COVID-19 Resources

Sport & Physical Activity FAQ’s  

September 2020 


Do I need to wear a face mask when I train? 

All players must wear a face mask at all times and while engaged in light or moderate physical activity. However, the face mask can be removed while engaged in strenuous physical exercise. 

Can we organize a sports event or tournament? 

No. Under KHDA & Dubai Sport Council guidance we are not permitted to organize any events or tournaments for our students.  

Can we participate in externally organized events & tournaments? 

Yes. KHDA have given approval for our sports clubs to attend externally organized events. You must infnorm the Sports Development Manager of any events or tournaments you intend on participating in.  

Can I get changed at the facility?  

No, changing rooms will not be available and you are asked to come to your session in your training gear. 

Are Washrooms & Toilets open at the facility? 

Yes. Washrooms/Toilets are permitted to be open and they will be cleaned and sanitized regularly by the facility management company.  

Can I shower at the facility? 

No. Shower rooms are not permitted. 

Is transport provided to the training facility? 

Yes. We will be providing transport to and from the training facility, however only at a 50% capacity.  

What if I start to display Covid-19 symptoms? 

You must self-isolate and inform the Club Committee president, Sports Development Manager (SDM) and University immediately.  

What happens if I test positive for Covid-19? 

You must inform the Club Committee president, Sports Development Manager (SDM) and University immediately with the details of the session you attended. The University and SDM will then contact all participants in that session and tell them to self-isolate.  

I live in Abu Dhabi, can I still take part in sports club training? 

Yes.  However, it’s the students’ responsibility to manage the restrictions at the border.  


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Contact Details

David Steers - Sports Development Manager