Ribeira Brava Sports Centre
Located in the Ribeira Brava valley, it is a modern multipurpose area, designed for several types of sports.
Modern and equipped with high quality equipment, the Ribeira Brava Sports Complex is located in Meia Légua, in the Ribeira Brava valley.
Opened on 7th September, 2007, the Madeira Sports Centre, as it is officially called, extends over approximately 60 thousand m2, consisting of two football fields – one of natural grass and another of synthetic turf –, an athletics track with 8 lanes, ready for pole-vaulting, long and high jump, weight, disc, hammer and javelin throwing.
The stadium consists of a grandstand with more than 2,300 seats, divided into three sections: balcony, public and handicapped. Located inside the grandstand are specific support areas for the fields, with sanitary facilities, changing rooms, administrative office, box office, reception, medical centre, gym, press room, two bars and meeting rooms, IT and audiovisuals.
The rest of the sports complex includes a synthetic turf futsal field (a form of indoor football), 2 tennis courts, 2 paddleball courts and a squash court. There is even a covered sports field, especially designed for sports such as handball, basketball and volleyball.
In addition to the sports component, the Ribeira Brava Sports Complex is also noteworthy for its recreational and leisure opportunities, offering its users a jogging track with a cycle lane, two areas for children and a snack bar.
There is also a multi-storey car park with a capacity of around one hundred and fifty vehicles.