Active Staff

We have a great programme open to all staff. All of the staff sessions are FREE for over 55s or a fitness membership and just £4 for non-members under 55. The sessions below are exclusive to staff.

Staff Activities

The following activities take place in Sport Cetral. Sessions can be booked onto using the Northumbria Sport App.

Activity

Day

Time

Yoga

Monday

13.15-2.00pm

Badminton 

Tuesday

17:00-18:00pm

Beginner Running

Tuesday

17.15-18:00pm

Squash

Wednesday

12:00-13:00pm

Football

Thursday

13:00-14:00

Netball

Thursday

12:15-13:00pm

Sports and Clubs

Our Clubs are also open to staff! From archery to table tennis there’ll be something you love. Click here to view our clubs.

Yoga

Location: Sport Central, corry or squash courts 

This class is exclusive to staff and aims to improve every aspect of your life; good posture, a fit and supple body, breathing and meditation for the mind and spirit. 


Badminton

Location: Sport Central, Corry or squash courts 

Come along and play with colleagues or meet other staff after work for some badminton. This session is a turn up and play offer giving you the freedom to use all the courts from 17:00 – 18:00 every Tuesday. All abilities welcome and equipment is available from Sport central reception.

Staff Notice, the following sessions will not be running:

  • 6th November 2018– careers fair
  • 4th December 2018 – academic congregations
  • December 25th 2018– Christmas closure
  • January 1st 2019 – Christmas closure

Beginner running 

Location: Meet at Sport Central reception 

Beginners running group is designed to work with people who want to get into running. No experience is needed as this offer will teach you how to get going. Join other staff members all looking to get the running bug and start running every week with Active Staff! 

Staff Notice, the following sessions will not be running:

  • 13th November 2018

Squash

Location:  Sport Central, squash courts 

Our staff squash sessions are the perfect way to keep fit all year round. We welcome all abilities to come and take part in this turn up and play offer. Running every wednesday on your lunch break, staff squash is the perfect way to keep active during the week. 

Staff Notice, the following sessions will not be running:

  • 7th November 2018
  • 12th December 2018
  • December 26th 2018 – Christmas closure
  • 16th January  2019 
  • 23rd January 2019 

Football 

Location:  Sport Central

Getting exercise on your lunch break has proven to improve concentration, productivity and ability to cope with stress. So why not get involved with our staff only football sessions? Open to all abilities, this lunchtime session is the perfect reason to get out of the office and be active. Improve your football skills, get fit and play matches on a weekly basis.

Staff Notice, the following sessions will not be running:

  • 29th November 2018 – External event 
  • 27th December 2018 – Christmas closure
  • 17th January 2019 – University exams
  • 24th January 2019 - University exams

Netball

Location:  Sport Central

Back to Netball sessions provide women of all ages with a gentle re-introduction to the sport. Qualified coaches cover the basics of the game including passing, footwork and shooting. From losing weight, developing the body’s cardiovascular system and improving muscle tone, taking part in Back to Netball is great for you in so many ways.

Staff Notice, the following sessions will not be running:

  • 29th November 2018– external event 
  • 20th December 2018
  • 27th December 2018 – Christmas closure 

Memeberships and Other Activities

All of the activities on our exercise class timetable are open to staff. These are also free with a Fitness Membership. We offer staff who sign up to pay by salary deduction a monthly rate of £20/month (usually £26/month).

Fancy doing your own thing? Our badminton, table tennis and squash courts are available to book for all staff and members get them for a discounted rate. Check out the Facility Pricing page for individual court bookings and use our app to book.

To book on to any of our amazing staff sport sessions use the Northumbria Sport app.

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