The National Cyciing Centre was Britain's first indoor Olympic cycling track, and since it opened in 1994, has become one of the World's finest and fastest board tracks.

The Velodrome track is in constant use seven days a week and, thanks to the comprehensive programme of activities for all levels of ability, is the busiest in the world. From elite athletes to novices, the track offers sessions to anyone seeking to experience this exciting sport.

BMX Arena

The BMX track first opened in August 2011. The venue is for riders new to the sport, existing riders and world class BMX athletes. Our Arena has the only fully indoor 8 rider electric start gate in the world! 

The amateur BMX track is international standard, with a five metre start hill that runs into a range of jump configurations. The elite track begins with the only eight metre start hill in the UK, which leads into a technically diverse layout.

Mountain Bike

The Clayton Vale MTB Trails & Skillszone, Urban MTB trails in the heart of the city, accessible, fun, demanding and will definitely put a great big grin on your face whether you are a beginner or more advanced rider. The MTB trails are for riders of all levels of ability & if you’re not too sure what you are capable of, then have a play on the skills area that features a lovely pump track followed by lots of technical trail features (TTFs) ranging from easy to difficult, so you can test your skills before hitting the trail.


The National Cycling Centre in Manchester is one of the World’s finest sporting venues in the UK and provides an ideal location for most occasions. Events catered for, range from those requiring the full capacity of the Centre Area with more than 2300 m ² of floor space, to the more compact hospitality suites, suitable for corporate entertaining and syndicate use.

Looking for a great place to refuel and recharge after an exhilarating ride at the National Cycling Centre? Look no further than The Cafe!

Located at the rear of the ground floor concourse The Cafe offers a wide range of delicious and healthy options to satisfy any hunger.