Sports Facilities

Sport is central to life at NUI Galway and we have developed a wide range of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor sporting facilities on our beautiful campus.

Indoor Facilities

Modern, indoor facilities at NUI Galway Sports Centre include:

  • 6-lane, 25-metre swimming pool, with moveable floor (international competition standard)
  • Dedicated squash and racquetball courts
  • National league basketball arena and sports hall with bleacher seating for over 600 spectators
  • 100-piece, cardiovascular gym with 35 pieces of resistance equipment
  • Dedicated, elite, training gym
  • Two fitness studios suitable for aerobic training
  • A competiton-style climbing wall situated at the front of the complex
  • Saunas and steam room


Outdoor Facilities

In addition to our superb indoor amenities, our outdoor facilities at Dangan Pavilion and NUI Galway Boat Club include:

  • An 8-lane, synthetic international standard track, with jumping and throwing facilities
  • 12 changing rooms with warm-up, meeting and conference facilities
  • Over 3km of flat water for rowing and kayaking
  • 5km of running trails and up to 8 grass playing pitches
  • Storage for boats and access to water via slipway
  • International-standard, sand-based, artificial surface for hockey

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T: +353 (0) 91 492264 
F: +353 (0) 91 494512 


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