Sports Facilities

NYU Abu Dhabi has world-class indoor and outdoor sports facilities that cater to amateur and professional athletes. The Athletics Center is able to accommodate a vast range of sports and recreational events.

Recent users of the sports facilities include:

  • Real Madrid, FIFA
  • Asian Football Cup
  • World Police Games
  • Manchester City Football School
  • Special Olympics

Sports Facilities Options

Indoor Facilities

Performance Gym

Multi-purpose facilities providing versatility for physical education lessons, tournaments, and recreation. The facilities also include male and female locker and changing rooms. Sports available include:

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Futsal
  • Floor hockey
  • Indoor cricket

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Indoor Track

200-meter rubberized running track with four lanes.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

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

NYU Abu Dhabi has three single squash courts and two racquetball courts.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Yoga Studio

Studio space with comfortable matted floor.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Spin Studio

Motivational space with 15 progress-tracking machines.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Combative Studio

Large matted room for martial arts practice.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Multi-Purpose Rooms

Multi-purpose rooms can for dance, mediation workshops, Capoeira, Zumba, and other classes.

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

Outdoor Facilities

Competition Pitch

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

Seating: 1,700-spectator grandstand

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

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
8am-10pm

Outdoor Track

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

Operational hours: Sunday-Thursday
8am-10pm

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

Accommodation

Comfortable accommodation options, including hotel-style apartments, are available for small and large groups.

Food and Beverage

A range of food and beverage packages and menus are available that can be tailored to different audiences and budgets.

On-Site Amenities

Free car parking

Free car parking

Travel agent

Travel agent

Car rental

Car rental

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

Salon

Salon

AV Support

AV support

ATM

ATM

Bookings

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

Email: nyuad.venue.hire@nyu.edu 
Phone: +971 02-628-5284
Phone: +971 02-628-4988