Sport Sheffield News


Due to essential maintenance there will be no hot water from 8am-11am.

Loss of Hot Water - Saturday 11th October

10/10/2014
Due to essential maintenance there will be no hot water from 8am-11am.

Sport Sheffield are pleased to announce that we will be running Children’s activities throughout October half term.  All activities are run by our highly enthusiastic, qualified Instructors.

Half Term Activities

07/10/2014
Sport Sheffield are pleased to announce that we will be running Children’s activities throughout October half term.  All activities are run by our highly enthusiastic, qualified Instructors.

We are pleased to announce that the University Estates Department has managed to provide the Swimming Pool Building with Hot Water & Heating and it has been restored with immediate effect in the S10Health, Squash & Swimming Pool Changing Rooms.

Sport Sheffield Heating & Hot Water Update

06/10/2014
We are pleased to announce that the University Estates Department has managed to provide the Swimming Pool Building with Hot Water & Heating and it has been restored with immediate effect in the S10Health, Squash & Swimming Pool Changing Rooms.

Just like our face book page to enter the prize draw.

Win a 3 year gym membership!

24/09/2014
Just like our face book page to enter the prize draw.

Bigger gym, better range of fitness classes, new social sport sessions - no skill or big commitment required - all great value for money!

We’ve Loads of New Stuff!

24/09/2014
Bigger gym, better range of fitness classes, new social sport sessions - no skill or big commitment required - all great value for money!

Due to an emergency repair taking place by our district heating supplier on the university campus there may be a disruption to our hot water and heating system.

Loss of Heating and Hot Water 03.10.14

18/09/2014
Due to an emergency repair taking place by our district heating supplier on the university campus there may be a disruption to our hot water and heating system.

On Sunday 7th September the Staff Cricket Club beat Hundall CC to reach the final of the Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League’s Premier Cup.  Staff CC now face a final tie against the newly crowned YDCL champions, Parkhead Cricket Club

Staff Cricket Club Reach Cup Final

10/09/2014
On Sunday 7th September the Staff Cricket Club beat Hundall CC to reach the final of the Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League’s Premier Cup.  Staff CC now face a final tie against the newly crowned YDCL champions, Parkhead Cricket Club

Due to unforeseen circumstances the swimming pool will now re-open on Wednesday 10th September and not Monday 8th September as originally planned

Pool Closure Update

05/09/2014
Due to unforeseen circumstances the swimming pool will now re-open on Wednesday 10th September and not Monday 8th September as originally planned

The weekend opening hours will be 8am until 6pm Saturday and Sunday for most facilities, however please note the Sports Hall and Synthetic pitches will open at 9am and the pool, steam and sauna will close at 5pm on both days

Extended opening hours from 4th October 2014

02/09/2014
The weekend opening hours will be 8am until 6pm Saturday and Sunday for most facilities, however please note the Sports Hall and Synthetic pitches will open at 9am and the pool, steam and sauna will close at 5pm on both days

The Swimming Pool, Sauna & Steam Rooms will be closed from Monday 1st September and will re-open on Monday 8th September 2014

Swimming Pool Closure 1st September 2014

07/08/2014
The Swimming Pool, Sauna & Steam Rooms will be closed from Monday 1st September and will re-open on Monday 8th September 2014

Hollie Webb 2013 Economics Graduate and Sport Sheffield supporter played for England Women’s Hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

University of Sheffield Alumni, Hollie Webb competes at the Commonwealth Games

05/08/2014
Hollie Webb 2013 Economics Graduate and Sport Sheffield supporter played for England Women’s Hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Bryony Page, a world championship-winning gymnast is being awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal 2014 in recognition of her outstanding sporting achievements together with her exceptional academic success.

Gold medal winning gymnast honoured for outstanding academic and sporting success

05/08/2014
Bryony Page, a world championship-winning gymnast is being awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal 2014 in recognition of her outstanding sporting achievements together with her exceptional academic success.

We are pleased to announce the swimming pool is now re-open. Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Swimming Pool Re-Open

01/08/2014
We are pleased to announce the swimming pool is now re-open. Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Our district heating network operator Veolia have informed us that a significant leak has occurred in the pipe network situated under the Arts Tower car park

No Heating or Hot Water 2nd & 3rd August 2014

31/07/2014
Our district heating network operator Veolia have informed us that a significant leak has occurred in the pipe network situated under the Arts Tower car park

The 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow opens later today (23rd July) in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

23/07/2014
The 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow opens later today (23rd July) in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park

The Swimming Pool will be unavailable for customer use on Fridays from 7.00 p.m onwards from 25th July until 19th September 2014 due to City of Sheffield Water Polo Club training

Swimming Pool Summer Programme Alterations from Friday 25th July 2014

23/07/2014
The Swimming Pool will be unavailable for customer use on Fridays from 7.00 p.m onwards from 25th July until 19th September 2014 due to City of Sheffield Water Polo Club training

Our online bookings service has now been restored.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Online Bookings Service Restored

19/07/2014
Our online bookings service has now been restored. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Due to a staff training day the Goodwin Sports Centre and its facilities will be closed to the public on Friday 18th July 2014 and current opening hours will resume on Saturday 19th July 2014

Sport Sheffield Staff Training Day 18th July 2014

09/07/2014
Due to a staff training day the Goodwin Sports Centre and its facilities will be closed to the public on Friday 18th July 2014 and current opening hours will resume on Saturday 19th July 2014

The Online Bookings system will be unavailable from on Friday 18th July due to routine maintenance

Online Bookings Unavailable on Friday 18th July

08/07/2014
The Online Bookings system will be unavailable from on Friday 18th July due to routine maintenance

Have you ever wanted to try a spinning class but are afraid you wouldn't keep the pace?? At Sport Sheffield we are offering you the opportunity to hop on to a saddle and give it a try.

Free Spinning Classes for Non-Members

25/06/2014
Have you ever wanted to try a spinning class but are afraid you wouldn't keep the pace?? At Sport Sheffield we are offering you the opportunity to hop on to a saddle and give it a try.

The Regional 5-Aside Football Competition for the Special Olympics were played at Sport Sheffield, Goodwin Sports Centre on 15th June 2014

The Special Olympics comes to the University of Sheffield

24/06/2014
The Regional 5-Aside Football Competition for the Special Olympics were played at Sport Sheffield, Goodwin Sports Centre on 15th June 2014

The University of Sheffield is one of 54 universities to benefit from nearly £10 million of funding to help get nearly 180,000 new students playing sport

Sport Sheffield to receive £300,000 to help support our Students to get active

23/06/2014
The University of Sheffield is one of 54 universities to benefit from nearly £10 million of funding to help get nearly 180,000 new students playing sport

Lack of exercise and unhealthy living has been linked to greater risk of life threatening illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke. Active people are up to 50% less likely to be at risk of these major chronic diseases

Wellbeing Zone - Are You Doing Enough Exercise?

17/06/2014
Lack of exercise and unhealthy living has been linked to greater risk of life threatening illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke. Active people are up to 50% less likely to be at risk of these major chronic diseases

Don’t miss any of the World Cup action as Bar One will be showing every live game!

World Cup 2014 in Bar One

10/06/2014
Don’t miss any of the World Cup action as Bar One will be showing every live game!

During the Summer holidays Sport Sheffield will be offering Junior Crash course swimming lessons to children who are keen to learn to swim

Junior Crash Course Swimming Lessons at Sport Sheffield

27/05/2014
During the Summer holidays Sport Sheffield will be offering Junior Crash course swimming lessons to children who are keen to learn to swim

The Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation have hosted a national campaign launch event at Sport Sheffield today on behalf of a partnership project with the Youth Sport Trust and Virgin Active

Active Inspiration at Sport Sheffield

21/05/2014
The Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation have hosted a national campaign launch event at Sport Sheffield today on behalf of a partnership project with the Youth Sport Trust and Virgin Active

Whether you take part in sport every day or if you never do any physical activity at all, we want you to fill in this survey and tell us what you think about fitness, health and wellbeing

The BIG SPORT SURVEY 2014

21/05/2014
Whether you take part in sport every day or if you never do any physical activity at all, we want you to fill in this survey and tell us what you think about fitness, health and wellbeing

Sport Sheffield is delighted to announce that our colleagues in Estates and Facilities Management will be undertaking work to upgrade Pitch 1 and Pitch 2 floodlighting over the summer

Pitch 1 and Pitch 2 Floodlighting Upgrade

20/05/2014
Sport Sheffield is delighted to announce that our colleagues in Estates and Facilities Management will be undertaking work to upgrade Pitch 1 and Pitch 2 floodlighting over the summer

Wednesday 4th June - Wednesday 25th June 2014

4 Week Adult Swimming Courses

19/05/2014
Wednesday 4th June - Wednesday 25th June 2014

It’s not all work for the students of Kaplan International Colleges. Mixing sports and a little healthy competition into the daily routine adds a world of benefit to many students

KIC Games at Sport Sheffield 17 May 2014

15/05/2014
It’s not all work for the students of Kaplan International Colleges. Mixing sports and a little healthy competition into the daily routine adds a world of benefit to many students

We’ve today (15 May 2014) been declared as the number one university in the UK for student experience in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014-15

15/05/2014
We’ve today (15 May 2014) been declared as the number one university in the UK for student experience in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

If you’'re overweight or obese, you should combine eating fewer calories with more
physical activity in order to lose weight gradually and help keep the weight off

Wellbeing Zone - Lose Weight Sensibly

13/05/2014
If you’'re overweight or obese, you should combine eating fewer calories with more physical activity in order to lose weight gradually and help keep the weight off

All introductory sessions and courses are run by our friendly, experienced instructors

Adult Bouldering Inductions & Courses at Goodwin Sports Centre

08/05/2014
All introductory sessions and courses are run by our friendly, experienced instructors

Sheffield University Trampoline club are delighted to invite you to our trampolining open day, 'The Big Bounce.' We are opening up our trampolines all day on the 14th May (7am-7pm) and we will be holding a raffle and a cake and sweets sale!

The BIG Bounce!

07/05/2014
Sheffield University Trampoline club are delighted to invite you to our trampolining open day, 'The Big Bounce.' We are opening up our trampolines all day on the 14th May (7am-7pm) and we will be holding a raffle and a cake and sweets sale!

