The Student Union Office of Sports aims to facilitate and promote the practice of sporting activities, to meet healthy living habits, or to satisfy the needs of competition activities, training the individual and acquiring new knowledge, as a complement to academic life. Located in the spaces of AAUALG and is the service that deals with the accomplishment of physical activity at the University of the Algarve, both in terms of activities, teams, competitions as well as access to sports facilities.

Competitive Sports:

Sport: Training Days: Times: Location:
Handball (Male) Monday & Wednesday 19h30-20h30 Pavilhão de Estoi
Athletics Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 18h30-22h Pista de Atlestismo
Basketball (Female) Monday & Wednesday  20h-21h30 & 21h-22h15 Pav. Pinheiro e Rosa & Francisco Cabrita (Albufeira)
Basketball (Male) Monday & Wednesday 21h-22h15 & 22h15-23h15 Pav. Pinheiro e Rosa
Football 11 (Male) Monday & Wednesday 20h45-22h Campo Futebol da Penha & Campo Horta da Areia
Futsal (Female) Monday & Wednesday 19h-20h30 Pavilhão Municipal de Olhão 
Futsal (Male) Tuesday & Wednesday 17h30-18h30 Pavilhão da Penha
Judo* Monday to Friday 18h15-21h15 Judo Clube Algarve
Swimming* Monday to Friday 21h-22h30 Piscinas de Faro
Rugby (Male & Female) Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 19h30-21h Pista de Atlestismo
Table Tennis Monday 20h-21h Pavilhão da Penha
Volleyball (Female) Tuesday & Wednesday 20h-21h15 Pav. Pinheiro e Rosa & Pav. Joaquim Magalhães
Volleyball (Male) Tuesday & Wednesday 21h15-23h15 Pav. Pinheiro e RosaPav. Joaquim Magalhães

*These sports have a monthly fee

Group Classes:

  • Fitness Lunch
  • GAP I e II
  • Cross Trainning
  • Pilates
  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung
  • Self Defence
  • Fit Mix I e II - Piloxing / Pound
  • Zumba
  • Yoga
  • Kizomba


You can find the timetables for the group classes here.


Registration for the competative sports and group classes can be done in these locations:

  • Copy Centre Gambelas (8h30-19h);
  • Copy Centre Penha (9h-22h;
  • AAUALG head office (10h-13h & 14h-17h);


For more information go to the AAUALG Desporto's facebook page.