The Poliesportiu Municipal Verge del Carme-Beteró is a public venue, which is a municipal property and managed by the Hockey Federation of the Valencian Community. Different sports which are offered are: Paddle, Hockey, Soccer, Skating and BMX of which hockey is the main activity at the sports centre. At the venue there are 5 paddle pitches, 1 hockey pitch, 2 soccer pitches, 1 skating ring and a skate park/BMX area. Next to this there are also directed activities like yoga, pilates, spinning and cross-fit. All the activities can be exercised by visitors from all ages. An example of this is the specialized gym, for people over 60 years old. Next to these facilities, a second hockey pitch is available on only a 5-minute walk. Previously the FIH Pro League matches of Spain have been played in the stadium as well as the Junior Euro Championships, Men and Women 2017.
Valencia is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia. With around 800.000 inhabitants in the administrative centre this makes it the third largest city of Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia is Spain’s third largest metropolitan area, with a population of approximately 2 million people. The port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and the busiest on the Mediterranean Sea. The city is placed on the banks of the river Turia, on the East coast of Iberian Peninsula, just in the centre of the gulf of Valencia. Nowadays, the river is a 11km long park, with many sports facilities and the ability to walk or cycle through easily.
Valencia’s historical centre is one of the largest in Spain and thanks to its historical and monumental heritage, and its diverse scenic and cultural spaces, they turn it into one of the cities with major abundance of national and international tourism. Among its representative monuments are the Miguelete, the Cathedral, the Towers of Serranos and of Quart, the Strap of the Sedates and the city of science and arts. Also, it’s necessary to emphasize that the Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia is the most important pictorial museum of the Valencian Community being for its relevance one of the first ones of Spain.