4 Week Beginners Tai Chi Course, Thursday 8th May 2014 – Thursday 29th May 2014

Tai Chi Course

02/05/2014
4 Week Beginners Tai Chi Course, Thursday 8th May 2014 – Thursday 29th May 2014

Top 10 Swimming Tips

Wellbeing Zone

02/05/2014
Top 10 Swimming Tips

The 5th annual Alumni Football Tournament took place at Sport Sheffield on Saturday 26th April 2014

Alumni Football Tournament - 26th April 2014

01/05/2014
The 5th annual Alumni Football Tournament took place at Sport Sheffield on Saturday 26th April 2014

We are looking for a range of Sheffield University students to take part in an informal group discussion about your attitudes towards physical activity, sport and wellbeing for Sport Sheffield

The Big Sport Survey: How do you fancy earning £15 in a short group discussion?

30/04/2014
We are looking for a range of Sheffield University students to take part in an informal group discussion about your attitudes towards physical activity, sport and wellbeing for Sport Sheffield

Sport Sheffield will be closed on the following bank holiday dates - Monday 5th May & Monday 26th May 2014

May Bank Holiday Closure Dates

29/04/2014
Sport Sheffield will be closed on the following bank holiday dates - Monday 5th May & Monday 26th May 2014

The Universities Officer Training Corps recently held the annual Queens Challenge Cup Competition at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Sheffield UOTC are winners of The Queens Challenge Cup 2014

29/04/2014
The Universities Officer Training Corps recently held the annual Queens Challenge Cup Competition at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Help Sport Sheffield shape the future of sport here at The University of Sheffield

The BIG Sport Survey

23/04/2014
Help Sport Sheffield shape the future of sport here at The University of Sheffield

The Swimming Pool, Steam & Sauna Rooms will be closed from 3-5pm on Saturday 26th April 2014

Swimming Pool Alterations - Saturday 26th April 2014

15/04/2014
The Swimming Pool, Steam & Sauna Rooms will be closed from 3-5pm on Saturday 26th April 2014

Sport Sheffield’s Active Kids is a multi-sport and activity camp for children aged 5-14 years which we will be running at Goodwin Sports Centre over the summer holidays (21st July-29th August)

Coming Soon - Active Kids Camps

10/04/2014
Sport Sheffield’s Active Kids is a multi-sport and activity camp for children aged 5-14 years which we will be running at Goodwin Sports Centre over the summer holidays (21st July-29th August)

11 - 13 April 2014, Ponds Forge, Sheffield

British Gas Synchronised Swimming Championships

10/04/2014
11 - 13 April 2014, Ponds Forge, Sheffield

Fiona Kesteven took part in the Clumber Park Duathlon on 22nd April and qualified for the GB Age Group Team going to the Duathlon World Championships in Pontevedra in May

Sport Sheffield's Operations Manager qualifies for the Duathlon World Championships

09/04/2014
Fiona Kesteven took part in the Clumber Park Duathlon on 22nd April and qualified for the GB Age Group Team going to the Duathlon World Championships in Pontevedra in May

For the second year running we're celebrating, as the University of Sheffield retains the Sheffield Varsity trophy.

University of Sheffield Crowned Varsity Champions 2014

03/04/2014
For the second year running we're celebrating, as the University of Sheffield retains the Sheffield Varsity trophy.

A healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise are crucial for maintaining a healthy
heart and reducing the risk of heart disease. Here are some changes you can make
today to help your heart tomorrow

Wellbeing Zone - Learn to love your heart

02/04/2014
A healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise are crucial for maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the risk of heart disease. Here are some changes you can make today to help your heart tomorrow

Congratulations to the Uni judo squad who won another point for Varsity against Hallam

Sheffield Uni win Judo and gain another point towards the Varsity Cup

31/03/2014
Congratulations to the Uni judo squad who won another point for Varsity against Hallam

The Sheffield Varsity Hockey game is at the Arena on Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Sheffield Varsity 2014 - The Grand Final: Ice Hockey at the Motorpoint Arena

27/03/2014
The Sheffield Varsity Hockey game is at the Arena on Wednesday 2nd April 2014

The Tour de France is coming to Britain for 100 days this summer, starting in Yorkshire. To celebrate, Doc/Fest is proud to present the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival.

Tour De Cinema

26/03/2014
The Tour de France is coming to Britain for 100 days this summer, starting in Yorkshire. To celebrate, Doc/Fest is proud to present the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival.

Congratulations to our 75 swimmers who took part in the Sport Relief Swimathon 2014

Swimathon 2014

25/03/2014
Congratulations to our 75 swimmers who took part in the Sport Relief Swimathon 2014

Walks, Trek and Skydives

British Red Cross

25/03/2014
Walks, Trek and Skydives

Sheffield Varsity 10K took place on Sunday 23 March 2014

Sheffield Varsity 10k 2014

25/03/2014
Sheffield Varsity 10K took place on Sunday 23 March 2014

Saturday 22nd March 2014 saw the Official Opening Ceremony for Varsity 2014 at Sheffield Wednesday Football Ground at Hillsborough with the Varsity 2014 Women’s and Men’s Football 1s.g

Overall Varsity Score Hallam 4-5 Sheffield Uni

24/03/2014
Saturday 22nd March 2014 saw the Official Opening Ceremony for Varsity 2014 at Sheffield Wednesday Football Ground at Hillsborough with the Varsity 2014 Women’s and Men’s Football 1s.g

The votes have been counted and verified and next year's Student Officer Team have been elected. Over 9209 votes have been cast, beating last year's total of 8996.

Congratulations to Jonny Block our new Sports Officer for 2014/15

21/03/2014
The votes have been counted and verified and next year's Student Officer Team have been elected. Over 9209 votes have been cast, beating last year's total of 8996.

Back for its third year, the Sheffield Varsity 10k has a new route – starting and finishing at the University of Sheffield's 21 storey Arts Tower

Varsity 10k - Sunday 23rd March 2014

17/03/2014
Back for its third year, the Sheffield Varsity 10k has a new route – starting and finishing at the University of Sheffield's 21 storey Arts Tower

30v11 to the University of Sheffield

Varsity 2014 - University of Sheffield are Ten Pin Bowling Champions

17/03/2014
30v11 to the University of Sheffield

Black and gold now lead Varsity 5-2

Varsity 2014 - An amazing night of boxing!

17/03/2014
Black and gold now lead Varsity 5-2

The Online Bookings system is currently unavailable due to routine maintenance.

Online Bookings Unavailable

14/03/2014
The Online Bookings system is currently unavailable due to routine maintenance.

History was made last year as the University of Sheffield became the 2013 Varsity champions in a nail biting 2 point win which saw the University retain the prestigious trophy for the first time in a decade. 

Sheffield Varsity 2014

11/03/2014
History was made last year as the University of Sheffield became the 2013 Varsity champions in a nail biting 2 point win which saw the University retain the prestigious trophy for the first time in a decade. 

The University Health Service would like to encourage all those who smoke, even 'social smokers' to stop smoking forever on Wednesday 12th March 2014.

No Smoking Day Wednesday 12th March 2014

10/03/2014
The University Health Service would like to encourage all those who smoke, even 'social smokers' to stop smoking forever on Wednesday 12th March 2014.

Research indicates people will often overeat or ‘comfort eat’ with unhealthy foods,
when they feel under pressure or stress. But when you’re stressed, it’s more
important than ever to eat a healthy diet

Wellbeing Zone - Stress and Over Eating

05/03/2014
Research indicates people will often overeat or ‘comfort eat’ with unhealthy foods, when they feel under pressure or stress. But when you’re stressed, it’s more important than ever to eat a healthy diet

Do you want to challenge yourself AND raise money for a worthy cause? If so our 2014 Spin Challenge could be for you!

Sport Relief 2014 - Spin Challenge

05/03/2014
Do you want to challenge yourself AND raise money for a worthy cause? If so our 2014 Spin Challenge could be for you!

Your chance to win a set of Beats headphones, all you have to do is give us your opinion

Calling All Students!

25/02/2014
Your chance to win a set of Beats headphones, all you have to do is give us your opinion

Sport Sheffield is excited to be working with SYNAPSE, the volunteer organisation for Neuroscience based charities

Sport Sheffield and SYNAPSE Weight Lifting Challenge

20/02/2014
Sport Sheffield is excited to be working with SYNAPSE, the volunteer organisation for Neuroscience based charities

The American Football fixture was decided at Sheffield Hallam’s Sports Park on Sunday 2nd February

Varsity 2014 - American Football

13/02/2014
The American Football fixture was decided at Sheffield Hallam’s Sports Park on Sunday 2nd February

To ensure you know your skeleton from your skiing, here we provide you with all the vital information on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games

03/02/2014
To ensure you know your skeleton from your skiing, here we provide you with all the vital information on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Wednesday 12th February 2014 – 5th March 2014, 5.00pm – 6.00pm

4 Week Self Defence Course

03/02/2014
Wednesday 12th February 2014 – 5th March 2014, 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Thursday 13th February 2014 – Thursday 6th March 2014, 4.15pm – 5.15pm

4 Week Beginners Tai Chi Course

03/02/2014
Thursday 13th February 2014 – Thursday 6th March 2014, 4.15pm – 5.15pm

5 Week Beginners Yoga Course, Monday 10th February 2014 – 10th March 2014, 8.30pm – 9.30pm

Beginners Yoga Course

03/02/2014
5 Week Beginners Yoga Course, Monday 10th February 2014 – 10th March 2014, 8.30pm – 9.30pm

Booking and failing to attend causes problems for other members and means that our classes sometimes run below capacity. In the future we are considering introducing a £5.00 penalty charge for those people who continue to book but do not attend the class.

Group Fitness No Shows

03/02/2014
Booking and failing to attend causes problems for other members and means that our classes sometimes run below capacity. In the future we are considering introducing a £5.00 penalty charge for those people who continue to book but do not attend the class.

Unfortunately due to staff illness the Time Out Café is closed

Time Out Café Closed

28/01/2014
Unfortunately due to staff illness the Time Out Café is closed

DBA's trained representatives will be located around our main reception on Monday 27th January-Wednesday 29th January with the hope of raising funds and awareness for the charity.

Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it

27/01/2014
DBA's trained representatives will be located around our main reception on Monday 27th January-Wednesday 29th January with the hope of raising funds and awareness for the charity.

Dance based fitness is one of the most popular forms of exercise for those who want to get fit in a fun and exciting way!

Dance Based Fitness at Sport Sheffield

23/01/2014
Dance based fitness is one of the most popular forms of exercise for those who want to get fit in a fun and exciting way!

