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Address: Norwich Research Park Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, England
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SuperSportsPark - So So Sportscafe

If you didn't know better you might think that the UEA Sportspark is just for the students. Well, whilst there are quite a lot of students about, anyone can turn up and play an... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Johnny C
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most times there is the option to lane swim and just get your head down and work. I like being separate from the family swimmers as it means you don't have to be quite so careful about collisions and the family swimmers can enjoy their swim more.

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Thank Mark N
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi Mark, thanks for your kind comments, hope to see you again soon for swimming. Thanks More 

福岡
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's expensive to use it. It's not reasonable just to use it. I guess to get customers the facility should reduce the price.

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Thank Sam19840917
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi Sam, I'm sorry you feel our prices are unreasonable, we are required to undertake competitor analysis research to check we are in line with other facilities and maintain prices. If you would like to give us some more details about which activities you find expensive we can see if there are any clubs or courses which will be cheaper... More 

Diss, United Kingdom
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574 reviews
281 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I used the cafe whilst my husband was taking part in a sportive that started from Earlham Park - there is a good variety of food and Costa hot drinks available. Whilst here I walked round the facilities and was very impressed especially with Bernard Matthews Olympic sized swimming pool!

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Thank R P T
Sportspark, Front Office Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed the café, we actually have a new menu coming this month. Hope to see you soon to maybe try out the pool as well! Thanks More 

Beccles, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I've been using the Sportspark for over 10 years for all manner of activities. The facilities are exceptional and well kept, the prices are extremely fair and justified. Excellent.

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Thank R4M5
Sportspark, Front Office Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your fantastic review. We are glad you enjoy our facilities and thanks for using us. More 

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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If you didn't know better you might think that the UEA Sportspark is just for the students. Well, whilst there are quite a lot of students about, anyone can turn up and play an enormous range of sports. You can get various levels of membership depending on how much you think you'll use it. Best of all - you only... More 

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2 Thank Johnny C
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi Jonny, thanks for your great feedback, I hope you are still enjoying the Sportspark! I will pass your feedback onto the café so they can try and improve service time. Hope to see you again soon and thanks again. More 

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I joined the sports park based on the great swimming pool, took out silver membership which offers unlimited access to the pool (so they say). But it seem that paying customers are last on the list for being able to use the facilities they pay for. On many occasions I have turned up for a swim at the weekend to... More 

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1 Thank Lincojw
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm sorry you are frustrated with our pool closures, we do have a responsibility to accommodate casual users and competitive swimmers/ galas and try to balance this as best we can. Clubs come in early mornings and we try to keep weekend galas to twice a month at maximum. I can see you left this comment a while... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Sport park is very complete sport center. The swimming pool is impressive and fairly clean. Very slippery in the changing room. The gym is very clean and lot of equipment. The climbing wall is good but hate being ask to live once student come in. I believe that if membership are sold full price to public, public should be treated... More 

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1 Thank mamakoa
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your great review, sorry you were asked to leave due to students arriving. They book certain hours during the week to use the wall so it might be best if you avoided these times. Our timetable is update online for the climbing wall each week. I hope that helps and I hope to see you again... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I've been to many sport centres all over the country and this is one of the best. The facilities are very good and the staff are plentiful, helpful and very friendly. I play in the squash leagues (am just joining again after an absence) and the court fees are cheaper than anywhere else I know and the Bronze membership which... More 

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1 Thank Colin B
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi Colin, thanks for your fantastic review, I hope you are still using and enjoying our facility. Thanks More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I use the Sportspark at least once, often two or three times a week either in the pool, in the gym or doing karate. The facilities are absolutely first-class. It sometimes gets a bit busy, especially when the students come into the gym en mass off peak and behave in studenty ways, but even then it's not too bad. A... More 

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2 Thank Edgedid
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this review

Hi Edgedid, thanks for your fantastic feedback, I hope you are still using the facility and hope to see you again soon. Thanks More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I've been a silver card member for a few months now, don't know why this wasn't my no 1 gym before - they do everything for everyone. Love that fact they do tons for families and children including an activity camp. Love the over 50's programme, even though i'm not there its great to see so many active elders. plenty... More 

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