To support COVID-19 mitigation efforts,
All recreation facilities, gyms, pools, weight rooms etc. will be closed - beginning at midnight March 15th until March 29th. We are currently reviewing how individual facilities might be made available for individual bookings. We are also exploring the possibility of providing virtual exercise classes.
The Golf Course will continue to be open. We are making some changes to the schedule of use to allow greater access to non-golfing activities including:
Walking and Jogging:
- Monday, Thursday, Saturday – 6:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
- Sunday, Wednesday and Friday – 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Golfing activities are available at all other times and we ask users to ensure a 1 person per golf cart rule.
Courts will continue to be available. Players need to observe social distancing recommendations and hand hygiene advice.
South Beach will be closed starting March 16th until March 30th.
To support COVID-19 mitigation efforts, starting 4:00 P.M. on March 13th, Discovery Cinema will be closed for 14 days, and re-opening will be reassessed at that time.
We are providing IPTV services to make your time at home more comfortable. Learn more: https://thelens.kaust.edu.sa/?p=78484.
KAUST community members enjoy a wide range of sports, fitness and leisure activities, including golf, watersports, boat trips, fitness classes, sports coaching, cinema and much more. In addition, there are a range of community clubs which community members may join.
The Harbor Sports Club, Island Recreation Center, Racquet Club, and Safaa Golf Club offer access to swimming pools, gyms, sports arenas, squash and tennis courts, a rock-climbing wall, indoor children’s soft play areas, bowling alley, outdoor football fields and sports tracks, mini-golf, driving range and a 9-hole golf course. There is also a community Cinema and Theater, a community Library, a marina and many parks and playgrounds around the community.
There is a comprehensive fitness class and sports club schedule offering activities such as volleyball, badminton, tennis, group cycling, body pump, yoga, Zumba… and much more. Many boat trips are organized from the KAUST marina, including snorkeling, diving, fishing and leisure. Watersports can be enjoyed at South Beach and the Watersports Center.
Kids holiday camps are run during most school holidays.