Athletic Facilities

NYU Abu Dhabi has world-class indoor and outdoor athletic facilities available year-round that cater to local and international audiences. The Athletics Center is unrivalled in the region and capable of accommodating a vast range of sports and recreational events.

Events we've hosted at NYUAD include:

  • Real Madrid FC and Manchester City football practices
  • Regional Special Olympics Games
  • World Police Games

See our indoor and outdoor athletic facilites. 


Performance Gym

Multi-purpose spaces provide versatility for physical education lessons, tournaments, and recreation.

  • basketball
  • badminton
  • volleyball
  • futsal
  • floor hockey
  • indoor cricket

The facilities also include male and female locker rooms and changing facilities.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Indoor Track

200-meter rubberized running track with four lanes.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Indoor Pool

50-meter indoor Olympic-size competition pool with eight lanes and movable bulkhead.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
7am-1pm and 3-9pm

Squash and Racquetball Courts

Three single squash courts and two racquetball courts.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Yoga Studio

Serene surroudings with comfortable matted floor.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Spin Studio

Motivational space with 15 progress-tracking machines.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Combative Studio

Large matted room for martial arts practice.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Multi-Purpose Rooms

Multi-purpose rooms can be used for dance, mediation workshops, Capoeira, Zumba, etc.

Operational hours: SundaysThursday


Competition Pitch

Full-sized, natural FIFA-certified competition pitch. Fields are used for football and rugby.

Seating: 1,700 spectator grandstand

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Practice Pitch

Full-sized, natural premium practice pitch for multiple sports including football and rugby.

Seating: Can accommodate spectator seating depending on the requirement

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday

Outdoor Tracks

Complete 400-meter track and field facility. Male and female locker rooms and changing facilities available.

Operational hours: Sundays-Thursdays

Tennis Courts

Four tennis courts and two multi-purpose courts available, used for netball, tennis, and basketball.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am- 10pm

Add Accommodation and Catering to Your Package


The campus has several hospitality suites located on the High Line, strategically set between the Conference Center and the Arts Center. 

Services include hotel apartment accommodation for short stays, and dedicated guest rooms for larger groups.


We offer customizable food and beverages catering services tailored specifically to your audience and budget. 

Our on-site food and beverage partner, Abu Dhabi National Hotels Corporation (ADNHC), hosts a variety of events year-round across all venues, from private meetings to large-scale events with 1,000-plus attendees.

On-Site Amenities

Free Car Parking

Travel Agency

Car Rental



A/V Support



Host your group, event, or conference at NYUAD. Contact us to get started.

Phone: +971 02-628-5284
Phone: +971 02-628-4988