Queen's Sport will be undertaking a renovation upgrading the Free Weights Area and Strength and Conditioning Suite in the coming months. Work will commence from 6th May with minor disruption to both areas from 28th April - 10th July. Please click on the link below for more details.
Spring into action at Queen's Sport!
The new activity programme is now open for enrolment with courses commencing the week beginning 28 April 2014.
With courses such as Swimming, Yoga (various types), Pilates and Bokwa Dance there is something for everyone!
Courses are open to both Members and Non Members
For further information please click here
The new Spring Children's Activity Programme is now open for Enrolment. Climbing, Swimming, Gymnastics and basketball are all included along with many fun and exciting courses for all age groups.
For further details on the programme and to download an enrolment form please click here.
The new Back 2 Basics courses have been confirmed for the Spring term and will run as follows:
Courses: 0700 and 2030
Courses start: Monday 28 April 2014
Induction: Saturday 26 April 2014
Duration: 12 weeks
Enrolment opens on Monday 24 March 2014
For further information please click here
The Ulster Bank Sports Bursary Scheme is designed to support top-level athletes in achieving their sporting potential during their time at University. Scheme participants receive free access to training facilities, personal fitness coaching, sports clothing and financial awards.
Pictured (L-R) Queen's University Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Tony Gallagher, Queen's University Hockey, Hannah McMillan, Queen's University Rugby Stuart Mcllwaine and Ulster Bank Area Manager Stephen Lavery. Photo: Paul McErlane
Wednesday 2nd April 2014 at 7pm
Race Entries are Now Open
The first 500 entries will received a race branded t-shirt with refreshments and prizes available to all on the night.
Queen’s University Football Club will play Ballymena in the Irish Cup semi-final on Saturday 5 April at The Oval for the firt time in their history. Click here for more information.
Due to Queen's 5K Race Around the River there will be disruption to Queen's Sport Car parking facilities on Wednesday 2nd April:
Queen's Sport would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused
The Swimming Pool, Diving Pool and Sauna will be closed for the following times as we host the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Swimathon 2014.
Friday 21 March 2014: 0630 – 1000
Saturday 22 March 2014: 0900 – 1630
Sunday 23 March 2014: 1000 – 1330
The new Autumn Children's Activity Programme is now open for Enrolment. Climbing, swimming and basketball are all included along with many new fun and exciting courses for all age groups.
For more details or to download an enrolment form please click here
Queen's Sport will host the 2014 Swimathon from 21st-24th March. The Swimathon is a nationwide swimming challenge that encourages swimmers up and down the UK to swim a variety of challenge distances at their local pool and raise money for charity. Over the past 27 years of Swimathon, more than half a million swimmers have taken part, raising over £40million for charitable causes. For more details on how to get involved click here.
Can you spare a few hours to help at this year's Swimathon? Duties such as helping with registration of swimmwers, lane counting, time keeping etc. All volunteers will receive a Swimathon T-shirt, food and refreshments.
To register your interest please contact: Kevin Murray firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 028 9038 7694.
Do you want to learn from some of the best coaches in Ireland? Would you like to gain knowledge and understanding of Strength and Conditioning training? Would you like to train in the best facilities in Ulster? Then sign up today for the Queen's Rugby Easter Talent Camp this April.
Who? Talented 13 - 16 year old Rugby players
Where? Queen's Sport, Upper Malone
When? 21st - 25th April Inclusive from 9.30am to 1.00pm each day
How Much? Prices start from £80 for a full week of training which includes a t-shirt and water bottle.
To enrol on the programme please follow the link and complete the online enrolment form
For further details on the Camp please contact Robert Ford on email@example.com or 077 2945 6985.
Calling all QUB Staff and Students! Do you feel out of shape? Do you want to get active and have some fun at the same time? Why not take part in the Queen's Sport regular run/jog/walk programme twice a week as part of our Campus Sport programme.
