Chandigarh has infrastructure for nearly all types of sports activities. The Chandigarh Administration runs many well equipped sports complexes, sports clubs and hostels. The city is well equipped to cater to player's need in sports like swimming, athletics, tennis, sailing, gyms, football, cricket and golf, etc.
Chandigarh has the world class cricket stadium owned by the Punjab Cricket Association in SAS Nagar-part of Greater Chandigarh. PCA stadium has became the venue for a number of international cricket matches. International day and night matches has also been played here as the stadium has facilty of flood lights. Additionally, there is a cricket stadium in sector 16 chandigarh, which has been the venue of international cricket matches.
There is a hockey stadium with international standard Astroturf in sector 42 is the venue for national and international hockey matches. There is one more hockey stadium with grass pitch in sector 18, near Tagore theatre.
The Chandigarh Golf Club in sector 6 started in the Sixties has steadily developed into an 18 hole golf course. The Chandigarh Golf Open Championship is becoming an annual event and one of the most prestigious golf championships.
Lawn Tennis Stadium in Sector 10 is the pride of Chandigarh. It has a seating capacity of 4000 persons, and has been the venue of Davis Cup Semi-Finals. Other tennis courts are available at Lake Club, Chandigarh Club and Panjab University.
Chandigarh has a large number of Swimming Pools. They are accessible to the members and guest of the respective institution. There is no indoor Swimming Pool in Chandigarh. Most of the Pools have filtration plants. The city has swimming pools in Sector 14, 23 and lake club. The sukhna Lake makes water sports possible in the city. You can go yachting, boating, rowing, sailing, sculling.
The Chandigarh Football & Hockey Academy has established as per the initiation taken by the Administrator U.T. Chandigarh - an aim to groom the talent in the discipline of Football & Hockey in this region. Conducive environment for specific coaching and training on scientific basis has been provided in Sports Complex, Sector-42, Chandigarh to achieve the said aim. There is a football stadium in sector 46.