University Arena

The €25.32 million state-of-the-art University Arena is Ireland's largest indoor sport and recreation centre. It includes the first 50 metre swimming pool in Ireland.

The University Arena, located in the University of Limerick campus, on the picturesque banks of the river Shannon, is proud to be Ireland’s largest indoor sports complex.

Open since 2002, it comprises of:

  • The National 50m Swimming Pool
  • The National Strength and Conditioning Centre
  • An International 400m athletics Track
  • A 4 court sports hall and over 70 acres of outdoor sports pitches


Each year it caters for over 500,000 customers along with many international sports athletes and teams. With easy access from all major regions in Ireland, and with Shannon International Airport only 25mins away, the University Arena is the ideal location for all training and competition needs.

See the University Arena website