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Sports Facilities


CIT Sports Facilities are among the finest in Ireland.

The main facilities are ideally located on campus and can be easily accessed in less than 5 minutes no matter where you are located at the Institute. These include:

  • A 1,200 seat fully-covered stadium that houses a two tier elite gym, meeting/studio room, doctor’s room, and 8 dressing rooms that complement a floodlit sand based multipurpose pitch
  • A multi-purpose Sports Hall incorporating a state-of-the art Gym & Weights Room. The Gym may be used by all full-time students and is open Monday – Friday 7.00am– 9.00pm and Saturday 11.00am – 4.00pm
  • Synthetic International Standard Athletics 8 Lane Track with full track and field facilities. Includes a 1080-seat stand, results and administration centre, dressing rooms and Indoor 5 Lane 60m Track with an Olympic size long jump pit
  • A fully equipped strength and conditioning gym that houses a 625sqm gym area, dressing rooms and offices
  • Three Soccer Pitches
  • Two Rugby Pitches
  • Two GAA Pitches
  • A walking/jogging track encompassing the campus
  • A floodlit full size Astro-Turf Pitch which can be divided into 4 five a-side pitches
  • A synthetic surfaced floodlit Tennis Court


A further multipurpose sportshall, astro turf, and swimming, diving and sailing facilities are available at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Ringaskiddy.

LeisureWorld is located off the main CIT Bishopstown Campus and has 3 swimming pools (25m, 18m and toddler pool). Special student discounts apply for use of the pool.


CIT’s excellently prepared sports grounds and facilities played host to numerous competitions throughout the year including primary and second level schools’ matches, the Rebel Run, the Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet, the Christmas day ‘GOAL Mile’ and the Special Olympics Munster Championships. CIT provides training facilities for a number of teams including the Cork GAA teams from juvenile to senior levels, Cork City Soccer, and Munster Rugby Academy.