Dragon Park Football Pitches

Our international standard football pitches are fit for the game's superstars like Bale, Ramsey and Henry.

If you need to book a football event, the National Football Development Centre has several options for your needs.

Training Pitches

  • Two full size football pitches
  • One fibre sand pitch with floodlighting
  • Synthetic warm up and goalkeeping area
  • Access to 3G pitch

NEWPORT, WALES - Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Belgium players sing their side's national anthem ahead of the Boys U15’s Tri-Nations Tournament match against Wales at Dragon Park. (Pic by Mark Hawkins/Propaganda)

Player Facilities

  • Two Changing rooms with showers
  • Two plunge pools in each changing room
  • Physio/ medics room.
  • Player zone with smart board technology and free wifi
  • Optional Extras: Lunch and refreshments can be provided throughout the day along with team meeting rooms and accommodation if required.


Also available at the Newport International Sports Village*

  • Swimming Pool (Main Pool 25m x 17m and teaching pool 20m x 7m)
  • Velodrome (indoor space ideal for Futsal)
  • 3G artificial FIFA 2-star pitch
  • Large gym with free weights room at the velodrome
  • Further grass pitch located in Stadium
  • 8 lane athletics track
  • 3 outdoor (floodlit) tennis courts
  • Small gym at swimming pool
  • Indoor tennis centre with 4 courts
  • 4 site meeting rooms

*Subject to availability

What they say about us

The facility will also be a destination of choice for many others, where people develop new skills, leadership and team work within a high performance environment.
Jonathan Ford Chief Executive, FA Wales

Latest News

Social Media goes crazy as the FAW National Coaches Conference 2017 comes to town

Some of the biggest names in football spent a bank holiday weekend in Newport to learn all about coaching and sent social media into overdrive in the process. But as those assembled in Newport learned from some of the best minds in the game, thousands more, from around the world, followed from afar as stars like Thierry […]

... Read More

Easy to get to


Close to the M4 motorway and with very good public transport links, Dragon Park is ideally situated for organisations in South Wales and the West of England.

Click here for Road/Rail/Bus Directions