Sports in Durgapur
The steel city of Durgapur believes in playing the game well, so it has facilities for training in sports like cricket, football, hockey, table tennis, Kabaddi and Kho Kho. There are several training institutes and clubs made for this purpose, and there is a well defined body that takes care of the entire system. Both indoor and outdoor sports are played with equal importance. There are very good trainers in every sports and several players from these sports have excelled even in the state levels.
Other than the commonly played games like football and cricket, there are several other sports which are played in this steel city and you also have the facility of getting proper training here. There are different institutes which has skilled trainers who guide and coach the players to bring out the best in them. Here are some of the sports that are played in Durgapur and also have proper training centers where you can learn the game:
Martial Arts in Durgapur
Gamon Friends Club
Gamon Bridge More,
Fine Arts Club (Ashihara Karate Association)
19 Tagore Avenue,
Special attraction here is the skilled trainers available.
One of them is Debnath Sannakar, who is a Black Belt 2nd Dan, Japan
1 No. Dayananda Road,
Adventure Sports in Durgapur
These associations organize trekking expeditions in the mountainous regions, like the Himalayas, and train interested people in rock climbing as well. Nature study camps are also organized by them. Some of the associations offering mountaineering training in the steel city of Durgapur are as follows:
Durgapur Mountainering Association
18th Room Hostel,
Other Sports in Durgapur
All these different sports are generally played in the various stadiums in Durgapur which are of high standards like the Nehru Stadium, which also has a gymnasium for its players. Other such important and good stadiums which provide an excellent facility to its players to have a platform to bring out their best are Sidhu Kanu Indoor Stadium, Sahid Bhagat Singh Stadium, and ASP Stadium. All these conveniences offered by the steel city bring us to the point that sports plays a major part in the lives of the people of this industrial city of Durgapur.