Dubai Sports World returns to Dubai World Trade Center
Operating at full capacity, the popular indoor venue provides residents and tourists with multi-sport facilities for six months of action-packed sporting activities.
Gulf today, Staff reporter
Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) and Dubai Sports Council (DSC) have announced that the 12th edition of Dubai Sports World will run from April 1 to September 21, giving sports fans in the emirate access to six months of First class indoor sports facilities across sports like football, padel, cricket, tennis, badminton and more.
Now operating at full capacity, the seasonal indoor sports center features 42 different courts, including three five-a-side football pitches and three seven-a-side football pitches, while cricket fans can practice batting and bowling at a ticket office dedicated with nets. .
Two padel courts will satisfy the huge demand for one of the fastest growing sports in the world, while racket sports enthusiasts can also choose between two tennis courts and 18 badminton courts, as well as eight tables of ping pong.
Dubai Sports World will also feature two volleyball courts and three basketball courts, ensuring a summer of top-level sporting action for the UAE’s diverse community.
Organized by the Dubai World Trade Center in association with the Dubai Sports Council, the main partners of Dubai Sports World are IFA Sport, Tennis 360, Soccer Kids Dubai, Deepika Sports Academy, Star Football Academy, Badminton World Federation, Professional Sports Academy, Yonex , Shuttle Time Dubai , Mahzooz, Emirates Snacks Factory, Guardex, Sun & Sands Sports and Mai Dubai.
Saeed Mohammed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council, commented: “Today, the awareness of the importance of sport and physical activity is much higher, thanks to the vision and support of the leaders of the United Arab Emirates. The increased interest and engagement in sporting activities throughout the year reflects this change.
“This has prompted us to extend the timeline of the Dubai Sports World calendar, which spans over 23 weeks from April 1 to September 21, our longest edition to date. The initiative aims to meet the community’s need for more sporting events and provides an opportunity to play sports and socialize, in line with our vision to promote the health, happiness and vitality of community members and community members. improve opportunities to meet and interact with each other.
“Dubai Sports World has been successful in attracting the most prominent international athletes based in the UAE as well as those who frequently visit the country.
“It also offers tourists from the UAE the opportunity to pursue their sporting interests at these unique sports facilities with various members of society,” added Hareeb.
Mahir Julfar, Executive Vice President – Venue Services Management, Dubai World Trade Centre, said: “With the easing of pandemic restrictions ensuring a gradual return to normality across the city, the 12th edition of Dubai Sports World will offer an indoor haven for sports fans to gather and play with friends, colleagues or rivals.Our long-standing relationship with the Dubai Sports Council allows us to create a venue that serves as a platform for the development of the sport in the emirate and provides space for community-based exercise.
Spread over 20,000 square meters in Halls 3-6 of Za’abeel at DWTC, Dubai Sports World is open daily from 8am to 12pm (until 1am during Ramadan).
Dubai Sports World will also offer academy and training options in many different sporting activities for all ages.