Leisure and tourism

As home to both the Sheffield Sharks basketball team and Sheffield Eagles rugby club, the OLP will attract visitors from across the country to watch sports matches and other live events in either the indoor arena or the outdoor stand overlooking the Eagles’ pitch. 
 
Leisure and tourism
A hotel is also planned for the park, which lies just minutes from Sheffield city centre and the picturesque Peak District National Parkattracting both leisure and business tourism to the site.

For those visiting the OLP, there is a host of leisure and tourism faciltiies for the public's use, including the internationally renowned English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EISS), which houses a state-of-the-art gymnasium and spa facilities including a spa pool, sauna and steam room, as well as sports courts avaliable for hire.

Also within easy reach is iceSheffield - a national Centre of Excellence for figure skating and ice hockey. The venue's dual-pad Olympic size ice rinks provide facilities for elite performance as well as the general public. 

We’re also home to Altitude - an action-packed high-ropes adventure course with more than 30 challenging obstacles including rope bridges, swinging logs, a climbing wall and exhilarating 30ft leap of faith.

The Motorpoint Arena is just minutes away, too. The 13,600 capacity arena plays host to numerous music, comedy and sports events every year.