Would you agree with the fact that Dubai is a Land of Luxury? A lot of things make this spot super special and recently the sports trend has been catching up fast in this Gulf nation. From Badminton to Cricket, there’s tremendous welcome for every sport amidst the crowd. With Football storming almost every corner of the world, it is no surprise that it has made its way into Dubai as well, as we see numerous Futsal venues spreading. Let’s take a look at some of the Football venues in Dubai.
1) Koora Dome
Timings: 9 am – 12 am on weekdays and 8 am – 12 pm on weekends.
Location: Jaddaf Oud Metha Road
When technology meets the nuances of sports, it is an absolute pleasure. This is what you get at the sight of Koora Dome, located inside the Al Wasl Sports Club on the Jaddaf Oud Metha Road. They have 5 Football turfs much suited for 5/6 a-side games.
2) FC Jumeirah
Location: Jumeirah 3
Timings: Sun to Thu (5PM – 12AM), Fri & Sat (6AM – 12AM)
Beautifully laid out at the English College, Dubai, this Football pitch is a must-check-out place if you are located anywhere closer to Jumeirah 3. They also have facilities for swimming, beach volleyball and martial arts as well. The Football turf is 5 a-side and costs around 350 AED per hour.
3) FC Academic City
Location: Silicon Oasis
Timings: Thu (5PM – 12AM), Fri & Sat (6AM – 12AM)
This venue is located inside the German International school in Academic City and offers sports facilities for Football, Futsal, Badminton, Volleyball and Basketball. All these turfs are located indoors except the football turf. They have turfs for both 7-a-side and 11-a-side football which makes it a speciality.
4) Aktiv Nation
Location: Al Quoz
Timings: 6 AM to 12 AM (All Days)
Looking for some sporting action in a fully air-conditioned space? Then head out to Aktiv Nation that covers about 26000 sq.ft and houses facilities for Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Futsal, Cricket and Beach Volleyball. Futsal is played on 2 multi-purpose courts that are also used for Basketball, Badminton and Street Cricket. They also provide equipment at the venue. You can play 5-a-side futsal matches at this venue. They charge 250 AED for Futsal bookings between 6 am to 5 pm and 400 AED after that.
5) Dubai Stars Sportsplex
Location: Al Mizhar
Timings: Sun-Thu (8AM to 11PM), Fri-Sat (6AM to 11PM)
Another Futsal spot that is out there in Dubai, the venue is located in the Al Mizhar area behind the Arabian Center. The venue is spread over 57000 sq. ft housing multi-purpose courts which can be used for Basketball, Handball, Volleyball, Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis and Futsal. The Futsal turf supports all 5-a-side matches. They charge 250 AED and 350 AED accordingly.
6) Ace Sports Academy Mirdif
Timings: Sun to Thu (4PM – 11PM), Fri & Sat (7AM – 11PM)
Located in the Star International School, this venue attracts a lot of the crowd with various sports options. What started off as a Tennis academy soon grew up to numerous sports like Football, Badminton, Rugby, Gymnastics, Swimming and Hockey. They also have a restaurant inside the venue. The venue is comfortable enough to play 5-a-side and 7-a-side matches. Book your court for 300 AED.
7) Sports Recoil
Location: Al Barsha 3
Timings: SUN-THU (6PM-11PM), FRI-SAT(7AM-11PM)
This sports facility is open only for the men. The venue is located inside Next Generation School behind Saudi German School in Al Barsha. They offer services for sports like Badminton, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Volleyball and Handball. The turf is well suited for 5-a-side football and they charge around 250 AED.
8) United Pro Sports
Location: Al Quoz
Timings: 9 AM till 11 PM
This spot is one of the first multi-sport facilities that was opened in Dubai. It has been rated as one of the best Indoor Football and Cricket venue in Dubai. They have facilities for sports like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball and Table Tennis. Come and enjoy a game of 5-a-side Football here with your folks for just 300 AED.
9) Soloday Sports Oud Metha
Location: Al Jaddaf
Timings: All Days (6AM to 12AM)
Soloday sports is located inside the Al Wasl Sports Club and offers facilities for Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal and Football. You can play 5-a-side Football at this venues and they charge around 200 AED.
10) Cleopatra Sports Academy
Location: Al Quoz 4
Timings: Sun-Thu (4PM to 12AM), Fri-Sat (7AM to 12AM)
This venue is located in the Springdale School Dubai at the Al Khail Gate. It is very close to the Jumeira University. They have a huge arena hosting sports like Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Football and Table Tennis. They charge 300 AED per hour for Football bookings.
11) Iranian Club Dubai
Location: Oud Metha
Timings: 6AM to 12AM (All days)
This venue is located very close to the St. Mary’s Catholic church and The Indian High School. They offer facilities for various sports like Football, Basketball and Badminton. They also conduct various sports events now and then. It is easily accessible as it is located close to the metro and they also have a cafe at the spot.
12) Cleopatra Sports Services – Egyptian Club
Location: Oud Metha
Timings: 12AM to 12AM (24 hrs)
This venue offers a 6-a-side Football turf which has a beautiful surface for a great football outing. They also provide services for Basketball and Tennis. There is an outdoor synthetic court spread out for Basketball and Tennis synthetic court as well. The venue is open 24 hours, so anytime you want to play sports you can walk out to this spot. This venue is very close to the Oud Metha Metro station providing easy access to general public. They charge 250 AED per hour for Football bookings.
13) Body and Soul Health Club
Location: Al Jurf, Ajman
Timings: Open 24hrs
Located next to Gulf medical university, Ajamn this venue has facilities for Badminton, Cricket, Volleyball and Football. They organize a lot of fitness and health campaigns as well. Football coaching is also being offered for the kids. You have facilities to play both 5-a-side and 11-a-side Football here. They charge 250 AED for the 5-a-side variant and 300 AED for the 11-a-side variant.
14) Sportsmania JLT
Location: Jumeirah Lake Towers
Timings: Thu (2PM to 9PM) Sat (9AM to 9PM)
This venue offers six different sports pitches all in one location. The venue located in Jumeirah Lake towers houses facilities for Football, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Handball, Tennis and Beach Soccer. The Football turf is much suited for 5-a-side games.
15) Ace Sports Academy Nahda
Location: Al Nahda 2
Timings: 6PM to 10PM
Ace Sports Academy is located inside the Dubai Carmel School in Al Nahda. The main aim of Ace Sports Academy is to inculcate the habit of playing sports amongst the population. They have facilities for Table Tennis, Basketball, Badminton and Football. The football courts available here is made out of concrete and supports 5-a-side football.
16) KickOff Sports and Amusement Tracks
Location: Oud Metha, Dubai
Timings: Sat-Wed (12:30 PM to 11 PM), Thu (12:30 PM to 12 AM), Fri (2 PM to 12 AM)
This is an amazing spot to take your kids to when they want some fun time. KickOff sports is located next to the Drama Cafe in Oud Metha and offers facilities for Snookball, Human Foosball and Football. Apart from playing 5-a-side football, Human Foosball is the biggest attraction here.
You can check out the venues for every other sport and book them on the PLAYO website or you can download the app on your phone.