Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, in Sheffield, England, is a sports and recreation hub for health and wellbeing collaborative research and learning.

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
AddressDon Valley
Sheffield
England
Tenants
Sheffield Eagles (rugby league) (2018–)
Website
olympiclegacypark.co.uk

AboutEdit

Legacy Park Ltd. is a joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council, created to deliver the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

On the 35-acre Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EISS), iceSheffield, Altitude, Don Valley Bowl, Sheffield Hallam University's Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), Oasis Academy Don Valley, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus, 3G pitch, Indoor Arena, Stadium, Hotel and park environment including 100m sprint track, Outdoor City Run Route cycle paths and green open spaces.[1]

Since 2018, Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park has served as the home ground for the Sheffield Eagles Rugby League club.

In August 2020 the Don Valley Bowl hosted a drive-in cinema.[2][3]

FacilitiesEdit

Advanced Wellbeing Research CentreEdit

Sheffield Hallam University's Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC).[4]

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campusEdit

University Technical College (UTC) Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, part of the UTC Sheffield Academy Trust, is a college for 13- to 19-year-olds, specialising in Health Sciences, Sport Science and Computing. Students can start in Y9, Y10 or Y12 to study a combination of GCSEs/A Levels and a technical specialism (OCR Cambridge Technicals and Nationals).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park". Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  2. ^ Hargreaves, James (4 August 2020). "Drive-In Cinema Coming to Sheffield's Don Valley Bowl • The Sheffield Guide". The Sheffield Guide. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Drive-in cinema comes to Sheffield, Don Valley". SheffNews. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  4. ^ "First glimpse of new £14m world leading research centre | Media | Sheffield Hallam University". www4.shu.ac.uk. Retrieved 12 January 2018.

Coordinates: 53°23′47″N 1°25′31″W / 53.396253°N 1.425232°W / 53.396253; -1.425232