The Karnataka State Hockey Association in its continued pursuit towards excellence, and aimed at promoting bonhomie, a recreation lifestyle and a sense of belongingness, commenced its own club house within the KSHA stadium complex to cater to the needs of its ever growing members in the year 1993. The KSHA is now a distinct land mark in the heart of Bangalore at the Langford Gardens. The KSHA is located at a distance of 39kms from the Airport and 5kms from the city railway station and the city bus stand. M.G Road, Brigade Road and commercial street which happen to be the business and commercial hub of the city are all within a short commute from the club house.
The members of the club house include the leading social elites of the city in addition to International sports persons who have donned Indian colours, Leading Businessmen, Philanthropists, Doctors, Chartered Accountants, Lawyers, Engineers, IAS, IPS and IRS officers.
The Club house timings are from 11:00 to 3:30 and 6:30 am to 11:00 pm. The Residential rooms functions round the clock.
The KSHA club house is affiliated to 50 clubs in India. The Details are reflected separately under list of affiliated clubs.
The KSHA club house conducts cultural events every month for the entertainment of the members, their families and Guests. We also have festive celebrations on the following occasions:
Independence Day Celebration
New Year Eve
Apart from the above, Club house also organizes drama, musical evenings, Karaoke Programs, Dance Performance and many more such Entertainment and Education programs regularly.
Recreation and Health Facilities
The Billiards Room is situated on the 1stFloor of the main Clubhouse Building. It has three Snooker/Billiards tables, along with a seating area for viewers.
The swimming pool follows all standards of hygiene, with effective water filtration and bacteria control. A toddler’s pool is also provided, adjacent to the main pool. Regular swimming camps and competitions are held, with members of all ages taking active part.
The Health Club is equipped with state of the art Cardio and resistance machines. Personal instructors and experienced trainers are available to help out members. Steam and Massage facilities are also available within the Health Club complex. The gym overlooks the beautiful stadium and a training session is often referred to as a ‘Workout with a View’ amongst the members.
The Clubhouse organizes Tombola on Saturday evenings at 7pm at the Roof Terrace Hall, exclusively for its members only and tambola members. Regular Bumper Tombola events are organized with gifts being given away, apart from very attractive prize money.
The Cards Room is frequented by members, both ladies as well as gentlemen. Regular Cards tournaments with attractive prizes are held here.
The Library presently is under development and offers the members newspapers and magazines, but shortly plans to house a vast collection of books, educational material and sports related journals. The Library plans to organizes screenings of interesting, educative documentaries in sometime to come.
TERRACE PARTY HALL
The Terrace Party Hall is located on the 3rdfloor of the main clubhouse building and is beautifully located overlooking the stadium. It can accommodate about 250 guests and is normally used by members for big functions and also for the Annual meetings of the Association.
A/C PARTY HALL
This is a beautiful centrally Air-conditioned hall that has a nice ambience and can seat 75 members at a time. It is favourite for small functions and parties and members have also used it for various conference type meetings. The hall also faces the stadium and offers a panoramic view of outside. It is in the 2nd floor.
As the name itself indicates the hall is literally a walk in sky. Very aesthetically designed and structured, it offers an all-round view of the surroundings. The hall has a very corporate type ambience within and can seat 75 persons at once. It is often used for business sessions and private parties.
The Chaat Corner is located on the lawns of the main Clubhouse Building. This dual-cuisine restaurant with its small, casual, yet appealing interiors offers the best of English food like sandwiches and chilli cheese toasts to a wide variety of the famous Bombay Chaats, in addition to which natural fruits, juices and health drinks are on offer. It is a perfect setting for a quick bite with the family. Live counters and regular food festivals form part of the exciting fare on offer.
Lounges and Bars:
Paintings of former Karnataka Hockey’s stalwarts embrace the walls of the Lounge, which is a favourite of the members. It has a Victorian type roof and overlooks the beautiful lawns on one side and the main clubhouse on the other. Its ambience coupled with soft lights makes it a place that has a relaxed ambience.
A/C BAR LOUNGE
The Fosters A/C Bar is located in the ground floor of the main Clubhouse building. The formal lounge with its all wood and leather interiors leaves you with a majestic feeling, and also gives you a fabulous view of the stadium. Members can enjoy a Hockey match in the comfort of the lounge, which promises excellent service and beverages. Attractive cocktails and other beverages are served here.
The Bar offers a host of seating designs – sit around the bar or sink into one of the many comfortable couches around. This tasteful setting is surely a favourite among the members.
THE GARDEN LAWNS
The Garden Lawns are a simple, yet beautiful setting in the outdoors. The perfect Bangalore weather allows you to enjoy a drink and a meal in the Garden throughout the year. The seating is semi-circular, with a portion of the seating being partly covered. The covered area faces a small screen which hosts live television programmes often. Whether it’s a musical performance or a humour night, the setting is ideal for members to enjoy the pleasant Bangalore weather.
The Clubhouse has 7 Super Delux air-conditioned rooms and six Delux air-conditioned rooms all well-furnished with attached bathrooms, televisions, powder tables, side tables and sit outs. Tariffs are Rupees 1,200 + Tax for a Super Delux and Rupees 975 + Tax for a Delux.