8 Best Sport Complexes & Stadiums in Chandigarh

People know Chandigarh for its beauty and calmness, but what many people don't know about this place is that it is home to many National and International level athletes who have brought laurels to the state and the country. Many celebrated players of our country like Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh, Milkha Singh, and Manjeet Singh hail from the city.

These people have shed their sweat and blood for the country, but along with that, the infrastructure of the city has also helped them to achieve the heights they are at today. Today WoW Chandigarh will introduce you to some of the best stadiums and sports complexes in Chandigarh that have been an equal contributor to their success.

Some of the Best Sport Complexes & Stadiums in Chandigarh are below:

  1. PCA Stadium
  2. Tau Devi Lal Stadium
  3. Mullanpur Cricket Stadium
  4. Sports Complex Chandigarh
  5. CLTA Tennis Stadium
  6. Sector 46 Sports Stadium Chandigarh
  7. Sector 16 Cricket Stadium
  8. Hockey Stadium Chandigarh

1. PCA Stadium

PCA Stadium

Cricket Stadium

  • Mohali
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Home to the Punjab cricket team and IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab, the stadium is commonly known as PCA stadium Mohali. The stadium is known to have one of the best pitches amongst the various cricket stadiums around the country.

PCA cricket stadium Mohali has hosted many domestic as well as international level matches, and cricket lovers from all over the world have visited the place to witness some of the iconic matches. Here are some of the amazing facts about the stadium that makes it a matter of pride for the people of Tricity.

Some of the Interesting Facts about Punjab Cricket Association Stadium

  • This beautiful stadium was designed and constructed by Ambala-based architect and builder Ar. Khixir, and R.S. construction company. It took three years to complete the construction before it opened its doors for visitors in 1993.
  • The first-ever match was played in November 1993 between India and South Africa.
  • The stadium can accommodate around 27000 spectators at a time.
  • The stadium is named after Inderjit Singh Bindra and thus is also known as IS Bindra PCA Stadium.
  • The best thing about the stadium is its pitch, as it is helpful for both spins as well as pace bowlers. Also, the ground is perfect for the batsmen to show their batting skills to the spectators.
  • The unique thing about the stadium is the height of the floodlights as it is kept lower to avoid any mishap between the lights and the aircraft as the airport is close to the stadium. This strategy turned out to be a great success as it added charm to the beauty of the stadium.
  • The most iconic and celebrated match to date remains the match between India and Pakistan in the year 2011. The match was attended by the then of both the countries Mr Manmohan Singh and Mr Yousaf Raza Gillani.
  • The match is surrounded by various hotels and markets to ease out the comfort of the spectators from outside the state.
  • Till now, the stadium has hosted 25 ODIs, 13 Tests and 5 T20 series. The stadium also has no qualms in flaunting that it has hosted four world cup matches, one in 1996 and three in 2011.
  • For regular updates, match schedules, and practice sessions you can always check the PCA Stadium Mohali official website, https://www.cricketpunjab.in.

We hope that now you know why Punjab Cricket Association Stadium Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar Chandigarh is the pride of Tricity. So next time, when anyone asks you about the best things your city has, do not forget to mention your very own PCA stadium Mohali.

Membership Charges

S.No Membership Type Entrance Fee Annual Subscription
1. PCA Associate Membership 30,000/- (Tax extra as applicable) NIL
Punjab Cricket Club
2. Town Membership 1,70,000/- (Tax extra as applicable) 3,600/-
3. Country Membership 1,70,000/-(Tax extra as applicable) 3,600/-
4. Over 65 Years 1,70,000/- (Tax extra as applicable) 1,800/-
5. Cricket Member 20,000/-(Tax extra as applicable) 3,600/-

Location & Address

Mohali
I.S. Bindra Stadium, Sector 63, SAS Nagar, Mohali Call: 0172-2232300/01/02 View Location on Google Map

Membership Fees:

Varies for different types.

* Please get in touch with PCA Stadium's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

2. Tau Devi Lal Stadium

Tau Devi Lal Stadium
  • Panchkula
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The Tau Devi Lal stadium Panchkula is one such place where budding athletes’ of the city can go for practice sessions and can play in a real-time scenario. Situated in Sector-3 Panchkula, Tau Devi Lal stadium is a multi-sports complex that hosts various domestic cricket matches.

