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Sports & Fitness Facilities

Sport and Fitness Facilities in ITB

Looking for a venue to host your next soccer training session or match?

 ( FIFA Certified All-Weather pitch / Multi Purpose Sports Hall / Activity Room )


ITB Book a Pitch


The role of ITB Sport is to facilitate any student who wishes to partake in physical activity while they complete their studies in ITB. 

Our Sports Development Officer, Ronan Keaskin, along with our two sports interns Cormac Moussally and Andre Berg work with ITB students to provide an excellent sporting environment. 

Along with providing excellent sporting facilities, there are also active club programmes catered to suit student needs. 

Ronan Keaskin
Sports Development Officer

Sports Office, Block C,
Phone: 01 8851153


Sports Pavillion,

Phone: 01 8851563


Cormac Moussally
Sports Development Intern
Phone: 01 8851563


   Andre Berg
   Sports Development Intern
   Phone: 01 8851563



Sports Facilities

Clubs & Societies

Joining the Gym

Sports Scholarships



ITB Sports Facilities


  • Certified FIFA 1 Star All-Weather Soccer Pitch

This pitch was opened in June 2012 and is fully certified by FIFA to play full matches on. The dimensions are 100m * 64m with full soccer pitch markings only. The pitch is available for all ITB students during the hours of 10am-6pm and is hired out to outside groups from 6:30-9:30pm Monday to Friday and from 10am-4pm on weekends.

  • Half pitch hire per hour (training) - €60
  • Full pitch hire per hour (training) - €110
  • Full pitch hire for matches(without lights)
  • Full pitch hire for matches(with lights) -€150

Bookings are to be made online through 'bookapitch' click here.

Cancellation Policy :

A cancellation fee of €100 will be applied to cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to hire. Sunday booking payment to be made atleast 48 hours in advance.


  • Grass Sand-based GAA/Soccer Pitch

This pitch was opened in October 2013 and has inter-county standard 13m goalposts. The total playing area is 140m * 110m and can be lined to suit the sport. This pitch is available for rent at certain times of the year weather permitting.

Bookings are to be made through the Sports Office at 01 8851153 or email


  • ITB Sports Hall

The ITB sports hall can be booked by students or staff between 8am and 6pm each day. The Sports hall is 32m *22m and is lined for Futsal, Basketball, Badminton, Olympic handball and Volleyball.

There is no charge for students to book the sports hall during the above hours.

Bookings by external groups from 6pm-10pm Monday – Friday and Saturday from 10am-4pm are €45 per hour.

Bookings are to be made online through 'bookapitch' click here.


  • New ITB Sports Pavilion

Our new state of the art pavilion building is located adjacent to the Sports Pitches and comprises a fully equipped Fitness Suite (185m²), changing facilities, an athletic therapy room, a sports science lab and a number of lecture theatres.

See the Gym and Pavillion Opening Hours



ITB Clubs & Societies


List of Clubs: Athletics / GAA / Soccer / Futsal / Pool / Basketball / Swimming / Athletics / Mixed Martial Arts / Rugby / Ultimate Frisbee / Badminton / Boxing / Golf /  Olympic Handball  / Ski

List of Societies: Computer Society / LGBT / Film / Photography / Golf / Poker / Piano / Surfing / Dynamic in Christ / Islamic / Geocaching / Dance / Airsoft / Horticulture /Harry Potter

For further details ITB Clubs & Socs


Joining the ITB Gym

You can join our Gym by filling out a health screening form at the Sports Office.

Membership is free for all students.

Gym Opening Hours
Opening Hours

8:00am - 7:30pm

Tuesdays 8:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesdays 8:00am - 7:30pm
Thursdays 8:00am - 7:30pm
Fridays 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sundays Closed
                              ****Opening Hours Subject to Change****

Fitness and personal training programmes are available on request.

As part of the overall ITB Sports Service we provide a number of free and subsidised fitness classes. These change on a semester basis so keep an eye on your email and the notice boards.



ITB Sports Scholarships

ITB rewards students who have outstanding sporting ability.

ITB offers Sports Scholarships to all full-time students to assist them in reaching their full potential, both academically and in their chosen sport. Students, selected for the scholarships can benefit from an excellent financial package as well as the excellent support services.

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent potential
  • Outstanding ability in their particular sport
  • Be performing at a high level in their chosen sport
  • Have a desire to represent the Institute at their sport
  • Have a strong desire to pursue their academic course at ITB

Before you can apply for a Sports Scholarship you must meet the academic criteria for entry to ITB and be registered as a full time student at ITB.

Scholarships may be awarded in a wide range of sports. Applicants will be short-listed and may be interviewed as part of the selection process.

Scholarships are for a period of one academic year only. Applications will be sought on an annual basis.


How do I apply?

Applications are now closed for the 2017/18 academic year.


Scholarship Recipients 2017/18

Front Row L-R:

Steven Ball, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Eleanor Ryan Doyle, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Fiona Donnelly, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Megan Bredin, Badminton, Creative Digital Media. Nicole Carroll, Rugby, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Aimee Clake, Rugby, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Anna Brennan, Basketball, Creative Digital Media. Kate O’Flaherty, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Sophie Larkin, Kickboxing, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Paul Ryan, Boxing, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching.

Back Row L-R:

Shane Elworthy, Soccer, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Jamie Hollywood, Soccer, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Eoghan Morgan, Soccer, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Sean Bregazzi, Soccer, Business. Daniel O’Donovan, Soccer, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Conor Creaby, Rugby, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Jordan Fallon, Basketball, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Odhran Mc Nally, Canoeing, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching.Lauren O’Keeffe, Athletics (Hammer Throw), Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching. Matthew Connolly, Rugby, Soccer, Sports Management and Coaching.

Missing From Photo:

Alan Kehoe, Soccer,Sports Management and Coaching. David McQuillan, Pool, Community and Youth Development.

The full photo gallery can be viewed here


Leinster Bursaries

In association with the Leinster GAA Council there are a limited number of bursaries awarded to outstanding GAA players from Leinster who are registered students of ITB. This Bursary is offered to ITB students in November of each academic year and bursary forms are available from the Leinster GAA website.





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What our students say...

Eimear Naughton

"With this course you cover areas like coaching kids, excercise & other activities. The facilities are really good, we have a gym and a sport's hall. I 've played sport all my life, my main sport being basketball and we just won the inter-varsities in college. This is the first year we entered and we won it."

Eimear Naughton,
BA ( Honours) in Sports Management & Coaching

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