Athletics & Fitness
We have got something for everyone interested in Sports& Fitness at the D Y Patil University. Along with studies if you want to be a serious athlete or find like-minded friends or simply looking to improve your mental & fitness health, then D Y Patil Sports academy is the place to be.
At D Y Patil we believe Sports and Games are essential components for an individual’s development which helps to promote good health, comradeship and spirit of healthy competition, which leads to a holistic development.
The D Y Patil University boasts of a 45000-seater international stadium which has hosted prominent sporting events like FIFA, ISL, IPL, etc. The D Y Patil Sports academy is well equipped with Indoor & Outdoor Sporting facilities like Badminton Courts, BasketBall Courts, Tennis Courts, International Swimming Pool, Cricket & Football Grounds. There is everything here that a Sports lover could ask for.
D Y Patil Sports academy is a result of our Mentor, Dr. Vijay Patil’s dream project to create a sports academy rivaling the best in the world, with the aim to support the evolution of cricket as well as other sports – tennis, swimming, badminton, etc. in India.
The dream has come to fruition. DYPSA has several world-class sporting facilities including a state-of-the-art stadium and an Olympic size swimming pool.
DYPSA is dedicated to research, development, and education in a variety of sports, with the aim of creating a center of excellence that will put India on the global stage of competitive sport. That said, amateur sportspersons across all ages are welcome to be a part of our Sports Academy.
The DY Patil Sports Stadium is a cricket and football stadium at the DY Patil campus at Nerul. The stadium was officially inaugurated on 4 March 2008. The capacity of 45,000 makes it the ninth-largest cricket stadium in India. The stadium has been host to IPL finals in 2008 and 2010. It has also been the home of the Mumbai City FC franchise in the ISL for the first two years (2014 & 2015). In 2017, the DY Patil Stadium was one of the venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, India’s first-ever FIFA tournament. After putting up an impressive performance, the stadium is now gearing to host the final of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2021. The stadium has also seen many world-famous artists like A.R. Rahman, Arijit Singh, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, DuaLipa and U2 enthrall the audience with their amazing performances.
In addition to the Academy, DYPSA owns two corporate cricket teams and one club cricket team. Every year, we conduct coaching camps for over 200 budding cricketers.