Sports City is located on 50 million square feet within the Dubailand project, and is described as the worlds first purpose built sports city. A city of firsts, Dubai Sports City incorporates state of the art sporting venues and facilities alongside Dubai Sports City Properties like a number of major residential and commercial projects.
At the heart of the Dubai Sports City project is a commitment to the endearing spirit and passion of sport, and Sport City will become a place where sports and the sporting elite are truly accessible to a degree not found anywhere else in the world.
Dubai Sports City will be home to state of the art stadiums and venues, designed to host events at the highest standards in their sport. A multi-purpose outdoor stadium will be able to hold over 60,000 spectators, and will play host to a number of the worlds leading football and rugby teams, as well as numerous track and field events. A 25,000 seat cricket stadium, a 10,000 seat indoor arena and a 5,000 seat hockey field will all be based within Dubai Sports City, and will allow Dubai to host some of the worlds leading sports events.
The commitment to sport also extends to the younger generations, the sporting heroes of tomorrow. Dubai Sports City will be home to a number of elite sporting academies including the Manchester United Soccer Schools, the ICC Global Cricket Academy, the David Lloyd Tennis Academy and the Butch Harmon School of Golf.
Outside of the main sporting arenas, Dubai Sports City will also offer a wide range of sporting facilities, which are aimed at promoting a more active and healthy lifestyle, which is really unique in Dubai properies. Multi-functional gymnasiums, Olympic sized swimming pools, health clubs, tennis courts and even a world class sports medicine and rehabilitation centre will be found within Dubai Sports City.