The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) is located 20 minutes via train from the northeast's largest city Sendai, found in a town called Rifu. It was created as a 21st-century sport and recreational facility. It contains playground equipment, an observation deck, a stadium, a pool, a tennis court, and many more facilities to accommodate various sporting events.

What Individuals can use at Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park)

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) is an institution created partly for competitions as well as recreation, as such, part of the facility is off-limits to the public. We are going to explain which areas can be used by individuals below.

Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi boasts the largest scale overall in the entire of north-east Japan. It can hold a total of 50,000 people. It surrounded by a 400-meter running track with a field in the center. It is also being used as a circle for discus throwing, as well as a training track for specific events.

The stadium is able to be used for multiple sports such as running, soccer, rugby, and much more. It even has a history of being used for the FIFA soccer world cup international competition.

It also has a very characteristic design. The roof which covers 2/3 of the seating is designed with the crescent moon pattern that was on Sendai's lord Masamune Date's helmet.

  • Business Hours: Weekdays 9:00 ~ 17:00
  • Usage Fee: 220 Yen Per Person Per Time (As of December 2020)

Sekisui Heim Super Arena

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Sekisui Heim Super Arena is used for indoor events as well as concerts. There is a sub-arena and training room that are able to be used by individuals.

Within the sub-arena, you are able to play basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, and other such sports. Furthermore, within the training room, there are lots of different training equipment available to use.

The exterior of the arena is also very characteristic, being in the shape of 2 overlapping leaves, it has a soft-looking form factor.

  • Business Hours: Weekdays 9:00 ~ 21:00 (Sundays & Holidays until 17:00)
  • Usage Fee:
    • 220 Yen Per Person Per Time (As of December 2020)
    • Initial Registration Fee 410 Yen / 450 Yen Per Time (As of December 2020) ※Training Room

Central Sports Miyagi G21 Pool

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Central Sports Miyagi G21 Pool is a heated indoor swimming pool. It's the first pool in the north-east of Japan that contains 3 different types, the 50m, 25m, and diving pool all in 1 facility.

The pool itself is recognized by the Japan Amateur Swimming Federation, meaning it's used for national events.

  • Business Hours: Weekdays 10:00 ~ 20:00 (Sundays & Holidays until 17:00)
  • Usage Fee: 680 Yen Per Person Per Time (As of December 2020)

Tennis Court

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

There are 13 courts in total with 2 types being the hard court and artificial grass court. It is created so as to not be affected by wind, meaning if the weather permits, you are able to play to your heart's content.

There are also lighted courts available. This meaning you can also play some refreshing tennis during the night when it's a little cooler.

  • Business Hours: Weekdays 9:00 ~ 21:00 (Sundays & Holidays until 17:00)
  • Usage Fee: 800 Yen per court hourly ※Lighted courts cost an additional 600 yen per hour (As of December 2020)

Free Area

The Amazing Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) Stadium & Arena!

Within the free park area, you are able to play and walk freely. Within the area itself, there is a grassy area, a play park, and a meeting area. Within the grassy area, you can find many blooming flowers, as well as a small park and observation deck where you can enjoy the surrounding scenery. On the other end, there is a playground that includes a jungle gym, slide, and other play facilities with 9 in total. This area is a place where both adults and children alike can spend a relaxing time. 

How to Get to Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park), Business Hours, and Entrance Fee

  • Address: Tate-40-1 Sugaya, Rifu, Miyagi District, Miyagi 
  • Access: 10 minutes via bus from JR Rifu Station "Sugayadai" and "Aobadai" (Get off at "Sugayadai 3-Chome" for Grande 21 (Miyagi Prefectural Sports Park) and "Sugayadai 4-Chome" for the gymnasium, pool, and other such facilities)
  • Business Hours: Depends on individual facility
  • Entrance Fee: Depends on individual facility
  • Ticket Purchase:  Paid to registration upon the usage of the facility

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