Sports in KarurKarur is a fast developing city in the textile, hospital, technology, infrastructure, arts and many other sectors. Sports as we know is the perfect stress buster. People in Karur are lucky enough to have many sports facilities that gives them a chance to play their favorite games right in their city. So when you travel to Karur, you can go along with your family to the various places offering sports facilities and have a good time.
Karur Sports AssociationThe Karur Sports Association is a part of the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) that strives to work for the betterment and promotion of sports activities amongst people and to educate people about fitness and sports. SDAT began in the year 1992, of which the honorable Chief Minister is the president. Karur Sports association uses the various resources from the state government, sports organizations, institutions and everyone committed to sports to promote sports and physical fitness all throughout the city. Considering the importance of a fast growing city like Karur, the association takes keen interest in bringing up new talents, developing adequate coaching methods like workshops and courses and also looking into the infrastructural development like developing gyms, sports academies, clubs, sports grounds etc. in the city.
District Sports and youth welfare Officer:
Address: SDAT district sports unit, 4Th floor, Collaborate building, Karur
Phone no: 04324-256728
Prominent Sports in KarurSports is a perfect way to relieve yourself and if you get a good weekend in the city you can always have the chance of enjoying some of the prominent sports played there in the native style. There are various sports like football, basketball, kabaddi, cricket, tennis, volleyball, gymnastics, judo, squatting etc which is promoted by the Karur sports association. These are the most played and the most loved games in the city. Most of the colleges and schools provide sports facilities and encourage students to be part of the various games conducted.Also various tournaments are held in Karur in which many of the college teams participate.Karur has won many accolades and has a strong throwball and basketball team which have won gold medals in the state level.
Infrastructure in Karur:Everybody who is a sports lover would have a great time exploring the various sports facilities available here at Karur. From large playgrounds and courts to swimming pools, Karur has made suitable arrangements for all. You would see football grounds at school and college campuses, like the CSI school playground in Ramakrishnapuram and municipal Thiruvallur playground in Jawahar Bazaar which helps students to enjoy various games. The jubilee tennis court is a famous place located in Bunglaw Street, Karur. Apart from these facilities, Stores like 10’s Sports which sell all sports related items is available in Karur.
Karur Sports StadiumKarur sports stadium built in the year 2013 was a dream come true for many of the sports enthusiasts. It was a much needed place for all the sports lovers of the city. The project was a Rs.1.96 core one which was a huge success. The 15 acre sports stadium also boasts of many facilities like courts for volleyball, basketball, badminton and fields for football and hockey, restrooms for players, office rooms etc
So here we get a glimpse of how the state has promoted sports in its various cities, including Karur. Although the objectives of SDAT are yet to be completely fulfilled in the city, it can be said that the work is very well in progress.