For sporting, athletic and aquatic facilities and fun activities, Stratford is unrivalled. Developed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, the world class facilities in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park include the London Aquatics centre housing not one but two Olympic sized pools, a range of diving boards, platforms and pools alongside a state of the art gym, a café and creche.
The London Marathon Community Track is the home to a number of athletics clubs and football clubs, offering floodlit track and field facilities and a full sized 11-a-side grass football pitch. The striking Copper Box Arena is a flexible indoor venue whether you want to keep fit at the gym, join a group exercise classes or take part in activities in the state-of-the-art sports hall.
Whether you want to learn to cycle or fancy putting your cycling speed to the test, head to the Lee Valley VeloPark, everyone from beginners to elite riders are able to ride the track at this iconic venue.
For something a little more laid-back head to The ArcelorMittal Orbit, not only is it a sculpture created by world famous artist Anish Kapoor for the 2012 games, it has been transformed to contain the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide.