UCC has it all!

There is a huge variety of sporting choices for you to get involved in. Whether it is competitive or recreational, participation in sporting activities is a great way to immerse yourself in the college scene, as well as a fun way to keep fit and healthy.

We have a wide range of traditional field sports such as soccer, rugby and GAA, exciting water sports such as canoeing, surfing and sailing, to alternative modern sports such as ultimate Frisbee and trampolining. The most difficult decision you face is deciding which club to join.

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Mardyke Arena

Our indoor sports facility, the Mardyke Arena, has recently undergone a €16 million redevelopment and is now one of the leading indoor sports facilities in Ireland. Let the Arena energise your life with state-of-the-art facilities and programmes, including pilates, squash, fitness gyms, dance and aerobics, swimming, indoor and outdoor athletics and climbing activities.

You’ll find details of the facilities on offer for students at the Mardyke Arena.