University Volleyball Clubs amalgamate with Sheffield VC to form the City of Sheffield Volleyball Club

City of Sheffield Volleyball Club

22/01/2014
University Volleyball Clubs amalgamate with Sheffield VC to form the City of Sheffield Volleyball Club

The Sauna & Steam Room will be closed on the following dates/times - Friday 24th January 8-9pm / Sunday 26th January 4-5pm

Sauna & Steam Room Unavailable

20/01/2014
The Sauna & Steam Room will be closed on the following dates/times - Friday 24th January 8-9pm / Sunday 26th January 4-5pm

Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, have fun and raise life-changing cash, and it’s back from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March 2014.

Sport Relief 2014

16/01/2014
Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, have fun and raise life-changing cash, and it’s back from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March 2014.

The Ski and snowboarding teams from Sheffield University and Hallam have just returned from a fantastic week in the Alps, where, for the first time ever, their varsity competition was held on real snow!

Winter Varsity - Ashes to Alps

14/01/2014
The Ski and snowboarding teams from Sheffield University and Hallam have just returned from a fantastic week in the Alps, where, for the first time ever, their varsity competition was held on real snow!

The Children’s Hospital Charity will be taking on a team from Exposed Magazine in a mini triathlon on the 17th of January.

The Children's Hospital Charity - Mini Triathlon

10/01/2014
The Children’s Hospital Charity will be taking on a team from Exposed Magazine in a mini triathlon on the 17th of January.

Sport Sheffield Goodwin Sports Centre and other University facilities are unfortunately without heating or hot water due to a failed main heating pipe belonging to Veolia.

Loss of Heating and Hot Water

19/12/2013
Sport Sheffield Goodwin Sports Centre and other University facilities are unfortunately without heating or hot water due to a failed main heating pipe belonging to Veolia.

The next block of Children's swimming lessons is starting on Saturday 18th January 2014.

Children's Swimming Lessons

19/12/2013
The next block of Children's swimming lessons is starting on Saturday 18th January 2014.

Starting in January, we are running a series of workshops designed to give you get a better understanding of nutrition and the impact it can have on your lifestyle. These sessions are FREE to attend but places must be booked in advance. 

Sport Sheffield Nutrition Workshops

18/12/2013
Starting in January, we are running a series of workshops designed to give you get a better understanding of nutrition and the impact it can have on your lifestyle. These sessions are FREE to attend but places must be booked in advance. 

Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for University term time only. University Christmas/ New Year holidays are Saturday 21st December 2013 to Sunday 19th January 2014.

Extended Weekend Opening Hours December 2013

13/12/2013
Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for University term time only. University Christmas/ New Year holidays are Saturday 21st December 2013 to Sunday 19th January 2014.

English vs. Law A match report as written by Lee Witkowski

Intra Mural Netball Match Report - Week 9

12/12/2013
English vs. Law A match report as written by Lee Witkowski

Law V English, ManSoc V Dentists and CivSoc V Medics as written by Andy Forsyth

Intra Mural 11-a-side Football - Match Reports Week 8

09/12/2013
Law V English, ManSoc V Dentists and CivSoc V Medics as written by Andy Forsyth

We are pleased to be able to tell you that after successful maintenance work to effect a more permanent repair to the hot water main, the heating and hot water at Goodwin Sports Centre has now been restored.

Heating and Hot Water Restored

06/12/2013
We are pleased to be able to tell you that after successful maintenance work to effect a more permanent repair to the hot water main, the heating and hot water at Goodwin Sports Centre has now been restored.

Due to repair work being carried out by our district heating supplier to facilitate a permanent repair to the mains leak identified recently there will be no heating or hot water available from 5pm on Wednesday 4th December 2013

Loss of Heating and Hot Water

03/12/2013
Due to repair work being carried out by our district heating supplier to facilitate a permanent repair to the mains leak identified recently there will be no heating or hot water available from 5pm on Wednesday 4th December 2013

Mansoc 6-0 English, Mech Eng 5-0 Maths & Law 3-0 Medics

Intra Mural Society Cup Week 6 Match Reports

02/12/2013
Mansoc 6-0 English, Mech Eng 5-0 Maths & Law 3-0 Medics

Unfortunately due to staff illness the Time Out Café is closed.

Time Out Café Closed

02/12/2013
Unfortunately due to staff illness the Time Out Café is closed.

Sport Sheffield is pleased to launch it’s very own dedicated Wellbeing Webpages and FREE Mobile App!

Wellbeing Zone

29/11/2013
Sport Sheffield is pleased to launch it’s very own dedicated Wellbeing Webpages and FREE Mobile App!

The Haematology and Oncology Department at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust with Sport Sheffield organised their second 'Do It For You' Day on Sunday 24th November 2013 to give current and former childhood cancer patients the chance to try out a range of sports and leisure activities.

Sport Sheffield supports "Do It For You"

28/11/2013
The Haematology and Oncology Department at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust with Sport Sheffield organised their second 'Do It For You' Day on Sunday 24th November 2013 to give current and former childhood cancer patients the chance to try out a range of sports and leisure activities.

Although some maintenance has been carried out, access from the S10health changing rooms to the swimming pool remains closed at present. We have now sourced the most appropriate products for the maintenance required and we are waiting for delivery

Customer Update

28/11/2013
Although some maintenance has been carried out, access from the S10health changing rooms to the swimming pool remains closed at present. We have now sourced the most appropriate products for the maintenance required and we are waiting for delivery

Choosing where to go to university? There’s lots of things to consider including the all-important questions of how close it is to the hills and crags, whether it has an active climbing and walking club and whether it’s just the right distance away from home.

Ten great universities for climbers and walkers

27/11/2013
Choosing where to go to university? There’s lots of things to consider including the all-important questions of how close it is to the hills and crags, whether it has an active climbing and walking club and whether it’s just the right distance away from home.

We are pleased to be able to tell you that the mains water pipe burst at Goodwin Sports Centre has now been repaired and both heating and hot water have been restored to the Sports Centre.

Heating and Hot Water Restored

27/11/2013
We are pleased to be able to tell you that the mains water pipe burst at Goodwin Sports Centre has now been repaired and both heating and hot water have been restored to the Sports Centre.

Just after 12.50pm, a water main located in front of the Sports Hall building was found to be fractured.
As a consequence, it's been necessary to isolate this water main, unfortunately this has rendered our facility without heating and hot water.

Goodwin Sports Centre - No Heating or Hot Water

26/11/2013
Just after 12.50pm, a water main located in front of the Sports Hall building was found to be fractured. As a consequence, it's been necessary to isolate this water main, unfortunately this has rendered our facility without heating and hot water.

Hundreds of youngsters who are fighting cancer got the chance to be sports superstars for a day as they headed to Sheffield's Institute for Sport, to try everything from cheerleading to judo.

Sporting chance for young cancer patients

26/11/2013
Hundreds of youngsters who are fighting cancer got the chance to be sports superstars for a day as they headed to Sheffield's Institute for Sport, to try everything from cheerleading to judo.

Sociology vs Law match report as written by Naomi Parton.

Intra Mural Netball Match Report - Week 6

26/11/2013
Sociology vs Law match report as written by Naomi Parton.

BBC presenter and University of Sheffield alumnus Dan Walker honoured 40 outstanding athletes with unique Elite Sports Performance Scholarships (ESPS) to support their sporting and academic ambitions.

Rising sports stars honoured by BBC presenter

19/11/2013
BBC presenter and University of Sheffield alumnus Dan Walker honoured 40 outstanding athletes with unique Elite Sports Performance Scholarships (ESPS) to support their sporting and academic ambitions.

Civil Engineering vs Management match report as written by Frankie White

Intra Mural 11-a-side Football Match Report

18/11/2013
Civil Engineering vs Management match report as written by Frankie White

Journalism vs. BMS match report as written by Naomi Parton

Intra Mural Netball Report - Week 5

14/11/2013
Journalism vs. BMS match report as written by Naomi Parton

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during the brief down time of this service.

Our online bookings service has now been restored, thank you for your patience

13/11/2013
We apologise for any inconvenience caused during the brief down time of this service.

We have taken the decision to temporarily take our online bookings service off line. This is due to a problem with our payment provider WorldPay which is preventing any payments being confirmed and leading to all bookings being deleted.

Online Bookings Unavailable

13/11/2013
We have taken the decision to temporarily take our online bookings service off line. This is due to a problem with our payment provider WorldPay which is preventing any payments being confirmed and leading to all bookings being deleted.

University of Sheffield triathlete Catherine Faux is celebrating the biggest achievement of her amateur career after finishing in the top 10 women in the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

ESPS athlete Catherine Faux excels in Ironman World Championship

11/11/2013
University of Sheffield triathlete Catherine Faux is celebrating the biggest achievement of her amateur career after finishing in the top 10 women in the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

SUNC B vs. JournoSoc match report as written by Lee Witkowski.

Intra Mural Netball Match Report

08/11/2013
SUNC B vs. JournoSoc match report as written by Lee Witkowski.

Complete the Sport Sheffield Customer Experience survey to enter.

Your chance to win a S10health gym membership and Amazon vouchers by entering our prize draw!

08/11/2013
Complete the Sport Sheffield Customer Experience survey to enter.

Intra Mural Sport would like to welcome this year’s Part Time Coordinators.

Sport Sheffield Welcomes IM Part Time Coordinators

05/11/2013
Intra Mural Sport would like to welcome this year’s Part Time Coordinators.

Great Britain’s Bryony Page has taken individual gold at the FIG World Cup held in Odense (DEN).

Bryony Page takes trampoline World Cup gold

04/11/2013
Great Britain’s Bryony Page has taken individual gold at the FIG World Cup held in Odense (DEN).

Thursday 14th November 2013 – Thursday 5th December 2013

4 Week Beginners Tai Chi Course

31/10/2013
Thursday 14th November 2013 – Thursday 5th December 2013

Wednesday 13th November 2013 – Wednesday 4th  December 2013

Self Defence Course

31/10/2013
Wednesday 13th November 2013 – Wednesday 4th  December 2013

Here are the match reports from the 2nd round of fixtures as written by Andy Forsyth who is sharing the Part Time Coordinators job with Frank White.

Intra Mural 11-a-side Football Match Reports

30/10/2013
Here are the match reports from the 2nd round of fixtures as written by Andy Forsyth who is sharing the Part Time Coordinators job with Frank White.

Monday 28th October saw some of our students get to grips with current terminology and legislation as well as various sporting challenges in a bid to better understand and experience first-hand, some of the barriers to participation in sport.

Students working hard to make Sport more inclusive

30/10/2013
Monday 28th October saw some of our students get to grips with current terminology and legislation as well as various sporting challenges in a bid to better understand and experience first-hand, some of the barriers to participation in sport.

