Multisports complex catering for the modern athlete
Furnished with the latest equipment, the Vila Real de Santo António Sports Complex is the site selected by athletes and clubs of various sports at elite level to carry out their training and preparation. Despite being recently built, the complex already has over 20,000 users annually.
The complex includes a sports hall, three multi-purpose courts, two gymnasiums, four hard-courts for tennis, a sports stadium with grass football pitch, two grass football training pitches, an athletics track with artificial surface, a training area for throwing events and a cross-country course. One of its outstanding features is its altitude simulator system, vital for athletes competing at the highest level.
As support facilities for the athletes, the Vila Real de Santo António Sports Complex possesses a bar, medical office, laboratory for evaluating and monitoring performance and medical services such as a general clinic, a specialist in Sports Medicine, a physiotherapist and two masseurs.
This centre provides incomparable playing conditions and facilities for sport, placing it firmly on the map as regards major competitions. It is recognised by the Portuguese Olympic Committee and Euro 2004 as an Official Training Centre; and is accredited by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) as a Training Centre for middle-distance, distance and cross-country running.