TeamBath

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TeamBath is the brand name for the family of sports, health and leisure-related activities at the University of Bath. The University has some of the best sports facilities in a UK University, largely clustered under one roof and providing a top-level training and event environment for multiple sports.[1]

TeamBath maintains several sports complexes on and around the University of Bath, Claverton Down site:

  • Sports Training Village
  • Founders Complex
  • The Sulis club outdoor pitches
  • Bobsleigh and Skeleton push-start track
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Outdoor acrylic and artificial clay tennis courts to complement eight indoor courts
  • 50m swimming pool with state of the art underwater video analysis capabilities
  • A physio and sport science centre
  • An indoor jumps and throws area as well as indoor sprint track and outdoor athletics oval
  • A multi-purpose sports hall and 2000 seat arena.
  • Significant gym with 105 work stations plus specific performance sport gym
The University of Bath Sports Training Village 50 metre swimming pool, during a competition
Indoor tennis courts at the University of Bath Sports Training Village

Development of facilities[edit]

Initially (1976)[edit]

Bath's sports facilities were centred on what is now known as the Founder's Hall, which includes:

  • a multi-purpose sports hall
  • four squash courts
  • a 25-metre indoor swimming pool[2]
  • and outdoor pitches.

Expansion (1992)[edit]

In 1992 a 50-metre indoor swimming pool,[3] outdoor athletics track, an indoor tennis hall and an outdoor rifle and pistol range were constructed.

Sports Training Village (2003-2004)[edit]

The Sports Training Village and the English Institute of Sport for South West England, a lottery-funded extension opened in two phases in 2003 and 2004. It added the following facilities:

Other facilities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powell, David (2002-11-16). "Team Bath's village people hope to continue hitting high notes". Times Online. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Founders Complex". TeamBath. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ "British Swimming ITC Programme - Bath". ASA. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  4. ^ "Sports Training Village". TeamBath. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 

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