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On Friday & Saturday, Dec 13 &14 the Sports Centre will be completely closed for usual activities as we host the BBC Festival of Sport to coincide with BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

Friday will be a schools event, but Saturday Dec 14 will be a ticketed public event, with a full day of programming dedicated to family fun. All of this will be delivered by the BBC, and there will be some well-known TV and sporting faces taking part. 

Whilst we appreciate you won’t be able use ASV in the usual way over that weekend, there is the chance for you to attend the Saturday event. FREE tickets to attend the Festival on the Saturday are available via where you will find details of the exciting schedule. Please note tickets are only available online from the BBC, not ASV, and you will not be able to gain entry to the Festival without a ticket.  

Whilst the Sports Centre (including the Gym) will be not be available, the Aquatics Centre will be running as normal over the weekend. Please be aware our car parks will be very busy and there will be no access through the link bridge between the 2 centres. If you are visiting the pools on Friday and Saturday (Dec 13 & 14) please enter via the Aquatics Centre entrance (Regent Walk). 

We do hope you will come along to the Festival of Sport and enjoy what will be a tremendous occasion!

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