Free and Reasonably-Priced Exercise Venues
Hangzhou is home to a wealth of fitness venues some of which are reasonably priced and some of which are free. See below for further details.
Hangzhou Chengbei Sports Park
Address: No. 125, Baishi Road
Intro: Covering an area of over 680 mu (1 mu roughly equals 666 sq m) and with an investment of one billion RMB, Hangzhou Chengbei Sports Park is the largest sports park in Hangzhou to have incorporated functions of sport, entertainment and ecological leisure. The sports park is also a pioneer in integrating a nationwide fitness program with functions of leisure and sightseeing. Hangzhou’s Chengbei Sports Park is equipped with a pint-sized comprehensive hall, swimming hall and sports and exercise zone.
Pint-Sized Comprehensive Hall
Opening Hours: 09:00—22:00
Morning: 50 RMB per person per hour;
Noon: 60 RMB per person per hour;
Evening: 80 RMB per person per hour;
From Monday to Friday, one can enjoy a discounted price of 30 RMB per two hours and more discounts can be enjoyed with a membership card;
Telephone: +86 571 88250561
Swimming Hall The swimming hall consists of one eight-lane standard swimming pool and one paddling pool.
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 21:00 (October to next May); 05:30 -22:00 (June to September)
Price: 40 RMB per person per hour
Telephone: +86 571 88250583
Sports and Exercise Zone
Opening Hours: 09:00-22:00
1. Tennis: 80 RMB per person per hour in the daytime and 160 RMB per person per hour in the evening;
2. Basketball and football: free in the daytime from Monday to Friday; 20 RMB per person for the rest time;
Hangzhou Squash Hall in Hangzhou Stadium
Address: 4/F, Building A, No. 210, Tiyuchang Road, Hangzhou
Intro: Hangzhou Squash Hall is the only standard squash court in Hangzhou. It used to be the venue for the Women’s World Squash Elite Competition but now it is the training venue for Hangzhou’s adult and youth squash teams.
Opening Hours: o9:30 – 22:00 from Monday to Friday
Price: 30 RMB per hour before 17:00 and 60 RMB per hour after 18:30
Telephone: +86 571 86078338
Jianggan Sports Center
Address: No. 12, Qianchao Road
Intro: Until March 31, on the eighth day of every month and certain periods of every week, venues for basketball, badminton, table tennis, tennis, billiards and archery are all open to the public for free.
From 10:00 to 14:00 until March 31 (except weekends and national holidays), No. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 badminton court is open for free during weekdays. If there are competitions taking place on these courts, then the courts will not be open to the public.
On March 8, from 09:00 to 17:00, No. 1 and 2 courts are open to the public for free.
Telephone: +86 571 86579380/9399
From 10:00 to 14:00 until March 31 (except weekends and national holidays), No. 1 and 2 basketball courts are open to the public for free.
On March 8, from 09:00 to 17:00, all three basketball courts are open for free.
Telephone: +86 571 86579380/9399
From 10:00 to 14:00 until March 31 (except weekends and national holidays), there are two free tennis courts available.
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