Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Great Britain’s Fed Cup star and British No. 2 Heather Watson has been confirmed for the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham. Watson, who is part of the Aegon GB Fed Cup Team to face Romania in the World Group II play-off in Constanta this weekend, has again chosen the Nottingham Tennis Centre as the place to […]

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Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that GB Davis Cup stars Dan Evans will return to the Aegon Open Nottingham. British number two Evans, 26, who featured for Great Britain in their Davis Cup quarter-final exit on clay against France at the weekend, will headline this years event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre […]

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School’s Out this Easter, keep your children active over the holidays! 

Nottingham City Council is inviting young people to get down to one of Nottingham’s Leisure Centres this Easter to make the most of a fantastic holiday offer – School’s Out. From Monday 3 April to Thursday 13 April, Clifton Leisure Centre, John Carroll Leisure Centre, and Southglade Leisure Centre along with Portland Centre, and Minver […]

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Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British No. 1 Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham, as tickets for the event, from 10- 18 June, go on sale. Konta, the World No. 10 and 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist, is a popular and well-known star at the Nottingham […]

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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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