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Sports & Games
Several sports and games are offered at the University of Nairobi. These sports and games are categorized as indoors and outdoors. Available indoor activities include table tennis, scrabble, chess, darts, just to mention a few. Outdoors sports include track or field athletics, football, rugby, basketball, hockey, handball, volleyball, netball and others.
The University has an excellent team responsible for coaching, managing and supervising and administering sport activities in various colleges and the University at large.
All of the University of Nairobi major campuses are endowed with a wide variety of sports facilities and equipment necessary for indoor and outdoor sporting activities. Pitches and courts are available for all ball games in every college. There is an Olympic size swimming pool at the Main Campus and a 20 metre pool at Parklands Campus. Sports and recreation rooms are also available in various students’ halls of residence for indoor games and martial arts.
Currently, the University is in the process of launching a teaching Department of Physical Education and Sports at the College of Education and External Studies, Kikuyu Campus. Potential students for such departments will be those who shall have evidently excelled at secondary school level in various sports.