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Sport at Abertay
The University of Abertay Dundee (UAD) is one of the newest and most innovative universities in the UK. We are extremely proud of our national and international successes in all areas of the University over the last ten years. As part of its commitment to the development of excellence, UAD has chosen to support and develop sport at all levels.
The Sports Office housed in the Graham Building is the specialist centre for student sport in the University. The Sports Office is home to the University Gym and also the Human Performance Centre, which represents a £1/2 million investment resulting in a specialist Sports Science & Medicine Centre within the University.
To achieve our aims we target four distinct areas of sports participation:
- Health and Fitness
- Recreational Sport
- Sports Clubs
- Elite Sport
Sports & Physical Recreation Programme
The University offers a comprehensive sports and physical activities programme throughout the year. Programme's are open to all students and staff within the University, and great care is taken to ensure that these programme's are suitable to the needs and requirements of everyone in the University no matter what your level, ability or ambitions.
Health & Exercise Classes
Whether you are a complete beginner or a fitness fanatic our experienced and friendly staff will ensure that your class is enjoyable and effective.
||Monday & Wednesday
||Level 1 of the Student Centre (blue space)
||£2 for students. £2.50 for staff |
*No need to pre book Body Combat
Classes start the week begining 10th September 2007. Places are limited you are advised to pre book through the Sports Development Officer to ensure your place. If you cannot make your class please let the Sports Office know so that someone else can take your place. Payment is made before the class.
Regular Recreational Activities
- Groups are encouraged to go for runs/jogs/walks every lunchtime. The following maps are suggested routes to follow from campus. Please note that people going on the routes do so at their own risk and that normal Green Cross Code and Highway Codes should be repected. Short run around Dudhope Park. Long Run along Riverside. Medium Run Magdalen Green
- Skiing (seasonal) - Trips will be organised to the nearby Glenshee resort during the months of January, February and March. These trips are dependant on weather conditions.
- Hill Walking, Mountain Biking, Curling, Ice Skating etc, etc will all be organised throughout the year. Please check the news section of this site and the portal for details.
Gym instruction is available from our qualified instructor based within the gym in the Graham Building. Instruction and programme's are available from 5-7pm Monday to Friday and from 1pm-7pm on Wednesday's. For further information please contact Grant Small on 01382 308963 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details on use of the gym can be found by clicking here
Golf lessons at Ballumbie Castle Golf Club, Old Quarry Road Dundee begin Tuesday 3rd October. There are two lessons per night 5.30-6.30pm & 6.30-7.30pm.
The lessons must be booked in advance and cost £3 for the hour. To book your place please contact Ian Lowe, email@example.com or visit the Sports Office.
Click here for directions from Abertay to Ballumbie Castle Golf Course
National Governing Body Awards / Sports Coach UK Courses
Places on courses will be available for anyone who wishes to gain nationally recognised coaching awards in a variety of sports throughout the year. Information on these courses will be advertised on the news bulletin board. For further information contact Ian Lowe
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