We always love to see new faces at our Saturday morning YOGA, but last Saturday was especially exciting with one of our favourite regulars bringing down a contingent of new participants to try out the class.
Kate Fitzsimons is used to wearing the green and gold and representing Australia including last weekend’s World University Cross Country Championship, and helped the women’s team to place 4th out of 9 countries.
With water being an integral part of the Australian way of life and a key selling point for international students to study in Australia, it’s no surprise the latest course added to UWA Sport’s Recreate® program, Swimming and Water Safety has been popular.
The UWA Torpedoes captured their maiden National Water Polo League crown on the weekend when they beat the Victorian Seals in a dramatic penalty shootout.
The National League comprises twelve teams from Perth, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane and provides the level of competition below international and Olympic representation.
The UWA – West Coast Swimming Club swam their way to a stunning victory at the A-Grade Swimming WA Premiership at the beginning of March. The club’s 61 swimmers amassed 485 points at the one-day event, beating their closest rival, Perth City, by nearly 100 points.
UWA students Hadley Lindsay, John Shepherd and Chelsea Unwin all put in great performances helping their club to victory.
The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre will be undergoing refurbishment in February, with more than $600k in new equipment, flooring, Wi-Fi and many more added extras for students, members, staff, alumni and the general public.
The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre (including courts) will be closed from 12 midday on Thursday 24 December 2015, and will reopen at 6am on Saturdat 2 January 2016. - Group Fitness classes will resume as per Summer Schedule on Thursday 7 January 2016.
The UWA Watersports Complex will be closed from 12 midday on Thursday 24 December 2015 and will reopen at 8:30am Thursday 7 January 2016.
The University of Western Australia is proud to announce 27 year old Bachelor of Science student Holly Barratt was today awarded one of the highest Australian university sporting honours, the 2015 Female Athlete of the Year. This achievement caps off a strong year for Holly who also received the UWA Sports Star of the Year, and Rockingham Sports Star of the Year honours.