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UL Sports

The University of Limerick has made a unique contribution to sport regionally, nationally and internationally.

The University takes a leading role in the provision of teaching and research programmes in physical education and sports science in Ireland. Complementing the top-class sports facilities at UL is the emergence of some of the most innovative and world- leading sport-related research, giving University of Limerick students the opportunity to engage with leading researchers and use the latest sports performance analysis techniques, including cryotherapy research and the pioneering altitude training centre housed on the UL campus.

The University of Limerick Sport Arena is home to the National 50m swimming-pool base for the high-performance swim unit, the 25m diving pool, the National Strength & Conditioning Centre, fitness studio, multi-purpose sports halls, indoor 3-lane jogging track, sprint track and various other ancillary and associated services.

The University of Limerick Sport Outdoor Facilities: The multi-purpose, fully floodlit all-weather synthetic grass park contains two full-size 3rd Generation (3G) soccer pitches, one full-size 3G rugby pitch and a full-size 3G GAA pitch. This is the largest artificial grass development in Ireland. Current resident groups include Limerick GAA and Munster Rugby Academy. We also have additional on-campus facilities that include a 400m athletic track, an AstroTurf facility, and four tennis courts.

The University of Limerick Sport Boathouse is another unique facility on campus. It is located adjacent to the River Shannon and is home to Ireland’s only indoor powered rowing tank, which simulates various weather and water conditions. In addition to its educational and academic role, the UL campus is widely known as Ireland’s premier sporting campus and has served as the training ground for both European & World Champions and Olympians performing in a myriad of sporting disciplines.

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