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Abu Dhabi unveils new sports, recreation hub at Al Maryah Island

ABU DHABI, January 19, 2021

Abu Dhabi’s business and lifestyle destination Al Maryah Island has announced the launch of its new sports and recreation destination, Active.
 
Located on the north side of Al Maryah Island, Active is a world-class sports destination powered by Zayed Sports City (ZSC).
 
It boasts three outdoor football fields, four tennis courts covering a total area of 3,200 sq m and four multipurpose sports courts, which cover a total area of 4,224 sq m.
 
The outdoor Fifa-standard natural grass football field covers an area of 8,970 sq m, while both Fifa two-star artificial turf fields cover a total area of 17,940 sq m.
 
The new facility caters to individuals of all fitness levels by providing the most advanced sports equipment, and by employing expert coaches and trainers - ultimately, empowering athletes and sports enthusiasts to realise their health goals, said the statement from Al Maryah Island.
 
The new lifestyle hub, Active will host Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi programme, City Football Schools, as well as the La Liga Academy on its fields.
 
Eight courts at Active further create a fitness zone to accommodate a vast range of sports. All courts offer an ATP approved surface for tennis matches and lessons with ZSC Academy, with four marked for multipurpose use.-TradeArabia News Service
 
Basketball, netball, volleyball, handball and five-a-side football are among the disciplines available, it stated.
 
Adding to the facilities, three paddle courts and a state-of-the-art indoor air-conditioned sports dome will open in May 2021. 
 
The dome will house a full 11-aside Fifa-approved turf pitch with a spectator area that could be used for indoor football matches and also corporate and entertainment events, it added.-TradeArabia News Service



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