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The University Stadium, which is located exactly opposite the Palayam Hanuman temple is one of the major multi-use stadium in the city. The pavilion of the stadium is named after the founder of Kerala State Sports Council. The stadium is popular venue for hosting domestic cricket, international One Day Cricket matches and state-level football matches and is well-equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities for players. With a comfortable seating arrangement in a concrete-inclined seating, this place is perfect to catch up on local football or state level track and field events.
Located on the east side of the Government Secretariat, Central Stadium is owned by Kerala State Sports Council and comprises various facilities for cricket, football, basketball, volleyball and athletics. Every year the stadium plays host to a number of tournaments that involve participation of teams from across the state. The stadium has an open air concrete tiered seating arrangement, which is packed during major games involving local teams. Apart from sport events, the stadium also hosts athletics training sessions under the P.T. Usha Sports Council as well as Independence Day and Republic Day parades every year.
Established in 1987, the Jimmy George Stadium is named after Jimmy George, the first Indian volleyball player to become a professional, and considered to be one of the greatest volleyball players of all time. This spacious indoor arena can accommodate up to 2000 spectators and is equipped for being a practice venue for badminton (shuttle) and volleyball players. In addition to these, the stadium also offers facilities for playing table tennis, basketball and handball, and training in gymnastics and taekwondo.
Trivandrum International Stadium, also known as Greenfield Stadium, is built with international norms and standards in line with regulations by FIFA and the International Cricket Council. Not only does the stadium have facilities for 55,000 spectators to enjoy a game of national and international cricket or football, but it also comes with an olympic size swimming pool, basketball, badminton and lawn tennis courts. The stadium can also be a site for social, cultural and corporate events with its convention and trade exhibition center. The stadium is also home to numerous retail outlets, restaurant and ample parking facilities for the convenience of guests and visitors.