Archive by category Leisure Centres and Sport

Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Local hero, Sophie Coldwell, visited Greenfields Community School today to share her top sporting tips with the pupils, 100 days before the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup prepares to bring the city to life on Saturday 2 September. Fresh from her return from Japan, where the 22-year-old managed a stunning fourth place at the ITU […]

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Get involved as Nottingham Tennis Centre gears up for a summer of explosive tennis action

Get involved as Nottingham Tennis Centre gears up for a summer of explosive tennis action

Nottingham Tennis Centre is working hard to produce the next generation of Johanna Kontas and Andy Murrays with a programme of events, activities and school visits to encourage young people to take up tennis. Those keen to have a go should pop down to the Old Market Square on Saturday (20 May) between 10am  – […]

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Be quids in when School’s Out this May half term!

Be quids in when School’s Out this May half term!

Nottingham City Council’s fantastic holiday offer School’s Out gives young people all-day sessions at some of Nottingham’s Leisure Centres for just £1 this half term. From Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June, Clifton Leisure Centre, John Carroll Leisure Centre, and Southglade Leisure Centre along with Portland Centre, and Minver Crescent Sports Hall will be […]

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Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Highly-decorated Grand Slam finalist Lucie Safarova will begin her summer on grass at the Aegon Open Nottingham, which runs between June 10 and 18. The 30-year-old former World No. 5 and four-time doubles major winner is among 10 top 50 players, including Britain’s World No. 7 Johanna Konta, last year’s Aegon Open Nottingham runner-up Alison […]

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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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