As compared to the other Chandigarh Cricket stadium, this one is smaller in size and is yet to hold any first-class level match. Here are some of the unknown facts about this multi-purpose stadium which is yet to make its mark:

Some of the Interesting Facts about Tau Devi Lal Stadium

  • The Tau Devi Lal stadium Panchkula was inaugurated in 2007, and since then has been under lease with the Haryana state government.
  • The stadium can accommodate around 7000 spectators at a time.
  • The stadium got its recognition when it was chosen as one of the three venues to host the India cricket league. The other two stadiums were Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad and Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad.
  • The stadium is perfect for practice sessions as it has four batting nets with concrete pitches.
  • The outfield of the stadium is known to be rough and patchy.
  • The stadium has all the facilities to host day and night matches and is well maintained by the state government.
  • The Tau Devi Lal Cricket academy is also one of the best academies in Tricity, where many budding cricketers polish their skills before trying their luck in domestic and international cricket. The authorities have recently announced that they will provide free coaching and the sports kits to the deserving players.
  • The running track at the stadium is well maintained and one can practice here for various physical exams.

Location & Address

Panchkula
Sector 3, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 Call: 9416258193 View Location on Google Map
* Please get in touch with Tau Devi Lal Stadium's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

3. Mullanpur Cricket Stadium

Mullanpur Cricket Stadium
  • Mohali
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In 2010, the announcement of New cricket stadium in Mullanpur, gave wings to the dreams of many budding players of the city.

It was like a dream come true especially for the people living in the rural areas around Chandigarh as with the establishment of Mullanpur International Cricket Stadium, no one can stop the development and progress of the area.

Some interesting facts about the Chandigarh New Cricket Stadium

  • The Punjab Cricket Association announced this mega cricket stadium project, Mullanpur in the year 2010.
  • The estimated cost of the project is around Rs. 230 crores, and is expected to be spread across 42 acres of land.
  • The Project is named after Maharaja Yadavindra Singh of Patiala.
  • The stadium is said to designed and constructed according to international standards, to host first-class level matches.
  • The estimated competition date of the project was in 2020, but due to the ongoing pandemic and various other issues, the project got delayed and is still under construction.
  • The stadium is expected to have a seating capacity of almost 40,000 seats.
  • The Mullanpur village is within proximity to both Chandigarh and Mohali.
  • Also, with the inauguration of PCA stadium Mullanpur, the door of opportunities for various upcoming players will open as they will get a platform with better infrastructure and facilities.

Everyone has high hopes from this upcoming Chandigarh Cricket stadium, but it seems like we still have to wait a little longer to see what the future hold for the city.

Location & Address

Mohali
DLF Mullanpur, Tira, Punjab 140901 View Location on Google Map
* Please get in touch with Mullanpur Cricket Stadium's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

4. Sports Complex Chandigarh

Sports Complex Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
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Apart from the cricket stadiums, Tricity has a lot of sports complexes offering training under various sports. Since 1984, all these stadiums have been run and managed by the Sports department of Chandigarh. However, it was earlier under the management of the education department, but the administration felt that sports in Tricity needed to be glorified and thus the full-fledged sports department was established.

The Finance and Sports Secretary of UT administration was given the responsibility to run the same for the upliftment of sports in the city. Owing to such amazing infrastructure and management, Chandigarh has hosted various national and international tournaments in association with the sports federations.

Here are some of the renowned sports complexes of Tricity:

Sports Complex Sector 42 Chandigarh

One of the biggest sports complexes of the Tricity is spread across 90 acres of land. The Sector 42 stadium Chandigarh was established in 1988. The sports complex has a hockey stadium with a capacity of 30,000 spectators. Apart from having a full-fledged hockey stadium, the complex also has provision and coaches for sports like boxing, Judo, Wrestling, Weight lifting, Badminton, Kho-Kho, Handball and bridge.

The indoor hall also has the facility to play basketball and volleyball with synthetic flooring to escape any injury. The complex has a hostel where players of Chandigarh hockey, cricket and football teams stay for on-the-field practice. The hostel is equipped with all the facilities along with the Hi-Tech gym to promote a fitness regime for the players.

Contact Number: 76966 65005

Membership Charges

Sr.No. Game Student (per annum) Non student (per annum) Recreational players (per month )
1. Badminton Rs. 400/- Rs.1000/- Rs.1200/-
2. Boxing Rs. 300/- Rs.600/-
3. Weightlifting Rs.300/- Rs.600/-
4. Kabaddi Rs.200/- Rs.600/-
5. High-Tech Gym Rs.1000/-PM Rs.1000/-PM Rs.1000/-
6. Lawn tennis Rs.400/- Rs.1000/- Rs.1000/-
7. Hockey Rs.300/- Rs.600/-
8. Kho Kho Rs.200/- Rs.600/-
9. Handball Rs.300/- Rs.600/-
10. Basketball Rs.300/- Rs.600/-

Sports Complex Sector 7 Chandigarh

One of the oldest sports complexes of Chandigarh, Sector 7 sports complex was established in 1960 and is spread across 6 acres of land. The complex has successfully hosted various national and international level events and has also organized the North Zone Athletic meet of 1997. The complex is the host of various sports like athletics, gymnastics, with flood-lighted basketball and volleyball courts. Recently, a multipurpose hall was constructed in the vicinity but till now only badminton is being played there.

