Clubs, Societies and Sports
The 'Impetus' fitness gym at Silwood is open to all students, staff and Science Park employees seven days a week from 07.00 - 22.00. It offers state-of- the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment, along with changing facilities. A gym induction and fitness assessment is available on request. Student memberships include access to the sports facilities at the South Kensington campus.
Football: Every Wednesday night Silwood Minibus leaves at 18:30 rain or shine. £1 per week, pay on the night. Beginners and pros welcome! Last year there were also several friendly 11 a-side games, and we recently got to the semi-final of a 5-a-side competition in London. We play at Harlington Sports Ground near Heathrow on a 3rd generation astro turf pitch, QPR’s training ground!!!
Cricket: Nets start in February – £2 per week on a Tuesday in Sunningdale. We play in the Berkshire Research League 20-20 competition in the summer evenings. The Silwood Team is usually a mixture of staff, Masters and PhD students. There is also a big staff-student match at the end of the season, with drinks and a bbq.
Climbing: Sessions are usually held at Craggy Island in Guilford or Reading Climbing Centre. Th e union has some equipment that can be borrowed.
Running: Meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for runs (of varying difficulty and distance) around Silwood and Windsor Great Park. All welcome regardless of running ability.
society and club activities