Field hockey Nowy Targ

Podhale Nowy Targ

Novotarski field hockey is not just a sport

… but also passion, tradition and pride. A city that lives field hockey and loves its team Podhale Nowy Targ, the most successful field hockey club in Poland. The team has 19 championship titles to its credit! Podhale has twice won the Polish Cup and once won the Interleague competition. The Nowy Targ club was founded in 1932 and has shaped Polish ice hockey for more than 80 years.

Field hockey in New Targ is also a hall that witnesses great matches and emotions. The Municipal Ice Hall is one of the most modern in Poland, and can accommodate up to 3,000 fans.

The hall, which hosts the matches, has been modernized several times, including: in connection with the Winter Universiade in 1993 and 2001. The facility is currently awaiting another metamorphosis. According to the investor’s vision, it is to have a modern shape resembling a block of ice. The modern arena is to have 4,000 to 6,000 seats, as well as an indoor ice rink and a training area.

Field hockey in Nowy Targ is not only a facility with a unique history, but also people who create a unique atmosphere in the stands and support their favorite players. The fans of Nowy Targ, also known as “highlanders” or “greyshirts,” are known primarily for their fervent cheering and loyalty to the colors yellow-blue-red. Among the passionate group are players who represent Podhale with honor and commitment. Among them are legends of Polish field hockey, such as Henryk Gruth, Andrzej Małysiak and Jan Piecko.

Field hockey in Nowy Targ is definitely more than a game on the ice, it is also a way of life – connecting generations and building local identity. It’s a phenomenon worth knowing and appreciating – by visiting Nowy Targ.