Sports and Recreation
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Last modified: May 15, 2013 14:13:04.

The Sports and Recreation section of the Student Activities Department in Qatar University provides a variety of high quality sports in the available outlets. This is done by offering numerous recreational and sports programs in the form of cycles. It also ensures that a wide selection of programs and facilities are available for use, inside and outside the male and female campus, for the students, alumni, teaching faculty, employees and their families.

Mission

To work on developing the students mentally and physically through many sports and recreational programs and
to provide the services and facilities which help the student gain a sense of belonging to the university and
national communities.
 

Student Sports Activities department – Male contains:

  1. Aqua Complex, which works on:
    • Teaching beginners swimming course (age 7 and above) from inside and outside the university
    • Creating the Qatar University swimming team
    • Organizing water festivals and entertainments
  2. Outdoor Stadium and sports facility:
    • Outdoor stadium containing – football field and running track
    • Outdoor sports facilities – handball court, street football court, basketball court, 3 tennis courts, 4
      volleyball courts, central court (basketball – handball – volleyball).
  3. The job of the Sports and Recreation department in these facilities is to:

    • Supervise the execution and continuation of the training programs (for football, basketball, volleyball and handball ) in addition to the individual sports (table tennis, tennis, badminton, billiards, foosball and play station)
    • Select outstanding athletes from all sports to represent Qatar University in local, national or international competitions
    • Organize sports and recreational camps and trips
    • Organize training and judging programs for different sports in cooperation with sports leagues and
      organizations

      Availability of Facilities:

      • Use of fields has to be through prior booking
      • Booking for people outside the university (excluding faculty's family) is done by paying a simple
        fee depending on the court and duration of use
      • Booking of facilities is renewed at the start of every month
      • Working hours : 9:00 AM to 8:00PM.
  4. Gymnasium and Bodybuilding hall:
    • Contains bodybuilding equipment, Jacuzzi and sauna
    • Offers cycles in bodybuilding, martial arts and gymnastics
      working hours: 9:00AM to 8:00PM
       
  5. Physical injury and therapy unit:
    Offers therapeutic services to Qatar University students, faculty and employees
    Accompanying and overlooking university athletes in competitions inside and outside the
    campus

 

The Sports Hall – Female contains:

  • Team sports courts (handball, volleyball, football, basketball).
  • Individual sports courts (squash, table tennis, tennis, badminton).
  • Gymnasium (which has the newest exercise machines that work different parts of the body)

The services provided and the Female Sports Hall are :

  • Supervise the implementation and continuation of the training programs for team and
    individual sports and the possibility of registering for said programs
  • Select outstanding athletes from all sports to represent Qatar University in local, national or
    international competitions
  • Organize training and judging programs for different sports in cooperation with sports leagues
    and organizations
  • Organize sports and recreational camps and trips
  • Organize sports festivals that represent Qatar University
  • Joining Qatar University with the outside community through the summer recreational programs