Iizuka City

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Address
5-5 Shin-tateiwa, Iizuka-shi, Fukuoka
Division in charge of Camps
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Pre-Games Training Camps Promotion Office
Phone number
+81-948-22-5500
Site
http://www.city.iizuka.lg.jpOpen in new window

Iizuka city is 214.07 square kilometres wide with a population of 129,146(as of October 1st, 2015), and is located right about at the centre of Fukuoka Prefecture. The northern and southern parts of the city are in the basin of the Onga River and are the most urbanised. Surrounded by mountains-Sekinoyama mountain to the east and Sangunzan mt. to the west, Iizuka has an abundance of natural environments that protect the ecosystem.

As located in an inland basin, the cith features an inland climate, with considerable differences in temperature both between summer and winter and between day and night.

Iizuka has three national highways passing through the city, and is a focal point for the traffic in the surrounding Chikuhou area. There are three JR lines: the Sasaguri Line, the Chikuhou Line and the Gotouji Line. From Shin-Iizuka Station, it takes only 44 minutes to Hakata Station and 58 minutes to Kokura Station by rapid-service trains, placing Iizuka in a convenient commuting distance from both Fukuoka and Kitakyushu.

Historically, Iizuka had benn a host town on the Nagasaki Kaido and a central coal mining city of Chikuhou Area. Today, it is a core city of the central area of Fukuoka Prefecture. With three universities, the city is famous for its IT expertise and as a city of culture and creativity.

To make the most of its abundant tourism resources and to gain more visitors, the city is also promoting sightseeing. The number of tourism routes have increased, utilising the historical heritage sights located all over the city, including the Former Residence of Ito Den-emon, Kaho Theatre and the remains of Nagasaki Kaido "Uchino Shuku".

With numerous educational institutions and medical welfare facilities, Iizuka city provides a safe and secure environment for education, raising children and medical services. We also attach great importance to safety and security.

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Tennis courts

Chikuhou Green Park Tennis Courts

Kyushu and Okinawa Regions / Fukuoka / Iizuka City

There are 7 international size hard courts (2 courts have roofs) that are used for the Japan Open. Chikuhou Green Park also has a jogging path, pool, training room, and so forth.

This facility provides training areas for the following sports:

Paralympic Sports
Wheelchair tennis
Tennis courts

Shonaionsen Chikuhou Heights Tennis Courts

Kyushu and Okinawa Regions / Fukuoka / Iizuka City

The courts are very close to the accommodation (Chikuho Heights) and Chikuho Ryokuchi tennis courts. There are 4 indoor hard courts and 3 international size outdoor hard courts that are used as centre...

This facility provides training areas for the following sports:

Paralympic Sports
Wheelchair tennis

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