Ledrington Road Crystal Palace London South London SE19 2BB
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Crystal Palace National Sports Centre has a broad range of excellent sports facilities for both the public and members. It considered one of the UK's main training areas for athletes and swimmers given it's olympic athletics stadiun and olympic size swimming pool with diving boards up to 10m high.
Crystal Palace is arguably most famous for its IAAF Certified 8 lane 400m athletics track which is used for international meetings as well as training. Athletics facilities on offer at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre include all the jumps and field events you could possibly want:
- Long Jump
- Triple Jump
- High Jump
- Pole vault
- Shot, discuss, hammer cage
- 16,500 seat stadium with viewing boxes
In the main Crystal Palace Sports Centre you will also find a selection of fantastic sports facilities:
- Olympic Size Swimming Pool (50m)
- Teaching Pool
- Olympic Diving Boards (up to 10m)
- 6 Badminton Courts
- Indoor sprinting track
- Huge Indoor Climbing Centre
- 3 Squash Courts
- Tennis Courts
- Fully Equipped Gym with classes
Full changing facilities and free parking are also on offer at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
Yes there are showers for all users of the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre swimming pools.
The main pool is a fully Olympic size, eight lane, 50m pool. There is also a separate teaching pool and diving pool with diving boards up to 10m high.
The highest diving board is 10m high and it is incredibly scary.
The beach volleyball courts at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre have a sandy surface and can indeed be booked by the public.
It is 400m and a full Olympic sized track with all the features you could possible need such as long jump, high jump and a hammer cage. Furthermore for large parts of the year there is an 11-a-side, floodlit, football pitch in the centre of the track.