LYIT has a record of competing at the highest level in sport, from GAA to Soccer, Hurling to Basketball, the campus provides students with many sporting opportunities. Our playing facilities include a modern fitness suite, a large sports hall, an 8 metre high climbing wall and a regulation size floodlit soccer pitch. The facilities are available to everyone and for all abilities – from those interested in recreation and keeping fit to local and intervarsity competition. There is an active and vibrant club culture.

LYIT has various recreational clubs with many also involved in higher education and university competitions, for both male and female, in the following sports:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Climbing
  • Frisbee
  • Gaelic Sports
  • Hill Walking
  • Hurling
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Individual participation in a number of other sports is encouraged and supported. We will help you find, and participate in, your preferred sport. Other local facilities include swimming pool(s), astro pitches, riding school, sailing club, golf club, tennis club and an outdoor adventure centre.