Sports venues during Spring Festival holiday waiting for you
Chongqing Olympic Badminton Stadium (Picture provided by Chongqing Olympic Center)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Are you going to gorge yourself on food and drink this Spring Festival holidays and then be sad about the weight you’ve gained? Therefore, take exercise! The reporter recently visited a number of sports venues in Chongqing and compiled the following schedule of opening hours of popular sports venues in Chongqing.
Chongqing Olympic Center: Open to the public from February 14 (be aware of the times)
The stadium of Chongqing Olympic Center will be closed from February 11 to 13 and will resume operation on February 14. From February 14 to 17, the stadium will be open daily from 6:00 to 18:00 free of charge, and on February 18, everything will remain the same, namely opening at 6:00 to 10:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 free of charge. If people don’t want to go to the venue, they can follow the “居家科学健身指导” (Home Scientific Fitness Guide) on “重庆奥体中心” (Chongqing Olympic Center) WeChat Official Account to help them exercise at home.
In addition, Chongqing Olympic Badminton Stadium will be open to the public from 9:00-18:00 daily from February 14 to 17; normal opening hours of 9:00 to 22:00 will be resumed from February 18.
It is worth noting that Chongqing Olympic Badminton Stadium is open for a low fee of RMB20/hour during the winter holidays from 9:00-16:00 on weekdays (except for VIP courts). At the same time, free open badminton training sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 12:00, with professional badminton coaches teaching. The concessions are offered to young students under 15 years old (inclusive), with 10 free places per session, limited to 2 sessions for the same person. The public can call the Badminton Stadium reception desk at 68609120 to book in advance and arrive with a valid student ID to participate.
Datianwan Fitness Center Table Tennis Stadium (Picture provided by Chongqing Olympic Center)
Datianwan Fitness Center: Open during Spring Festival holidays
As the “place of faith” for sports activities in Chongqing, all stadiums of Datianwan Fitness Center will be open from 9:00 to 16:00 on February 11 and from 10:00 to 18:00 on February 12-14. After February 15, the opening hours will resume. However, there is no room for complacency in the prevention and control of COVID-19. The person in charge of Datianwan Fitness Center said that people who come to exercise are advised to make reservations by phone, and those who are unable to do so should follow their staff’s arrangement of “limited flow and staggered entry”.
Telephone numbers for booking at each stadium:
Badminton Stadium in Comprehensive Building: 63858922
Table Tennis Stadium in Comprehensive Building: 63853822
Tennis Stadium in Comprehensive Building: 63618167
Chongqing Gymnasium (Badminton): 63851412
Datianwan Fitness Center Badminton Stadium (Picture provided by Chongqing Olympic Center)
Other popular venues: be aware of opening hours
For other sports venues in Chongqing, the public only need to be aware of the opening hours. For example, 8D Sky Football and Basketball Parks are temporarily closed on the Chinese New Year’s Eve, 1st and 2nd days of the 1st lunar month, after which they will be open to the public as normal. According to the person in charge, 8D Sky Basketball Park will be open from 10:00-22:00 and 8D Sky Football Park will be open from 9:00-23:00. (Translated by Wang Huixin, Fathom Language Limited)