Sports & Recreation

Director Sports & Recreation
Mrs. R A Shalika Ranaweera

(S.L.A.S)

  • 011-2692737
  • 011-2673097

General Office

No 79,2nd floor
Super Market Complex
Baddegama Wimalawansa Himi Mawatha,
Maradana-Colombo 10,
Telephone Residence : (011) 2695599

This department is responsible for the provision of leisure, sporting and general recreational services and facilities for the young and old at various locations throughout the city. Keep fit at any of the 32 city playgrounds and 33 children's playgrounds. Weddings and Parties use any of our 30 Reception halls.

Your Little Kids may attend our 19 Pre-Schools or play on see-saws, swings, mat slides and climbing structures at the Children's parks.

In addition to the above there are 52 community centres.

Free general recreational facilities in playgrounds and community centres include

  • Television : Watch your favorite programmes
  • Table games : Draughts, Carom, Table Tennis
  • Team Sports : Soccer, Rugger, Cricket, Net-ball, Volley-ball, Elle, Badminton and Athletics
  • Individual Body Sports : Wrestling, Weight-lifting, body building, gymnastics
  • Musical: Dancing, music and band
  • For the reading public the Community Centres provide news-papers, magazines and other reading materials.

Reception Halls

The following reception halls may be HIRED at very reasonable rates

  1. Drieberg's Avenue
  2. Mihindu Mawatha
  3. Symonds Road
  4. Belmont
  5. Darley Road
  6. Maligawatte
  7. Nazdul Jamiya
  8. Jilmma Masjid
  9. M D Kitchilan
  10. Kuppiawatte
  11. St Mary's
  12. Ketawalamulla
  13. Muthuwella
  14. M H Mohamed
  15. Elie House
  16. Magazine Road
  17. Bonjean
  18. Mahawatte
  19. Wasala
  20. Torrington
  21. Parakrama
  22. Vihara Lane
  23. Gintupitiya
  24. Cooray
  25. Kettarama
  26. Duplication
  27. Grandpass
  28. Stanley Jansz
  29. Central Road
  30. Milton Liyanage

Rates

  • Rs. 1000/=
  • Rs. 300/=

For reservations telephone (011) 2692737

Muthuwella Cricket Ground

  • Rs. 250/=
  • Rs 150/=

Payments are accepted from 8.30 am - 3.00 pm at the Deputy Municipal Treasurer's (Revenue) office, Town Hall, Colombo 07.

Swimming Pool Mayfield Lane, Colombo 13

Telephone : (011) 2695599

Weekdays

  • Rs. 3/-
  • Rs. 1/50

Weekends

  • Rs. 4/=
  • Rs. 2/=