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Backed by funds from the UEA there are great facilities here. Very high standard, well maintained... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
DerehamDad
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Dereham, United Kingdom
Don't use in peak time.

It's expensive to use it. It's not reasonable just to use it. I guess to get customers the facility... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Sam19840917
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福岡
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking so forward for our daughter to do some athletics But unfortunately she didn’t feel welcome neither us. We watched carefully how everyone was encouraged by staffs to give it a go but not our daughter. We left in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SpeakTruth20
Sportspark, Guest Relations Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi there, was this the Athletics event run by Athletics Norfolk on Saturday? We just hired out the track to Athletics Norfolk so we were not involved with the running of the event. I'm sure they would like to here your feedback. Here is their...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We have just returned from a weekend in Norwich where we attended a three day swimming event here. I just feel compelled to say what a pleasure it was to spend time here. The facility is well looked after and all members of staff were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Sportspark, Guest Relations Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Vickie, thank you so much for your review! I will pass your feedback onto our team and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

There really is nothing good about this cafe at all. Overpriced, poor choice and bad service. Please take the time to walk 3 minutes further to a much better cafe on campus!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Backed by funds from the UEA there are great facilities here. Very high standard, well maintained, not too expensive to hire and reasonable car parking.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I've been using Sportspark for pretty much as long as it's been open - initially for swimming via local clubs and while I was a student, and more recently for the gym, squash and occasional fitness classes too. Let me start by saying that I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Willapp
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

HI Will, thanks for leaving your review, we have tried to answer all comments below - The 60p charge is variable as some classes, bookings and courses include the 60p charge pre-paid by their course or event bookers while others exclude the 60p fee resulting...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Five of us went to the UEA Sportspark Cafe for Sunday breakfast. Four of us had the traditional "Sportspark Breakfast" at £6.50p and one had the vegetarian option at £4.50p. The food was beautifully cooked and great value for money. All washed down with medium...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Sportspark, Owner at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi there, thank you for our fantastic review! We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast and thanks for spreading the word for us! I understand your irritation with the 60p, we apply this rule to anyone using the building to maintain our facility costs (we...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mark N
Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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

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.More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Sportspark, General Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

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...More

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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Sportspark, Front Office Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

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

Reviewed 17 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Sportspark, Front Office Manager at UEA Sportspark, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

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

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Megan E
21 August 2018|
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Response from Sportspark | Property representative |
Hi Megan, yes we have changing rooms upstairs with dryers! If you ask the reception team when you arrive they will be happy o show you the changing rooms or point you in the right direction. Thanks
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Chloe T
20 March 2018|
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Response from Sportspark | Property representative |
Hi Chloe, yes we do sell jackets and beans on toast (in the morning) to see our full menu visit our website. Thanks
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