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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do At The Calcutta Polo Club

    Park Street Area, Kolkata

    Besides being a shining symbol of royal heritage, the Calcutta Polo Club is also a hub of fun and amazing activities. Here are five things you didn’t know you could do at the Calcutta Polo Club.

    Learn Horseback Riding And Polo

    Calcutta Polo Club {CPC} was established in 1861-62 when the official rule book for Modern Polo was set. CPC is the oldest polo club in the world and the only club in Eastern India to professionally train people in playing polo. If you want to try your hand at this sport, you can avail of their different polo courses and riding sessions. For detailed information on membership fees and class timings, read more here.

    Learn Archery And Kick Boxing

    While archery is great for enhancing concentration and determination, kickboxing is a power-building activity that will give your self-confidence a great boost. If you are a sport enthusiast build your skills under the guidance of national-level trainers. Starting at INR 399, the club offers hourly training and practice sessions on Fridays and Sundays from 10am-7pm. All gears and equipment needed are provided for by the club.

    Make Lasting Memories

    Looking for a unique destination for your pre-wedding photo shoot? Look no further. CPC’s majestic manicured lawns with breath-taking backdrops of Victoria Memorial and Vidyasagar Setu will give each frame a pastoral and majestic flavour. You may bring your own photographer or request the club to arrange for a professional. The charges for using the club premises are from INR 3,000 onwards.

    Plan A Unique Day Trip

    New to the city? You wouldn’t want to miss the the rich heritage, culture, and history that CPC boasts of. Whether you are a history buff or a sports lover or just love the charm of old Calcutta, the club has something for everyone. A day trip here would include activities like a stable tour with a guide, trial horseback rides and polo practice, feeding the horses, photo sessions with polo props, a visit to the polo shop and to the famous history gallery.

    Celebrate In Style

    Be it birthdays or reunions, play dates for kids or a wine and cheese party, a special date or just another day out with close friends, you can celebrate any occasion at CPC. Imagine indulging in some barbeque and hookah at the raw and rustic ranch while chilling under the sun with the sound of horses in the background. All you need to do is just share your idea with their organising team and let them work their magic in making your event memorable.

    The charges for hosting an event at CPC vary according to the number of guests and variety of food served starting at INR 8,000 onwards. For further information on the activities at CPC, you can hit up their website here. Or call +919331005000.

      Park Street Area, Kolkata