The Netball Intra Mural league kicked off last Tuesday, with the JournoSoc side proving they mean business this year with a fantastic win over Geography.

Intra Mural Netball

23/10/2013
The Netball Intra Mural league kicked off last Tuesday, with the JournoSoc side proving they mean business this year with a fantastic win over Geography.

Chris Froome will discover today the route he will face when he attempts to defend his Tour de France title.

Tour de France: 2014 route to be announced today!

23/10/2013
Chris Froome will discover today the route he will face when he attempts to defend his Tour de France title.


 Due to the success of the first CYQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing course run at Goodwin Sports centre last year we are running more fitness courses at Sheffield University. Another Certificate in Fitness Instructing will run at Goodwin Sports centre in October 2013 with another to be held in February. 

Gym Instructor Courses Available

09/10/2013
Due to the success of the first CYQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing course run at Goodwin Sports centre last year we are running more fitness courses at Sheffield University. Another Certificate in Fitness Instructing will run at Goodwin Sports centre in October 2013 with another to be held in February. 

The University of Sheffield is once again supporting World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th of October with a week of activities and events that are aimed at promoting mental health throughout the University.

World Mental Health Week

04/10/2013
The University of Sheffield is once again supporting World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th of October with a week of activities and events that are aimed at promoting mental health throughout the University.

Thursday 17th October – 7th November 2013

Lishi Course

04/10/2013
Thursday 17th October – 7th November 2013

Monday 21st October 2013 – 18th November 2013

Beginners Yoga Course

04/10/2013
Monday 21st October 2013 – 18th November 2013

On Friday 27th Sept 2013 a film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers. This is to help us promote the facility in a professional way.

Filming taking place at Sport Sheffield

24/09/2013
On Friday 27th Sept 2013 a film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers. This is to help us promote the facility in a professional way.

For all your sporting needs...

Sports Fair 2013

20/09/2013
For all your sporting needs...


 Enter our free prize draw to win a 9 month peak gym membership.

Like us on Facebook

16/09/2013
Enter our free prize draw to win a 9 month peak gym membership.


 Over recent years pitch prices at Goodwin Sports Centre have remained static. However, through this period costs associated with pitch provision have increased and with further cost increases identified for 2013-14 we are now unfortunately having to review pitch hire fees.

Synthetic Pitch Price Changes - October 2013

10/09/2013
Over recent years pitch prices at Goodwin Sports Centre have remained static. However, through this period costs associated with pitch provision have increased and with further cost increases identified for 2013-14 we are now unfortunately having to review pitch hire fees.

Due to essential maintenance work being carried out by our district heating supplier there will be no hot water or heating available all day on Sunday 1st September.

Loss of Heating and Hot Water - Sunday 1st September 2013

30/08/2013
Due to essential maintenance work being carried out by our district heating supplier there will be no hot water or heating available all day on Sunday 1st September.


 You will be part of a small, dedicated Front of House team based at reception, primarily responsible for providing a professional and welcoming first point of contact for all existing and prospective customers/members.

Customer Service Assistant Vacancy

28/08/2013
You will be part of a small, dedicated Front of House team based at reception, primarily responsible for providing a professional and welcoming first point of contact for all existing and prospective customers/members.


 We're pleased to announce that from Saturday 21st September 2013 we will be running Children's Swimming Lessons at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Coming Soon - Children's Swimming Lessons!

20/08/2013
We're pleased to announce that from Saturday 21st September 2013 we will be running Children's Swimming Lessons at Goodwin Sports Centre.


 Sheffield University Staff Cricket Club have added an exciting new date to the 2013 fixture list after winning the chance to play against The NatWest England Legends, led by former England captain, Michael Vaughan.

Cricket Stars take on University of Sheffield Staff Cricket Club in T20 action on Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 5pm.

12/08/2013
Sheffield University Staff Cricket Club have added an exciting new date to the 2013 fixture list after winning the chance to play against The NatWest England Legends, led by former England captain, Michael Vaughan.

Our payment provider has fixed the problems they were experiencing and bookings are now able to be made online.

Online Bookings Fixed

08/08/2013
Our payment provider has fixed the problems they were experiencing and bookings are now able to be made online.


 City dignitaries and transplant athletes from across the region gathered to celebrate the launch of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2013 at a high profile event in Sheffield yesterday.

City gathers to celebrate launch of Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2013

06/08/2013
City dignitaries and transplant athletes from across the region gathered to celebrate the launch of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2013 at a high profile event in Sheffield yesterday.

This week we are leaving the activity room behind and taking circuits outside!

Circuits Outdors - Saturday 3rd August

30/07/2013
This week we are leaving the activity room behind and taking circuits outside!

Jessica Ennis-Hill set a new personal best in the javelin on her return from injury but admitted she is still feeling pain in her ankle.

Jessica Ennis-Hill throws javelin personal best despite ankle 'pain'

29/07/2013
Jessica Ennis-Hill set a new personal best in the javelin on her return from injury but admitted she is still feeling pain in her ankle.


 August 10-18 2013

IAAF World Championships in Moscow

25/07/2013
August 10-18 2013

Jonnie Peacock (coach: Steve Fudge), Richard Whitehead (Keith Antoine) and Aled Davies (Anthony Hughes) added gold medal number seven and eight and nine for GB & NI on day four of the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon.

GB and NI Gold Medal Winners in the 2013 IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon

25/07/2013
Jonnie Peacock (coach: Steve Fudge), Richard Whitehead (Keith Antoine) and Aled Davies (Anthony Hughes) added gold medal number seven and eight and nine for GB & NI on day four of the IPC World Athletics Championships in Lyon.

We are pleased to report that this academic year, Sheffield RAG (Raising & Giving) has raised over £174,627 for good causes.

Sheffield RAG raises £174,627 for good causes this year

24/07/2013
We are pleased to report that this academic year, Sheffield RAG (Raising & Giving) has raised over £174,627 for good causes.

Bryony Page from ATFC Sheffield and a University of Sheffield undergraduate, took the senior trampoline British titles in a closely fought battle at the LG Arena in Birmingham.

University of Sheffield student wins senior trampoline British title 2013

18/07/2013
Bryony Page from ATFC Sheffield and a University of Sheffield undergraduate, took the senior trampoline British titles in a closely fought battle at the LG Arena in Birmingham.


 Kings Camps are getting ready to provide more children in Sheffield with a summer to remember continuing our 22 year long partnership with Sport Sheffield between 22nd July-23rd August 2013!

An Inspiring summer of fun with Kings Camps

18/07/2013
Kings Camps are getting ready to provide more children in Sheffield with a summer to remember continuing our 22 year long partnership with Sport Sheffield between 22nd July-23rd August 2013!

The inspirational coach behind Jessica Ennis' spectacular Olympic triumph visits Sport Sheffield on the day he receives his honorary Doctor of Letters at the University of Sheffield.

Top athletics coach, Toni Minichiello visits Sport Sheffield

16/07/2013
The inspirational coach behind Jessica Ennis' spectacular Olympic triumph visits Sport Sheffield on the day he receives his honorary Doctor of Letters at the University of Sheffield.

It’s great news for people who use the Sport Sheffield Sports Hall at the Goodwin Sports Centre. We have a brand NEW floor, lined up and ready to play!

NEW Sports Hall floor for Sport Sheffield!

15/07/2013
It’s great news for people who use the Sport Sheffield Sports Hall at the Goodwin Sports Centre. We have a brand NEW floor, lined up and ready to play!

The inspirational coach behind Jessica Ennis' spectacular Olympic triumph will be made an honorary Doctor of Letters at the University of Sheffield next week (15-19 July 2013).

Athletics coach who inspired Olympic glory is awarded honorary degree

15/07/2013
The inspirational coach behind Jessica Ennis' spectacular Olympic triumph will be made an honorary Doctor of Letters at the University of Sheffield next week (15-19 July 2013).

Congratulations from Sport Sheffield to all our graduates!

What a year!

15/07/2013
Congratulations from Sport Sheffield to all our graduates!

Playing sport at university is linked to a higher salary and fewer periods of unemployment, new research has claimed.

University sport 'helps graduates earn more'

12/07/2013
Playing sport at university is linked to a higher salary and fewer periods of unemployment, new research has claimed.

Following the boulder set last week we now have a whole new set of problems and also lots of new holds with a mixture from Core, Bleustone and Lapis.

New holds in the Matrix

12/07/2013
Following the boulder set last week we now have a whole new set of problems and also lots of new holds with a mixture from Core, Bleustone and Lapis.


 Save money with our Fitness Centre Special Offer!

NEW STUDENTS: Welcome to Sport Sheffield

09/07/2013
Save money with our Fitness Centre Special Offer!

Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw!

Sport Sheffield Customer Experience Survey 2013

02/07/2013
Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw!

Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw

First Years Survey

02/07/2013
Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw

We are looking for temporary membership advisers to work during our busy sales period in September and October.

Temporary Membership Advisors Wanted

02/07/2013
We are looking for temporary membership advisers to work during our busy sales period in September and October.


 In August one of our staff members will be traversing 300 miles on two-wheels as he takes on the London to Paris bike ride for The Childrens Hospital Charity.

London to Paris bike ride for The Childrens Hospital Charity

14/06/2013
In August one of our staff members will be traversing 300 miles on two-wheels as he takes on the London to Paris bike ride for The Childrens Hospital Charity.

The Flame Awards are prestigious sector awards that recognise excellence and best practise. They provide clubs and centres with a rigorous independent business assessment to help benchmark their facility and honour the people who make such a profound contribution to their communities and organisation.

We are pleased to announce that Sport Sheffield are in the final three for the UK Active Flame Awards HE sector

12/06/2013
The Flame Awards are prestigious sector awards that recognise excellence and best practise. They provide clubs and centres with a rigorous independent business assessment to help benchmark their facility and honour the people who make such a profound contribution to their communities and organisation.

We are having a new Sports Hall floor laid between 10th June - 22nd July 2013

New floor for the sports hall

04/06/2013
We are having a new Sports Hall floor laid between 10th June - 22nd July 2013

Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for University term time only. The University term finishes on Friday 7th June 2013.

Important notice for our customers

04/06/2013
Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for University term time only. The University term finishes on Friday 7th June 2013.

We are kicking off fund-raising efforts with an 11-a-side football match between Biology and ESPN on Friday 7th June at 3.30pm.

