Your A to ZSC Guide

Welcome and welcome back! This time of year is always quite exciting as we see new and returning faces to the site. As the Middle East’s Best Sport and Recreation venue, there are tons of ways to participate on the property that we cannot wait for you to experience.

Whether you are new to the neighbourhood or coming back for even more fun and sport, here is a quick guide to help you know what is happening on the property.

Tons of Sports! Be sure to check out our Activities and Experiences brochure to learn how you can get maximum benefit from us and our partners. There are more than 32 sports to try, like aikido, bowling, paintball, football running… well, you get the idea!

High-Quality Coaching! ZSC Academy was shortlisted among the Top 6 Youth Sports Organisations and Academies in the region and was the best club in the capital for tennis and ice skating lessons. Programmes are available for ages 3 to adult at all ability levels.

The Best Events! We’re gearing up for some very exciting sport and community events. FIFA Club World Cup, Mubadala World Tennis Championship, AFC Asian Cup and Special Olympics World Games are all arriving in the coming months – how thrilling! Other events to watch out for include the ZSC 5&10k Run Series, Etihad Junior Rugby Tournament and Abu Dhabi Tennis Cup.

5 Fitness Clubs! No matter how you work out, we’re confident you’ll find a good fit at ZSC. Check out F45, Haddins Fitness Centre, Muscle House Gym , PUNCH and THE ROOM Abu Dhabi to find the best match for your goals and interests.

Restaurants! When you’re hungry, there are six quality restaurants to choose from, each offering tantailising cuisines from around the world. From a family-friendly gastropub to vegan, gluten-free meals and the capital’s most authentic southeast Asian cuisine, our delicious restaurants are worth a trip in and of themselves.

Amazing Clubs! With such highly-rated facilities, it only makes sense that we attract clubs with strong brands in the UAE and abroad. Check out clubs like Abu Dhabi Harlequins, City Football Schools, Abu Dhabi Softball League, Abu Dhabi Dabarkards and our other partners if you want to play with a great group of like-minded people.

Scale the Steps! TrainZSC presented by Daman is a stair climbing fitness session held every Monday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Starting again on 17 September, we’re moving to the International Tennis Centre to test out two new courses. Expect vertical fitness, express exercise sessions, warm-up and recovery tips, children’s bouncy castles, health checks and more. Best of all, it is totally free!

Be Social! Following ZSC on social media is essential. We keep your feed interesting with tips, videos, interviews, information, fan photos, contests, announcements and so much more! Follow us @ZayedSportsCity and make sure to hashtag and geotag us because we love randomly giving fans with free stuff when they do!

No Boys Allowed! For women only, there are a plethora of fitness classes to try and our ice rink holds sessions on Mondays and Thursdays. Get the girls together and get active!

Need a Break? Even though school is just starting for the semester, we are already getting excited for the next holiday break. Why? Because that is when camps are in session! Stay tuned for information about our incredibly popular ZSC Kids Holiday Camp and ZSC Academy Sport Camps offered during term breaks.

Party Time! If you want to celebrate a birthday, graduation, achievement or milestone, let us know! We’re well versed in great kid parties that treat the guests like MVPs.

Treasure Map! If you treasure your health (see what we did there?) this map will be helpful for you to find your way around ZSC. We’re easily located between the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and ADNEC, with access from Airport Road (Sheikh Saeed bin Rashid Rd) and Khaleej Al Arabi Street.

Still want to know more? Send us an email on, call 02 403 4200 or drop us a message on social media!