Basketball in the Philippines is so popular and well-loved that a lot of ballers here would like to experience what it’s like to play in an indoor basketball court just like their idols. Playing on an indoor court brings the feeling of playing in the big leagues and who doesn’t want that right? Here at 8list.ph, we have come up with a list of 8 Best Indoor Basketball Courts that is worth your money here in the Metro.
Ermel’s Basketball Court
The former outdoor turned indoor court offers a superb playing environment for a reasonable price. They have taraflex as their court floors and their bathrooms are also nice and very clean. What’s great about them is that they offer to discounts to students. See their details below and call their friendly staff for reservations.
Location: 879 Domingo Santiago St., cor. Visayan Ave., Sampaloc, Manila
Rate: P1,000/hour, P800/hour (student rate)
Schedule: Monday to Sunday 8AM to 12MN
Contact Details: 507 3126
Meralco Gym is probably one of the best indoor courts here in the Metro. Stepping inside the court gives you the major basketball league vibes. Flooring is made of wood plus their locker and shower rooms are really well maintained. Location is pretty accessible and is also near malls for some after game meals. Other details are below:
Location: Meralco Compound, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City
Rate: P1,800/hour (without aircon); P6,000 (with aircon), P112/hour (electronic scoreboard – optional)
Schedule: Monday to Friday 8AM – 11AM, 1PM – 4PM, 8PM – 10PM; Saturday and Sunday 8AM – 10PM
Contact Details: 632 8278
Gym Plus Starmall Alabang Basketball Court
Only a few basketball courts are located inside malls and one of them can be located at Starmall Alabang. The area can be pretty spacious because it houses two indoor basketball courts. Floor-wise, it is made of wood. Of course let us not forget that being inside a mall means food establishments and restaurants are within reach.
Location: 3rd Floor, Starmall Alabang, South Superhiway, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Schedule: Monday to Sunday 8AM to 11AM
Contact Details: 807 8638/771 1349/771 1350
Gatorade Hoops Center
The court is very ideal for those teams/groups who want to maximize every cent paid for the rental. Popular PBA teams like Alaska and Global Port usually use it during practices or scrimmages. Flooring is great, facilities are superb and location is very accessible. It’s even near Puregold meaning you can buy your pre-game meals or drinks before you start balling. Take note also that reservation is required. See other details below:
Location: 312 Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City (near Puregold)
Rate: P6,000/hour (with aircon), P1,800/hour (without aircon), P300/2 hours (electronic scoreboard – optional)
Schedule: 9:00AM – 10:00PM (Monday-Sunday)
Contact Details: 585 3225 or 09175799571
San Juan Gym
Located in San Juan City, this indoor court has hosted a number of Philippine Basketball League games and now-defunct Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA). It also served as the home court of San Juan Knights during MBA and currently to the Pilipinas MX3 Kings of the ASEAN Basketball League. Facilities are newly renovated including the shower rooms and new air conditioning systems are installed. See details below for more information:
Location: N.Domingo cor A. Luna, San Juan City, Metro Manila (behind Jollibee San Juan, near San Juan City Hall)
Rate: P1,500/hour (without aircon); P6,000 (with aircon)
Schedule: Monday to Sunday 6AM – 12MN
Contact Details: 09155382311
Playland Indoor Basketball Court
Looking for a court that displays a street ball ambiance? You don’t need to look far because located inside Fisher Mall in Quezon City is the Playland Indoor Basketball Court. The court floor is made of Taraflex (still better and safer than concrete of course) and location is accessible as well. Check out some of the details:
Location: Fisher Mall, Quezon Ave., cor. Roosevelt Ave., Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Quezon City
Rate: P1,500/hour, P100/hour (basketball ball – optional), P100/hour (scoreboard – optional)
Schedule: 10:00AM – 9:00PM (Sunday to Thursday) and 10:00AM – 10:00PM (Friday and Saturday)
Contact Details: 294 1560 loc 107 or 09175717206
The Zone Sports Center
Planning to have a ball game with your teammates or colleagues right after office hours? The Zone Sports Center is the perfect place for you. What’s great on this court besides the equipment and flooring is that their bathrooms and shower rooms are all air conditioned (thank goodness!). The use of the electronic scoreboard is also included on the payment. Sweet deal if you ask me!
Location: 7224 Malugay Street, Buendia, Bel-Air, Makati City
Rate: P1,500/hour (Off peak – 6 AM to 5PM); P2,000/hour (Peak – 5 PM to 12MN); *take note weekends and holidays are considered peak hours
Schedule: Monday to Sunday 6AM to 12MN
Contact Details: 893 1600
Toby’s Arena Basketball Court
When you hear “Toby’s”, the first thing that you think of is sporting goods. Well imagine them having their own indoor basketball court. Equipment and facilities are of high standards like the flooring, basketball hoops and boards, and even the bathrooms. They even have bleachers to bring your friends (or girlfriend) to cheer you on. Sounds great right? Check the details below and contact them for further inquiries.
Location: Quorum Group of Companies Center, Lot 1 & 2-A Good Harvest Complex, C. Raymundo Avenue, Pasig City
Rate: P1,800/hour, P300/game (scoreboard – optional)
Schedule: Monday to Sunday 8AM to 10PM
Contact Details: 651 7777
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