Sam Harper Memorial Intra Mural Match

03/06/2013
We are kicking off fund-raising efforts with an 11-a-side football match between Biology and ESPN on Friday 7th June at 3.30pm.

Following on from the success of the first ever O2 Intra Mural touch programme set up this year, the University of Sheffield were invited to play in a touch rugby competition at the home of rugby, Twickenham.

Sheffield University storm to victory at Twickenham

29/05/2013
Following on from the success of the first ever O2 Intra Mural touch programme set up this year, the University of Sheffield were invited to play in a touch rugby competition at the home of rugby, Twickenham.

Are you a first year student? Win a set of Beats headphones (worth £269)!

This is your chance to shape the future of sport at the University of Sheffield

17/05/2013
Are you a first year student? Win a set of Beats headphones (worth £269)!

The Intra Mural Netball Quarter Finals took place yesterday afternoon and were as exciting as expected.

Monday 13th May: Intra Mural Netball Quarter Finals

15/05/2013
The Intra Mural Netball Quarter Finals took place yesterday afternoon and were as exciting as expected.

Thank you and congratulations to everyone who took part!

Sport Sheffield has raised at least £4,109 for charity in the recent Swimathon event

10/05/2013
Thank you and congratulations to everyone who took part!

On Friday 17th May and Wednesday 22nd May 2013 a professional film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS

09/05/2013
On Friday 17th May and Wednesday 22nd May 2013 a professional film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers.

A footballer who collapsed during a game and was revived by the opposition team of medics has been reunited with a player who saved him.

Sheffield pitch-collapse player Ryan Zon saved by opposition

09/05/2013
A footballer who collapsed during a game and was revived by the opposition team of medics has been reunited with a player who saved him.

Students get set for one of the most celebrated sporting events held on the Sheffield University’s calendar for this year, the Intra Mural Finals.

Intra Mural Finals

08/05/2013
Students get set for one of the most celebrated sporting events held on the Sheffield University’s calendar for this year, the Intra Mural Finals.

Your chance to win an Ipod Touch, a Sony Ipod Docking Station and more by entering our prize draw!

Customer Experience Survey

08/05/2013
Your chance to win an Ipod Touch, a Sony Ipod Docking Station and more by entering our prize draw!

Lisa Brocklesby 1st year dental student at the University of Sheffield participated in the English National Karate Championships on the 20th/21st April 2013 which were held at Ponds Forge.

University Student Lisa Brockleby at the English Karate Championships

02/05/2013
Lisa Brocklesby 1st year dental student at the University of Sheffield participated in the English National Karate Championships on the 20th/21st April 2013 which were held at Ponds Forge.

3 Week Self Defence Course, Wednesday 15th May – 29th May 2013

Self Defence Course

01/05/2013
3 Week Self Defence Course, Wednesday 15th May – 29th May 2013

This is a 4 week course in Lishi Yin Yang Tai Chi – a unique way to get FIT and learn a POSITIVE approach to life!

4 week Course in Lishi

01/05/2013
This is a 4 week course in Lishi Yin Yang Tai Chi – a unique way to get FIT and learn a POSITIVE approach to life!

Are you a keen runner looking to improve your technique? Or maybe you have a race coming up and you want to make sure you get the most out of your training? Whatever your reason for being a runner this session could be for you!

Running Technique Clinics

01/05/2013
Are you a keen runner looking to improve your technique? Or maybe you have a race coming up and you want to make sure you get the most out of your training? Whatever your reason for being a runner this session could be for you!

As of today at 12noon your current numerical Login ID will be replaced with your e-mail address as your login ID and the current 4 digit PIN will also be changing to a password system which you will be able to change to your personal preference once you have logged in for the first time with your new details. 

Online Bookings Login Details Switch Over

29/04/2013
As of today at 12noon your current numerical Login ID will be replaced with your e-mail address as your login ID and the current 4 digit PIN will also be changing to a password system which you will be able to change to your personal preference once you have logged in for the first time with your new details. 

The festival is all about having fun and is aimed getting new people involved in volleyball and letting students try another sport or activity. All students are welcome.

The University of Sheffield Volleyball Club is holding its very own volleyball festival!

24/04/2013
The festival is all about having fun and is aimed getting new people involved in volleyball and letting students try another sport or activity. All students are welcome.

It’s been another action packed year for the University of Sheffield’s canoe club. The canoe polo teams have gone from strength to strength, with the men’s team achieving a hard-fought 6-6 draw in Varsity and the women’s team accomplishing a 3-2 victory.

Canoe Club - What We've Been Up To

24/04/2013
It’s been another action packed year for the University of Sheffield’s canoe club. The canoe polo teams have gone from strength to strength, with the men’s team achieving a hard-fought 6-6 draw in Varsity and the women’s team accomplishing a 3-2 victory.

After recent customer feedback we are pleased to be able to announce we are changing the way you login to online bookings.

Online Bookings Login Changes

23/04/2013
After recent customer feedback we are pleased to be able to announce we are changing the way you login to online bookings.

The nationwide Swimathon is the world's biggest fundraising swim. This year it is taking place across the country between 26th April – 28th April 2013.

Sport Sheffield Swimathon Event

22/04/2013
The nationwide Swimathon is the world's biggest fundraising swim. This year it is taking place across the country between 26th April – 28th April 2013.

We had some great success at the BUCS national championships this year with star performances from the following students: (5 of which are on our Elite Sports Performance Scheme)

Great success at the BUCs National Championships!

19/04/2013
We had some great success at the BUCS national championships this year with star performances from the following students: (5 of which are on our Elite Sports Performance Scheme)

Sport Sheffield will be closed on the following dates

May Bank Holiday Closure Dates

19/04/2013
Sport Sheffield will be closed on the following dates

The University's finest sportsmen and women stormed to victory against Sheffield Hallam University – taking home the prestigious trophy for the first time in a decade by two points.

Varsity Victory 2013

12/04/2013
The University's finest sportsmen and women stormed to victory against Sheffield Hallam University – taking home the prestigious trophy for the first time in a decade by two points.

Congratulations to everyone who played, worked, and supported this years Varsity competition!

We won!! The black and gold take the cup!

11/04/2013
Congratulations to everyone who played, worked, and supported this years Varsity competition!

Relaxing Yoga Workshops to Help You Through the Exam Period

Yoga and Relaxation Workshop

10/04/2013
Relaxing Yoga Workshops to Help You Through the Exam Period

The Swimming Pool will be unavailable for customer use on the following dates.

Swimming Pool Programme Alterations

08/04/2013
The Swimming Pool will be unavailable for customer use on the following dates.

When you Run with Us you’re helping to Make it Better. We’re making our extraordinary hospital even better for our young patients and their families.

Join Team Theo: Support Yorkshire's only children's hospital - Run with Us in 2013.

08/04/2013
When you Run with Us you’re helping to Make it Better. We’re making our extraordinary hospital even better for our young patients and their families.

Paralympians Will Bayley and Maddie Thompson have today been announced as athlete ambassadors for the next ParalympicsGB Sports Fest, which offers disabled people the chance to “Try the Sports, Meet the Medallists, Get Inspired”.

Paralympians Will Bayley and Maddie Thompson bring Paralympics GB Sports Fest to Sheffield

08/04/2013
Paralympians Will Bayley and Maddie Thompson have today been announced as athlete ambassadors for the next ParalympicsGB Sports Fest, which offers disabled people the chance to “Try the Sports, Meet the Medallists, Get Inspired”.

Come along on the 12th of April to the Beehive (West Street) and support the brave 50 teams of 3 who will be battling it out to make their respective University "Chicken Champions" all in aid of raising money for Childreach International.

The Uni vs Hallam 50 chicken wing Challenge!

05/04/2013
Come along on the 12th of April to the Beehive (West Street) and support the brave 50 teams of 3 who will be battling it out to make their respective University "Chicken Champions" all in aid of raising money for Childreach International.

We are pleased to tell you that Veolia's emergency repairs have now been completed. The heating and hot water has now been restored at Goodwin Sports Centre.
 

Heating and hot water restored at Goodwin Sports Centre

05/04/2013
We are pleased to tell you that Veolia's emergency repairs have now been completed. The heating and hot water has now been restored at Goodwin Sports Centre.  

Our extended weekend opening hours will be back on Saturday 13th April 2013!

Important notice for our customers

05/04/2013
Our extended weekend opening hours will be back on Saturday 13th April 2013!

All postponed fixtures will be played on April 10th. Tickets already purchased for the Football final will remain valid for the rearranged event. Ticket refunds will be available if anyone cannot attend the new date.

Varsity Finals Day 10th April 2013

04/04/2013
All postponed fixtures will be played on April 10th. Tickets already purchased for the Football final will remain valid for the rearranged event. Ticket refunds will be available if anyone cannot attend the new date.

Due to the recent bad weather, the following pitches are still closed at Goodwin Sports Centre: ALL outdoor 6 aside pitches, John Hawley 5 aside area and Outdoor Netball/Tennis court
 

Outdoor Pitch Information

28/03/2013
Due to the recent bad weather, the following pitches are still closed at Goodwin Sports Centre: ALL outdoor 6 aside pitches, John Hawley 5 aside area and Outdoor Netball/Tennis court  

Due to the continued bad weather we are experiencing at the moment, and predicted weather to come, the outdoor pitches at Goodwin Sports Centre will be closed this evening, Wednesday 27th March.

Wednesday 27th March - Outdoor Pitch Closure

27/03/2013
Due to the continued bad weather we are experiencing at the moment, and predicted weather to come, the outdoor pitches at Goodwin Sports Centre will be closed this evening, Wednesday 27th March.

Congratulations to the prize draw winner!

The Wellbeing Survey Questions 2013

26/03/2013
Congratulations to the prize draw winner!

Due to the heavy snowfall over the weekend, All outdoor pitches will be closed this evening at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Goodwin Outdoor Pitches - Tuesday 26th March

26/03/2013
Due to the heavy snowfall over the weekend, All outdoor pitches will be closed this evening at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Due to the heavy snowfall over the weekend, All outdoor pitches will be closed this evening at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Goodwin Outdoor Pitches - Monday 25th March

25/03/2013
Due to the heavy snowfall over the weekend, All outdoor pitches will be closed this evening at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Sport Sheffield is committed through its mission and values to create a customer centric approach to running the sport facilities and services, thereby providing our customers with a quality and enjoyable sporting experience.

Our most recent Assessments and Awards

22/03/2013
Sport Sheffield is committed through its mission and values to create a customer centric approach to running the sport facilities and services, thereby providing our customers with a quality and enjoyable sporting experience.

