The Copper Box Arena, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, is celebrating it's 4th anniversary of being open to the public.
The 'Box That Rocks' was the first venue to re-open in legacy mode on 27th July 2013, exactly one year on from the start of London 2012. The venue is London third largest arena and considered one of the capitals most versatile and exciting event spaces, which is also open to the public as a state-of-the-art gym. As part of it's London 2012 Legacy commitments, the Copper Box Arena delivers a diverse and plentiful grassroots sports programme for the local community.
Since opening to the public, the Copper Box Arena has had nearly 2 million visitors and has staged high profile international and national sporting events, tournaments, shows, exhibitions, concerts and conferences, including BBC Sport Relief and Invictus Games. It is also home to the London Lions basketball team.
The Copper Box Arena is operated by charitable social enterprise GLL, on behalf of London Legacy Development Corporation. GLL is the largest UK-based charitable social enterprise and exists to make community services and spaces better for everyone.
Come down and help celebrate with us at our open weekend. We are offering free basketball, badminton, netball, and table tennis in the main arena for the whole family to enjoy from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 29th July and Sunday 30th July 2017.
Away from the sports in the arena, fitness classes will be running as usual with classes including Pilates, yoga, group spinning and circuit fitness.
The Copper Box Arena gym will be open as normal from 7am to 10pm. Gym members can also bring a buddy to train with across the weekend for free. Each buddy must sign in at the reception at the Copper Box Arena main entrance on arrival.
The Terrace Café at the Copper Box Arena will have a 'School’s out for summer' promotion across the weekend offering Kids pick ‘n mix lunch box only £2.00. When bought between 11am – 3pm with an accompanying full paying adult purchasing a meal or sandwich.
All attendees to the open weekend will be entered into a prize draw to win two tickets to GB Men's Basketball match v Greece on 19th August 2017. To enter please speak to one of the reception staff at the Copper Box Arena across the weekend.