Netball  David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

Wednesday

 DateTime Activity Venue Booking; Cost; Transport 
17 October 2018 6-7pm Golf  N1GOLF Centre Riverside

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided  

17 October 2018 7-8pm Golf  N1GOLF Centre Riverside

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided  

24 October 2018 6-7pm Golf  N1GOLF Centre Riverside

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided  

24 October 2018 7-8pm Golf  N1GOLF Centre Riverside

Block booking required

£5 / session (£40 in total)

No transport provided  

 

Thursday

 DateTime Activity Venue Booking; Cost; Transport 
18 October 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

18 October 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

18 October 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

25 October 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

25 October 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

25 October 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

1 November 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

1 November 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

1 November 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

8 November 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

8 November 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

8 November 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

15 November 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

15 November 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

15 November 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

22 November 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

22 November 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

22 November 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

29 November 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

29 November 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

29 November 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

6 December 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

6 December 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

6 December 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

13 December 2018 5-6pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

13 December 2018 5.30-6.30pm Football David Ross Sports Village

Booking not required

£3 / session (Members free)

No transport provided

13 December 2018 6-7pm Climbing David Ross Sports Village

Booking in advance is 
advisable (please call 
0115 951 5516). 
Upon arrival, please 
report to Reception.

£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) - 2019 date TBC

Our popular retro sports day will be heading over to Sutton Bonington on tbc 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 activities. 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 12 July 2019

The University of Nottingham Staff Golf Day will be hosted at Wollaton Park Golf Club on Friday 12 July 2019. 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:

  • Registration will open in early 2019
  • Once registered, I'll email you to confirm the cost and how you make the payment
  • The deadline for entries is tbc and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis
 
Staff Sports Day (University Park) - 2019 date TBC

Returning to our University Park Campus for it's seventh 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.

Members meet on Wednesday evenings at David Ross Sports Village from 7-10.30pm and Saturday afternoons at Jubilee Sports Centre from 3-5pm.

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.

 
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