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TENNIS

There are many tennis courts throughout Gwangju. It is mainly located in a school or apartment complex, and is open to most registered members.

Gwangju Dongshin High School Tennis Courts (동신고등학교 테니스코트)

It is located in Dongshin High School, Punghyang-dong, Buk-gu and has 8 clay courts for tennis. This court is open to members..
Hompage: www.kds.hs.kr
Address: 50 Dongmun-daero, Buk-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-520-2157

Chonnam National University Tennis Courts (전남대학교 테니스코트)

It is located in Chonnam Univ. Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu and has 13 clay courts for tennis. This court is mainly open to the faculty, staff, and students.
Address: 77, Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju (후문 체육관 내에 위치)
☎ : 062-530-2581~4

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Tennis Courts (광주과학기술원 테니스코트)

It is located at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Oryong-dong, Buk-gu and has 5 clay courts and 2 hard courts for tennis. This court is available to insiders free of charge. But outsiders will need to pay 20,000 won (per month). There are lighting systems, parking lots, shower facilities and locker rooms.
Address: 123 Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-715-2169

SQUASH

Squash is played in a court which is surrounded by 4 covered walls where you hit the ball continuously with the racket. It is a sport that needs a lot of body movements which is helpful for dieting and the explosive sound from the ball while playing squash can give a chance to release stress.

Bitgoeul Squash (빛고을 스쿼시)

It is located in Ochi-dong, Buk-gu and has 4 courts and fitness club. The club gives beginners the chance to learn from experts.
Address: 20 Seoljuk-ro 320beon-gil, Buk-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-264-0708

Jayuin Squash Club (자유인 스쿼시 클럽)

It is located in Usan-dong, Gwangsan-gu. This club observes standards. It is specially built for squash, following the internationally-recognized formal negotiations.
Address: : 47-15 Saam-ro 92beon-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-945-1071

BOWLING

Bowling is easier to learn than other sports. Everyone can learn how to bowl through any associations with people who love the sport. As daily sports’ popularity grows, people who visit bowling clubs are increasing. Nowadays, bowling club atmospheres have become more popular.

K1 Rock Bowling Club (락 볼링장)

It is located in Unam-dong, Buk-gu and has a lively DJ. Shoe rental fee: 1,000 won, Bowling Lane fee: 2,000~3,000 won. Students can get a discount if they show their student ID cards.
Address:104-3 Seogang-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-511-0925

Jeil Bowling Club (제일 볼링장)

It is located in Usan-dong, Buk-gu and divided into rock-bowling alleys and bowling alleys. Bowling socks are offered for free and blanket is offered free to women. If you become a member, you can participate in various events.
Address: 83 Seobang-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-264-0089

Club 300 Bowling (클럽 300 볼링장)

It is located in Jinwol-dong, Nam-gu and sells alcohol. You can bowl while drinking. It has 36 lanes.
Address: 706 Seomun-daero, Nam-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-653-0925

TABLE TENNIS

Table tennis is a sport enjoyed both by men and women normally in small spaces. To play this sport, you only need the table, a net, racket and a ball, and you are guaranteed lots of fun.

Bongseon Table Tennis World (봉선탁구월드)

It is located in Bongseon 2-dong, Nam-gu, with the country’s largest facilities. It has shower rooms, smoking rooms and parking lots. Also, they provide lesson programs for everyone.
Address: 10 Bullomaeul-gil, Nam-gu, Gwangju
☎: 062-655-9090

Chodae Table Tennis World (조대탁구월드)

It is located in Seoseok-dong, Dong-gu and provides lessons. There are shower rooms and personal machines for training. There are table tennis matches every second Monday of the month.
Address: 190-13 Baekseo-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-222-2696

INLINE SKATING

If you want to use in-line skates, how about going to the Gwangju World Cup Stadium (Pungam-dong, Seo-gu) or to the Center Core Bldg 7F in Munheung-dong, Buk-gu? You can enjoy in-line skating there.