Timings: 5.30 AM to 7.30 PM
Contact Number: 0172-2750005

Membership Charges

Sr.No. Game Student (per annum) Non student (per annum) Recreational players (per month )
1. Badminton Rs. 400/- Rs.800/- Rs.1200/-
2. Athletics Rs. 200/- Rs.600/-
3. Basketball Rs.300/- Rs.600/-
4. Gymnastic Rs.200/- Rs.600/-
5. Squash Rs.400/- Rs.800/-
6. Volleyball Rs.300/- Rs.600/-

Sector 43 Sports Complex Chandigarh

One of the recent additions in the sports arena of Chandigarh is the Sector 43 Sports complex Chandigarh. The complex is the extended part of Govt. Model High School-43 was later taken over by the sports department. The sports complex is the latest addition has all the modern infrastructure with the provision of a swimming pool, table tennis, squash and badminton.

Timings: 5.30 AM to 7.30 PM
Contact Number: 0172-2676035


Sports Complex Manimajra Chandigarh

The sports complex Manimajra Chandigarh is not yet fully constructed and thus is not open to the public. However, it is said to be spread across 15 acres of land with facilities like Swimming, Squash, Badminton, Table-Tennis, and Athletic activities. There is no confirmation from the department regarding its opening date.


Sports Complex Sector 50 Chandigarh

The sports complex Sector 50 Chandigarh is not yet fully operational. The three complexes in Sector 38, 50, and 56 were expected to open soon but due to unknown reasons, these complexes are yet to welcome the students. However, there have been guidelines from the department to allow students from the nearby colleges to use the complex between 9.30 AM to 3.30 PM but there has been no confirmation.


Sports complex Sector 34 Chandigarh

The sports complex of Sector 34 is a part of Govt. Model High School-34. However, it is run and managed by the sports department. It has facilities like Swimming Pool, Table-Tennis, Squash and Badminton. The complex also has an indoor hall where coaching for Judo and Wrestling is provided.


Lake Sports Complex Chandigarh

Established in 1961, it is one of the oldest sports complexes of the Tricity. Initially, it was known as Lake club but later transformed into lake sports complex Chandigarh. It is spread across 10 acres of land and is the hub of various sports. The complex has the infrastructure to play various sports like Table Tennis, Billiards, Archery, Swimming, and Squash. Till now, the complex has hosted various national and international level championships. The latest addition in the complex was made in 2006 with Hi-Tech Gym and kids pool. The talks are on to construct a hall to initiate sports like badminton, basketball, gymnastics and wrestling, but due to some legal hassles, the proposal is still pending.

Timings: 6.30 AM to 8.30 AM & 4.30 PM to 7.30 PM
Contact Number: 9914374389


Location & Address

Chandigarh
Various Locations: Sports Complex Sector 42, Sports Complex Sector 7, Sector 43 Sports Complex, Sports Complex Manimajra, Sports Complex Sector 50, Sports complex Sector 34, Lake Sports Complex

Timings

Monday To Saturday (5.30 AM to 7.30 PM)
Sunday Closed

Membership Fees:

Varies for different sports.

* Please get in touch with Sports Complex Chandigarh's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

5. CLTA Tennis Stadium

CLTA Tennis Stadium
  • Chandigarh
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Chandigarh Lawn Tennis association in Sector 10 is known to run a development programme for juniors to explore their skills in this unique game. CLTA tennis stadium Chandigarh is equipped with all the modern infrastructure to ensure that students get the best of the training.

The academy also has provisions for residential players from different states.

Here are some of the key highlights of the CLTA Tennis Stadium Chandigarh

  • The stadium has almost 20 courts to ensure multiple training sessions for the students.
  • Hostel facility for the students from different states.
  • The academy has both clay and turf courts to ensure that students get to practice on both.
  • The stadium also has the provision of a cafeteria, gym, yoga centre, conference hall and media room for the students.
  • As the game can be physically strenuous, the centre also has a provision of a physiotherapist.

The coaches provide specialized training in the camp to ensure that players perform to their full potential. The academy also hosts tournaments with adequate space to accommodate a reasonable number of spectators. The fee structure varies for the package you opt for, for detailed information you can contact on the information given below or can log in to their website www.clta.in

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Tennis Stadium, Opposite DAV College,Sector-10, Chandigarh 160011 Call:0172-2740543 View Location on Google Map

Timings

Based on Appointment (5:00 am – 9:00 pm)

Court Booking Charges

Day Charges: Rs.300/-
Night Charges: Rs.450/-

* Please get in touch with CLTA Tennis Stadium's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

6. Sector 46 Sports Stadium Chandigarh

Sector 46  Sports Stadium Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
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Established in 1975, the Sector 46 sports stadium Chandigarh is spread across 4 acres of land with a seating capacity of 500 spectators. This Chandigarh stadium is one of the favorites amongst the youth of the city because of its location and the provisions like volleyball court, basketball court, football court, and grassy athletic track.

