In a bid to foster wellness, fitness, and community interaction within its dynamic Live, Work, Play ecosystem, Tatu City has unveiled Sports @ Tatu, a recreational center. The inauguration, marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony, saw the presence of esteemed Kenyan World Champion and Olympian, Lornah Kiplagat, adding a touch of prestige to the event.

Quick Summary:

  • Promoting Community Wellness: Sports @ Tatu aims to enhance the well-being of Tatu City's residents, visitors, businesses, and students, fostering a vibrant community.
  • Facility Highlights: Featuring an astroturf football pitch and a standard-sized basketball court, the center caters to a wide range of age groups and skill levels.
  • Commitment to Health and Fitness: With Lornah Kiplagat as Health and Wellness Ambassador, the facility underscores the importance of sports in promoting vitality and camaraderie.

In collaboration with Unity Homes, a developer of inclusive residential communities in Kenya and Nigeria, Sports @ Tatu is positioned to benefit not only Tatu City's 4,000 residents but also its numerous day visitors, businesses, and educational institutions, making it a pivotal asset in enhancing the community's well-being.

Linda Nyaseda, Head of City Management and DCC at Tatu City, expressed enthusiasm about the initiative, highlighting its significance in fostering a vibrant and healthy community. She extended an open invitation to both residents and neighboring communities to partake in the transformative power of physical activity.

The involvement of Lornah Kiplagat, celebrated for her remarkable accomplishments in long-distance running and philanthropy, adds a significant dimension to Tatu City's health and wellness endeavors. As Tatu City’s Health and Wellness Ambassador, Kiplagat has played a crucial role in shaping the design and development of running trails and fitness activities within the city.

Reflecting on the launch, Kiplagat emphasized that Sports @ Tatu symbolizes more than just a facility; it embodies a collective commitment to leveraging sports and recreation to nurture a sense of camaraderie and vitality within the community. She expressed anticipation about witnessing the positive impact of this initiative on the lives of residents and visitors alike.

Sports @ Tatu encompasses over 100 km of pedestrian walkways, cycle paths, and nature trails, offering ample opportunities for outdoor activities amidst Tatu City's lush green landscape. The introduction of the Green Link further enhances connectivity between green spaces and sports parks, underscoring Tatu City's dedication to ecological sustainability and social well-being.

Additionally, Tatu City’s collaboration with elite athlete and local community member, Fridah Ndinda, further solidifies its position as a premier destination for sports and fitness enthusiasts, reinforcing its commitment to supporting local talent and fostering a culture of active living.

Situated just 30 minutes from Westlands, Tatu City offers a new way of living and thinking for Kenyans, providing a holistic live, work, and play environment free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting. As a development by Rendeavour, Africa’s largest new city builder, Tatu City epitomizes innovation and progress, contributing to Kenya's growth trajectory and setting new standards for urban living.