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Sports Centre Pool To Close For Maintenance

Sports Centre Pool To Close For Maintenance

The swimming pool at the National Sports Centre will be closed later this month for maintenance.Amy Fox, the NSC’s Aquatics and Fitness Manager, said the pool will be shut from August 20 to September 3 for the work to be carried out. It will re-open on September 4. “We are sorry if this inconveniences anyone but it is a necessary measure to make... Read more of this article

NSC Aquatic & Fitness Centre Offers 15% Off

NSC Aquatic & Fitness Centre Offers 15% Off

If you are interested in giving a fitness themed gift for Valentines Day, the National Sports Centre is taking 15 percent off the cost of all aquatics and fitness annual memberships. Amy Fox, the NSC’s Aquatics and Fitness Manager, said the deal was only available in February and added: “We have some great facilities here. People know about the... Read more of this article

NSC Offers Aquatic & Fitness Centre Discounts

NSC Offers Aquatic & Fitness Centre Discounts

Help is at hand for people trying to fulfill their get fit New Year’s resolutions, as the National Sports Centre [here] is offering discounts for Aquatic and Fitness Centre passes.Amy Fox, the NSC’s Aquatics and Fitness Manager said: “We’ve all done it – made that resolution to get fitter in the New Year, so we are lending a helping hand... Read more of this article

Overseas Swimmers Praise Bermuda Facilities

Overseas Swimmers Praise Bermuda Facilities

Olympic gold medalists visiting the island for training have praised facilities in Bermuda and said they would recommend them to other overseas teams for training. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy, in the US, have been holding a winter training camp at the National Sports Centre [NSC]. They finish today [Jan 5]... Read more of this article

Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

Photos: Overseas Swimmers At Aquatics Center

The National Sports Center [NSC] is playing host to two winter training camps with overseas swimmers from separate organizations taking part, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership welcoming swimmers from the Indiana University and Germantown Academy. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy... Read more of this article

Visiting High School & Collegiate Swimmers

Visiting High School & Collegiate Swimmers

The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, representing the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously at the aquatics and fitness centre... Read more of this article

Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, which represents the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership which began two years ago. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously... Read more of this article

Aquatics Centre Records Its Busiest Ever Season

Aquatics Centre Records Its Busiest Ever Season

The pool at the National Sports Centre is making a huge splash – recording its busiest year since it opened. Bookings are already being taken for next year as demand continues to surge, according to Amy Fox, the Aquatics and Fitness Manager. Ms Fox said: “Basically we’ve just been crazy busy over the last few months. I’ve been working here for... Read more of this article

Canadian U/18 Swim Team To Train In Bermuda

Canadian U/18 Swim Team To Train In Bermuda

Canada has joined a growing list of national swimming programmes to choose Bermuda’s National Sports Centre [NSC] as a training venue this year, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. “The Swimming Canada Under-18 team arrived Sunday, May 15, and will be on the island training and competing through Sunday, May 22, 2016. The Danish national... Read more of this article

Parents Raise Funds For Student Swim Lessons

Parents Raise Funds For Student Swim Lessons

Parents of Purvis Primary School pupils raised $9,000 to cover the costs of the entire school spending this week swimming at the National Sports Centre, with the costs including the hire of transport as well as the hire of the pool. Desmond Mello, a PE teacher at Purvis, said: “The parents fundraised this money, that was the only way we could do this... Read more of this article

Elite Olympic Swimmers To Train In Bermuda

Elite Olympic Swimmers To Train In Bermuda

SwimMac Carolina is bringing some of the world’s most accomplished swimmers to the island for spring training at the National Sports Centre [NSC] pool. American Olympic gold medallist Cullen Jones, Zimbabwean Olympic gold medallist Kirsty Coventry, Bahamian Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, and Bermuda’s own Olympian Roy Allan-Burch are among... Read more of this article

Danish Swim Coach Praises Bermuda Facilities

Danish Swim Coach Praises Bermuda Facilities

The coach of the visiting Danish National Swimming team has praised Bermuda’s swimming facilities, saying he would “recommend them to anyone.” Nick Juba, the Danish national swimming team head coach, has been on the island with members of his team for training at the National Aquatics Centre in preparation for the Olympics in Brazil later... Read more of this article

BTA: Showcase Island As Training Destination

BTA: Showcase Island As Training Destination

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and National Sports Centre [NSC] have formalised a new sports tourism partnership that is bearing fruit for the local tourism economy, particularly between September and March, the BTA said today. “The BTA and NSC are working collaboratively to recruit sports teams to Bermuda. To incentivise teams to choose... Read more of this article