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LAU’s Youth Sports Academy

LAU’s Youth Sports Academy offers young participants of all skill levels training and practice in different sports (Basketball, Swimming and Tennis) under the supervision of experienced coaches in the safe and friendly environment of the LAU Beirut campus. Training camps, friendlies and possibly Competitions against other academies, and intensive training during holidays are among the several activities of the LAU Youth Sports Academy.

Recent studies have shown that exercising helps children: 

  • Study and perform better on tests
  • Stay positive and energized, even off the field 
  • Make friendships that last a lifetime

Give your kids the gift of athletics by enrolling them in LAU’s Youth Sports Academy.

Why join LAU YSA?

  • Acquire or improve on fundamental techniques
  • Develop moral principles and characteristics such as dedication, teamwork, discipline, respect, self-confidence and sportsmanship.
  • Enhance your skills and performances in competition
  • Practice in well-maintained and supervised facilities. 
  • Stand a chance of obtaining an athletic scholarship at LAU.  

Teams and Schedule

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

BASKETBALL (7 to 17 years)
Under 13 Girls/Boys (7-12) 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
Under 18 Boys (13-17) 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Under 18 Girls (13-17) 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TENNIS (6 to 17 years) Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday
Groups are divided by levels
(Beginner, Intermediate and Advance)
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
SWIMMING (3 years and above) Saturday/Sunday
Groups are divided by levels
(Beginner, Intermediate and Advance)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. or
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. or
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TABLE TENNIS (5 years and above) Saturday/Sunday
Groups are divided by levels
(Beginner, Intermediate and Advance)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

*The above information is subject to change. We will post changes and updates on this page and on our social media channels (Facebook | Instagram).

Registration Fees/Month

Sessions/week Basketball Swimming Tennis Table Tennis
2 $80 $110 $250 $80

Fees should be paid at the Athletics Office on the LAU Beirut campus. There is a 10% discount for Staff, Faculty and Alumni.

Athletics Operating Hours

Winter (September - May) Summer (June - August)
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Contact Us

For further information, please contact us by e-mail or call us on 03-791314, ext. 1317. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Contact the Athletics Offices

Main Gymnasium, GF Room 1A
+961 1 786456, ext. 1300 or 1167
athletics.beirut@lau.edu.lb or sgarabed@lau.edu.lb

Student Lounge
+961 9 547254, ext. 2177

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