Dubai Sports World

Dubai Sports World Exhibition is back with a bang!

Location: Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road
Date: April 1 to September 22, 2022
Timings: 08:00 am to 01:00 am
Prices: From AED 20 per hour (prices vary depending on the sports selected and peak/non-peak hours)
Contact: +971-800-3982

Dubai Sports World is back with a bang!

Dubai Sports World, organised by the Dubai World Trade Centre, in association with the Dubai Sports Council, other sporting partners and academies, is back for its 12th year, and will go on till September 21, 2022.

It’s the longest event yet featuring sporting activities spread across 20,000 square metres.

A fitness enthusiasts’ dream come true it gives visitors access to a range of indoor activities. It has been limited during the pandemic, but is now running at full capacity with facilities for football, cricket, padel tennis, tennis, badminton and more. It is being held at Za’abeel Halls 3 to 6 at Dubai World Trade Centre, which operated as a Covid-19 field hospital for some time in 2020.


  • 42 different courts
  • Ground for cricket fans
  • Three seven-a-side and three five-a-side football pitches
  • Two courts each for tennis, padel, and volleyball matches
  • Basketball courts – 3
  • Badminton courts – 18
  • Table tennis tables – 8

Visitors can book classes as well as opt for coaching or just watch a series of tournaments.

Promoting health and vitality through sports

Owing to the vision and support of the UAE’s leadership there is now far greater awareness on the importance of sports and physical activity.

Dubai Sports World is envisaged to meet the community’s need for more sporting events and thereby promote health and vitality of community members and enhance opportunities for meeting and interacting with each other.

Calling all sports enthusiasts

Are you a sports enthusiast who enjoys playing a friendly match or game for a competitive event? Look no further than Dubai Sports World with its action-packed sporting moments and thrills. It brings you an array of sports, and academic coaching for all ages and will appeal to recreational athletes as well as professionals.

Plan an active summer in Dubai in 2022

For badminton fans…

If you cannot be a part of DSW 2022, there are a number of places to play badminton in Dubai.

It goes without saying that badminton is not the only sport promoted here. For cricket and football lovers there are stadiums and academies.

For adventures by the sea…

There are a host of water sports activities in Dubai waiting for you or watch their favourite games live at some of the top sports bars in Dubai.


For parents, it’s a great opportunity to keep their kids physically active during the summer break. And sports enthusiasts can beat the summer heat by playing indoors!

Sports you can enjoy at Dubai Sports World

With state-of-the-art courts and pitches, Dubai Sports World is a sports lovers’ paradise. It offers a range of sports and activities to take part in like football, basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball, cricket and more.

So, now you know where to head to for a world of active fun this summer!

FOOTBALL Highlights

  • Five fabulous football pitches. What are you waiting for! Play tournaments with family and friends at the indoor football ground in Dubai.
  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 450 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 330 per hour.


  • One dedicated fully air-conditioned cricket pitch (34 x 13 metres)
  • Safety nets and seating for spectators

More reasons to bring along your friends and family to cheer you on!

  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 150 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 100 per hour

Get to know PADEL Tennis

New to Padel Tennis? DSW 2022 is your chance to get initiated into this relatively new sport. It is played on an enclosed court that’s smaller than a tennis court and uses a string-less racquet to play. Padel is one of the fastest-growing sports, and is a combination of racquet sports like tennis, squash and badminton. Do try out this new sport at the venue.

Prices: Peak hours: AED 180 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 150 per hour


Here is your chance to show off your basketball skills on the Dubai Sports World courts.

  • Three basketball courts measuring 28.1 x 15.2 metres
  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 160 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 110 per hour
  • Fridays, AED 180 per hour


Play volleyball indoors this summer.

  • Two 18 x 9 metre courts available for booking.
  • Open to beginners and professionals
  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 160 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 110 per hour
  • Fridays, AED 180 per hour


Don’t miss an opportunity to play an exhilarating game of tennis at the Dubai Sports World.

  • Two tennis courts
  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 150 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 100 per hour.


Show-off your badminton skills!

  • Nine badminton courts with professional rubber mats (18 x 8 metres each)!
  • Prices: Peak hours: AED 60 per hour; Non-peak hours: AED 40 per hour.


  • A dedicated ping pong area. Book your spot in advance as only two people will be allowed per table.


How to book courts and academy sessions at Dubai Sports World?

You can book online through their app or website. Through on-site booking you can also rent the DSW facilities. Please go through the Dubai Sports World registration process.

Through their main website you can reserve a court. For convenient and on-the-go pitch/court reservations download their mobile app.

What are the rules to follow at the Dubai Sports World?

  • The latest time for booking is 11:00 pm daily.
  • Availability of sports equipment is limited, so to avoid delays and disappointments visitors are recommended to bring their own equipment.
  • While there is no entrance fee for DSW, there is a rental charge for using the pitches and courts.
  • There are changing rooms and shower facilities next to the venue, but guests have to bring their own towels and toiletries.
  • The rates and timings for football and cricket training can vary.
  • Depending on the number of chosen days, the availability of space and the prices for sessions may vary.

For timings and exact prices always check the official website.

How can I get to Dubai Sports World?

DSW is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), just off Sheikh Zayed Road. The DWTC is just a little over 10 minutes by car if you live in the apartments in Downtown Dubai. The Dubai Sports World at DWTC is in Za’abeel Halls 4, 5 and 6.

If you are taking the Dubai Metro, get off on the World Trade Centre Station on the Red Line. Those travelling via RTA buses, take route numbers 27, 29, 55 and 61 stop near the Dubai Sports World location. To reach the venue you can also book an RTA taxi or even drive down and make use of the visitors parking area near the venue.

The Dubai Sports World paid parking areas:

  • Exhibition Street Parking
  • Zabeel Plaza Parking
  • Al Mustaqbal Street Parking

Do I have to check in?

Whether playing sports or accompanying other players all visitors must check in before entering the sports area. It can be done via the Dubai Sports World Mobile App and at the check-in counters located on site.

To save time and avoid delays we recommend all players and visitors to download the app prior to their arrival.

Is there any entrance fee to access the venue?

There is no entrance fee. But you need to pay for the sports facilities.

Where can I redeem my complimentary voucher?

You can redeem them online during the booking process.

Is there any dress code to be followed across the venue?

There are no strict guidelines. Dress modestly while at the venue.

What if I want to bring a guest?

They must follow the visitor guidelines and register and check-in via the Dubai Sports World Mobile App.

Are photography and videography allowed inside the venue?

Yes. You can take pictures or post videos for personal use. However, please respect the privacy of others. Professional photography or videography is also available.

Is there an age limit to book a slot?

People of all ages are welcome. But children who are not attending an academy should be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

Are sports equipment available for rent at the venue?

Yes, but the availability of equipment is limited. In the eventuality of any damaged or lost equipment, the user is liable to financially replace the equipment. It’s best to bring your own equipment where possible, since equipment available are limited in numbers.

Are there any tournaments scheduled that I can be a part of?

Throughout the event several tournaments have been scheduled. All the details are there on the Dubai Sports World social media page.

How do I contact DSW for general enquires?

You may contact the DSW team on 800DWTC (3982) or email them on

What is Dubai Sports World contact number?

Contact the support team at +971-4-306-4000.