Zayed Sports City was built to fulfil the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE’s founding father and first president. It was inaugurated in January 1980 as a venue that reflected the country’s passion for sport, as well as to provide a platform to develop the country’s promising sporting talent. Zayed Sports City was a state-of-the-art facility when it was first opened, and after three decades of continuous development and growth it remains the premier entertainment and sporting destination in the UAE.
Today, this iconic landmark remains a vibrant sports and entertainment hub. With a mission to make sports accessible to everyone, the complex provides sports at a grassroots level, promotes healthy lifestyles and is committed to enhancing the well-being of the people in the UAE.
Whether actively participating, supporting family and friends or attending an event, everyone who visits the site will enjoy themselves. Zayed Sports City is the home of the country’s greatest sporting achievements and the most spectacular entertainment events: past, present and future.
Now known for more than just sports, the complex hosts a vast range of events and activities, including international sporting and entertainment events, corporate days and birthday parties. Whether you are an individual looking to improve your fitness, a family planning to spend active time together, a corporation wanting to enhance leadership and team dynamics among staff or an international events organisation looking for an appropriate venue, Zayed Sports City has facilities, services and staff to ensure every visitor has a fantastic experience.