Murcia will have a Sports City of almost 100,000 square meters


The Mayor of Murcia, José Antonio Serrano, has held this Thursday a meeting with the Secretary of State for Sports and President of the Higher Sports Council, José Manuel Franco Pardo, in which he has presented the construction project of the Sports City of the municipality.

Serrano has indicated that “a municipality like Murcia must have first-rate sports facilities. It is an action that we have been demanding for years and that, finally, it will be a reality,” according to municipal sources in a statement.

The economic estimation of the new Sports City is currently being carried out, but given the characteristics of the project, the Mayor has requested collaboration from the President of the Higher Sports Council. The Sports City of Murcia It will be located to the north of the municipality of Murcia, specifically in the district of Churra, between Juan de Borbón and Reino de Murcia avenues.

The total area it will occupy is 99,700 m2, including parking areas, buildings, sports pavilions, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 11 soccer field, 7 soccer field, multi-sports courts, paddle tennis courts, tennis courts, tennis courts. badminton, stadium and food and nutrition center.

One of the main spaces of this new infrastructure will be the modernization center that will occupy about 3,000 m2 and is designed to accommodate athletes and host National Federations in their concentrations. Its objective is to improve their times and physical form and to get users to become professional athletes.

The key is to combine training, study and rest in the same space. For this reason, it will have first-class multidisciplinary facilities, a specialized technical and medical team (doctors, nurses, nutritionists, psychologists, physiotherapists, among other specialists).

Most of this building will be destined to a huge gym equipped with all the rooms and equipment necessary to train all types of athletes, cardio area, toning, free weight, functional training, stretching area and circuits, among others. The building will be complemented with sauna, Turkish baths and Jacuzzi services.

The complex will also have a 2,250 m2 residence that will offer athletes all the facilities for their professional training and personal development. The residence hall has double and single rooms with private bathroom, kitchen, dining room, study room, actor’s room, games room, cinema and meeting rooms. A facility at the service of growth, coexistence, and performance improvement for both elite athletes and lower categories.


The Sports City has a 3,600 m2 sports pavilion for gymnastics, basketball, handball, futsal, it contains rooms for karate, taekwondo and boxing, among other sports.

In addition, a covered swimming pool will be built in a building of approximately 3,600 m2 of which 1,250 m2 are intended for the pool that will be considered a competition pool with dimensions 50 m long and 25 m wide, consisting of 10 lanes of 2.50 m in width. wide, with a depth of 3 m. It is a multipurpose pool and will be used to accommodate other disciplines such as synchronized swimming.


In addition to the construction of a covered sports court measuring 40×25 square meters, the Ciudad Deportiva will have 4 open-air sports courts of approximately 1,000 m2 each. Users will be able to practice, among other sports, futsal, basketball and handball

The new facilities will have specific tracks for racket sports. Thus, 2,310 m2 will be allocated to 10 paddle tennis courts, 1,350 m2 for two tennis courts and 648 m2 for four badminton courts.

In addition, the sports city will have two soccer fields 7 of dimensions 60×40 m of natural grass and a soccer field 11 with stands 1,560 m2 on the covered floor, fully equipped to host official matches.


The stadium will occupy an area of ​​20,650 m2 and will have an athletics track, which will consist of an 8-lane track and more than 400 m of rope. You can practice all the specialties of athletics, races, jumps, throws, athletic walking and combined events.

The interior surface will generate a natural grass field suitable for practicing and hosting rugby matches, among other sports. It will have lighting, changing rooms, a jogging track, offices, a photofinish tower and spectator stands.


To the east of the sports city and occupying an area of ​​5,990 m2, an area with outdoor swimming pools and shaded and relaxing areas will be built. An outdoor pool of dimensions 50×25 m will be built.

In addition to the main pool, this area will have a small, shallow pool for people interested in starting out in swimming and a shaded and relaxing area. This area will also be equipped with changing rooms and a canteen.

The project also includes the urbanization of spaces between sports areas, with landscaped spaces, pedestrian paths and placement of urban furniture, approximately 15,200 m2.

This environment can be used by sports users of the Ciudad Deportiva to complement their training sessions or practice all kinds of outdoor sports.


A restoration and nutrition center will also be set up where the sports pavilions are located and which will occupy a total of 1,400 m2 spread over two heights from where you can view the football fields and indoor pool while enjoying a stay in the restaurant. In addition, rooms will be set up to hold specialized sessions on sports nutrition.

The Sports City will have parking facilities for cars, electric vehicles, personal electric mobility vehicles, such as electric bicycles, electric scooters and electric scooters and buses. The total area for vehicle parking will be 7,000 m2.

From the car park you will access the reception and customer service building. This property will be where both athletes and visitors will identify themselves. This building occupies 1,575 m2 on the ground floor. It will be a multipurpose property whose function will be reception, administration and customer service.

It will be the meeting point of the sports city and where all the necessary information will be provided to enjoy the set of facilities. It will also have rooms equipped for holding congresses.




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