The long-awaited Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS) kicked off today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the ideal indoor summer environment for sports and physical activities. The event, organised in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sports Council, will continue until 31 August, with the goal of encouraging people to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Abu Dhabi Summer Sports was launched during an opening ceremony attended by senior officials from several government agencies in Abu Dhabi. Distinguished guests from the private and public sector included His Excellency Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development; His Excellency Aref Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council; Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC.
Abu Dhabi Summer Sports is proudly supported by gold sponsors, including Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre and Drops, an advanced eCommerce platform that features all traditional retail categories.
ADSS, the largest of its kind in the region, will provide an ideal environment for sports in Abu Dhabi during summer and reinforce the Emirate’s role in supporting sports through its many world-class facilities.
Consolidating Abu Dhabi’s position as the sports capital of the region, sports are increasingly becoming an integral part of sustainable lifestyles.
Abu Dhabi Summer Sports provides exceptional venues for people to play sports with air-conditioned indoor courts, with more than 25 tracks and courts set up according to the highest standards, with an overall area covering over 27,000 square meters. The event also includes side activities for individuals, groups, families, and sports fans.
Abu Dhabi Summer Sports features a diverse range of activities and courts within Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, with three 7-player football fields, two 5-player football courts, eight Padel tennis courts, three basketball courts, three badminton courts, three volleyball courts, one cricket court, a CrossFit track, and a 1-km running track.
Visitors can enjoy walking the 1kilometre track for free throughout the event. Halls 8 to 12 have been converted into basketball, football, cricket, tennis, and badminton courts and are open to sports fans on weekdays from 1 PM until 1 AM.
Anyone interested in participating in the exciting activities and sports available can make a reservation at the event’s website and the various social media accounts (@ADSummerSports).
Participants must present a green status on Al Hosn app and a negative PCR less than 14 days old. Wearing a face mask is mandatory at all times for participants and attendees.