What to expect inside Birmingham 2022 venues

Alexander Stadium
Alexander Stadium

With Birmingham 2022 less than a week away, find out what you can expect, and look forward to, at Games venues.

Arrive Early

There will be lots to see and do at venues before your session starts so be sure to arrive early, to allow for quicker entry and give yourself time to explore inside. To ensure you don’t miss any of the pre-event entertainment, be in your seat 30 minutes before your session starts.

‘Have A Go’ Activities

Take part in our ‘Have A Go’ sporting activities, with something available for all ages. There is lots to do and see and you may even get the chance to meet an athlete and pick up some tips.

There will be a range of hot and cold food available to buy, including produce sourced locally from the West Midlands. This will be accompanied by a selection of hot and cold beverages, including alcohol and soft drinks. Wherever possible, the packaging will be biodegradable, to assist us in achieving our sustainability goals for the Games.

Water Refill Stations

To help visitors stay hydrated during the Games, Severn Trent’s Water Refill Stations will allow visitors to refill their water bottles for free. So, make sure you bring a reusable water bottle with you!

Venue Information Points

Each venue has an information point, where you will find the latest venue information, young spectator contact information wristbands for your children, lost and found service, complimentary Perry Passport Activity book (whilst stocks last), hearing augmentation device loan and wheelchair charging.


A select range of the Birmingham 2022 official merchandise collection, and the official programme, will be available to purchase at all competition venues. Merchandise can be purchased using cash or card. If you want to kitted out before attending, check out our online store now → https://shop.birmingham2022.com/

Family Rest Area

A designated quiet space to support families with young children, the elderly, those with accessible requirements, and for those who need a quiet place to reflect, will be available in each venue. Nursing chairs and small coffee tables will be available to assist parents and carers with feeding. The location of the family rest area can be found on each venue map.

Buggy Storage

Buggy storage is available at all Birmingham 2022 venues. Please see the venue maps for locations. Wheelchairs and mobility scooters can also be stored in the buggy storage. Anything left in the buggy store is at the owner’s risk.

Lost & Found

If you lose something during your visit to one of the Birmingham 2022 competition venues, please head to the information point and the Birmingham 2022 team will let you know if your item has been handed in.

Do you have accessibility requirements?

More information about our Games accessible facilities and services.

We can’t wait to welcome you to Birmingham 2022. To help plan your experience, be sure to check out our Visit The Games web section for everything you need to know before attending.

Tickets to Birmingham 2022 are selling fast but there is still limited availability remaining across a number of sports.

Source birmingham2022.com

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