Last Updated:

15/11/2022 - 14:18
Directorate of Sports Activities
Sports activities are carried out by Directorate of Sports Activities which is within the scope of Office of Health, Culture and Sports.
Tel :

0 312 210 21 96 [Big Gym Secretariat]
0 312 210 21 98 [Big Gym Information Office]
0 312 210 21 93 [Tennis Courts]
0 312 210 27 36 [Indoor - Outdoor Pools]
0 312 210 78 50 [Sports Center]
0 312 210 21 94 [Baraka Gym Information Office - Artificial Football Field]

Fax :

0 312 210 79 81

E-mail : [Office of Health, Culture, and Sports] [Directorate of Sports] [Directorate of Pools]

At our university, our students and staff can participate in sports activities in many branches. With the start of the academic calendar, sports courses and tournaments are organized in various branches. In addition, our teams represent our university in intercollegiate sports competitions. Our students have the opportunity to participate in the sports teams of their choice by participating in the team selections held every year.

Our university's sports facilities are open between 09.30 and 21.30 hours, except on Sundays, users need to make a reservation for the facility they want to use with the online reservation system. Our gyms are usually reserved for training for sports teams at certain times in the evenings and on Saturdays. Click to make an online reservation.

Places for Sports Activities
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool (Olympic)
  • 3 Gymnasia
  • Stadium (13.000 seats for spectators and a running track with 6 lanes)
  • Tennis Courts (15 outdoor - 5 indoor, 6 outdoor, 2 outdoor clay courts)
  • Fitness Centers (Sports Center and Baraka Gym)
  • Squash Courts (Sports Center)
  • Table Tennis tables (Great Gym / Mirrored Hall)
  • Carpet Football Fields (3 pieces)
  • Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • Outdoor Volleyball Court
  • Football fields of different sizes (7 units)
  • Yalıncak Running Tracks (2 km short and 6 km long tracks)
  • Synthetic Turf Field
  • The track where open field strength training can be done (in front of the Turf Football Fields)
  • The area around Eymir Lake where walking/running and cycling can be done

For detailed information about the facilities:

Session Schedule for the Indoor Pool (everyday except Monday)
* Every session (between 09:00-20:45) is 75 minutes at the indoor pool and there are 15-min intervals between these sessions. Every one in the pool should leave the pool at the end of each session.
Session Schedule for the Sauna (everyday except Monday)

Sauna reservations can be made until 10:00 within a day.

Session Schedule for the Outdoor Pool
Weekdays (except Monday)
09:00 - 12:00 (All Categories)
12:30 - 13:30 (Personnel)
14:00 - 16:30 (All Categories)
17:00 - 20:00 (Personnel and their families, graduates and their families)
09:00 - 12:00 (All Categories)
12:30 - 15:30 (All Categories)
16:00 - 20:00 (Personnel and their families, graduates and their families)
Sports Groups and Teams

* Please visit Student Clubs and Societies page to access the available web sites of these groups.

Eymir Lake
The Eymir Lake is within the boundaries of METU territory and 20 kilometers away from the main campus. The lake and its surroundings are ideal places for activities like rowing, fishing, having picnic etc. There are places to dine around the lake as well.