Al-Itihad sporting Club, Jiddah
Headquarters of Clubs: Al-Ettihad and AL-Ahli Sports Clubs
The General Presidency for Youth Welfare has founded model headquarters for the Saudi clubs which were to achieve one of the most important concerns of the Presidency by improving the Saudi tendency towards meeting the requirements of international competition and upgrading the levels of national performance.
Youth hostels first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 1389 H then the idea spread all over the Kingdom like Youth House in Jeddah which was established in 1317 H. It includes various courts for basketball, volleyball, handball, tennis and squash. It also has covered playgrounds for indoor sports like billiards and table tennis, which is sometimes used for cultural events. The Youth Hostels building includes 35 bedrooms. The number of its membership is about 20.000.
Headquarters of AL-Ettihad club - is located at AL-Sahafa street with total area of 101.000 square meter 34% of which is occupied by buildings, the remainder is playgrounds and gardens. The club also has its social and cultural concerns.