Sports in Amritsar

Punjabis are regarded as strong-willed people and sport is the best platform to show that positivity. With great sporting spirit, this very tradition continues in Amritsar. Here, you will find people giving a break to their busy lives and indulging in some activity or the other. Of course the city has many means of entertainment, but the relaxation that any sports promises is not go amiss. 

Playing different sports brings discipline and that very quality is seen in the people here. They are active when it comes to any game. Over the years, the state government has taken many successful initiatives to give the city the best sporting facilities. In return, sports persons from Amritsar have risen to remarkable levels, making this otherwise calm city, a cheerful one.

Sports in Amritsar
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Cricket in Amritsar

Cricket as a sport is literally worshiped and watched closely in our country. The same fervor holds true for the city of Amritsar, which has also given to the country many significant players. 

Cricket has strong hold on the sporting atmosphere in Amritsar. From schools, small lanes to the stadiums and other sport centers and grounds, the bat and the ball never leave your site.

Cricket in Amritsar
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There is immense talent that makes way to these stadiums. And from here have risen many players who have gained national and international success. Some of the prominent names are:

Yuvraj Singh Cricket Academy
Address: Street No. 2, Ranjit Vihar, Amritsar, Punjab

Prime Cricket Academy
Address: Practice Address) Gate No.3 Gandhi Ground (Office Address)A496, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098555 54496

Amandeep Cricket Academy
Address: JW55+CX6, Sultanwind, Amritsar, Punjab 143006
Phone: 098039 61411

R.S Bhanot Cricket Academy
Address: Gandhi ground, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Gyan Ashram Cricket Academy
Address: Opposite, Chatiwind Gate Roundabout, near bularia park, Guru Ram Das Nagar, Himatpura, Amritsar, Punjab 143006

Dashmesh Cricket Academy
Address: Naraingarh, Chheharta, Amritsar, Punjab 143105
Phone: 083604 85847

Guru Nanak Cricket Academy
Address: JQMJ+FGW, By pass Road, Near India Gate, Naraingarh, Chheharta, Amritsar, Punjab 143105

Hatrick cricket Academy
Address: MV63+GV6, Baba Ishar Singh Public School Ground, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Punj ground
Address: MV63+35H, D - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

2 number ground
Address: JV3R+22G, Sahid Udham Singh Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143006

Hockey in Amritsar

Hockey is another favourite sport of the city. The young lads especially gear to play this sport as it gives them extreme stamina and builds competitive spirit. Colleges encourage this sport making sure that players make the best of their ability.

Hockey in Amritsar
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There are two significant Hockey clubs in the city, which have given way to excellent players. They are:

MahaRaja Ranjit Singh Hockey Academy
Address: JRMR+7C2, near kaka Dairy, opp Aplloy phermacy, Amritsar

Gurunanak Stadium
Address: JVQF+9QR, M.M Malviya Rd, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 093161 52806

Decathlon Amritsar
Address: VR Ambarsar Mall, Wing B, Plot C-4, Lower Ground Floor, Circular Rd, Nirankari Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098151 23392

Army Panther Golf Course
Address: MR2P+745, Amritsar Cantonment, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

R.S Bhanot Cricket Academy
Address: Gandhi ground, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Madaan sports & baby Rides
Address: 1139/1-14, Gali kharasian, Ram Bagh Chowk, near goal hatti, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 070092 60280

Royal Hockey Academy Achal Sahib
Address: Q6FG+827, VPO Chahal Kalan, Batala, Punjab 143505

Each year many members become a part of the club and many students of the academy. As a result, there is a sense of great sportsmanship that is prevalent even on the field.

