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Sports

Thanks to our partnership with Universidad CEU San Pablo, our students have the chance to use their sports facilities, join their sports clubs, play in university leagues, etc. All you have to do is sign up at the sports department at the beginning of the semester and enjoy the feeling of being fit in a great university atmosphere. All these options are free for Suffolk students. If you would like to practice a sport that’s not offered here, we’ll help you find a local team. Madrid offers a wide range of opportunities to practice your favorite sport.

American Football

Suffolk Madrid students may play in the Madrid Panteras Football Team, a local team that is in the LNFA (Liga Nacional de Fútbol Americano).

Baseball/Softball

Suffolk Madrid Students may play in the Club de Beisbol y Softbol Rivas, a local team that plays in international leagues and tournaments.

Basketball

You can join the CEU basketball team and play in University leagues, as well as intramural tournaments. You may also reserve a court and just play with your friends for fun.

Cycling

Every semester SUMC organizes a bike tour around Madrid. However, if you are really into cycling, you may want to try moving around downtown Madrid on one of the public electrical bikes that are available for rent, or you may choose to rent a bike for a day in the Retiro Park.

Are you a cycling pro? Check out Bravobike, a travel agency that organizes high quality tours for bicycle lovers.

Field Hockey

Suffolk Madrid Students may play with the Federación Madrileña de Hockey and join a local team that plays in international leagues and tournaments.

Fitness

Aerobic, step, weightlifting, pilates… choose your activity and join a class at CEU San Pablo. Groups are small, and their excellent instructors will make sure you get in shape.

Golf

You can join the CEU golf team and play in University leagues, as well as in intramural tournaments. You may also practice your swing in a driving range near campus.

Handball

You can join the CEU handball team and play in University leagues. Practice is usually twice a week and games may be on weekdays or weekends.

Horseback Riding

We invite you to take advantage of the Horseback Riding School of Madrid - Escuela de Equitación del Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (Ctra. de Castilla, km. 3,200).

Lacrosse

Suffolk Madrid Students may play in the Beware of the Bears Lacrosse Team, a local team that plays in international leagues and tournaments.

Martial Arts

Martial arts such as Aikido, Karate or Judo are generally offered by local gyms.

Paddle Tennis

Paddle tennis is a popular sport in Spain. If you like racket sports, you may want to try it. Join a class and play intramural tournaments at CEU San Pablo.

Rugby

You can join the CEU rugby team and play in University leagues. Practice is usually twice a week and games may be on weekdays or weekends.

Running

Whether you run on track or cross country, you have no excuse to give it up in Madrid. CEU has a running club and you can sign up for university leagues as well. There’s also a big running track near campus.

Soccer

You can join the CEU soccer team and play in University leagues and intramural tournaments. Practice is usually twice a week and games may be on weekdays or weekends. You may also reserve a court and just play with your friends for fun at CEU or at Golf Canal.

Swimming

Public swimming pools in Madrid are cheap and nice. You may swim on your own or join a class. The closest pools to campus are:

Centro Deportivo Municipal Francos Rodríguez
Dirección: C/ Numancia, 1
Tel.: 914 599 871
Metro: Francos Rodríguez / Bus: 44, 64, 126, 127, 128, 132

Centro Deportivo Municipal José María Cagigal
Dirección: C/ Santa Pola, 22
Teléfono: 915 413 716 / 915 413 746
Metro: Moncloa

Table Tennis

You can play in University intramural tournaments at both CEU and SUMC.


Tennis

Tennis is traditionally a popular sport in Spain. Join a class and play intramural tournaments at CEU.

Volleyball

You can join the CEU volleyball team and play in University leagues. Practice is usually twice a week and games may be on weekdays or weekends.