SJA members’ exclusive Olympic Tour: Apr 19

The SJA has secured access to special guided tours of London’s Olympic Park, exclusively for our members, to take place on Monday, April 19 from 2pm.

Working together with the media team at LOCOG, the organisers of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics, the tour is a tremendous opportunity for SJA members, giving them the opportunity to see first-hand the work that is progressing and how London’s Olympic venues are taking shape.

Places on the tour are limited, and will be allocated on a first-come, first-reserved basis, with priority given to paid-up SJA members. With progress in the park proceeding at such a rapid pace, even those SJA members who took part in tours last summer may find a use in attending, while we also hope that colleagues in London for the Virgin London Marathon later in the week may find a use in attending this event.

The tour of the Olympic Park takes approximately two hours.

Visitors access the Olympic Park construction site on board London 2012’s accessible bus and are guided around the major venues under construction, including the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre.

Visitors must remain on the bus, but large windows provide good views across the Olympic Park.

Those attending the tours must have photo ID – driver’s licence or passport – for identification.

Applications by email only, with “Olympic Tour” in the subject line. Your email should include your full contact details and SJA membership number.

Further details will be emailed to successful applicants before each tour.

First posted March 3

SJA dates for your diaries

Mon Apr 12: SJA Spring Golf Day, to be staged at Surbiton GC. To book, contact Paul Trow (07973 862747).

Thu Apr 15: SJA 2010 Annual Meeting, at offices of UK Sport

Mon Apr 19: SJA/LOCOG guided tour of Olympic Park, 2pm

Wed May 19:The SJA’s second “Sporting Question Time”, this time with London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall. This will be strictly for SJA members only. To book your ticket, click here to send us an email with your name, SJA membership number and address, writing “Sporting Question Time with Boris” in the subject field

Sun Apr 25: SJA Cricket Day. Enjoy corporate hospitality with friends and colleagues, and bring along your partner, as Lancashire take on Surrey. Tickets £65 each.

Mon Sep 13: SJA Autumn Golf Day, Muswell Hill GC. To book, contact Paul Trow (07973 862747).

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