The University supports and encourages staff to enjoy time with colleagues and friends through participating in sport. The social aspects apart, the positive effects of exercise are clearly beneficial to the wellbeing of members of staff. All University staff automatically qualify for bronze level membership of both University Fitness Suites.
The University Staff Badminton Club welcomes staff and postgraduates whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player. Why not come and join us every Wednesday between 17.00 - 20.00 at the University Sports Centre - Talybont. The cost is ONLY £1.50 per person per session. This includes:
- The courts for 3 hours
- Social interaction
Things that you need to bring:
- Appropriate clothing
- I.D. card
- Racquets are available for hire from reception.
A friendly staff basketball game now takes place on a weekly basis at the Cardiff Medical Centre Sports & Social Club. This has been going on for a number of years and is held either on a Monday or Tuesday after work from 17:00 – 18:00, there is a £3 per head charge.
Whether you’re an experienced player or just looking to get more active, new players are always welcomed. For further information please contact either Paul Young - email@example.com or Jo Bowsher - bowsherjf@Cardiff.ac.uk.
The Squash Facilities are of a high standard and are located in the central Cathays Campus area. Any member of staff interested in reforming the Staff Squash Club should contact the Centre Manager at the Fitness & Squash Centre - Park Place.
A friendly staff netball game is now taking place every Wednesday evening from 20:00 -21:00 at the University Sports Centre - Talybont. This is mainly just for fun and a form of exercise that allows you to be part of a team and meet new friends throughout the University at a cost of just £2 per session.
Whether you're an experienced player or just looking to get more active, new players and friends are always welcomed. For further information please contact Zoe Macdonald - macdonaldz@Cardiff.ac.uk.
Sport & Exercise co-ordinates a variety of lunchtime walks for staff and post graduates who are looking for some regular outdoor exercise.
There are two walking clubs which go from the University Fitness & Squash Centre - Park Place, shortly there will be a club from Heath Park . more...
The staff Cricket Club has a full fixture list over the summer season. The team compete in the Cardiff Willow League, a midweek competition and also have regular friendly matches against local clubs and other universities.
Pre - season practice takes place in the form of indoor net sessions at the University Sports Centre - Talybont and the 2009 sessions are as follows:
16th April @ 17:00 - 19:00
23rd April @ 17:30 - 19:00
30th April @17:30-19:00
The cost of attending is £1.50 per session payable at centre reception.
The club welcomes new members so why not find out more by contacting:
Mr Simon Wallis
Phone: 44 (0) 2920 444241
The Staff Association hold an annual golf tournament at a local Cardiff course. This friendly competition is a great way of meeting your fellow colleagues. The competition is run annually in June. For more information please contact:
Mr Ken Howells
Phone: 44 (0) 2920 444241
The Intramural Games programme at Cardiff is a large participation programme delivered by the Athletic Union. Currently leagues exist in Rugby, Football and Netball. The Games are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students who are not involved in the regular BUSA performance teams. Further details are available from theAthletic Union