Bats, Balls and Helmets! Best Places in Chennai to Buy Sports Gear
|   May 04, 2016
Bats, Balls and Helmets! Best Places in Chennai to Buy Sports Gear

Helping your child choose the right sport might be one hurdle you have crossed but buying suitable equipment or clothing for the chosen sport could be daunting with the various brands and stores all over the city. The right athletic apparel and equipment improves performance at any sport and exercise. To help you choose the right store for your shopping, here are places where you can buy best sports gear in Chennai.

Surana Sports

Location: 63, Wallajah Road, Chepauk

Business Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

One of the oldest sports shops in Chennai, it caters to all your sporting needs. They offer quality sports training and playground equipment. Be it cricket, football, swimming, tennis or badminton, they have everything under one roof. They also offer sports equipment servicing. They have many top brands of sports equipment for all budgets, which with their knowledgeable staff is easy to choose. Be it a beginner in a sport or a seasoned player, this is your one stop shop for all your sporting needs. 

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Location 1: NH-4, Bangalore Highway, Mevalurkuppam B, Near EVP World Amusement Park,       Poonamallee   

Business Hours: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Location 2: Old Mahabalipuram Road, Next to Mantri Synergy and Hindustan College, Padur

Decathlon is your one stop shop that stocks a wide range of sporting goods, from tennis rackets to advanced scuba diving equipment. They have two stores on the outside of Chennai that are superstores for golf, cycling and mountaineering equipment. The brands they house are of their own and at a reasonable cost. They stock equipment for football, cricket, swimming gear, tennis, badminton, squash and many more. The negative being the distance from the city, but for equipment at lesser cost in a wholesale environment, this will meet your needs. 

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The Pavilion

Location: No. 30, Wallajah Road, Triplicane, Near Chepauk Stadium

Business Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am to 8.30 pm. Sunday: Closed

The Pavilion is a multi-branded sport retailer located near Chepauk Stadium which houses equipment for most sports, be it team sports like football and cricket or individual games such as squash, badminton and indoor games, fitness equipment and also memorabilia, medals and trophies. They are famous for their eminent clientele of sportsmen. They stock gear that every sport needs even a football shin guard and swimming costumes. Located on the famous Wallajah Road, this one shop is famous for all types of sporting equipment. 

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Pro Sports

Location: No.AA-1, 3rd Main Road, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar 

Business Hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Located in the heart of Anna Nagar, this shop stocks all your much needed sports goods. Be it a cricket ball or a swimming costume you will find it here. They have a wide range of sports goods of various brands and offer quality products for sports such as football, cricket, tennis, badminton and fitness. They also stock swimming costumes for various ages. It is a well-maintained showroom where ambience and quality of the products is a priority.   

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Krida Park

Location: 63, Wallajah Road, Chepauk

Business Hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Krida Park is a branch of Surana Sports that offers a modern outlook to shopping for sports goods. They have bright exteriors and display of sporting goods that aims to make the shopping experience a memorable one. They have a vast variety of sporting goods under one roof that you can touch, feel, and then choose the suitable equipment for your child. Be it the variety or the ambience, this shop meets it all. Swimming costumes are also stocked here. So if you are in Wallajah Road and need to shop for your child’s sporting needs, step into this shop to make it an enjoyable experience. 

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Lightway Sports

Location: 39, Wallajah Road, Chepauk

Contact: 044 2841 5291

Business Hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

This is another monumental shop located near Chepauk Stadium, which is famous for the quality and wide range of sporting goods. They are one of the leading exporters and suppliers of cricket bat, ball and football in Chennai. The shop is crowded with all their sporting paraphilia and one needs to know the basics of what they want to be shown the right product. 

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7 Sports

Location: Old No. 49, New No 89, 4th avenue, Ashok Nagar

Business Hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

This is located in the heart of the city and caters to all your sporting needs and requirements. 7 Sports is committed in providing you with the best brands of sports equipment, apparel and accessories in the world. The product knowledge and amicable nature of their staff will aid you in learning more, understanding and experiencing the various products they stock. They stock gear for cricket, swimming, tennis, badminton and also swimming. 

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Location: No. 8, LB Rd, Adyar

Business Hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

SPORTUS is a wholesaler/retailer of sports goods, sportswear & trophies. Located in the heart of Adyar, an air-conditioned shop stocks a wide range of branded products. They house all sporting gear, be it football, cricket, indoor games and fitness equipment. For a quick and comfortable shopping experience, step into SPORTUS. 

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Wallajah Road in Chennai is the hub of sporting goods retailers and wholesalers. From shin guards, hooplas and swimming costumes, you will find any kind of sporting gear available in one of the many shops lined on this road. 

Kasi chetty Street in Sowcarpet also has various shops with sporting paraphilia but the quality cannot be guaranteed. 

Reebok, Nike, Adidas have their own standalone outlets in various parts of the city that house their brand of products be it shoes or sportswear.

Being summer and with everyone wanting to take a dip in the pool or learn to swim, swimming gear is a must. The above listed shops all house swimming gear of various brands. Speedo is an exclusive brand for swimming gear and has an outlet in Express Avenue to meet all your swimming needs. Be it goggles, swimming trucks for kids and floaters, they have it all.

Before you choose the right equipment for your child, have a talk with the coach or teaching staff to have a clear picture of what is required based on the weight and age of the child. Make sure you use the right sporting gear to make playing the game a comfortable experience. 

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