National Sports Campus

The National Sports Campus is providing state-of-the-art sports facilities to elite athletes in Ireland while offering valuable amenities to the local community.


The Campus boasts an impressive array of facilities including the National Aquatic Centre, Irish Institute of Sport- providing sports science and medical facilities, a National Modern Pentathlon CentreHorse Sports Arena, the National Aquatic CentreNational Diving Centre, Campus Conference Centre and outdoor synthetic playing pitches, complete with floodlights and pavilion.


And there is more; the National Indoor Arena has started and the Campus has received planning for the National Velodrome and Badminton Centre.

Campus Facilities

NSC Multi Sport Pitches

A state-of-the-art Centre of All-Weather Synthetic Pitches catering for Soccer, Gaelic Games, Rugby and Hockey is now open to the public on a pay-for-play basis.


A brand new Pavilion with reception area, changing rooms, lockers and showers sits to the front of the new complex.  There is also free car parking beside the Pavilion


National Modern Pentathlon Centre

National Modern Pentathlon Centre The National Modern Pentathlon Centre is a dual use facility which enables two of the Modern Pentathlon disciplines to be practised and performed under one roof. The Centre consists of a Fencing Arena and a Laser Shooting facility.


National Horse Sport Arena

The National Horse Sport Arena is a multi-use Olympic-standard Equestrian training facility.  


Situated in the picturesque surrounds of the old walled garden of Abbotstown House, the Arena is designed as a High Performance Training Centre for Showjumping, Dressage, Carriage Driving, Pony and Eventing.


National Diving Training Centre

The concept of the National Diving Training centre evolved from the limited space that our divers had to utilise poolside at the International Competition Pool in the National Aquatic Centre.


With the development of the National Sports Campus it was decided to build a unique dryland training facility for Diving in Ireland.

NSC Turf Pitches

The newly laid Turf Pitch complex is a multi-sport, multi use enclosed space. The pitch areas can be set up for a full sized Croke Park GAA pitch dimensions, 2 x Aviva size Soccer pitches, 1 x Aviva Size Rugby Pitch and adjusted for all field sports within the overall area. One of the main customers using the pitches are the Irish American Football Team who have the full American Football set up including posts and pitch markings.

Campus Conference Centre

The newest addition to the evolving National Sports Campus is the brand new Campus Conference Centre (CCC). This 2 story building comprises of a 100 seat Theatre style Conference Centre, a large adaptable Meeting Room that can cater for up to 50 people, plus a Catering and Reception display area, and lots of room for you to demonstrate or brand your goods

National Indoor Arena

TThe National Sports Campus Development Authority (NSCDA) has welcomed the decision of the Government to provide the funding for the development of the National Indoor Arena.


National Aquatic Centre, 
Snugborough Road,

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Tel: +353 1 6464300 Email:

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