Sandwell Aquatics Centre
New Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Work is well underway on the new state-of-the-art aquatics centre at Londonderry Playing Fields in Smethwick. The venue will also be hosting the swimming and diving for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The designs feature a 50m Olympic-sized competition swimming pool, a 25m diving pool and a studio pool along with 1,000 spectator seats.
Alongside the swimming facilities the centre will also include:
- diving, swimming events plus additional temporary spectator seats for the Games in 2022
- more than 300 on-site car parking spaces
- three activity studios
- minimum 8-court sports hall
- 108-station gym
- 25-station ladies-only gym
- indoor cycling studio
- dry driving centre
- sauna/steam room
- new football pitch and changing facilities
- new urban park and children's play area; and a