How to Hire a Facility

All details regarding booking facilities at CAN are in the document below. If you have any other queries then please contact us on +44 (0) 1603 452 628 or office@cityacademynorwich.org.

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The atrium is a multi use space that can be hired for events.

Mainly used for conferences, it comes with a large projector screen automatically lowered from the bridge. 
You will have access to sound, lighting and Wi-Fi, on request.

Technical training can be given, but you will have access to a member of our lettings staff throughout your event.

The space seats 200 and further 80 on raised side staircase seating. Large tables, as shown on our pictures, are there for your use if you wish.

Please contact to discuss your individual requirements 

Interactive Theatre

A state of the art presentation theatre with a seating capacity of 120 (theatre style) or 100 cabaret style.  A more intimate venue suitable for conferences, board meetings, training and private functions.


Classrooms are available to hire at an hourly rate.  All rooms contain flexible seating systems and insulation, bright and effective lighting and are all wheelchair accessible.  Rooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, data projector and wireless internet access.

Sports Hall

The sports hall has a sprung wooden floor and has line markings for a variety of indoor sports including; netball, basketball, 5-a-side football, badminton courts (4 courts), volleyball and tennis. The sports hall also has a viewing gallery for spectators.

Multi Activity Studio

The multi activity studio has a sprung wooden floor and full length mirrors along one wall. The studio is suitable for a range of activities including dance, martial arts and a range of exercise classes.

Drama Studio

The drama studio is ideal for drama groups or dance/fitness classes. The studio includes black out blinds as well as lighting and audio systems.

Community Meeting Room

The community meeting room is ideal for a range of meetings, workshops or seminars and can seat up to 30 people in a variety of seating/ styles.

Swimming Pool

Our 16m x 5m swimming pool (0.9-1.1m depth) is ideal for beginner/improver swimming sessions. The pool has its own changing rooms which include showers and separate accessible changing rooms/toilets. The pool also has its own car park which is accessible off Earlham Road. 

Community Gym

Our modern, well equipped gym provides an excellent facilities for anybody to work out including:

  • Cardiovascular Equipment – inc treadmills, cross trainers, exercise bikes and rowing machines.
  • Resistance Equipment – We have a wide range of resistance machines which allow you to target and build individual muscle groups.
  • Free Weights – We also have a wide selection of free weights including bars, dumbbells and benches.

Membership is convenient and includes:

  • No contract
  • No sign up fees
  • Free induction
  • Free personal work out plan

We offer very competitive rates whether you want to pay monthly or on a session by session basis. PLEASE NOTE - New members will be required to undertake an induction prior to their first session. Inductions can be booked by emailing gym@cityacademynorwich.org.

Football/Rugby Pitches

We have a range of football pitches which are available for use by local community football clubs. Pitch hire includes use of changing facilities as well as provision of goals/nets (excl mini soccer pitch) and corner flags. We also have a 100m x 50m rugby pitch which is available for local clubs to hire which includes posts.

Netball Courts

Our 4 x outdoor netball courts are ideal for training sessions or competitive matches. All courts benefit from floodlighting which enables them to be used during evenings throughout the year. The posts on each court have also recently been replaced to provide quality playing equipment.