Guru Govind Singh Sports College, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Government has established Guru Govind Singh Sports College in Lucknow at a distance of 13km from railway station with the sole aim of bringing about development in sports activities within the state. The college is established on 153 acres of land. This college is fully residential sports organization for emerging sportspersons. For session 2016-2017 special arrangements are there for state’s 9–12 years old emerging sportspersons for specific scientific and technical training in Athletics, football, volleyball and hockey games. Along with this there is also a special provision of education system for the students where students are imparted education through Secondary Education Board (UP board-Hindi medium) from class 6th to 12th. Moreover, Sports College is also contributing towards providing all necessary facilities to students for their overall development and a significant increase in the standards of the game in the state.
Apparently, to offer adequate training skills to its students various modern sports equipment are facilitated inside the Sports College campus like synthetic running track, hockey turf and natural turf, 3 floodlit volleyball courts, 8 turf wicket for cricket, 2 natural grass field for football, 2 synthetic courts for tennis, international level swimming pool, multipurpose hall and many more. Furthermore, various other infrastructural facilities are also constructed inside the campus for students like Multistoried Hostel dining hall, Community Hall, Health Center, VIP Guest House etc. Along with this, Sports College is also equipped with visiting dormitories for providing accommodation to outside teams. Additionally, National training camp as well as national international competitions are organized from time to time at the sports fields and stadium inside the college campus.