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Sport Campus (LC de Villiers Grounds) Facilities

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Indoor Sports Centre accommodates:

Main hall (1 600m2) with 3 000 permanent seats accommodating 2 courts each for netball, basketball and volleyball and 8 for badminton. Multi-purpose floor to accommodate functions, trade fairs and other exhibitions;

1 Gymnastics hall;

3 Halls for judo, karate, badminton, fencing, table tennis, basketball and volleyball;

Fitness, strength and conditioning centre (student gymnasium);

Sport laboratory with rehabilitation gymnasium;

Auditorium (150 seats);

Committee and lecture rooms, Restaurants and cafeteria, Barbecue area, rooms for medical doctor and physiotherapists, 2 function rooms (capacity 100 and 250 people);

Heated indoor swimming pool (12 m);

Climbing wall.

Outdoor Facilities:

Tartan Athletics Stadium (track and field), 3 000 seat pavilion with 2 000 informal seating on grass embankment. Complete with all facilities for throwing and jumping events. Share with football during professional season. Separate training area for discuss, hammer and shot put inside stadium area
Grass track with tartan strips for turning, hurdles and all jumps. 2 Hammer and discuss throwing circles at another location on terrain. Cross country track with 2 routes (1 km and 2 km);

Dam for canoeing;

Cricket oval: Capacity 2 000 on grass embankment (share with hockey during winter). Clubhouse. 4 cricket ovals sharing in winter with other sports. 24 cricket nets 98 all weather;

Hockey complex with 1 astro (artificial surface) and clubhouse. 7 Grass hockey fields with flood lights (3 sharing with cricket);

Netball (3) and basketball (3) all weather courts with flood lights. All 6 courts can be used for both sports if needed. (See Sport Centre);

Rugby Stadium: 4 500 seat pavilion with additional 4 000 capacity on grass embankments. Ruby clubhouse with committee room. 6 Rugby fields with flood lights (1 sharing with soccer);

3 Football fields with floodlights, 9 with training level flood lights which are shared with rugby (1), hockey (2) and cricket (6). Stadium shared with athletics. Clubhouse.

7 Squash courts (1match playing with glass back wall and pavilion with approximately 80 seats);

Olympic Standard Swimming pool complex with 1 heated 50m pool and pavilion with 3 000 seats
25 m heated pool at hpc;

22 All weather tennis courts with clubhouse. 2 tennis practice walls;

1 beach volleyball court.

How to get to Sport Campus (LC de Villiers Grounds)

GPS Co-ordinates: S25° 45’ 10” E28º 14’ 46”

Directions from Johannesburg / OR Tambo International Airport

N1 north towards Polokwane until the N4 towards Pretoria (left). Follow N4 Pretoruis road leading towards Pretoria City.

Turn rleft into Duncan street. Turn left again in South street. You will enter the L.C de VIlliers Sports Grounds.