Recreational Sports and Activities

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a wide variety of recreational sports and activities for both experienced athletes and beginners all year long.

Activity Offerings
Group Classes
  • yoga
  • Fitness boxing
  • Kettlebells
  • Metcon
  • Pilates
  • Zumba
Approximately 30 classes per week are available for the NYUAD community of staff, faculty, and students to choose.
Open Play
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Futsal
  • Volleyball
Throughout the year there are opportunities to play pick up games and matches with friends or with peers from the broader NYUAD community.
Intramural Sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Floor hockey
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Volleyball
Intramural sports provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to compete against others within the NYUAD community.
Campus Recreation
  • Bubble soccer
  • Dragon boat racing
  • Indoor triathlon
  • Rock climbing
  • Water sports
Campus recreation sports are designed to get all students active. Activities are primarily non-competitive and seek to diversify and enhance the student experience.