Jungle Bungee is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. The
only fully licensed and insured Bungee in Asia. Operating to New Zealand
standards since 1992. A 50-meter (165 ft.) jump over water. Face the ultimate
challenge. Tel./fax: 053 298 442, mobile: 01 885 1912.
Chiengmai Gymkhana Club
Chiengmai Gymkhana Club 349 Chiang Mai - Lampoon Road
(opposite electricity offices). Golf course, tennis and squash courts,
cricket nets, snooker room, restaurant, and bar. Open to non-members,
membership applications welcome. Tel. 053 241 035, e-mail:
Chiang Mai Schools Cricket Alliance
- Chairman Khun Puttivat Poshyanoda, secretary Peter Dawson, 181/118 Moo 3,
Moobahn Chotana Nivate 2, Photaram Road, Chang Puak, Chiang Mai 50300, tel. 053
216 132, e-mail- [email protected] Member schools: Prince Royal College,
Montfort College, Chiang Mai International School, Lanna International School,
Prem, Wat Pa Peng, Sai Moon, Rong Or, Sahagon, Bann Nam Phrae, Baan Dong, Wat
Sri Ping Muang and Horpra School. For further information telephone Linda Buck
on 0 7191 3807.
Darts matches to be arranged at the
“Hole-in-the-Wall” on 39/7-8 Rachamanka Road. Anyone interested in darts,
kindly contact 053 283 824.
FT-Fitness Thailand, Chiang Mai’s World Class Fitness
Center offers daily fitness classes to suit your requirements. Located on
the second floor of Rimping Supermarket-Chotana, next to Novotel, open daily
from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. English speaking instructors and many ‘low season
specials’. Separate sauna and lockers for men and women. Some of the courses
that can be booked to enhance your personnel fitness are: Intro Aerobics, Hi/Lo,
a pure cardio workout with challenging and dynamic Hi-Low, Power Combat,
developed from a range of self-defenses such as boxing, Karate and Tae Kwan Do,
Yoga/Pilates, which is a combination of meditation and stretching techniques.
Tel. 0 5341 0036.
Handball players wanted to play at
Gymkhana golf club. Beginners welcome. If interested call John Valentine at
(01-0237293). It’s a great workout and great fun.
Hash House Harriers
CH3 (males) is picked up from the Hash House Pub on the
corner of Moon Muang Soi 2 at 16.00 on Mondays once every 2 weeks.
CUM H3 is a male run. Pick-up every Tuesday at 4 p.m.
from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road (opposite Irish Pub). A fun run for
males. No committee.
CSH3 mixed Saturday hash is picked up from the H3 Pub
on Moon Muang Road every Saturday at 15.30.
Chiang Mai’s Happy H3 is a mixture of traditional values
and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and “on on’s”
guaranteed. On on on at Clubroom. Pick-up from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti
Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday.
BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last
Sunday of the month. Pickup from Hash House Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at
Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.
For more information visit:
Inter Mini Golf Special Chiang Mai! 18 holes mini golf
qualified standard from Switzerland. A great sport for young and old. Only 7 km
from the airport and special prices during the summer holiday season. Contact
manager Som on 01 764 1425 or check out their web page at:
Mountain bikers: join the Chiang
Mai trail riders for fun and adventure. This friendly group of leisure riders
has excellent knowledge of trails and routes all over the Chiang Mai area and
meets about twice a week for evening or morning rides (typically about three
hours of riding and resting to some fantastic wilderness areas). For further
details of the next ride call Andy (01 7645311) or email CMtrailriders
Friday 9 p.m. - Chiang Mai Pool
League meets every Friday night. Fixtures for January 28 (home v away): Blue Sky
Garden v Chiangers, Rock Hard v No Name Caf้, True Blue v Out Back,
December Bar v Blue Sky Bar, Half Moon v Cornish Arms, Friends Corner v La
Villa, John’s Place v Home to Roost. All the pubs welcome new players, so come
on along and join the fun. Home team captains are asked to please phone the
results of their match to 053 278 503 or deliver them to either True Blue, Out
Back or Home to Roost bars or e-mail to [email protected]
Saturday Knockout Pool Competitions at Half Moon Bar.
Trophy and prize for the winner. 100 baht entry fee. 32 players’ knockout.
Rules & a referee will be present. Start time at 17.30, Half Moon
Bar, Soi 2 Moonmuang (same as Top North Guesthouse).
Tuesday Night at 8:30 p.m. – Free
Quiz Night at True Blue Restaurant & Bar, 47 Moonmuang Rd (near Thapae Gate)
hosted by the authoritative (some might say dictatorial) owner Scottish-John.
The quiz follows the usual format of six rounds of 10-12 questions including
name the face-photographic hand out rounds. The remaining 5 rounds are selected
from a large list of ever changing subjects, all with a full international
flavour. The winning team receives a 500B credit (which can be used at any time)
with the runners up receiving a credit for 2 jugs of beer. It is emphasised that
this is not a UK or US based quiz but is truly international so anyone who can
understand “Scottish-English is free to join in. Contact Scottish John at True
Blue Restaurant & Bar.
Saturday City Walks
Weekly walks for fitness, health, sightseeing, and
camaraderie. Be prepared to walk 2.5 + hours at steady pace. Ratings: M
(medium), S (short), L (long). Bring water, sun block; consider umbrella for sun
protection and “Look for the man with the red umbrella.” January 29:
“Go For The Green!” Note special meeting place - Longer walk out of town! Meet
8:40 a.m. Chang Puak Gate (North side of moat!) Take songthaew north
to Rajamangkala Park. Walk around large park, lake, adjoining Lanna Golf course.
No cars or fumes! Continue on to Sport Complex to bush paths and ponds in
foothills behind it. 10 + K [L] rural loop with return to CM via songthaew.
Allow 4-6 hours, including transport. (Light lunch – somewhere.) Transport by
songtheaw reservation or private cars. Transport cost: 60-100 B (R.T.)
Questions? Ask joesurfsand @yahoo.com
Every Thursday, 5 p.m. there is a regular midweek
Squash meeting for players of all levels at the Gymkhana Club. Apart from
Thursday, the other main meeting time is Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Dr.
Bob Malloy at Chiang Mai University is the captain of the Chiang Mai Squash Team
and has been a supporter of squash racquets in the North for many years. For
more information about the Chiang Mai Squash Section contact Dr. Robert Molloy
by e-mail: [email protected]