These runs are open to everyone, regardless of fitness levels. A Campus run will begin outside the PEC at 1.15pm every Wednesday through Botanic Gardens. We will have instructors there to help you get started providing advice and motivation.
Additionally, we have our weekly Queen's Parkrun, Belfast event at our site at Upper Malone. This is a free 5K timed run every Saturday at 9.30am and is open to everyone. You can register online today.
For further information on the Campus Sports programme click here.
Booking is easy…So is cancelling!
Demand for our 72 weekly classes is high.
To offer the best possible experience for ALL members if you are unable to attend a class please ensure you cancel your space to allow others the opportunity to attend.
The QUICKEST and EASIEST way to book/cancel a class is online. (Ask at reception for more details.)
Classes can also be cancelled by phone or at reception.
(NB: Please be aware of Peak Times)
Queen's Sport would like to thank you for your co-operation in this matter.
Limited spaces are available for the Children's Climbing Courses starting this week, 20 January 2014. Courses are available for children 6 years and above and will last 11 weeks. Courses are available to book for both members and non-members.
For furthe information on Climbing Courses and other courses on the Children's Activity Programme, click here.
The six month all-inclusive student membership is now available at Queen's Sport.
This promotion is on offer for a limited time only (concludes 28/02/14) with peak and off-peak options are available.
Prices are as follows
QUB Student: Peak £120 Off-Peak £75
Other Students: Peak £165 Off-Peak £120
For more details please contact the membership team on 02890 387 684/685
Enter a 6-Aside Football team into the Campus Cup. Enrolment closes Tuesday 25th February, Cup commences Wednesday 26th February at Malone Playing Fields see enrolment form for full details.
Queen's Sport is delighted to announce our Winter Graduation Offer has been extended until 28th February 2014. New Graduates have the oppourtunity to subscribe to our All-Inclusive Membership starting at £16 per month (Off-Peak) or £26 per month (Peak). Administration fees on direct debits will be waived (saving £20). For more details click here
Applications are now open for the Elite Athlete Programme. Applications are welcome from current and prospective students of Queen's University.
To access the online application form, please click here.
For further information about the Elite Athlete Programme, please click here.
The closing date for applications is Friday 28 February 2014.
New Year. New Programme. New Start!
Queen’s Sport offers one of the best programmes around. Packed with classes and courses to suit all abilities we offer progressive courses in Pilates, Yoga, (various types), Swimming, Climbing, Ballet and much much more. We have new courses for 2014 including our popular Back 2 Basics morning and evening courses. No matter what your interest, our Activity Programme is inclusive of everyone!
For information on the programme such as dates and prices please click here.
Queen’s Sport and the Deep Riverrock Belfast City Marathon are hosting a free ‘Running Workshop’ that includes free expert advice on the best available running equipment, support and training, including a Free Gait Analysis on Monday 10 February between 5.00pm-9.00pm at the PEC.
As part of this unique event, Randox Health will be offering free body MOT health checks. Exclusive offers include a 10% discount on the marathon for all Queen’s Staff and Students plus a chance to win prizes in association with Podium 4 Sport and Asics.
Due to circumstances beyond the control of Queen's Sport, the swimming and diving pools will be closed from 0900-1600 Thursday 6th February.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Back 2 Basics is a 12 week programme delivered by the best in the business. Each week of a course there is 1 tutorial session and 3 fitness sessions that includes kettlebells, functional training and core aerobics workouts. Back to Basics is for beginner and intermediate trainers and focuses on fitness fundamentals such as exercise and nutrition, giving you the knowledge and confidence to maintain your fitness and manage your body.
General enrolment opens 2 December 2013
Induction on 18 January 2014
Courses begin 20 January 2014
For further information click here.
