Sports Facilities

Indoor Activities



The UL Sport Arena is Ireland's largest indoor sporting complex and has an impressive range of elite sports facilities aimed at providing the best possible environment for both individual training and team development. The University is renowned for supporting sports projects and physical activity is at the heart of the campus community.


Swimming Pool

50m Olympic size Swimming Pool

This swimming pool and complex are perfectly arranged for elite training, junior training and group swimming tournaments. The pool measures 50m x 25m and has an adjustable floor.


Rugby Training

Indoor Sports Hall and Track

The multi purpose sports hall in the University Sports Arena caters for all sports, including: basketball, badminton, volleyball, football, netball and training sessions. This space is also flexible and perfect for sporting ceremonies.

Indoor Running Track

Cardio Fitness Centre

The University Arena houses one of Ireland's largest cardio fitness gyms in Ireland with over 100 pieces of equipment and certified NSCA strength trainers. Visit


As soon as the team’s requirements are received all arrangements are confirmed by the sports department who also appoint a designated person to take care of the team’s sporting arrangements from arrival to departure. In addition to this a seminar room for team briefings is provided for team discussions. Contact the Events Team

The UL Sport Arena has extensive facilities for the amateur right through to Olympians.  Elite athletes who have trained here include Dame Kelly Holmes, Sonia O'Sullivan, Paula Radcliff and Usain Bolt.  Some world events hosted here include:

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