Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV)
Opened in 2009, the £28 million Aberdeen Sports Village features a 135m indoor running straight, indoor football pitch (3G), basketball and squash courts and gym. There is also a 400m outdoor running track as well as a football pitch and hockey pitch.
An aquatics centre featuring a 10 lane 50m pool and diving complex is currently is under construction and expected to open in 2014.
In 2010, Aberdeen Sports Village hosted a training session of the Scottish Rugby Team and in 2012 Aberdeen Sports Village will be an official pre-games training venue of the Cameroon Olympic Team prior to London 2012.
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