ISD Dubai Sports City Set To Transform Dubai’s Sporting Scene

Andrew Turner - ISD Athletics

ISD Dubai Sports City, Dubai’s new sports destination, is now open with a host of award-winning academies, playing venues across multiple sports, a state-of-the art sports science clinic and much more.

“At ISD Dubai Sports City, we are offering the Dubai community a new, world-class multi-sports destination with unrivalled professional standard playing venues, award-winning academies and much more. Football, track & field athletics, tennis, rugby and soon padel, fans and athletes, can now play or learn their favorite sports at the best facilities in the region, right in the heart of Dubai,” said Hussein Murad, ISD CEO.

LaLiga Academy
LaLiga Academy has a new home

ISD Dubai Sports City is championing sports development with international standard training programs that focus on whole player development, combining technical skills with mental agility and leadership qualities for players 4 -18 years. It features Dubai’s best academies including the award-winning LaLiga Academy, considered the gold standard in academies; ISD Athletics led by an all-Olympian team and headed by Andy Turner, three-time Olympic medalist, European and Commonwealth champion, world record-holder and former Team GB Olympian; ISD Tennis and soon ISD Rugby and Padel Academies, all led by highly certified international coaches.

Each of these academies also offer top athletes a pathway to professional sports careers and scholarships to universities in the US.

“ISD Dubai Sports City is home to first-rate academies with curated curricula that empower young players with the technical and leadership skills that will serve them throughout their life. Programs are developed and delivered by hand-picked internationally renowned coaches in an immersive way that children and youth can enjoy, while also reaping the benefits,” added Murad.

ISD Tennis
ISD Tennis

The facilities at ISD Dubai Sports City are designed, developed and maintained at certified professional standards.   These include 4 FIFA standard football pitches, including one indoor, 2 Rugby standard pitches, 1 Olympic standard track, 4 outdoor tennis courts and 8 indoor and outdoor World Padel Tour certified padel courts. With outstanding grounds, changing rooms, meeting rooms and offices, ISD caters to all sporting needs, ranging from a pitch booking, to tournament, league, customized event management. and corporate experiences.

ISD Dubai Sports City is also a destination of choice for international athletes and teams for warm weather training and professional competitions.

As part of its comprehensive offering, ISD Dubai Sports City recently welcomed the award-winning Eupepsia Sports Science & Wellness clinic, which offers cutting-edge sports performance, assessment, and recovery programs. It also includes Eupepsia’s Sports Science Lab, a state-of-the-art gym for strength, conditioning & recovery and a measurement lab. The facilities also offer F&B outlets and a brand-new Sports Lounge and Fan Zone, which will host viewing parties for sports tournament.

ISD Rugby
ISD Rugby

“We want ISD at Dubai Sports City to cater to all sporting needs, so we are constantly expanding our sports offering and developing year-round programs. It’s all part of our goal to promote healthy lifestyles and build an integrated sporting community for sports fans and athletes of all ages and abilities,” concluded Murad.

ISD Dubai Sports City is located within a short driving distance and easy access to all Dubai communities, with plenty of free parking.  It is quickly becoming Dubai’s preferred venue for sports fans, providing athletic training & competition, entertainment and a gateway to physical and mental wellness.

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