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The Outdoor Sports Centre

Southampton Sports Centre Thornhill Road | Bassett, Southampton SO16 7AY, England
+44 300 020 0135
Review Highlights
Love the sporty

Great area lots of activities great paths for rollerblading, cycle routes, outside press up bars... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Emma D
via mobile
Lovely place for families, dog walkers, ramblers

They're is something for everyone here. Lots of grass for kids to play, playground wirh settings... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Peter M
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Outdoor Sports Centre is a 56 acre site full of green space dedicated to the love of the great outdoors! It's full of sport and exercise opportunities; we've got something for everyone including cricket pitches, multi-purpose pitches for football and hockey, tennis courts, a cyclocross and BMX track, an assault course style trim trail, an athletics track and even a crazy golf course! What more could you want? We are also home to the Alpine Snowports Centre, the pleasure park and the View public house. Athletics track opening times Mon - Wed - Fri - Sat - Sun: All Daylight Hours Tues and Thurs: 9.00am - 9.00pm Opening Times Mon - Sun: 9.00am - 10.30pm Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 4.00pm Opening hours may vary according to bookings. Car Parking Free parking is available on site. Whilst this may be a short walk to your activity please respect our neighbours and do not park in neighbouring streets.
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“dry ski slope” (3 reviews)
“small fee” (2 reviews)
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Southampton Sports Centre Thornhill Road | Bassett, Southampton SO16 7AY, England
+44 300 020 0135
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great area lots of activities great paths for rollerblading, cycle routes, outside press up bars, skiing and snowboarding, netball, football, tennis courts big athletics track and the old kiddies amusement Park which has been there since the dawn of time.

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

They're is something for everyone here. Lots of grass for kids to play, playground wirh settings etc there's a lovely long walk around the golf course, the golf course cafe where you can get a drink or a cuppa and something to eat. Theres also...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

😏 What makes this place ok is its location with the attractions all around it. Looking at it through the eyes of my 6 year old I can see why he loves it, which child doesn't like an amusement park, then again as an adult...More

1  Thank Deon M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here for an event that had us running all over this park. What a lovely area, great to run around. Decent paths and lots to do. A small kids rides area although this was closed, various cricket/football/enclosed areas, dry ski slope area, a bistro/bar,...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

What a lovely park. Plenty of open space for all to use. There's an athletics track, dry ski slope, kids play area (x2), bmx track, mini golf plus plenty of grass areas for picnics and other sports. There are toilets although they are nothing to...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I recently went to The View following on from a funeral. I was pleasantly surprised, the interior has been updated since my previous visit. We were guided to a large room behind the scenes, what an asset to have. Parking was so easy too. The...More

Thank Pippa M
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Took my little one to the sports centre to burn off some energy. They have two play parks (jacks corner being the better one) my little one loves it and we went to the pleasure park it is old and out dated but if its...More

Thank ProjectAlice56
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Needs updating - Could not believe how many dogs were in the funfair NOT good with so many children around. Poor seating, some rides not working, Come on update the funfair as the sports center is a lovely place.

1  Thank cindyelliOtt_12
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Despite the financial constraints the centre continues to provide a wide range of sporting facilities of a good standard including an athletics track and a ski slope. There are many dedicated supporters of the facilities and events organised for school holidays etc. I have taken...More

Thank Bilje113
Reviewed 3 August 2013

My house nearly back onto this facility. I've lived here for about 45 years. This place was built just prior to WW2 as a public facility with a nice Art Deco pavilion at the top of the site, woodland, open grass areas, pitches, astro turf,...More

10  Thank mildly_surprised
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