Please accept our apologies, but the outdoor pitches at Goodwin Sports Centre will be closed this weekend, 23rd and 24th March.

Goodwin Sports Centre Outdoor Pitches - Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March

22/03/2013
Please accept our apologies, but the outdoor pitches at Goodwin Sports Centre will be closed this weekend, 23rd and 24th March.

Due to today’s snowfall and predicted bad weather still to come, ALL outdoor pitches will be closed today at Goodwin Sports Centre, Friday 22nd March.

Goodwin Sports Centre - Outdoor Pitch Closure 22/03/2013

22/03/2013
Due to today’s snowfall and predicted bad weather still to come, ALL outdoor pitches will be closed today at Goodwin Sports Centre, Friday 22nd March.

The University’s Staff Cricket Club enters its sixtieth anniversary year as reigning champions of the Sheaf Sports and Trophies Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League.

University Staff Cricket enters 60th year with an historic double - New members welcome

21/03/2013
The University’s Staff Cricket Club enters its sixtieth anniversary year as reigning champions of the Sheaf Sports and Trophies Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League.

Unfortunately due to maintenance issues within the control room it will be necessary to close the sauna and steam rooms on the Thursday 21st March 2013. We hope to have the Sauna & Steam back open on Friday 22nd March 2013.

Sauna & Steam Room Closed 21st March 2013

19/03/2013
Unfortunately due to maintenance issues within the control room it will be necessary to close the sauna and steam rooms on the Thursday 21st March 2013. We hope to have the Sauna & Steam back open on Friday 22nd March 2013.

The 4th Alumni Football Tournament took place at Goodwin sports centre on Saturday 16th March 2013.

Alumni Football Tournament - Saturday 16th March

19/03/2013
The 4th Alumni Football Tournament took place at Goodwin sports centre on Saturday 16th March 2013.

Spaces are available in the public 5 aside leagues at Goodwin Sports Centre

Football 5s Leagues - Spaces Available

14/03/2013
Spaces are available in the public 5 aside leagues at Goodwin Sports Centre

This course is based on Dru Yoga and each week advice and tips will be given to enable participants to learn more about yoga and how it can enhance your lifestyle.

5 Week Beginners Yoga Course

14/03/2013
This course is based on Dru Yoga and each week advice and tips will be given to enable participants to learn more about yoga and how it can enhance your lifestyle.

Can you write the first ever official “Black and Gold” supporters song!

WIN the chance to have your moment of fame!

13/03/2013
Can you write the first ever official “Black and Gold” supporters song!

Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for university term time only. University Easter holidays are Saturday 16 march 2013 to Sunday 7 April 2013.

Important notice for our customers

12/03/2013
Don’t forget! Our extended weekend opening hours are for university term time only. University Easter holidays are Saturday 16 march 2013 to Sunday 7 April 2013.

Over the weekend of 2nd/3rd March The University of Sheffield played 7 fixtures against Hallam University to make up the very first Intra Mural Varsity.

Intra Mural Varsity 2013

05/03/2013
Over the weekend of 2nd/3rd March The University of Sheffield played 7 fixtures against Hallam University to make up the very first Intra Mural Varsity.

Important News: On Wednesday 6th March 2013 a professional film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers.

IMPORTANT CUSTOMER NOTICE

05/03/2013
Important News: On Wednesday 6th March 2013 a professional film company will be on-site taking shots of the Goodwin facility and its customers.

The event will be taking place on Friday 26th April 1.30p.m - 6.30p.m

Sport Sheffield is proud to be hosting the Swimathon 2013

05/03/2013
The event will be taking place on Friday 26th April 1.30p.m - 6.30p.m

Sheffield Hallam have won Varsity sailing for the first time ever after a stunning comeback win against Uni at Winscar Reservoir in the Peak District.

Uni sunk as Hallam claim maiden Sailing win

04/03/2013
Sheffield Hallam have won Varsity sailing for the first time ever after a stunning comeback win against Uni at Winscar Reservoir in the Peak District.

Officer Dibble, Stand Up For Sport

Congratulations! Emily Dibble is our new Sports Officer 2013/14

01/03/2013
Officer Dibble, Stand Up For Sport

Our Black and Gold teams did well at the BUCs Gatorade National Championships, held in Sheffield at the weekend.

Black and Gold did well at the BUCS Gatorade National Championships 2013

27/02/2013
Our Black and Gold teams did well at the BUCs Gatorade National Championships, held in Sheffield at the weekend.

University of Sheffield retained the overall Winter Varsity 2013 Trophy by 4pts to 2pts

Fantastic Result!

27/02/2013
University of Sheffield retained the overall Winter Varsity 2013 Trophy by 4pts to 2pts

In partnership with the RFU, Sport Sheffield is looking to recruit 12 teams to enter in to its 6 week Summer O2 Touch Rugby Leagues.

Sport Sheffield launch O2 Touch Rugby League

26/02/2013
In partnership with the RFU, Sport Sheffield is looking to recruit 12 teams to enter in to its 6 week Summer O2 Touch Rugby Leagues.

In preparation for Varsity 2013, the University of Sheffield Water Polo Club will be using the swimming pool on the 3rd of March from 3pm.
 

Unfortunately the swimming pool will close at 3pm on the 3rd of March 2013

26/02/2013
In preparation for Varsity 2013, the University of Sheffield Water Polo Club will be using the swimming pool on the 3rd of March from 3pm.  

Early Booking discount is available until the end of February! Call us to secure your discounted places.

Easter School Holidays... Try Kings Camp for Children/Young People at Sport Sheffield

26/02/2013
Early Booking discount is available until the end of February! Call us to secure your discounted places.

The student officers are eight students, elected by the whole student population, who work full time at the Students' Union for a year.

Sheffield Students' Union Officer Elections 2013

26/02/2013
The student officers are eight students, elected by the whole student population, who work full time at the Students' Union for a year.

Winter Varsity was in full flow this weekend at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena, which played host to a Uni v Hallam clash, in the shape of Ice Hockey.

Winter Varsity 2013: Review of the Ice Hockey Match

21/02/2013
Winter Varsity was in full flow this weekend at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena, which played host to a Uni v Hallam clash, in the shape of Ice Hockey.

After the overwhelming success of last year's event, Sheffield Dance Society will be holding their second annual dance competition on Saturday February 23rd at the Octagon Centre.

Sheffield Dance Society 2nd Annual Dance Competition

20/02/2013
After the overwhelming success of last year's event, Sheffield Dance Society will be holding their second annual dance competition on Saturday February 23rd at the Octagon Centre.

Get involved in one of the largest mass participation road races in the country!

Entries NOW open for the Sheffield Half Marathon

15/02/2013
Get involved in one of the largest mass participation road races in the country!

We’ve got it nailed!! There is a fantastic deal being offered by SKIN & TONIC (in the S10health gym) to all team members, cheerleaders and supporters. ONLY £5 to have your nails painted in our Black and Gold colours!

VARSITY 2013.... PROFESSIONALLY HAND PAINTED NAILS FOR ONLY A FIVER!!

13/02/2013
We’ve got it nailed!! There is a fantastic deal being offered by SKIN & TONIC (in the S10health gym) to all team members, cheerleaders and supporters. ONLY £5 to have your nails painted in our Black and Gold colours!

Following recent feedback asking for an extension to weekend opening hours we are delighted to announce a trial period of extended opening hours commencing this Saturday 16th February which will run to the end of the academic year during term time only.

Extended Weekend Opening Hours

13/02/2013
Following recent feedback asking for an extension to weekend opening hours we are delighted to announce a trial period of extended opening hours commencing this Saturday 16th February which will run to the end of the academic year during term time only.

The Sport Sheffield Time:Out Café has been awarded five stars for food hygiene!

Time for a five star break!

12/02/2013
The Sport Sheffield Time:Out Café has been awarded five stars for food hygiene!

Please find attatched the S10health attendance reports for January 2013

S10health Attendance Reports

08/02/2013
Please find attatched the S10health attendance reports for January 2013

Introductory Sessions: Sundays 17th, 24th February and 3rd, 10th March 2.00pm

Bokwa Fitness

06/02/2013
Introductory Sessions: Sundays 17th, 24th February and 3rd, 10th March 2.00pm

LIKE our facebook page and get automatic entry to our prize draw for FREE Varsity 2013 tickets.

Are you following us on Facebook?

05/02/2013
LIKE our facebook page and get automatic entry to our prize draw for FREE Varsity 2013 tickets.

THIS CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING.....VARSITY 2013!

40 sports, Two Universities, One Winner

01/02/2013
THIS CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING.....VARSITY 2013!

If you were inspired by our brilliant Olympic boxers last summer or simply want to improve your fitness and try something a bit different, why not give our beginner boxing sessions a go?

Beginners Boxing is back!

01/02/2013
If you were inspired by our brilliant Olympic boxers last summer or simply want to improve your fitness and try something a bit different, why not give our beginner boxing sessions a go?

Touch Rugby appeals to sports enthusiasts as well as those looking for an alternative way of keeping fit through a fun game which only needs a ball and a few jumpers for corner flags.

Touch Rugby returns for 2013

01/02/2013
Touch Rugby appeals to sports enthusiasts as well as those looking for an alternative way of keeping fit through a fun game which only needs a ball and a few jumpers for corner flags.

Sport Sheffield has linked up with Run England to provide weekly informal, fun and free sessions to new runners from Wednesday 6th February, led by our very own student run leaders Sammy Rashid and Hannah Bushell.

Get running with Sport Sheffield

01/02/2013
Sport Sheffield has linked up with Run England to provide weekly informal, fun and free sessions to new runners from Wednesday 6th February, led by our very own student run leaders Sammy Rashid and Hannah Bushell.

We are pleased to be able to offer some FREE taster sessions in Lishi Movement on Thursday 7th February 2013 at 2.00pm – 3.00pm and Thursday 14th February at 4.15pm – 5.15pm.

Want to feel energised... lifted... alive? Do Lish!!

29/01/2013
We are pleased to be able to offer some FREE taster sessions in Lishi Movement on Thursday 7th February 2013 at 2.00pm – 3.00pm and Thursday 14th February at 4.15pm – 5.15pm.

On Tuesday 5th February you will be able to come along from 2pm and have a FREE sport bra fitting session with the Panache team.

We are pleased to inform you of a promotion with Panache Sport - a leading provider of sports bras.

29/01/2013
On Tuesday 5th February you will be able to come along from 2pm and have a FREE sport bra fitting session with the Panache team.