Queen's Sport is offering QUB staff free acess to the PEC throughout Staff Wellbeing Week. Staff Wellbeing Week runs from 27 January - 2 February 2014. Staff may trial classes, racquet sports, swimming and gym facilities during Off-Peak hours by showing their staff card and completing a short form at reception. Off-Peak hours permits access Mon-Thurs between 6.30am-4.00pm (last entry 3.30pm) and total access Friday-Sunday. For more details please call 028 9068 1126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
See link for the latest news with QUB Ladies Hockey Club.
A new GAA Festival is being unveiled at Croke Park on Wednesday 4 December by the Presidents of the GAA, Camogie Association and ladies Football Association. Queen's GAA Festival has been created to mark the fact that in 2014 Queen's University Belfast is to become the first institution to host all four Sigerson, Ashbourne, Fitzgribbon and O'Connor Cup finals in the one year, and at the one venue. For More details on the GAA Festival including the oppourtunity to get inolved click here
All-Inclusive Christmas Membershp Packages now available at Queen's Sport.
All-Inclusive Membership includes access to 80+ classes a week, all fitness areas, swimming, climbing and racquet sports.
For more information please contact the Membership Team on (028) 90 387 684/685
Queen's Sport Member and Staff Coffee Morning
Wednesday 11 December 2013 at 10.30 am
Clements Coffee Shop
Free coffee and mince pies etc.
All members are welcome come along and join in the festive fun!
Queen's Sport Christmas vouchers are now available.
Vouchers can be reedeemed against:
Give the gift of fitness this Christmas.
Queen's Sport are pleased to announce this year's Coach ED Programme 2013 (Part 1) is now open for enrolment. This is a great opportunity for all coaches and aspiring coaches to gain the necessary training that will drive their talent forward.
For further information please click here.
GET FIT, LOOK GOOD AND FEEL GREAT!
Back 2 Basics returns for Autumn 2013
Enrolment opens 7 August 2013
Programme commences 9 September 2013
For more information please click here
Queen’s Rowing in association with British University & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Irish Rowing will be running an Indoor Rowing Event on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November 2013 at Queen’s PEC.
This event is open to all students, staff and members of the public and all participants must register in advance.
For more details click here
Further information can be found on the Rowing Ireland Website
Inis Eoghain made light of their dawn start and long journey to Belfast to produce some sublime displays en route to taking the trophy back to Donegal.
After comfortably negotiating their way past St Louis Ballymena & Rathmore, the men from the North West clashed with defending champions Red High, Downpatrick, in the final played in the comfortable surroundings of the Arena Pitch at Queen's.
Strong performances throughout, but particularly in the final, from captain Donach O'Connor, John Campbell and Caolan McGonagle powered Inis Eoghain to a comprehensive 3-05 to 0-07 victory.
Queen's Sport has the best Children's Activity Programme around!
There are a variety of new courses available this Autumn such as Baby Ballet, Mother & Baby Yoga as well as reflexology for both babies and toddlers. All our activities are lead by specialist instructors and have been designed to energise, engage and aid in the development of your child.
Enrolment is now open and the new activities commence the week beginning 30 September 2013.
For further information please click here or contact reception on (028) 9068 1126.
Queen’s Sport offers one of the best programmes around. Packed with classes and courses to suit all abilities we offer progressive courses in Pilates, Yoga, (various types), Swimming, Climbing, Ballet and much much more. We have new courses for 2013, including our popular Back 2 Basics evening course and the new Back 2 Basics Strength and Conditioning course. No matter what your interest, our Activity Programme is inclusive of everyone!
Course Enrolment begins 13 September 2013
Programme Commences 30 September 2013
For further information please click here.
Queen’s University RFC requires a Physio to work as part of their sport’s medicine team for the 2013/14 season.
For more details please click here RFC Physiotherapist
As of Friday 13 September 2013 pool operating times will be as follows:
|16:00 - 17:30||Swimming pool, diving pool & sauna closed|
|17:30 - 18:00||3 lanes and sauna access only|
|18:00 - 21:00||6 lanes, diving pool & sauna open|
*Please note these times apply to Friday nights only.
