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      The times below are the general opening hours for each area. For more specific times and availability for particular activities please refer to the relevant pages. Please also refer note that our Christmas/New Year opening hours are slightly different and full details can be found at the bottom of this section.

      Sportspark opens at normal times during bank holidays.

       

      Fitness Centre
      Monday – Sunday: 06:30 to 22:20

       

      Swimming Pool
      Times vary, please refer to the pool timetable on our Pool webpage.

       

      Indoor Courts
      Monday – Sunday: 07:00 to last booking at 21:40.

       

      Outdoor Courts
      Monday- Friday: 09:00 to 22:00
      Weekends: 09:00 to 21:00

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      Climbing Wall
      Monday – Sunday: 07:00 to 22:20

       

      Sportscafé
      Monday to Thursday: 07:30 to 21:30
      Friday to Saturday: 07:30 to 21:00

      Last food orders 30 minutes before close.

SP Holiday Club, Courses and Tasters

Sportspark offer a fantastic range of SP Holiday Club, Sports Courses, Drop-ins and Tasters. See below for more details on all of the activities and courses that are currently on offer. 

Click here to read our latest brochure

 

SP Holiday Club - School Holidays

Busy parent? Planning ahead and looking for a school holiday programme that will keep your youngsters entertained and active? Sportspark’s SP Holiday Club offer you the perfect solution!

Sportspark run weekly multi-activity camps for children aged between 5 and 13 years old. Our SP Holiday Club run during all school holiday periods - including half-terms -  and offer a wide variety of activities including archery, climbing, nature actvities, swimming, football, tennis, fitness, badminton, Korfball, crafts, basketball. Please remember to bring your swimming kit each day.

We offer a standard day (08:30-15:30) or extended day (08:00-18:00) package with or without food. Further to this we offer single day places without food (08.00-18.00). 

Our SP Holiday Club are an ideal way for children to get active and make friends! They also offer working parents peace of mind in the knowledge that their children are being entertained, stimulated and encouraged to participate in a range of activities, in a safe and fun environment.

With a fun-packed programme incorporating a range of sports, activities, crafts, competitions and themes, our SP Holiday Club offer the ideal solution to keep your family active and entertained over the holidays.

Our next SP Holiday Club run on the following dates:-

 

For more information on how to book, please see below.

Sports Courses

Ever fancied learning a new sport or getting back into sport?

If so our range of courses, led by qualified instructors, will help you get started or improve your skills.  

We offer 6-week courses in a range of activities and sports including gymnastics, archery, swimming, climbing and badminton, and our next courses commence on the following dates:

 

Early Autumn Summer 2019

These courses start week commencing 9th September 2019. All courses are bookable at Reception from 3rd July 2019, just complete a booking form and bring payment with you. Early Autumn courses all run for six weeks.

Course Start Date  Time   Price with Sportscard Price without Sportscard
Climbing Adult Beginner Monday 9th September 18.00 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Adult Improver  Monday 9th September 19.30 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Ladies Only Tuesday 10th September 18.30 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Adult Improver  Wednesday 11th September 19.30 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Adult Beginner  Wednesday 11th September 18.00 £43.80 £51.60
Adult Archery Course  Wednesday 11th September 17.30 £48.60 £56.10
Climbing Junior Beginner  Thursday 12th September 17.00 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Junior Improver  Thursday 12th September 18.45 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Junior Beginner  Saturday 14th September  09.30 £43.80 £51.60
Climbing Junior Improver  Saturday 14th September  11.15 £43.80 £51.60
Family Climbing Course * Saturday 14th September  12.30 £43.80 £51.60
Junior Squash Saturday 14th September 11.00 £37.80 £44.70
Adult Squash Saturday 14th September 12.00 £37.80 £44.70

 

Please note that course dates are subject to change.

Please note, for 5 week terms, the course price will be prorated accordingly. 

* All adults must be accompained by a junior on this course.

ACCESS CARDS FOR JUNIOR COURSES
Please note, for all junior courses, the course price include 2 x Sportspark free access cards.  These are made available to allow parents/guardians to drop off and pick up children without having to pay the standard Sportspark 60p entrance fee. Free access cards will need to be scanned at the entry turnstiles on each visit to Sportspark. Failure to do so will result in the standard entry fee being charged. Please note that there is a replacement charge of £3.00 for any lost cards.

Please also note that as per Sportspark's terms and conditions of use, all children under the age of 12 years attending any courses should be handed over/collected from teaching staff by a parent or guardian aged 16+, and not left unsupervised at the teaching venue.

 

SPRING Gymnastics Courses

We offer a fantastic programme of 6 week and term-length (12-14 weeks) gymnastics courses. Please visit our SPRING Gymnastics webpage for further details on our courses and drop-ins including beginners, improvers and tumbling and freestyle gymnastics.

Star Track Athletics

Startrack Athletics is based on running, jumping and throwing in a friendly and warm environment, and is open to girls and boys of all abilities aged between 6 and 15 years old. It’s your chance to experience all athletics events within fun and team-based activities. All equipment is provided, though participants should bring packed lunches, drinks, sunscreen and suitable clothing for the weather. The sessions are led by qualified athletics coaches.

Future Dates

Thursday 8th & Friday 9th August 2019

Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th August 2019

Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th August 2019


Star Track runs from 10:00 - 15:00

Cost: 1 day £25 or 2 days £40. 
Payment must be made in advance. To book a place please either visit reception or email a completed booking form to scd.sportspark@uea.ac.uk

You can either attend 1 day or both days.

How To Book (SP Holiday Club, Sports Courses and Tasters)

For all Sportspark Holiday Club, courses or tasters, please check the course dates and  enrolment/bookable from date, then complete a fill in a Sportspark Booking Form and return to Sportspark’s reception together with full payment or send to.

Sportspark
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
Norfolk
NR4 7TJ

Alternatively pick up a booking form from reception, complete it and hand it back in to reception for processing.

 

*Please note that you will need to check our Sports Courses schedule for information on when each course is open for bookings. All courses must be pre-booked and forms are administered in order of receipt from the bookable date. No monetary refunds will be given – vouchers may be issued on receipt of a written request.
 
 
 

Drop-in Sessions

 

 

Activities

Intermediate Pickleball Monday 9.00-11.00 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

Ladies Badminton Tuesdays 09.40-11.40 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

Beginners Pickleball 9.00-9.40 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

Advanced Badminton (Mixed Group) Wednesdays 11.00-13.00 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

Beginners Badminton (Mixed Group) Fridays 09.00-11.00 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

Intermediate Badminton (Mixed Group) Fridays 11.00-13.00 member price £3.60 green member £3.85 non member £4.65

 

 

Sessions are subject to timetable changes/cancellations at short notice, so please check our home page notices for updates.

 

 

Children's University Norfolk

Sportspark is proud be an official Norfolk Children's University Learning Destination and supports the Passport To Learning scheme.

Sportspark issues Passport To Learning stamps for successful completion of our 6 week Sports Courses (i.e. climbing, Fit Kidz, squash), Gymnastics Courses and Learn To Swim Programme. (Please note that tasters and drop-in sessions do not count towards the Passport To Learning scheme).

The Children's University encourages 5-14 year olds to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills and for more information, please click on the following links:

Norfolk Children's University (Norfolk County Council)  

Children’s University e-Passport Activation (Norfolk County Council)  

Children's University (national website)

 

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