Recreational Sports

We offer a wide variety of recreational sports, which requires various level of understanding of each sport, through our club sports, intramural sports, and recreational sports programs.

Types of Sports Offered
Club Sports
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Touch Rugby
Club sports compete competitively with other universities, or colleges in the UAE but are not regulated by the Abu Dhabi Inter-university Sports League (ADISL). Club Sports are open to all levels of experience, but a basic understanding of the sport, enthusiasm, and a commitment to the team are important.
Intramural Sports
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Floor Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Futsal
Intramural sports provide students, faculty and all staff the opportunity to compete against each other within the NYUAD community.
Campus Recreation
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Dragon Boating
  • Stand-up Paddle Boarding(SUP)
  • Indoor Triathlon
Campus recreation sports are designed to get all students on campus active. Activities are primarily non-competitive and seek to diversify and enhance the student experience.