Back for its second year, the Sheffield Varsity 10k race, takes place on Sunday 10th March and is this year part of the main Varsity programme of events.

Sheffield Varsity 10k - Sunday 10th March

28/01/2013
Back for its second year, the Sheffield Varsity 10k race, takes place on Sunday 10th March and is this year part of the main Varsity programme of events.

The majority of the outdoor pitches are now playable again at Goodwin Sports Centre. We still have some problems with the surface on Pitch F and the John Hawley Pitch, and an inspection and decision will be made on the availability of these pitches at 3pm today.

Goodwin Sports Centre - Outdoor Pitches - Monday 28th January

28/01/2013
The majority of the outdoor pitches are now playable again at Goodwin Sports Centre. We still have some problems with the surface on Pitch F and the John Hawley Pitch, and an inspection and decision will be made on the availability of these pitches at 3pm today.

Some of the events to watch out for…..

Eating Disorders Week 11th February - 17th February 2013

25/01/2013
Some of the events to watch out for…..

Despite the snow Goodwin Sports Centre is open as normal today apart from our Cafe and Synthetic Turf pitches.

We Are Open!

21/01/2013
Despite the snow Goodwin Sports Centre is open as normal today apart from our Cafe and Synthetic Turf pitches.

After weeks of waiting, the route for the Yorkshire leg of the 2014 Tour de France has been announced this morning. Race organisers confirmed last month that the Yorkshire-led bid had won the right to host the opening 'Grand Depart' of the world's most famous bike race.

Tour de France Stage 2 Yorkshire/Sheffield - July 6th 2014

17/01/2013
After weeks of waiting, the route for the Yorkshire leg of the 2014 Tour de France has been announced this morning. Race organisers confirmed last month that the Yorkshire-led bid had won the right to host the opening 'Grand Depart' of the world's most famous bike race.

You’ll find lots of interesting information about Sheffield and Sport Sheffield.

Check out our new web page "OUR LOCATION"

17/01/2013
You’ll find lots of interesting information about Sheffield and Sport Sheffield.

Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw

The Ultimate Question November 2012

11/01/2013
Congratulations to the winners of the prize draw

Sport Sheffield and Nourish Me Now have teamed up to create a brand new limited edition of a Black and Gold recovery drink for Varsity 2013. We believe the first of its kind in the UK.

BREAKING NEWS....Varsity 2013....our teams powered by Nourish me Now "Black and Gold"

13/12/2012
Sport Sheffield and Nourish Me Now have teamed up to create a brand new limited edition of a Black and Gold recovery drink for Varsity 2013. We believe the first of its kind in the UK.

We are delighted to announce that Sport Sheffield has achieved FULL COMPLIANCE of the Customer First Assessment process.

Sport Sheffield achieves Customer First Assessment Award

11/12/2012
We are delighted to announce that Sport Sheffield has achieved FULL COMPLIANCE of the Customer First Assessment process.

The 24 rising stars were awarded with the Elite Sports Performance Scheme (ESPS) status in a special ceremony at the Students' Union to help them achieve their sporting and academic dreams.

Elite Sports Performance Students Honoured in University Annual Awards Evening - 5th Dec 2012

06/12/2012
The 24 rising stars were awarded with the Elite Sports Performance Scheme (ESPS) status in a special ceremony at the Students' Union to help them achieve their sporting and academic dreams.

HEVO stands for Higher Education Volleyball Officer... Basically we are development officers and our job is to develop, improve and promote Volleyball opportunities at the University of Sheffield.

A day in the life of a HEVO

03/12/2012
HEVO stands for Higher Education Volleyball Officer... Basically we are development officers and our job is to develop, improve and promote Volleyball opportunities at the University of Sheffield.

An inspirational sporting star who will be going for gold in Rio 2016 is set to be awarded a prestigious scholarship from the University of Sheffield, helping her make a leap towards Olympic success.

Jazmin following in Jessica Ennis’s footsteps?

30/11/2012
An inspirational sporting star who will be going for gold in Rio 2016 is set to be awarded a prestigious scholarship from the University of Sheffield, helping her make a leap towards Olympic success.

Are you interested in sports nutrition and in particular sports/post workout recovery drinks? Over the past few months we have been working alongside NouriSH Me Now which has seen them support our recent seminar programme and will see us stock their products in the very near future.
 

Sports Nutrition With NouriSH Me Now

29/11/2012
Are you interested in sports nutrition and in particular sports/post workout recovery drinks? Over the past few months we have been working alongside NouriSH Me Now which has seen them support our recent seminar programme and will see us stock their products in the very near future.  

Running is hugely popular as a sport, hobby and pastime. It has many benefits and is a great way to increase your activity levels. However, as with any sport or activity your enjoyment can be spoilt if you are carrying an injury. This session will discuss the main injuries found amongst runners and look at ways in which the risk of injury can be reduced..
 

Running Injuries Seminar

29/11/2012
Running is hugely popular as a sport, hobby and pastime. It has many benefits and is a great way to increase your activity levels. However, as with any sport or activity your enjoyment can be spoilt if you are carrying an injury. This session will discuss the main injuries found amongst runners and look at ways in which the risk of injury can be reduced..  

Thursday 15th November saw some of our students get to grips with current terminology and legislation as well as various sporting challenges in a bid to better understand and experience first-hand, some of the barriers to participation in sport.

Students working hard to make Sport more inclusive

29/11/2012
Thursday 15th November saw some of our students get to grips with current terminology and legislation as well as various sporting challenges in a bid to better understand and experience first-hand, some of the barriers to participation in sport.

The blue artificial turf with its brilliant pink surround, nicknamed the 'smurf turf', will make a 163 mile journey north from the Riverbank Arena to its new home Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield.

Blue and pink Olympic hockey pitch gets new home

27/11/2012
The blue artificial turf with its brilliant pink surround, nicknamed the 'smurf turf', will make a 163 mile journey north from the Riverbank Arena to its new home Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield.

On Saturdays 8th December and 19th January we are hosting Running Coaching Clinics at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Running Coaching Clinic

23/11/2012
On Saturdays 8th December and 19th January we are hosting Running Coaching Clinics at Goodwin Sports Centre.

Saturday 27th October saw Dancers, musicians, cheerleaders, sportsmen and many others in Sheffield and beyond come together to celebrate life with youngsters who have had cancer.

Sport Sheffield support Youngsters with Cancer 'Do it for you' lifestyle celebration

23/11/2012
Saturday 27th October saw Dancers, musicians, cheerleaders, sportsmen and many others in Sheffield and beyond come together to celebrate life with youngsters who have had cancer.

The Students' Union Marketing Department, in conjunction with Luke Macwilliam, Sports Officer and the Sports Sheffield team are running Ideas Café's next week where we want to hear your views about health, well-being and sport.

We need your views on health, well-being and sport.

22/11/2012
The Students' Union Marketing Department, in conjunction with Luke Macwilliam, Sports Officer and the Sports Sheffield team are running Ideas Café's next week where we want to hear your views about health, well-being and sport.

Sheffield Qualify in Style for the BUTBA Cup Final.

Sheffield University Tenpin Bowling Club

20/11/2012
Sheffield Qualify in Style for the BUTBA Cup Final.

Today 14th November there are veriety of sport events for Sheffield sport players and fans. here is a summay of exciting matches in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)

Sport Sheffield - Some of today’s live fixtures 14th November 2012

14/11/2012
Today 14th November there are veriety of sport events for Sheffield sport players and fans. here is a summay of exciting matches in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)

Jenn Dick has represented Canada at elite level in the ultra-marathon discipline. Following on from other sessions on running technique this session is designed to give an insight into what it takes to reach this level of competition.

Running Workshop

13/11/2012
Jenn Dick has represented Canada at elite level in the ultra-marathon discipline. Following on from other sessions on running technique this session is designed to give an insight into what it takes to reach this level of competition.

The sessions will include - The end of pointless diets: healthy weight loss, Bulking up: It's not a question of protein! and Happy with how you are? Nutrition for weight maintenance.

Nutrition Workshop

09/11/2012
The sessions will include - The end of pointless diets: healthy weight loss, Bulking up: It's not a question of protein! and Happy with how you are? Nutrition for weight maintenance.

Last night Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has won the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year Award.

The awards keep coming! - Sheffield’s Jessica Ennis Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year 2012

09/11/2012
Last night Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has won the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year Award.

Would you like to know when the gym is quiet to better plan your work outs?

S10health Attendance Reports

08/11/2012
Would you like to know when the gym is quiet to better plan your work outs?

The University of Sheffield Volleyball Club is holding its very own volleyball festival!

Get in to Volleyball!

07/11/2012
The University of Sheffield Volleyball Club is holding its very own volleyball festival!

Spending your afternoon pedalling as quickly as you can up a mile long hill which at points is even steeper than Conduit Road, in temperatures as chilly as five degrees and clad in nothing but lycras may not sound like everyone’s cup of tea. This was what 11 riders of the University of Sheffield Cycling Club proceeded to do last Saturday for the BUCS Hill Climb competition.

Gold medal glory for Sheffield cyclists as they conquer Curbar Gap

07/11/2012
Spending your afternoon pedalling as quickly as you can up a mile long hill which at points is even steeper than Conduit Road, in temperatures as chilly as five degrees and clad in nothing but lycras may not sound like everyone’s cup of tea. This was what 11 riders of the University of Sheffield Cycling Club proceeded to do last Saturday for the BUCS Hill Climb competition.

Here’s a summary of all the exciting sports matches happening today 31/10/2012

Sport Sheffield - Some of today’s live fixtures

31/10/2012
Here’s a summary of all the exciting sports matches happening today 31/10/2012

Sheffield Marrow is a student branch of the Anthony Nolan Trust, run by a group of students from the University of Sheffield. We sign people up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register to try and find donor matches for people suffering from otherwise untreatable blood disorders such as leukaemia.

Sheffield Marrow

30/10/2012
Sheffield Marrow is a student branch of the Anthony Nolan Trust, run by a group of students from the University of Sheffield. We sign people up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register to try and find donor matches for people suffering from otherwise untreatable blood disorders such as leukaemia.

30 November 2012 Presented by Dan Walker, BBC Sports Presenter Sheffield City Hall

An Evening with Jessica Ennis, Olympic Gold Medallist

26/10/2012
30 November 2012 Presented by Dan Walker, BBC Sports Presenter Sheffield City Hall

This is a session designed to give an insight into running technique and barefoot running technique which is currently a hot topic within the running world.

Running Technique

24/10/2012
This is a session designed to give an insight into running technique and barefoot running technique which is currently a hot topic within the running world.

