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BMX Broadwood

1 Ardgoil Drive, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G68 9NE

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Introduction

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Croy.
  • Comments View
    • BMX Broadwood is located at the rear of Broadwood Stadium and can be accessed via Atholl Drive or Ardgoil Drive.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the race track.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Additional parking is available at the front and rear of the stadium on Ardgoil Drive and Atholl Drive.

Outside Access (Leisure Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the leisure centre.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Reception (Leisure Centre)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Leisure Centre entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Outside Access (BMX Track Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 260cm (8ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • Access is only by ticket which can be obtained from the Broadwood Leisure Centre reception.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Surfaces between the Leisure Centre reception are varied and uneven.
    • The surface in the bike park is gravel and can be muddy.

Level Change (Access Path)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the rear of the stadium, leading to the BMX track car park.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

BMX Bike Track

  • The BMX track is located to the rear of the Broadwood Stadium on Atholl Street and is floodlit.
  • The track is for BMX and mountain bikes only.
  • The track consists of a training/induction track and a main track with two level starting gates.
  • Tickets must be obtained from the Broadwood Leisure Centre reception. Cars may then be driven from the reception round behind the stadium.
  • Alternatively there is a path from the reception to the main track entrance. It is approximately 300m in length.
  • Beginners and experienced riders are welcome and there is a full range of training programmes from one to one coaching, small groups (minimum of 3 riders), private hire and open sessions. Cyclists as young as 4 years old are welcome.
  • For riders' health and safety, every rider must undergo an induction before taking to the track.
  • Bikes, helmets, pads and gloves are available for hire.

Level Changes

  • By the very nature of the venue, there are steep slopes up to the two starting gates next to the assembly gates.
  • The track is laid to varied medium and steep slopes and cambered curves.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilets are available in Broadwood Leisure Centre. For more information please refer to the access guide.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilets are available in Broadwood Leisure Centre. For more information please refer to the access guide.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassed areas between the track and leisure centre.