Clubs of Chennai, India
The League Club:
The League Club is situated on the 100 feet ring road between Ashok Nagar and Anna Nagar. The club started in 1997,is promoted as an exclusive club for the complete entrepreneur by the The Great Citi Club Time Ltd. It offers international facilities and professional services to members and their families. The club provides opportunities for the members to exchange thoughts, views and ideas in an ambience that is both relaxing and stimulating. Facilities available are Billiards, Chess, Table Tennis, Cards, Shuttle Badminton, Carom, Tennis, Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Steam Bath, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Lawn Restaurant, Bar, Open-air theatre, Beauty Parlour and mini Conference hall.
The Presidency Club:
The Presidency Club was established in 1929 to cater to the need of young professionals and working people who wanted to socialize in British style. The Club moved into its present home in 1937, by buying FairLawns from the Zamindar of Kumaramangalam. From 25 members at the time of its inception, the Club has grown to 1,830 members today. The activities of the Club include tournaments, organizing picnics and facilities for activities like tennis, reading, cards, billiards and dining. Two floors of air-conditioned, well-furnished guest rooms, a 24-hour pantry service, a new swimming pool (with the pool area designed for evening parties) and Astroturf, flood lit tennis courts are among the recent additions to the Club's infrastructure.
Chennai Race Club:
The Race Course in Chennai is over 200 years old being one of the oldest club in India. The Chennai Races are an integral part of Chennai's cultural history. In addition, at this course, the finest thoroughbreds from the best centers have raced for the most coveted prizes in the sport, including The Classic Indian Turf Invitation Cup. Today, live telecast of races from all over the country can be viewed at the Chennai Race Club, through a new venture introduced this January.
Chennai Boat Club:
With a history of more than hundred and thirty years, Chennai Boat Club (MBC) is one of the oldest in the country. A few Englishmen in the placid backwaters of Ennore started it in 1867. The club was relocated to its present location in 1892, to make available an exclusive stretch of water, for the rowers. Regular Inter-club and Intra-club regattas were held in the early years of the club. The MBC was one of the founding members of the Amateur Rowing Association of the East (ARAE). Today the MBC is one of the best-equipped clubs in the country.
Founded during the British rule in India, about 115 years ago, Gymkhana Club is one of the most prestigious entertainment clubs in the city today. The Club caters to the elite of society. One of the highlights is a club's nine-acre premise, located in the heart of the city. The Club offers recreational sports and games such as pool, snooker, tennis, table tennis and boasts of a talented cricket team .It also has a golf annexe at Guindy. The floodlit tennis courts at the Club are probably the best in the city. The gym offering the latest equipment is very popular with the health-conscious members. There is also a well-maintained swimming pool for the amateur as well as the expert swimmer. The Club also houses The Rendezvous, a restaurant, The Buttery Bar, used mostly for parties, and The Mixed Bar. The Club Library has an extensive collection of books and periodicals. The Club organizes movie screenings, twice a week. Membership is available only for corporates at Rs. 5 lakh per organisation.
Other Clubs in Chennai
63 Anna Salai, Mount Road, Chennai 600002
Federation of Motor Sports Club
S.P Road, Adyar, Chennai 600020
Chennai Cricket Club
1 Bells Road, Chepauk, Chennai 600005
Chennai Press Club
Government Guest Estate, Chennai 600002
The Malayalee Club
25, Club Road, Srinivasa Nagar, Chetpet, Chennai 600031
Chennai Flying Club