Training Facilities

For your final preparation for the World Championships, athletes will have access to several facilities for training:

SWIMMING

  • Indoor pool facility
    • The LOC will provide two indoor pool facilities for training less than 30min by shuttle from Yas Plaza Hotels
    • Access to all these swimming pool facilities will be free of charge for participants
    • Pool size 25m & 50m
      • 50m Pool = max of 10 swimmers per lane
      • 25m Pool = Max of 8 swimmers per lane
    • Prior booking will be essential in order to secure a 30min time slot. Booking details will be released soon.
  • YAS Beach (Open water)
    • A course will be laid out with set distances for training purposes
    • 10 minute walk from the Official Hotels
    • Opening times: 10am – 5:30pm (Swimming is prohibited after sunset)
    • Price:
      • Free of charge for all YAS Island hotel guests upon presentation of hotel voucher
      • General public: AED 60 on weekdays, AED 120 on weekends
    • No booking required. For more information contact +971 56 242 0435 or info@yasbeach.ae

 

CYCLING

  • TrainYAS, Yas Marina Circuit - home of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    • Located across the road from the Yas Plaza Hotels. Athletes can ride their bikes to the venue
    • Floodlit, 5.55km loop for running and cycling on the F1 track
    • Training times:
      • Mondays & Wednesdays: 18:00 – 22:00
      • Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 06:00 – 08:00
      • LADIES ONLY on Tuesday nights: 18:00 – 21:00
    • Price: Free of charge to the public. All participants must register on arrival or pre-arrival by clicking here
    • Bikes are also available for hire (ID required)
    • Helmets must be worn on the circuit
    • Click here for more information

 

RUNNING

  • TrainYAS, Yas Marina Circuit - home of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    • Information as per the cycling details above
  • Zayed Sports City
    • Located 22km from Race Hotels (athletes are required to arrange own transport) 
    • 400m running track
    • Opening times: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Price: Free of charge