Guildford Spectrum
Guildford Spectrum is a leisure complex in Guildford, Surrey, England. Owned by Guildford Borough Council, it was opened on 28 February 1993 at a cost of £28 million. It is the home of ice hockey team the Guildford Flames, and other sports clubs. In addition to its large indoor sports arena it has an Olympic size ice rink, four swimming pools, a tenpin bowling centre and football/athletics stadium. The stadium adjoining the complex is home to Guildford City F.C. who play in the Combined Counties Football League. The stadium has 135 seats under cover as well as having a standing capacity of around one thousand.

Facilities
Spectrum is the largest and most exciting leisure complex of its type in the UK. All the activities are under one roof for everyone to enjoy:
  • 32-lane tenpin bowling centre
  • Olympic ice rink with a capacity of over 2000.
  • Four swimming pools including a leisure pool with wave machine
  • An outdoor athletics track seating four hundred spectators
  • Energy Level Gym & Spa
  • Squash courts
  • Multi-purpose sports halls
  • American pool tables
  • A variety of restaurants including Costa and Wimpy
  • A children's play area called Specky's Pirate Ship


Pools
There are four pools in the facility:
  • Teaching pool
  • 25m Competition pool
  • Diving pool with 1 & 3m springboards and 5m platform
  • Free-form beach-style "fun pool" with depths ranging from zero (beach entrance/exit) to 1.5 metres. This pool includes flumes, tyre ride, bubble beds, sprays and a wave machine, and four slides inc. a tyre ride and the 3-lane 'Surf' slide