Queen’s Sport is offering an exciting opportunity for a 6 month internship within the Sports Development team, beginning October 2013.
The GAA Academy have undertaken a series of Intervarsity tournament hosting initiatives during the next academic year and Queen’s Sport wish to recruit a Sports Development Assistant to support the planning of these events.
For further information and details on how to apply, please click here. Closing date for applications is Friday 16 August 2013.
The Sporting Academy Scholarship scheme and Ulster Bank Sports Bursary awards continue to develop and support some of our top athletes in the province. The vision of both schemes is to focus on developing our top athletes so that they are in a position to achieve sporting success and development, during and after their time at Queen's University.
Online applications for Academy Scholarships and Sports Bursaries have now closed.
For up to date Queen's Sport news and chat
The World Police and Fire Games proving to be a great success.
Record crowds have been to watch sport at the PEC and Upper Malone
Tomorrow sees the final day of Dodgeball at the PEC
For more images of the games follow our social media links.
Spectators are welcome and admission is Free!!
For a list of all sports please click here.
Queen's Sport will be running a number of Children's Climbing Taster sessions on 7 September 2013.
To secure your place, please complete an enrolment form and complete the enrolment at reception.
For further information on the Children's Activity Programme please click here.
Enrolment for courses open now. Class Programme begins week commencing 15 July 2013 and Course Programme commences 22 July 2013. For more information click here.
1 Month All-Inclusive Summer Membership now available for only £35
No administration fee required saving (£20)
All-Inclusive Memberships include access to 70+ classes a week, all fitness areas, swimming, climbing and racquet sports.
Offer ends 23rd August.
Get fit with Queens Sport this Summer
Spaces available in our Adult Climbing week long course, beginning Monday 19th August. Improve your climbing skills with this excellent intensive course. For further details and enrolment forms, please contact reception.
Queen's Sport Children's Swimming and Climbing Camps are now open for registration
For more details please click here.
Queen's Sport opening hours July 11 - July 15
Thursday 11 July 06:30 - 10pm
Friday 12 July closed
Saturday 13 July closed
Sunday 14 July 09:00 - 6pm
Monday 15 July 06:30 - 10pm
Enjoy your break
The GAA Clubs at Queen’s University have secured the right to host the Ashbourne, Sigerson, Fitzgibbon & O’Connor Cups in February / March 2014. This will be an ambitious and unique initiative as no college has ever hosted even two of the four major tournaments in the same academic year.
Queen’s Sport has a proud history of hosting sporting events successfully and so it is again we are endeavouring to set new standards.
In partnership with local business, the university and the GAA, we are combining all four competition weekends in a festival of university GAA, attracting the top colleges & players from this island and beyond.
For further information please click here
Queen's Rugby Summer Talent Camp will take place 19th-23rd August at Queen's Sport Upper Malone. The camp is aimed at 13-16 year olds, for more details on please click here
Due to a technical fault our sauna is currently closed. We will have this issue resolved as soon as possible. Queen's Sport would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Queen's Sport would also like to welcome back our students, especially Freshers with a special membership offer.
Take out any student membership today and get:
For details of all our student membership packages please click here
For details of the Queen's Festival of Sport 2013 follow this link
For up to date Queen's Sport news and chat
SUMMER GRADUATE MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL NOW AVAILABLE!!
The Summer Graduation ceremonies are almost upon us. As you leave the University, please do not forget that Queen’s Sport is STILL FOR YOU! With the rigours of modern life, making time for Health and Fitness is more important than ever. As a New Graduate Member you will have unlimited access to all our facilities for £26.00 per month direct debit or £312.00 annual payment.
Or why not go off-peak for only £16.00 per month or £192.00 annual
Admin fee (normally £20.00) will be waived for all new Direct Debit memberships.
This offer is only available until 31 July 2013!