Maroo Park

- Tennis -

"Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone hits great forehands and backhands."
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Maroo Park
Tennis

Maroo Park
Tennis

Information current as of September 28, 2016


Maroo Park does not mess around. It has stripped away all the fluff and excess that you do not need in a park. All it offers is what you need to get your park on.

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The Scouting Report



There are plenty of tennis courts in Seoul. However, they aren't always easily accessible. That's why the tennis courts at Maroo Park in Gangnam are such a sweet place. Not only are they free and open for public use, but they are in excellent condition.

Surface

Green, fake grass. Just like Wimbledon, except it's not. Regardless of its fakeness, it is in good condition. There's nothing wrong with playing tennis here..

Pros

  • Free. When is that not a good thing?
  • Great condition. The surface, nets, and supporting facilities are all top notch.
  • 3 courts. If people are willing to play doubles, that is enough room for 12 players at a time.

Cons

  • Free. It is not a good thing when demand for the courts is too high.
  • They are in Gangnam. That is not a good thing for those living north of the Han River.

Extra Information

Maroo Park is an excellent small sports park. If you come to play tennis, consider bringing along a basketball or frisbee, too. Just in case the tennis courts are being used, take advantage of the other facilities nearby.

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Photo Gallery

Check out the Maroo Park photo album to see more pictures of the area.

How To Get There

Where: Seoul-si, Gangnam-gu, Ilweon-2-dong

From 3 - Daecheong Station (대청역):

  • Exit 2.
  • Turn left and walk for 200 meters.
  • Look for a small path that leads into the park on your left.
  • The tennis courts are on the opposite end of the park from where you enter. If you can't find them, look for a map and pull a Buddha---enlighten yourself as to where you may find the tennis courts within the park.

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