a.DushuLake Sports Development Center
DushuLake Sports Development Center is located in Science and Education Innovation Zone, near Dushu Lake and Bailu Park. It is the largest comprehensive sports center, as well as the second largest modern stadium in Suzhou. The center covers an area of 4.3 hectares and has 2 main buildings. The one in the East contains a basketball main field, a gym, a badminton court, a table tennis court, a basketball training hall, a taekwondo court and a bowling hall. The one in the west contains a natatorium, a climbing gym, a tennis court, a squash court,and a chess&card room. It is a place where sports competitions, fitness and entertainment, theatrical performances, training, business and leisure, tourism, and sightseeing can be found.
Moreover, a football court, a basketball court, a badminton court, a tennis court, and a volleyball court are available around student accommodation in district A,B, and C. These facilities provide students with great convenience.
Students, teachers, and staff in neighboring universities are the main targets of the Dushu Lake Sports Development Center. Therefore they can enjoy half price. All students, teachers, and staff in neighboring universities can come directly to the center to apply for membership.
Opening time: 9:00—21:30
Contact: 0512－62602327 (day time)
0512—62602324 (night time)
All venues in the center are open during holidays.
b.Suzhou Olympic Sports Center
Suzhou Olympic Sports Center is located in the main area of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). It reaches Xingtang Street in the West, and is connected with Guihua Road in the East. To the North it is near Zhongxin Avenue East, to the South it is near Xietang River. In all it covers an area of 36 ha. It is a multifunctional ecotype A class sports center, containing a stadium, a natatorium, Suzhou Sports Plaza, a outdoor sports park, and other commercial and recreational facilities.
Suzhou Olympic Sports Center has around 45000 arenas which can meet the demands of different games and large-scale performance activities. There is also a star-rated cinema which can contain 1500 people. The audience seats for the natatorium are able to contain 3000 people, combining functions of holding Competitive sports and providing fitness and entertainment. There is also a shopping center for leisure and entertainment whose theme is sports fashion. The biggest and the most professional ice rink is in this center. The supporting hotel is a star-rated economic hotel which covers an area of 10300 square meters and has around 267 rooms. Sports park is an open public leisure and fitness place, including jogging trails, bicycle lanes, roller skating courts, soccer courts, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a fitness square.