Swimming in Amritsar

Swimming is seen more of a complete body exercise. It allows the body to develop from all areas as there is a full movement. Group of friends, families and little ones come in to take a dip in the fresh water while some experts demonstrate their skills. For swimming, people in Amritsar once again have several options. The top class hotels ensure that this facility is provided and on becoming a member you can easily swim your way through. Places where you can visit for swimming are:

Panther Swimming Pool
Address: JRVQ+XQG, Amritsar Cantonment, Amritsar Cantt., Punjab 143001

Guru Angad Dev Swimming pool
Address: JRMH+FMV, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab 143005

Blue waves
Address: Lane no. 1 Bliss Enclave, Majitha Rd, Avatar Avenue, Medical Enclave, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

The hundal's pool house
Address: MX44+7J, Amritsar, Punjab 143501

Behrouz's WET 'n' WILD
Address: Mule Chak Road, Grain Market Bhagtanwala, Mule Chak, Punjab 143001

PARADIISO INDOOR SWIMMING POOL
Address: BACK SIDE BHAGAT FORD, Punjab 143006

JJS Innovations Aqua Planet
Address: A-622, A - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Diveyard
Address: Ranjit Vihar, Nanngli, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Raunaq villa
Address: Lohrka Road , near golden valley, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Grey Hut Pool & Cafe
Address: H.no. 279 Green land colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

ERIC FARMS
Address: JW5F+X6X, Baba Budha Ave, Baba Phoola Singh, Amritsar, Punjab 143006

Fitness Hangover
Address: 1060, G.T. Road, Near India Gate, Chheharta, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 075290 00057

Indoor Sports in Amritsar

Hanging out with friends doesn’t always mean food and drinks. A game of snooker or just going for a squash round is healthy and fun enough. This is looked at by many clubs in Amritsar which keep intact the sporting vibe. A pool table in a hotel will make you want to play at least a game to refresh your senses and stay active.

Gaming Point Amritsar
Address: 16/6, Majitha-Verka By Pass, opp. KHANNA PAPER MILLS, Ganda Singh Wala, Amrit Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

N R SPORTS VERKA
Address: Den Dayal Colony, Verka, Amritsar, Punjab 143501
Phone: 078889 59112

SUPER SIX TURF
Address: Suncity Amusement Park Ltd, Batala - Amritsar Rd, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Decathlon Amritsar
Address: VR Ambarsar Mall, Wing B, Plot C-4, Lower Ground Floor, Circular Rd, Nirankari Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098151 23392

Archery Range
Address: Guru Nanak Dev University, Makka Singh Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143005

Gandhi Ground Stadium.
Address: 93, Gali Number 4, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 084278 51433

Badminton Hall
Address: 15, Taylor Road, Near Gandhi Ground Stadium., AGA Market, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Players Club Amritsar
Address: 3, M.M Malviya Rd, INA Colony, M.M Malviya Rd, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Nagar, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

JJS Innovations Aqua Planet
Address: A-622, A - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Battle Door
Address: Ram Talai, Sharifpura, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

MAHAVEER SPORTS
Address: Street no 2, Punjab 143001
Phone: 079734 97920

Prime Sports Amritsar
Address: 496, A - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098555 54496

Sports Station
Address: Unit No. LG – 8 & 9 Lower Ground Floor Mall of, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 0183 505 9700

Regional Sports in Amritsar

Apart from the sports present in our times, Amritsar as a city is a major hub for regional sports. This gives chance to many sports enthusiasts to show their talent and gain from it as well. Encouraging the same is Guru Nanak Stadium in Amritsar where you will find one busy in playing kabaddi, wrestling and also athletics. Facilities are provided to the players who may not be recognized globally, or even nationally, but are heroes in this city. There are several tournaments held every year, the popularity of which is seen growing.

Stadiums in Amritsar

 Cricket in Amritsar
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The city has been provided very high standard stadiums and popular grounds namely:

Gurunanak Stadium
Address: JVQF+9QR, M.M Malviya Rd, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 093161 52806

Gandhi Ground Stadium.
Address: 93, Gali Number 4, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 084278 51433

SHRI GURU NANAK DEV STADIUM
Address: Pandori Rd, Den Dayal Colony, Verka, Amritsar, Punjab 143501

Invasa Projects Pvt Ltd
Address: Grand Trunk Rd, Manawala, Amritsar, Punjab 143109

Sandhu Stadium Manawala Kalan Amritsar
Address: HXMQ+32R, Meharbanpur, Punjab 143115

Mahawa Stadium
Address: HJ7M+965, Amritsar, Punjab 143108
Phone: 095019 13005

Punj ground
Address: MV63+35H, D - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Football Stadium Rataul
Address: GW7F+4QF, Rataul, Punjab 143022

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