Surrey Sports Park opens in Guildford
PUBLISHED: 19:49 14 September 2010 | UPDATED: 17:03 20 February 2013
Almost two years after construction started on site, Surrey Sports Park opened its doors for the first time on Monday. The multi million pound development is a world class venue set to put Surrey firmly on the global sporting map
Almost two years after construction started, the multi-million pound Surrey Sports Park opened its doors for the first time on Monday April 19.
Owned by the University of Surrey,a number of high-profile teams have already chosen tobase themselvesat the park, including Premiership rugby team Harlequins, Surrey Storm netball team, Guildford City Swimming Club and Guildford Heat basketball team.
SurreySports Park isnt just about top class athletes however; this is a facility for the entire local community,"says chief executive, Jason Harborow.
"We have expanded on what was already a broad programme of dance and exercise classes that we ran in the original University facilities and are confident that the programmes will achieve even greater interest.
This summer will also seeSurrey Sports Park hosting the opening stages of the Womens Rugby World Cup.
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