5 Week Beginners Yoga Course, Wednesday 31st October 2012 – Wednesday 5th December 2012
 

Beginners Yoga Course

23/10/2012
5 Week Beginners Yoga Course, Wednesday 31st October 2012 – Wednesday 5th December 2012  

Goodwin Sports Centre will be running an NPLQ course on the following dates: Monday 17th December – Thursday 20th December

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Course

23/10/2012
Goodwin Sports Centre will be running an NPLQ course on the following dates: Monday 17th December – Thursday 20th December

On Saturday 10 November at the Humanities Research Institute the Department of Philosophy is putting on the first of two events for philosophers and runners and interested public dedicated to an exploration of the philosophy
of running.

Philosophy of Running

23/10/2012
On Saturday 10 November at the Humanities Research Institute the Department of Philosophy is putting on the first of two events for philosophers and runners and interested public dedicated to an exploration of the philosophy of running.

Sport Sheffield was audited by the Football Association on 16/10/2012

Sport Sheffield gets five star rating from the Football Association

18/10/2012
Sport Sheffield was audited by the Football Association on 16/10/2012

The Sport Sheffield website is now 1 year old and we would like to know what you think about it...

Sport Sheffield Web Site Review

18/10/2012
The Sport Sheffield website is now 1 year old and we would like to know what you think about it...

Bryony Page one our Elite Sport Performance Scheme(ESPS) athletes, led a superb performance by the British senior women’s trampoline team in Sofia, Bulgaria, by taking the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique World Cup gold in the individual final scoring 54.460 points to top the podium.

Sheffield’s Bryony Page - "Head over heels" with GOLD for GB at World Cup event

08/10/2012
Bryony Page one our Elite Sport Performance Scheme(ESPS) athletes, led a superb performance by the British senior women’s trampoline team in Sofia, Bulgaria, by taking the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique World Cup gold in the individual final scoring 54.460 points to top the podium.

There will be a number of free events; activities and taster workshops that are aimed at helping students to 'thrive' at University. Give yourself a treat and come along!

The University of Sheffield is celebrating World Mental Health Day

05/10/2012
There will be a number of free events; activities and taster workshops that are aimed at helping students to 'thrive' at University. Give yourself a treat and come along!

Sport Sheffield is delighted to be supporting NouriSH me now

NouriSH me now – Natural Sports recovery drink – Made in Sheffield! In stock - Buy it now!

04/10/2012
Sport Sheffield is delighted to be supporting NouriSH me now

Inspired by this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games? Want to lead and inspire others? Be a sporting hero…
 

Be a Sports Maker 2012

28/09/2012
Inspired by this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games? Want to lead and inspire others? Be a sporting hero…  

Whilst at Goodwin Kyle visited the newly installed 3G football surfaces. Kyle was suitably impressed with the quality of pitches available to our students.

Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer Kyle Walker spent time at the University’s Goodwin Sports Centre over the summer.

26/09/2012
Whilst at Goodwin Kyle visited the newly installed 3G football surfaces. Kyle was suitably impressed with the quality of pitches available to our students.

Every year we ask Students, Staff and Alumni to enter our 'Capture the Spirit of Sport' photography competition which provides us with a selection of images which showcase Sport Sheffield's core values.

Sport Sheffield's a year in sport e-booklet

20/09/2012
Every year we ask Students, Staff and Alumni to enter our 'Capture the Spirit of Sport' photography competition which provides us with a selection of images which showcase Sport Sheffield's core values.

Staff and Student 5 a-side Football Leagues are due to start a new season at Goodwin Sports Centre from the 8th October.

Staff/Student/Post Grad Student - 5 a-side Football Leagues

19/09/2012
Staff and Student 5 a-side Football Leagues are due to start a new season at Goodwin Sports Centre from the 8th October.

NEW 3G Pitch at Sport Sheffield, Goodwin is confirmed as the home ground for Sheffield Sabres.

Sport Sheffield “we won’t let you down” say Sheffield Sabres

17/09/2012
NEW 3G Pitch at Sport Sheffield, Goodwin is confirmed as the home ground for Sheffield Sabres.

The All Nations Football Festival took place at Goodwin sports centre on the 1st and 2nd September 2012.

All Nations Football Festival

10/09/2012
The All Nations Football Festival took place at Goodwin sports centre on the 1st and 2nd September 2012.

When Sport Sheffield first cited the YouTube video of Sheffield Alumni’s Paralympic Table Tennis Shot it had around 22,000 views earlier in the week now it is 4 million and counting.

David Wetherill's Superman Table Tennis Shot goes viral

10/09/2012
When Sport Sheffield first cited the YouTube video of Sheffield Alumni’s Paralympic Table Tennis Shot it had around 22,000 views earlier in the week now it is 4 million and counting.

This year we are proud to introduce our Intra Mural E-Booklet, in here you will find everything you need to know about this year’s programme.

Intra Mural E-Booklet Introduced

05/09/2012
This year we are proud to introduce our Intra Mural E-Booklet, in here you will find everything you need to know about this year’s programme.

The Terrex “Sting in Stirling” A race over 5 days! 18th-25th August – see more about this amazing race and her report.

Sport Sheffield ESPS Student - Lucy Harris competes in World Series Adventure Race

30/08/2012
The Terrex “Sting in Stirling” A race over 5 days! 18th-25th August – see more about this amazing race and her report.

London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

Celebrate the inspirational spirit of the London 2012 Paralympic Games

29/08/2012
London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

Sport Sheffield has recently linked up with the SHINE Health Academy to help support the work they do with overweight and disadvantaged young people.

SHINE Health Academy

23/08/2012
Sport Sheffield has recently linked up with the SHINE Health Academy to help support the work they do with overweight and disadvantaged young people.

Jessica Ennis has agreed to take part in a charity fundraiser at the City Hall in Sheffield.

Get tickets for charity fundraiser in Sheffield - An Evening with Jessica Ennis

20/08/2012
Jessica Ennis has agreed to take part in a charity fundraiser at the City Hall in Sheffield.

A summary on how far they managed to get in London 2012 – the greatest show on earth!

Congratulations to all of Our Sheffield Uni Olympians

14/08/2012
A summary on how far they managed to get in London 2012 – the greatest show on earth!

Olympic golden girl and University of Sheffield graduate Jessica Ennis has been encapsulated in Lego to celebrate her amazing achievements.

Jessica's lasting Lego-cy

10/08/2012
Olympic golden girl and University of Sheffield graduate Jessica Ennis has been encapsulated in Lego to celebrate her amazing achievements.

Congratulations to all those involved in the Burton Street Foundation Inclusive Olympics 2012 at Sport Sheffield last week.

The Sport Sheffield Adopt a Charity: The Burton Street Foundation Inclusive Olympics 2012

08/08/2012
Congratulations to all those involved in the Burton Street Foundation Inclusive Olympics 2012 at Sport Sheffield last week.

Much was expected of the British cycling team during the London Olympic Games, and they have delivered in style, dominating the Velodrome at their home games, and it was the expertise of one University of Sheffield lecturer that helped them deal with the weight placed on their shoulders.

University of Sheffield psychologist is the mind mechanic behind London 2012 GB cycling success

07/08/2012
Much was expected of the British cycling team during the London Olympic Games, and they have delivered in style, dominating the Velodrome at their home games, and it was the expertise of one University of Sheffield lecturer that helped them deal with the weight placed on their shoulders.

Gaining a degree in Psychology from the University of Sheffield will have helped London 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis cope with the pressure of carrying the nation's hopes to win gold, according to her former institution.

Psychology degree will have contributed to Ennis gold, University experts say

07/08/2012
Gaining a degree in Psychology from the University of Sheffield will have helped London 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis cope with the pressure of carrying the nation's hopes to win gold, according to her former institution.

Our highlights and tribute to Jessica Ennis and her Journey to Gold

Jess Ennis turned Sheffield Steel into Gold!

06/08/2012
Our highlights and tribute to Jessica Ennis and her Journey to Gold

Sharon Rawlinson is a chartered physiotherapist who sees clients at Sport Sheffield as part of her business, and supports the University’s top sporting teams. She has a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine and has worked for The Sheffield Centre of Sports Medicine.

Sport Sheffield Physio helps Olympic athletes to recover

27/07/2012
Sharon Rawlinson is a chartered physiotherapist who sees clients at Sport Sheffield as part of her business, and supports the University’s top sporting teams. She has a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine and has worked for The Sheffield Centre of Sports Medicine.

A couple of weeks ago one of our colleagues in Estates and Facilities Management Department, Steve Hall called into Sport Sheffield completely out of the blue to see if we wanted to see and hold an Olympic Torch!

Sport Sheffield staff hold OLYMPIC TORCH!

27/07/2012
A couple of weeks ago one of our colleagues in Estates and Facilities Management Department, Steve Hall called into Sport Sheffield completely out of the blue to see if we wanted to see and hold an Olympic Torch!

Wiggins, Le Gentleman to the French, a team-man in an individual event, who stopped for Cadel Evans, and worked for Cavendish in Paris, wins over the heart as well as the mind. And with British cyclists about to win more medals at the Olympics, we should all be out on two wheels, pedalling furiously.

Wiggins and Cavendish can they maintain their Olympic form?

27/07/2012
Wiggins, Le Gentleman to the French, a team-man in an individual event, who stopped for Cadel Evans, and worked for Cavendish in Paris, wins over the heart as well as the mind. And with British cyclists about to win more medals at the Olympics, we should all be out on two wheels, pedalling furiously.

Annie Last takes up her place at the University of Sheffield in September this year.

Olympic hopeful “Last” to study at Sheffield University

27/07/2012
Annie Last takes up her place at the University of Sheffield in September this year.

The Discover US Student Experience Summer School gave Year 10 pupils from Rotherham, Wakefield and Sheffield, the chance to go for gold in a host of enthralling events across a thrilling two-days of sport and innovative workshops.

Inspiring youngsters to go for gold

19/07/2012
The Discover US Student Experience Summer School gave Year 10 pupils from Rotherham, Wakefield and Sheffield, the chance to go for gold in a host of enthralling events across a thrilling two-days of sport and innovative workshops.

Sport Sheffield has adopted The Burton Street Foundation as its chosen charity for 2012.

Sport Sheffield adopts a local charity... The Burton Street Foundation

01/03/2012
Sport Sheffield has adopted The Burton Street Foundation as its chosen charity for 2012.

Our online bookings service has now been restored...

Online Bookings

29/09/2011
Our online bookings service has now been restored...