The other plus point of Sector 46 sports stadium is that it is equipped with enough floodlights to host night matches. However, to host night matches special permission has to be taken from the authorities. The stadium is accessible to local residents for regular walking and jogging. The administration has also proposed to convert the grassy athletic track into the synthetic track to accommodate international students as well.

Membership Charges

S.No Membership charges (Per Annum) Students Non-Students
1. Athletics Rs. 200/- Rs. 600/-
2. Volleyball Rs. 300/- Rs. 600/-
3. Basketball Rs. 300/- Rs. 600/-
4. Football Rs. 300/- Rs. 600/-

Location & Address

Chandigarh
46B, Sector 46, Chandigarh, 160047 Call:0172-5097674 View Location on Google Map

Monday to Sunday (6.30 AM to 8.30 AM & 4.30 PM to 7:30 PM)

* Please get in touch with Sector 46 Sports Stadium Chandigarh's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

7. Sector 16 Cricket Stadium

Sector 16 Cricket Stadium

Cricket Stadium

  • Chandigarh
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Sector 16 is one of the oldest sectors of Chandigarh and so is the Sector 16 cricket stadium. It is adjoining the Rose Garden and is just opposite the parade ground. The stadium is being run and managed by the Union territory cricket association.

The stadium used to be one of the central attractions of the Tricity but after the PCA stadium came into existence, it slowly lost its charm and is hosting domestic level matches only. Here are some of the unknown facts about the oldest and most celebrated Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh India.

Some of the Interesting Facts about Sector 16 Cricket Stadium

  • The Chandigarh cricket stadium was inaugurated in 1966 and was known to be one of the prized possession of the Tricity residents.
  • The stadium can accommodate around 30,000 spectators at a time.
  • Many iconic players like Kapil Dev, Yograj Singh, and Chetan Sharma have played and practised on the fields of Sector 16 cricket stadium, and have brought laurels for the state and the country.
  • So far the stadium hosted only four international matches, three ODIs, and one test match. The last match played on the grounds of Sector 16 Chandigarh cricket stadium in the year 2007 was between India and Australia.
  • The stadium has an appropriate pitch for the practice sessions and is the perfect place for budding players to test their skills.

Membership Charges

Sr.No. Game Student Non student Recreational players
(per annum) (per annum) (one month)
1. Cricket Rs.600/- Rs.1000/-

For details about the practice sessions and the academies, you can always contact the given number.

Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh contact number: 7696829734

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Jan Marg, Sector 16, Chandigarh Call:7696829734 View Location on Google Map

Timings

Monday To Sunday (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

* Please get in touch with Sector 16 Cricket Stadium's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

8. Hockey Stadium Chandigarh

Hockey Stadium Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
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Hockey stadium Chandigarh is part of the Sector-42 sports complex. It can accommodate around 30,000 spectators at a time and has proudly hosted several national and international hockey matches. It is the only hockey stadium in Chandigarh with a hostel facility for the players. After the inauguration of new turf at hockey stadium Sector 42 Chandigarh, the facility has been the ground for matches between countries like India V/S Pakistan, India V/S Spain, and India V/S Malaysia.

The academy has been the base camp for both men and women hockey teams before any international match. Recently the floodlights have also been installed in the stadium to make way for overnight matches. Apart from hockey, Sector 42 stadium Chandigarh also has four tennis courts.

Location & Address

Chandigarh
Sports Complex, Udyan Path, Sector 42, Chandigarh, 160036 Call:+911722646444 View Location on Google Map
* Please get in touch with Hockey Stadium Chandigarh's Chandigarh team to know the exact prices before your visit.

We hope that now you know why so many players from Chandigarh excel at the national and international level. Such kind of facilities and sports infrastructure fill people with a zeal to excel in everything they do, to bring laurels not for themselves but for everyone who has contributed to their success.

This extensive list of Chandigarh cricket stadiums and Sports complexes in Chandigarh prove that the city is always geared up to provide the best of opportunities to people with ambition to do something beyond academics.

Apart from being a motivational factor, these stadiums and complexes have also become an integral part of our community. It helps in bringing people together to celebrate the spirit of sportsmanship. Also, not to forget these places are also economic drivers for any state as a lot of revenue is generated by hosting national and international level tournaments.