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Sports Physiotherapy clinic coming soon
Sports Centre & Pavilion closed Mon 23 Dec to Thurs 2 Jan
Treat yourself or a friend to Kent Sport membership this Christmas
With mince pies, Christmas pudding and a new year around the corner, many students are thinking about setting new goals for January and incorporating exercise into their routine. Whether you are looking for fun, fitness and new friends or are training towards specific exercise goals, Kent Sport membership should be on your Christmas list.
From 2 December 2013, University of Kent students can purchase Kent Sport membership for the period 1 January 2014 – 31 August 2014 from as little as £110. Membership is excellent value for money, offering the opportunity to enjoy first-rate facilities at a modern sports complex on the University of Kent Canterbury campus.
For further details about Kent Sport, membership options and to purchase your membership visit the Sports Centre or Pavilion receptions, or see the website: www.kent.ac.uk/sports/membership.
Get festive with a Christmas party at the Pavilion Café Bar
If you haven’t already booked a venue for your staff Christmas party, The Pavilion Café Bar offers the perfect setting for this special event, with a wonderful festive atmosphere with seasonal decorations and music.
Conveniently located on the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus and available for large group bookings, you can choose between a delicious Christmas buffet or a three course Christmas dinner menu.
Opposite Parkwood and near to the new indoor tennis centre, the Pavilion Café Bar is a unique catering venue on campus offering a spacious and comfortable setting with views across the sports pitches, where your group can relax, have some fun and enjoy great food and drinks.
So contact us soon to book your Christmas event to avoid disappointment, as availability will be limited!
The Pavilion Café Bar also continues to offer the usual snacks, meals and drinks every day except Mondays and Saturdays through to the end of term.
For further details visit www.kent.ac.uk/sports/facilities/pavcafebar.html and email enquiries to email@example.com or drop in at The Pavilion and speak with our staff.
Have you got the Xercise Factor?
Xercise Factor 2014 is back by popular demand, offering Kent Sport members the chance to be selected for one to one fitness training and battle it out for a chance to earn the title of Xercise Factor Champion 2014.
Kent Sport are looking for student, staff and public members who think they have the Xercise Factor and want to commit to get fit and change their lifestyle for the better in 2014.
If you are successful in your application you will join the contestants for the Xercise Factor boot camp in January where a member of the fitness team will mentor you for two weeks. Only the committed will make it to the second phase and compete for the honour of becoming the Xercise Factor Champion 2014.
Pick up an application form from the Sports Centre or download a copy and tell us your exercise history, your 2014 lifestyle goals and why you think you have the exercise factor. Post your form in the Fitness Suite X-box or email it to the Fitness Manager.
Sport matters competition winners
Kent Sport asked you to tell us why sport matters to you, with a chance to win a Kent Sport limited edition hoodie.
Five lucky winners have now been chosen from the entries and presented with their hoodies.
Congratulations to the winners, who are Jenny Nash, Viola Siggie, Antje Bennefield, George Farrington and Romane Freiss. To find out why sport matters to them, read their stories on the Kent Sport blog as we publish one a week through to the Christmas break.
Get Involved in Sport!
Kent Sport is offering students and staff the opportunity to get involved in even more sport in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Following the success of the VC’s cup we are introducing drop in sessions for staff in dodgeball, tennis and badminton (Relaxed Rackets) as well as giving you the opportunity to join in sessions in Netball Now, Turbo Touch and 3×3 Basketball. with students.