zayed sports city

Zayed Sports City

Abu Dhabi

All about Zayed Sports City

Zayed Sports City, in Abu Dhabi’s Al Mushrif neighbourhood, is a spacious and action-packed sports centre with activities to suit all ages and fitness levels.

Guests can take advantage of the renowned tennis and football facilities, with access to the best equipment and coaches in the city, or try something different – activities range from Wet ‘N Wild paintball to eSports.

This award-winning venue also features five fitness clubs, including the popular Haddins. Guests – both younger and older – can enjoy lessons to hone their strength, mobility and speed, generally or in a selected sport. 

There’s onsite dining, plus the opportunity to book corporate experiences and birthday parties, making Zayed Sports City a fantastic option for events in the UAE capital.

Find out more about everything Zayed Sports City has to offer. 

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Best for...

Families who love to keep active and sport enthusiasts who want to test their skills on Abu Dhabi’s premium courts and fields.

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You’ll love…

Challenging your family and friends to a game of 10-pin bowling at Abu Dhabi’s largest bowling alley – there are 40 public lanes for all-ages entertainment.

Top experiences

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Ace your serve 

Zayed Sports City offers an unparalleled tennis experience in Abu Dhabi, with eight practice courts, a tennis stadium and the city’s best coaches. Guests can book a tennis court for the afternoon to challenge their loved ones to a friendly game. Alternatively, improve your serve with tennis lessons that cater to all ages, led by certified coaches. Zayed Sports City is equipped for professionals too, with the Mubadala World Tennis Championship held here every year.

Zayed Sports City is located in the Al Mushrif neighbourhood. There are several entrances, but the main way in is via Airport Road.

Parking is available on site, where there are more than 7,000 spaces. 

Leave Yas Island and join the E10 towards Abu Dhabi’s centre. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the mesmerising Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on your right.

Head away from the island on the E12 and cross Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, then turn inland on the E10 following signs for the airport before looping past Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. 

Leave the airport on the E20 towards the city, passing Zayed University on your left and crossing the Musaffah Bridge towards Zayed Sports City. 

On site amenities


The venue can be easily accessed, with both handicap parking and ramp entry available. If you’re attending an event at the stadium, get in touch to reserve a seating platform.


There are five venues plus plenty of outdoor space that can be hired for a number of events. Approximately 180 events are held at Zayed Sports City every year. 


There are several car parks, with more than 7,000 spaces in total. Overnight parking is not permitted. 


Changing rooms and lockers are available in the main sports venues, with free locker hire at Zayed Sports City Ice Rink. 

Zayed Sports City: FAQs

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Did you know…

There are more than 30 sports played here.

Zayed Sports City Stadium can hold more than 44,000 people. 

Zayed Sports City is home to the city’s biggest bowling alley.

Mubadala World Tennis Championship takes place here annually. 

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