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    • Opening Times

      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


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


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

      Last food orders 30 minutes before close.

UEA Student & Staff Sportspark Access

We would like to welcome all students and staff to the Sportspark for lectures and seminars this year. Please read through the instructions below to ensure you understand what's required for teaching staff and students utilising the teaching spaces at Sportspark for 2016/17.

Lecturers: Your campus card information has been provided to the Sportspark Team who have updated your access so you will simply be able to swipe in to the Sportspark on your day of lectures and access your teaching space as required.

Students: If you have previously used the Sportspark and your campus card is activated for access, then there is nothing more you need to do. Simply arrive in time for your lectures and swipe in as normal, making your way to the respective teaching space as per your timetable.

If you have never accessed the Sportspark before then you need to do the following:

1. Complete the access form which is available here, or from our reception desk or in our teaching rooms.

2. The form should be handed to the reception team who will then process the update to your campus card to enable you to swipe in on all future visits. NB: Please note that if you are only going to access Sportspark for lectures, please complete the section on the form allocated for this. If you are going to want to use the Sportspark for sport and recreational activities, please complete the other section on the form.

3. Always bring your campus card to swipe in for lectures. If you forget your card you will need to speak to a customer service advisor at the reception desk to be verified that your card is activated for access and then you will be buzzed through. NB: Please note that for much of the first week of the semester the entry gates at Sportspark will be open, but into week 2 and beyond, access control has to be managed so please do not forget your campus card because if there is a queue you may be slightly delayed getting to your lecture.

Car Parking at Sportspark

Please note if you are attending lectures as a student or staff member in the Sportspark you are prohibited from using the Sportspark Car Park. For more details on parking in UEA and local transport visit the UEA Portal Transport page.


UEA Students – Boost Your Membership

Sportspark currently offers UEA Students four excellent Student Membership upgrades; which are all designed to help you save money on the classes and facilities that you use the most.

For example, our Student Off-Peak Gym Membership works out at just £2.88 per week.

This allows you to visit the Sportspark Gym during anytime at the weekend or before 4pm and after 8.30pm during the week.

If you’re a keen swimmer and use the pool twice or more per week, our Student Off-Peak Swim Membership is incredible value and also works out at just £2.88 per week. This allows you to use the pool during any public swimming sessions during the weekend or before 4pm and after 8.30pm during the week.


Membership Type Price (Per Annum) Works out a WEEKLY rate of:
Student Off-Peak Gym £150 £2.88
Student Off-Peak Group Exercise £150 £2.88
Student Off-Peak Swim £150 £2.88
Student GOLD (Peak) Gym & Swim £300 £5.77

To upgrade your UEA Student Membership simply fill in the UEA Application Form and hand into reception at Sportspark.

For more information or to discuss the benefits of our upgraded Student Membership offers, please speak to one of our Customer Service Advisors at Reception or call: 01603 592 398.

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