Mansfield residents will have fond memories of roller discos, wrestling events and the many live shows staged there.
The leisure centre closed in 2006 and Tesco now occupies the site on Chesterfield Road South.
Have a look through this gallery to see pictures from the opening ceremony in 1980 and some of the sports which took place there.
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Frankie Vaughan signing autographs
6. Opening day
Did you attend the opening ceremony?
7. Frankie Vaughan
The centre was opened by singer Frankie Vaughan in September 21 1980.
8. School's Table Tennis
School's Table Tennis in 1990