Sport Ireland Campus encourages everyone – of all fitness levels – to take the opportunity and experience the world-class facilities at Irish Sport’s home.
Campus Sport Ireland is open to all and there is something for everyone at all levels.
The campus is known as the home of high performance programs run by IRFU, Swim Ireland, FAI, Hockey Ireland, Badminton Ireland, Gymnastics Ireland. International teams such as the All Blacks also use the facilities for their training camps.
However, it’s not just for top athletes: Campus Sport Ireland caters to the needs of the local community with participation programs and is also open to visitors from across the country for events or facility hire. .
The Sport Ireland campus is ideal for team or individual training and has world-class indoor and outdoor facilities that host local, national and international events. Many of our current and future Olympians train on campus to prepare for competitions around the world.
The Sport Ireland campus also provides valuable amenities for the local community with facility hire, children’s camps, academies, parties, team building events and corporate conferences and exhibitions.
There are also inclusive programs for athletes with disabilities and people recovering from chronic illness.
Here we are
The ‘Here We Go’ campaign was developed to champion these world-class facilities by engaging with the public and encouraging them to learn more and get involved.
As Michael Murray, COO of Sport Ireland Campus, explains: “Here We Go is a reminder of the central position of Sport Ireland Campus as the home of Irish Sport. I encourage everyone to find out more about the Sport Ireland campus and see how they can take part in some of the world class programs and facilities available.
Incredible campus facilities include:
Sports Ireland National Indoor Arena is home to a number of different sports including athletics, field sports (rugby, football, GAA), gymnastics, basketball, badminton, martial arts and more. This fully accessible, multi-sport and multi-purpose arena was built to the highest world-class standards. It ensures that Ireland has the best facilities for indoor sport and events, which can be used by sports bodies, top athletes, clubs and the general public.
It’s impressive indoor synthetic pitches, including a full size football pitch which also caters for all pitch sports and a half size rugby pitch.
Indoor synthetic pitches include a full-size football pitch which is also suitable for all pitch sports and a half-size rugby pitch
The centerpiece of the building is a 200 meter indoor running trackused for athletics training, competitions and a variety of other sports.
The centerpiece of the building is a 200 meter indoor running track
the Sport Ireland National Gymnastics Training Center is a bespoke facility with all the necessary equipment for elite performers, academies, camps, schools and corporate team building events.
Sport Ireland’s National Gymnastics Training Center is a bespoke facility with all the necessary equipment for elite performers, academies, camps, schools and corporate team building events.
the Sport Ireland National Aquatics Center attracts over a million visitors a year and hosts national and international events. This is where top athletes train as well as basic and adult learn-to-swim academies, diving academies, school programs, recreational swim sessions for members or family. The NAC is also home to the famous family-favorite AquaZone water park and a top-of-the-line gym, Sport Ireland Campus Fitness, which caters to all fitness levels.
Sport Ireland’s National Aquatics Center is where top athletes train as well as basic and adult learn-to-swim academies, diving academies, school programs, recreational swimming sessions for members or family.
The Campus also houses the IRFU High Performance Centerthe GAA National Games Development Centerand the FAI National Training Center. the Multisport synthetic pitches look after national hockey team training and also provide all-weather pitches for the local football and Gaelic teams with 10 pitches in total and a clubhouse with meeting rooms.
The Olympic standard National Equestrian Sports Arena is located in the former walled garden of Abbotstown House for training and equestrian events. The arena is designed for show jumping, dressage, driving, pony and eventing.
The Olympic-standard National Horse Sport Arena is designed for show jumping, dressage, driving, pony and eventing.
the Sport Ireland National Cross-Country Track was the host venue for the 2021 European Cross Country Championships and is a permanent track for training and competition as well as a weekly race in the park.
Sport Ireland’s national cross-country track is a permanent track for training and competition, as well as a weekly race in the park
the National Modern Pentathlon Center along with a fencing arena and laser-shooting facility complements campus facilities for running, swimming, and horseback riding, showcasing all five sports of modern pentathlon in one location.
the National Diving Training Center allows Ireland’s top divers as well as the Diving Academy, gymnasts and participants of our children’s camps to train and perfect their technique outside of the pool using high-end trampoline and tumbling areas quality.
The list of facilities is endless. Other highlights include a Campus Conference Centerthe Cricket Ireland High Performance Training Centera Cyclocross Skills Zone, Walking Trails. In addition to these facilities, over 500 acres of walking and running trails, forest trails, a 2.5 km loop with fitness and outdoor sports equipment and open spaces can be enjoyed by all.
Over 25 national governing bodies have offices located on the Sport Ireland campus in the Irish Sports HQ and in individual offices. This facilitates collaboration and cooperation between the different sporting codes in Ireland.
Sports Campus Ireland offers inclusive programs for disabled athletes and people recovering from chronic illness
Participation for all
Sports academies for children With gymnastics, swimming, diving, athletics and multisport to choose from, there’s always something for everyone.
Holiday camps for children The world-class facilities are matched only by the fun atmosphere and quality coaching.
birthday parties We specialize in organizing fun and action-packed birthday parties with different sports.
School Sports Programs and Tours Aligned with the National Physical Education Curriculum and helps promote a positive attitude towards physical activity and its contribution to a healthy lifestyle.
Academy courses for adults It’s never too late to try a new sport or hone skills in a sport you already know – Diving, Gymnastics or Swimming.
Sports Ireland Campus Fitness A newly refurbished state-of-the-art gym with a variety of fitness classes, health room and access to a 50m Olympic standard swimming pool.
Facility rental and team training
Events From teambuilding to bespoke events, the versatile facilities and dedicated conference center are ideal flexible venues.
Here we are… wherever you are on your journey, learn more about www.sportirelandcampus.ie