Location: This indoor hall is located in Glyfada, a southern seaside suburb of Athens, next to the old airport, 10 km from the city centre. The best way to get there is by using the tram (either line 3 or 5, direction "Asklipiio Voulas"). Get off at "Platia Esperidon" stop, which is just 100m away from the hall.
|Built in: 1970|
|Home of: It is no longer used by any professional basketball club|
More data: The hall is part of the Glyfada National Sports Centre, or simply "EAK Glyfadas" in Greek. It used to be the largest indoor arena in Athens until 1985, when the Peace & Friendship Stadium was inaugurated. Before 1970, all the big basketball games were played on the open-air court inside the Panathenaic Stadium.
Glyfada Indoor Hall has hosted three Greek Cup finals (in 1976, 1981 and 1983). It has been used in the past by the Greek National Team and by many basketball clubs. Panathinaikos B.C. played there for 3 years in the early 1990s, before they moved to the Olympic Sports Hall. Panionios B.C. used it as home for a season in the late 1990s. Also, Olympiakos B.C. have played many games there and used it as home during the 2001-02 season. Finally, Ikaros Kallithea B.C. played there from 2010 until 2013.
The hall is owned by the General Secretariat of Sports, however it is administered by the Municipality of Glyfada since 2012.