Aspire Dome is located at the heart of Aspire Zone and is credited as the world’s largest indoor multi-purpose dome, with a total seating capacity of 15,500 across 13 separate multi-sport halls.
The Aspire Dome, was designed by award winning French architect Roger Taillibert, who also helped create the Olympic Stadium in Montreal and the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris, and took just two years to construct and won silver at the 2007 IOC/IAKS Distinction Awards.
The Aspire Dome has the capacity to host 13 different sporting events simultaneously in a climate controlled arena, and is also the hub of the Aspire Academy, recognized internationally as one of the finest specialized sporting academies in the world; providing student-athletes with unmatched opportunities to train in their main sporting discipline, while also benefiting from easy access to world class facilities for other sports.
The Dome offers the highest quality facilities which include:
- • FIFA-standard indoor football pitch
- • Olympic-size swimming pool and diving pool
- • IAAF-accredited indoor banked athletics track
- • Gymnastics training hall and table tennis hall
- • Courts designed for basketball, volleyball, handball, martial arts and squash
- • Gymnasium, physiotherapy and high-performance laboratory
- • 10 outdoor football pitches
Shortly after its opening, The Aspire Dome was a key venue for the 2006 Asian Games, and has since hosted more than 50 international and regional events within and beyond the sports industry.