CYCLING

There are bike trails in Ssangam Park (Cheomdan, Gwangsan-gu), Transportation Park, Gwangju River and Youngsan River (Damyang<->Mokpo). Bikes are available for rent.

FITNESS CLUBS ·SWIMMING

You can easily see large and small fitness clubs around the house. As more people are concerned about their health, people who are on a diet or want to improve their body shapes are increasing. A swimming pool is the best place for an indoor exercise for those who are busy.

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL/ SOCCER

Gwangju’s landmark, Gwangju Kia Champions Field, was built in 2014. Also there is the Gwangju World Cup Stadium for professional soccer.

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL – KIA TIGERS [Kia Champions Field ]

Homepage : www.tigers.co.kr
Address: 10 Seorim-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju Kia Champions Field
☎ : 062-070-7686~8000
Bus stop: Gwangju Kia Champions Field (Bus 16, 38, 51, 58, 89, 95, 98, 151)
Korea Baseball Regular League Schedule: in March ~ in September
Entrance Fee: Weekdays Adult 8,000 won, children 3,000 won/ Weekend Adult 9,000 won, children 4,000 won (K3존)

Class Criterion Weekdays weekends
VIP Seats Normal 60,000 60,000
Table Seat 43,000 48,000
Exciting zone Designated seat 23,000 28,000
Blue designated seat 17,000 19,000
Red designated seat 13,000 15,000
Navy designated seat 10,000 12,000
Bleachers (Free Seat) Adult 7,000 8,000
Military police and soldiers/ teenager 5,000 6,000
kids/disabled/senior 3,000 4,000

Address: 240 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
☎ : 062-373-7733
Bus stop: World Cup Stadium (Bus 06, 16, 20, 26, 59, 74)
K-League Classic Schedule: in March ~ in mid-November
Entrance Fee
Tickets: general admission seat : Adults 8,000 / Children 6,000 원정석 : Adults 10.000 / Children 8.000

Public Physical Facility

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Public Physical Facility Address Contact
Yongsan Tennis Court 318-12 Hwasan-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju 062-608-2433
Gwangju indoor pool 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-380-6800
YeomJu Golf Center 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-380-6870
Gwangju indoor ice link 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 068-380-6880
Kia Champions Field 10 Seorim-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 062-604-2812
World Cup Stadium 240 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-2612
Jungheung Tennis Court 6-10 Uchi-ro 1beon-gil, Buk-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
National Archery Center (Gwandeokjeong Pavilion) 36 Jungang-ro 110beon-gil, Nam-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Olympic Memorial Civic Center 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Weomjoo Tennis court 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Horseriding Course 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Japanese fencing school 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Yeomju all-weather Tennis Court 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 8 062-604-1814
Yeomju Sports complex 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Seo Hyang-sun Archery Center 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Yeomju Bitgoeul Sports Center 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Gwnagju Sports Center 278, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-604-1814
Suwan Inline Skating Rink 15 Jangdeok-ro 96beon-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 062-604-2812
Gwangju International Archery Center 1189-1 Hoejae-ro, Nam-gu, Gwangju 1189-1 062-654-1114
Yeomju Park Golf Course 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-600-3913
Gwangju Disability Sport Center 278 Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-600-3913
All-weather Gateball Court 123 Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 062-372-3237
Dongnim Multi-purpose Gymnasium 200 Bungmun-daero, Buk-gu, Gwangju 062-714-2002
Cheomdan DaeSang Park Golf Course 190 Chuam-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 062-954-7330
Jinwol international Tennis 30 Hwasan-ro, Nam-gu, Gwangju 070-8808-2266
Boramae Soccer park 19 Jangam-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 062-717-7361
Nambu University International Swimming pool 23 Cheomdanjungang-ro, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 062-460-2015
Gwangju Women’s University Universiade gymnasium 201 Yeodae-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 062-950-3631
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