Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is unique – delivering a tangible legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games through a combination of world class sports facilities, education, new skills, research and innovation, environmental improvements and opportunities for the local community. Our vision is to be the world’s leading location for innovation in sport, health and wellbeing. Our mission is to transform understanding of sport, health and wellbeing. We aim to be renowned around the world for shaping understanding of the impact of physical activity. We aspire to be the destination of choice for those developing products and services that will transform health and wellbeing. We will create a living laboratory to act as a catalyst for regeneration and high-value private sector growth in Sheffield City Region at the heart of a successful Innovation District. We will be home to community and corporate facilities used by elite athletes through to local young people to redefine physical activity and healthy lifestyles. Legacy Park Ltd is an independent organisation facilitating the primary objectives of:
  • Creating a new economic driver around health and wellbeing
  • Promoting entrepreneurialism and the establishment of new businesses and inward investment
  • Creating an identity for the cluster of organisations associated with sports sciences, health and wellbeing
  • Creating new jobs
  • Promoting an integrated model of education and training influenced by healthy lifestyle and physical activity
  • Working with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine to create a ‘living laboratory’
  • Enabling private and public sector to work collaboratively towards a common goal
Existing facilities:
  • English Institute of Sport Sheffield
  • iceSheffield
  • Altitude
  • Fly DSA Arena
  • Oasis Academy Don Valley
  • UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park
  • Don Valley Bowl
  • 3G pitch
  • Green open spaces
  • Access to the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal
Future facilities:
  • Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre
  • Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Research and Innovation Centre
  • Centre for Child Health Technology
  • Indoor Arena
  • Community Stadium with office and retail space
  • Office and laboratory space
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