Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Nottingham City Council has been given a top award for making its buildings more accessible to disabled people. Earlier this year eight leisure centres were inspected and awarded the CredAbility Verified Accessible Award by Nimbus – a disability and equality consultancy that is led and managed by disabled people. Now 11 further council buildings have […]

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More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

Tuesday marks the start of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme in Nottingham. The three year project has been developed to get some of the UK’s least active people moving more. GOGA will concentrate on fun and inclusive activities and supporting disabled and non-disabled people who don’t necessarily have regular access to sport and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Children in Nottingham are being challenged to swim, cycle and run the distance from earth to the International Space Station. To celebrate Tim Peake’s mission in the station, the Triathlon Trust and the UK Space Agency are holding an ‘out-of-this-world’ triathlon event for children at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Bilborough tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October). Major Tim […]

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City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

Nottingham City Council has secured a Sport England grant of £332,100 which aims to increase the physical activity levels of disabled people across the city. Disability sport is highly important to the city which has a stated ambition to ‘make Nottingham the fastest growing city for disability sports participation in the UK’. Developing disability sport […]

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Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

People of all ages are invited to watch two tournaments and have a chance to play some sport themselves in an event being held at Nottingham Tennis Centre for ‘Superhero Sunday’ on 2 October. This will be the last chance to see the Davis Cup trophy with GB as the current holders and to celebrate […]

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25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

Nottingham City Council’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village is celebrating a silver anniversary this weekend. On Saturday 1 October – just over year after the site’s £16m redevelopment – 25 years of sports on the site will be marked with a range of free activities. The public is invited between 11am-5pm to enjoy activities for all […]

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City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

Two City leisure facilities – Clifton Leisure Centre and Nottingham Tennis Centre will host multi-sport sessions on Saturday 27 August designed to get more people active in the local community and celebrate Team GB’s achievements at the Rio 2016 Games. There will also be free Table Tennis and Nottingham Parklives activities running across the city […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Nottingham City Council is proud to present the launch of the newly refurbished playground at Radford Recreation Ground on 17 August 11am – 1pm, with fun and free activities and games.. The new playground has been funded by both WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental) and local ward councillors to improve the area for residents. The playground […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will be arriving at Nottingham Tennis Centre this Saturday (30 July) during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The World’s top wheelchair tennis players will be battling it out including Wimbledon Champions Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Jordanne Whiley.  Alongside watching world class tennis, and to celebrate a summer […]

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