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Sports Institutes in Pune

Updated on: Jan 28, 2013
Pune with a population of 2.5 million is the second largest city after Mumbai in the Maharashtra. Since ancient times, Pune has been a famous educational and cultural centre. The Maratha state was founded by Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj around Pune in 1676 A.D. The weather of Pune is very pleasant with maximum temperature ranging from 32 degree to 42 degree Centigrade. The city is well connected to other metropolises of the country by road, rail and air.

This section provides complete information about sports institutes in Pune. It also provides the contact details of each and every sports institutes in Pune. The best sports institutes in Pune are covered here. If any sports institutes in Pune is missing in this list, kindly inform us using our Contact Form.

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Sports Institutes operate different courses with following objects written below: To develop the overall personality of students, to develop physical fitness, to develop healthy mind through sportsman spirit, to develop team work and leadership quality and to identify / nurture budding sports talent. Cricket is the most popular sport in Pune, watched and played by many people. City clubs affiliated with Maharashtra Cricket Association have their own leagues and tournaments. Badminton is also fairly popular among Puneites. The first rules of the game were written in Pune by the British in 1873 and were not different to those in the modern description of the game. Thus Pune is known as the birthplace of Badminton. Rowing fans, such as members of the Royal Connaught Boat Club take to the Mula-Mutha River. The Nehru Stadium, home of the Maharashtra Cricket Association, has hosted several One Day International cricket matches, including one from the 1996 World Cup. The Deccan Gymkhana is another sporting institution with facilities for cricket, several tennis courts, basketball and swimming, having hosted Davis Cup matches on several occasions.

From the Isshinryu Karate & Kobudo Association of India until now 21 students who have been personally trained by Sensei Salil and Sensei Sharmila have participated in various world as well as international championships and have won 42 trophies and medals making the organization and the country proud.

Army Sports Institute: To restore national pride in the hearts of our fellow countrymen and to plan a winning image of the Army, the Government has approved the instigation of an Army Sports Institute (ASI) at Pune and Army Sports Nodes in selected disciplines at different places in the country. Appropriate funds have been allocated for state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment coupled with food habitat, foreign exposure and training under foreign coaches.

Golf


Poona Club Golf Course
Airport Road, Yerawada, Pune 411 006
Tel: 91-212-663131
Fax: 91-212-665447

RSI Golf Club
1, Ashoka Marg, Pune 411 001
Tel: 91-20-602-918

Polo

National Defence Academy Polo Club
Address: C/O The Commandant
National Defence Academy
PO Kharadvasla
Pune 411023
Phone No: 25291700

Pune Polo Club
Nr Council Hall, 6 Bund Garden Rd,
Bund Garden Road, Pune – 411001

Karate


Isshinryu Karate & Kobudo Association of India (IKKAI)
3, Gajanan Housing Society
1114, Ganesh Khind Road,
Pune - 411016
Maharashtra State, India
Phone: +91-20-5656139
Mobile: 98225 97776
 Email: ikkaindia@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.ikkai.org/

Maharashtra Karate Association
Mr. Pervez m1stry
9, Sunshine
156, M. Karve Road
Mumbai 400 026
Phone:-022 22582486

Trekking

Chhatrapati Shivaji Trekking Institute  
14/106, Nr Alankar Theatre, Agarkar Ngr, Pune-411001
Phone: 020-26122175

Late Annasaheb Magar Social Sports
Udyog Ngr Brahmanagari Chwad Pune-411033
Phone: 020-27455498

Boating

Royal Connaught Boat Club,
7/8 Boat Club Road,
Pune 411 001
India
Telephone : ++91 20 26113512, 26113513, 26113514
Fax : ++91 20 26113511
Email : info@boatclubpune.com
Website: http://www.boatclubpune.com/

Gliding

Hadapsar Flying Club (Gliding)
Near Gadital Bridge,
Saswad Road,
Hadapsar,
Pune
020-26992048
GCP Phone #: +91.20.26991012 / +91.20.26992048

Adventure Sports

Climbers & Mountaineers Pune
Secretary,
C/o Mr Pramod Gavande,
44/2 Prashant Apartment,
Amar Society Erandwane,
Pune - 411 004

Rock Climbers
Secretary,
Plot No 30, Flat No. 6 Shri Apartment,
Shridhar Nagar,
Chinchwad,
Pune - 411 033

Himalayan Adventurers
Secretary,
388 Narayan Peth Rashtrabhas Bhawan,
Pune - 411 030

Universal Trekkers
Secretary,
C/o Vilas G Joshi "Shubankaroti",
Plot No 29, Suvarnbag Coloby,
Kothrud,
Pune

Badminton

Poona District Badminton Association
Wie Sports Complex, Shivaji Nagar,
Pune - 411005
Tel: 25535799
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