Sports Group Getaways at NUI Galway

Offering a range of accommodation, catering, sports and meeting facilities just minutes from Galway city centre, NUI Galway’s 260-acre campus is an ideal summer venue for sports groups.


Put your feet up at our campus residences, which offer a variety of affordable accommodation options, including single, twin and double bedrooms.


Sharpen your skills in the University’s state-of-the-art campus sports facilities. See below for details.


Spend time strengthening your relationships with teammates in our fully-equipped meeting and training rooms.


Enjoy nutritious meals provided by NUI Galway’s professional caterers who can put together a menu specific to your needs.


Enjoy campus attractions such as museums, an art gallery and more. Or take some time to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Galway, the ‘world’s friendliest city’.

Sports Training Camps

Get your team motivated for the year ahead! Book your next team training camp at NUI Galway! Our campus has all the facilities you need, in one central location. We can provide the following:

  • Packages that can be tailored to include sports science services, such as video analysis, in addition to nutrition and physiotherapy sessions
  • An 8-lane, synthetic, international-standard running track with jump and throwing facilities
  • 8 grass pitches
  • An international-standard, sand-base, artificial surface
  • 12 changing rooms with warm-up and meeting facilities
  • 5km of running trails
  • A 6-lane, 25-metre pool with movable floor (international-standard)
  • A 100-piece cardiovascular gym with 35 resistance pieces
  • A fully-equipped elite weights room
  • 2 aerobics studios
  • A medical treatment room
  • A multi-purpose sports hall
  • Fully-equipped meeting rooms ideal for team-building
  • Preferential rates for local activities and attractions

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:15 Stretching
  • 9:15 Breakfast in campus restaurant
  • 11:00 Team strategy meeting in campus meeting room
  • 12:00 Pitch training session
  • 14:00 Lunch in campus restaurant
  • 15:00 Pool/gym session
  • 17:30 Dinner in campus restaurant
  • 19:30 Indoor training session
  • 21:00 Soup and sandwiches in campus residence
  • 21:30 Chill time (optional team-building session can be organised)

Rates from €180pp*

*Based on a 2-day package with a minimum of 25 participants. Have different requirements? We will be happy to customise a group package to suit your needs specifically, simply get in touch!

Make an Enquiry

Interested in booking our facilities? Contact us today on 091 527112 or email

Sport at NUI Galway

NUI Galway has a long and proud sporting tradition which continues today with over 7,000 students actively participating in sports. A choice of 44 clubs, from archery to soccer, ensures that both elite and regular sports people get an opportunity to pursue their interests.

Professional expertise and excellent facilities are at the core of NUI Galway’s team and individual sporting successes and these same resources and more are now available to visiting teams.