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UL Sport in Limerick City has one of the largest selections of natural and synthetic grass outdoor sports facilities in Ireland. The outdoor sports facilities are spread over two main locations, the South Campus facilities adjacent to the University Arena and the North Campus Synthetic Park on the Clare side of the campus.

UL Sport in Limerick City is home to the national 50m swimming pool base for the high performance swim unit. The multi-purpose four court sports halls have bleacher seating, a 25m diving pool, the national strength and conditioning centre, a fitness studio, an indoor 225m three lane jogging track and a 60m sprint track.

Experience the UL Sport outdoor facilities including the fully floodlit, all weather synthetic grass parks on both the North and South campus. The North campus contains two full size 3G soccer pitches, a full size 3G rugby pitch and a full size 3G GAA pitch. The South campus (Maguires) contains two full size 3G GAA pitches, a full size GAA grass pitch. All pitches are floodlit and marked for soccer. There is also a 400m athletic track, AstroTurf facility and four tennis courts. Visit the UL Sport Boathouse, a unique facility on the River Shannon and home to Ireland’s only indoor powered rowing tank which simulates various weather and water conditions. Attempt The Climbing Wall, one of Ireland’s highest indoor walls at a height of 21m. There is also a bouldering wall, speed wall and moon board.

Visit the Sports Pavilion which contains a reception arena, eight changing rooms all with underfloor heating, two squad rooms and The Pavilion bar and restaurant.

The arena prides itself on offering a vast range of facilities and services for everyone, from the complete beginner to the elite athlete. UL Sport enjoys the role of hosting many international and national competitions.

Why we like it
  • The UL Sport National 50m swimming pool is one of Ireland’s Olympic sized swimming pools.
  • The indoor arena operates four independent multi-purpose courts for basketball, badminton, volleyball and indoor soccer.
  • Visit the UL Sport climbing wall and bouldering area, one of Ireland's tallest indoor climbing walls.
  • The UL Sport outdoor facilities includes floodlit, all weather synthetic grass parks, a 400m athletic track, AstroTurf facility and tennis courts.
Family friendly
Rainy days
Free car parking
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Contact details
University of Limerick, Sreelane, Limerick, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 3 hours here.

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