“LA PORADA” CITY COUNCIL SPORT COMPLEX
The Sport complex consists of the following facilities.
- Swimming pools: 2 indoors and 3 outdoors adjacent to a gym for warming up before swimming. The Sport complex is set in a large grass area;
- Tennis courts: 2 indoors and 2 outdoors;
- Five a side football with AstroTurf (artificial grass) pitch;
- Football/rugby pitch regulation size with natural grass pitch surrounded by a running track with all weather surface;
- Sports arena suitable also for other events such as conferences, concerts, exhibitions, etc.;
- Disabled changing rooms and entrance.
Seregno boasts 2 skateparks. One in S. Carlo area is a semi-bowl with a fun-box in the middle.
The other one is located not far from the Police Station (Caserma dei Carabinieri). A street skating area which consists of banks, handrails, a low wall, a bowl in concrete and terraces.
The skatepark lies and it is surrounded by a lovely green area. Every year in late June, Blast The Big One a Skating contest which is getting more and more popular is held in the highest terraces of this skatepark.
PARCO 2 GIUNGO ALLA PORADA
This is a town large park (over 50 ha) with cycle and foot paths allotment gardens, recreation areas with wooden tables and benches as well as a playground and a lawn bowling green.
Cultivated land and wooded areas make even more appealing this park which is ideal for people who want to enjoy rambles and open-air sports in a very safe place.
This park (over 50 ha) mainly consists of fields and black locust as well as elder trees grooves.
Some parts of the park are currently being densely planted and will turn into a wooded areas.
Thanks to what used to be side streets, that were converted into cycle/foot paths people in this lovely park can also enjoy bike rides and rambles.
Near the hornbeam wood you can see an English oak tree in the immediate vicinity of Ceredo neighbourhood.
CINE TEATRO SAN ROCCO
A respectable theatre that gives fine plays and shows to delight its audience (local people, people from Brianza and Milan). The theatre is also a film club that has been screening and for over 40 years popular, classic and epic films.
This cinema has not lost its magic. It is still an old-style cinema which screens films just once a day. It is part of an association which shows niche Italian and foreign films in a outdoor summer movie theatre.
MULTISCREEN UCI CINEMA
UCI Cinemas is a company that deals with running multiscreen and megaplex cinemas. It is one of those companies which went for and saw the most rapid expansion in Europe. UCI Cinema is today one of the largest film studios in the world and has a worldwide reputation for quality. The film is screened about 25 minutes later the time shown in the program, outside the box office, online, or anywhere else you can see it.
International piano competition Ettore Pozzoli
This is a biennial competition which is open to all young pianists from all over the world. Founded in 1959 by Gina Gambini, the widow of the classical pianist, composer and music teacher Ettore Pozzoli, who decided to hold an international piano competition for young pianists to commemorate her husband. Over 1,500 contestants have taken part in the 25 editions of this event and about 1,000 of them are from foreign countries. Go to the piano competition web site
Shops open on Thursday evenings in summertime (June, July and September)
Sagra di Santa Valeria
It takes place on the 28th of April (Seregno Patron Saint’s day) Seregno around the Santa Valeria’s Sanctuary
Bicinfesta per Seregno
It takes place every year on the 2d of June. People bike around Seregno. This is an event that usually attracts about 2,000 participants.
Festa di San Luigi
In San Rocco’s youth club on the 21st of June (Saint Luigi Gonzaga’s day).
Festa della Madonna dei Vignoli
It usually takes place in the second weekend of September in the Madonna dei Vignoli’s Sanctuary and the adjacent Santino De Nova Nursery.
Sagra del Bivio Consonno
It takes place last week of May, in Maria Ausiliatrice’s Church and the adjacent building Don Orione’s Piccolo Cottolengo.
Festadella Basilica e del Santo Crocifisso
It usually takes place either in the third or the forth weekend of September Around San Giuseppe’s Basilica Collegata.
Festa della Madonna della Campagna
It usually takes place in the second weekend of September in Fuin quarter.
Festa della Beata Vergine Addolorata
It takes place either in the first or second weekend of October, in the Beata Vergine’s Parish and the Youth Club which is located in Lazzaretto quarter.
Festa di San Giuseppe
It takes place in the weekend, which is closest to the 19th March that is San Giuseppe’s day around San Giuseppe’s Colleggiata Basilica.
The longest Rustic cake in the world
Fundraising and charity event organized by Carla Crippa’s Onlus Association that takes place last Sunday of November in the historic centre.