Friday, August 26, 2016

Swimming’s Olympic Silver Medallists to Try out Hockey for ‘I AM TEAM GB’ in Glasgow

I Am Team GB will see medal winning Olympians come along to the National Hockey Centre in Glasgow on Saturday 27 August 2016.

The iconic legacy venue will welcome a number of Olympians to Glasgow. Fresh from Rio, swimming silver medallist sRobbie Renwick and Dan Wallace, and fellow swimmer, double silver medal winning Duncan Scott will pick up sticks, as will silver medal winning rower Karen Bennett along with fellow rowers Double Sculls finalist John Collins, and silver medallist Polly Swan.

I Am Team GB will be held on 27 August at 12-5pm as part of the UK’s biggest ever sports day where thousands of venues up and down the country will open their doors for free, encouraging the nation to get out and get active and the chance to meet their Olympic heroes.

At the National Hockey Centre, STV will be there along with bus providing a family face painter and the chance to win a collection of different I Am Team GB prizes.

Not only will you have the opportunity to play and have a go on the incredible commonwealth legacy pitch, but you could also catch sight of the National Team in their final stages of training for the Men’s World League in September.

Sessions will be split into 3 areas, with youth (6 – 14 yrs), adult (14-40) and masters (40+).

No matter how old or young, experienced or beginner, Glasgow National Hockey Centre is opening its doors to you, your family and your friends to come and have a day of hockey and fun on 27 August.

Just turn up at the National Hockey Centre and all equipment and assistance will be provided.

Important things to note:

  • You must wear suitable clothing for the activities
  • Participation is at the discretion of the club. Any guests acting in an inappropriate manner will not be permitted entry. ITV reserve the right to refuse entry
  • All visitors agree to being filmed or photographed during their visit and such footage / photography may be used by ITV at its discretion for archive, news and press purposes

Sports and activities



Sat 27 August 2016



12pm to 5pm



Glasgow National Hockey Centre 8 King's Drive Glasgow G40 1HB