Zayed Sports City
Operations & Management | Commercial Rights | Refurbishment & Maintenance
An iconic and historic venue, Zayed Sports City has served as the UAE's national sports complex since it opened in 1980. Built as a platform to develop the nation's sporting talent, Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company took over management in 2010 and has honored Sheikh Zayed's vision by turning the venue into an award-winning complex that serves its community and stakeholders to the highest standards.
Led by the principle "For the Champions of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow", Zayed Sports City hosts events for local, national and global audiences, offers more than 30 sports, and develops programmes and initiatives that contribute positively to a community of diverse interest and fitness abilities.
- 1.2 Million m2 development
- 6 indoor and outdoor sport venues
- 8x winner Best Sports & Recreation Venue in MENA
ACTIVE Al Maryah Island
Feasibility | Concept Development | Construction Oversight | Operations & Management
ACTIVE Al Maryah Island is a premium recreational and sports destination located on the north side of Al Maryah Island. Opened by Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company in January 2021, the facility empowering athletes and sports enthusiasts of all fitness levels to realize their health goals by providing well-maintained sports facilities that meet international standards, and partnering with top local and international brands to delivery sports training.
As part of Al Maryah Island’s wider vision for delivering unparalleled experiences to the community, this ACTIVE location provides engaging community experiences and activities for visitors and residents of Abu Dhabi through exceptional facilities and amenities.
- Multi-phase development: 98,400 m2 currently open
- Anchor sports: Football, tennis & padel
- ACTIVE Dome is largest football dome in the Middle East
- Focus on corporate activities
Zayed Sports Academy
Programme Development | Sport Administration | Professional Sport Expertise Services
Established by Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company in 2016, Zayed Sports Academy is built on the belief that participating in a healthy lifestyle is easier when you enjoy sports. Focused on sharing a love and expertise in sports with a community that is eager to participate, the project creates ways for people to engage with sport while offering players of all ages and abilities the chance to grow. Hinged on high-quality lessons, Zayed Sports Academy delivers a number of sports in a professional, safe and fun environment to ensure it becomes a lifelong practice.
In addition to delivering progressive community lessons, the Zayed Sports Academy team possesses expertise that guides the success of sport development in the region. They consult on and support events, tournaments and outreach programmes, guiding success for organizations in the public and private sectors, and leveraging the assets of the Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company team to create and deliver award winning, bespoke content.
- Adult & youth programming in four sports
- 2x winner of Best Youth Sports Academy in MENA (silver)
- Partnerships include Wilson, Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Sports Council