As cities get smaller and smaller and the great outdoors fade from the map, city sports fans flock to specialist sports arenas to get their adrenaline fix for the day! With sparkling vinyl courts and premium astro lawns, these specialist sports centers offer you air-conditioned courts (you’re still sweating!), Training and fitness programs. While some are multi-utility, others focus on a single sport. Next time you’re in the mood for a quick run or a soccer game, here are a few places you can go.
On the right track
Brothers Vikram Vairavan and Varun Vairavan were constantly looking for places to play when pursuing their lucrative careers. They quickly started a tech company to connect people to the business and realized the underlying problem behind it – an acute shortage of sports infrastructure. This is how they created Herkley (derived from the Roman god Hercules) an exclusive arena for badminton. “Badminton is the second most popular sport in India,” said Vikram. “India has excelled in sport on the world stage over the past decade and we are uniquely positioned to become a powerhouse. In the recent men’s world rankings, five of the top 20 were Indians. The choice was fairly easy in what sport we were going to. go for. ” Herkley has three indoor wooden badminton courts with BWF approved flooring. “This is very important because we often come across clubs that install shiny PVC mats on concrete, which is sure to wreak havoc on your knees. Badminton is meant to be played on wooden floors and floors. Synthetic rugs, if used, should be on wooden floors, ”says Vikram. Located in Kottivakkam, their hourly prices start at Rs 500.. Details: 98844 74916
Rush, a multi-utility sports arena opened earlier this year with an assemblage of sports including futsal, basketball, badminton and indoor cricket. For sports purists looking to try indoor arenas, know that they meet the highest standards with approvals from international federations like the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the World Badminton Federation (BWF) and the International Handball Federation (IHF). “Rush is a brand owned by our company TAT (Thick as Thieves),” says Sai Satvick. “We are six best friend Sarvesh Shashi, Lakshman Chidambaram, Vishwath Selvam, Roshan Raghunath and Arjun Ravindhar. We know each other from school and hence the name. It just started out as a normal conversation in a movie theater. We thought sport was something that interested us all! And that’s how it started. ”Aside from those sports that are mainly played in the facility, Rush even caters to sports like handball, Frisbee and kabaddi. In addition, they also have karate, Zumba and yoga workshops as well as fitness programs.
“The basic idea was to give our city something that it had never experienced before at the highest standards and of the highest quality! Besides the sports and fitness facilities that I just mentioned here Above that we have locker rooms, showers and a catering kiosk to serve delicious food for our players, “Sai says. He promises that memberships aren’t rocket science and all it takes is a phone call. Located at RA Puram, their hourly prices start at Rs 1500. Details: 95667 76656
Tiki Taka, another arena located in T Nagar and Kilpauk has been built from the ground up to give a player a full football experience with the idea of just bringing your shoes, and everything else will be taken care of. load by Tiki Taka. “We chose a quiet and airy roof in Kilpauk and started our project,” explains Praneeth Reddy, Marketing Manager. “One year later, we launched our second site – Tiki Taka T. Nagar and we are preparing for the launch of our third site shortly.” Lack of space, privacy, extra services like boots, lounges, changing rooms and lack of lighting after sunset are some of the reasons why this sports arena is moving to the city. . With a 5-a-side football pitch, Tiki Taka slots start at Rs 2000. Details: 87544-90508
From futsal to badminton to football, you are almost spoiled for choice! All you have to do now is find your nearest arena, become a member, and you are good to go. Let’s just say the ball is in your court now!