Unveiled on March 19, 2019, the Riyadh Sports Boulevard project is one of the city’s four projects launched by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz to help contribute to the Vision 2030 goal of increasing sports activities in the community.
The Riyadh Sports Boulevard features green pedestrian pathways, 123km of horse-riding routes and two core cycling routes (135km and 90km respectively) that cater to riders of all abilities. The complex extends for 135km across Riyadh, connecting Wadi Hanifah in the west with Wadi Al Sulai in the east via the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Road, and contributes to improving quality of life in line with Vision 2030 targets.
The Riyadh Sports Boulevard has 9 key areas: Hanifah Valley Zone, Art Zone, Al Yasen Zone, Recreational Zone, Sports Zone, Sports Tower, Environmental Zone, Al Sulai Valley Zone and Sand Dunes Park Zone
Improving the health of residents by providing exercise routes that encourage physical activity.
Encouraging participation in sports.
Making Riyadh one of the 10 largest city economies in the world.
Of green space areas
Trees to be planted
Increase the per capita share of green space in city
Recycled water used for the irrigation of trees and green spaces
Reduction in journey times between neighborhoods using environmentally friendly transportation such as cycling and horse riding to promote a culture of public health