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The Women's Korean Basketball League (WKBL) is the premier women's basketball league in Korea. The league was established in 1998, with teams dating back to the 1950's. There are currently 6 teams in the WKBL.

Home Base: Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do
Home Stadium: Cheongju Gymnasium  청주실내체육관

Home Base: Jongno-gu, Seoul
Home Stadium: Bucheon Gymnasium 부천실내체육관

Home Base: Guri, Gyeonggi-do
Home Stadium: Guri Gymnasium - 구리시체육관

Home Base: Yongin, Gyeonggi-do
Home Stadium: Yongin Stadium 용인실내체육관

Home Base: Ansan, Gyeonggi-do 
Home Stadium: Wadong Stadium  안산와동실내체육관

Home Base: Seongbuk-gu
Home Stadium: Chuncheon Hoban Gymnasium 춘천호반체육관

Ansan Wadong Stadium
(Home of Shinhan Bank S-Birds) 안산와동실내체육관
Address: Wadong Chaeyookgwan 396 Hwajungchundongro, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do 
Directions: Take bus number  6-1 after crossing the street when you exit Gojan Station - Blue Line 4, Stop 51, Exit 1 - get off at the Sujung Hanyang Apt Station (10 scheduled stops).

Bucheon Stadium (Home of KEB Hana Bank) 부천실내체육관
Tel: 032-326-5222
Address: 1024, Jung 4-dong, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Directions: Bucheon City Hall Station, Subway Line 7, Station 755,  Exit 4. Take the green bus 7-1 or blue bus 80 to the stadium.

Cheonju Stadium (Home of KB Stars) 청주실내체육관
Tel: 043-200-4415
Address:  229 Sajikdaero, Heongdeokgu, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Directions: From Cheongju Express Bus Terminal, the 832,912,913,105,405,747,311,311-1,313,313-1,314,315,315-1,513,513-1,513-2,515, or 717 to the stadium.

Chuncheon Hoban Stadium(Home of Woori Bank Hansae) 춘천호반체육관
Tel: 033-263-7304
Address:  30-1, Seoksa-dong, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Directions: green line 2 (stop # 208) or Purple Line 5 (Stop # 540) at Wangsimni Station transfer to the Turquoise color Gyeongchun Line. Get off at NamChunCheon Station (Stop # 139) and take Exit 1. From there transfer to the City Bus #130 and get off at the Kangwon Police Station. You should see the stadium next to the police station.

Guri Stadium (Home of KDB Winnus) 구리시체육관
Tel: 031-550-2591
Address: 3-2 Gyomundong, Guri, Gyeonggido, South Korea
Directions: Starting at the JungAng subway line at Yongsan station go to Guri station (Stop # K123) and take exit 3. There is no bus so you will have to take a taxi or walk about 1.5 kilometers. From exit 3 walk to the corner of the Guri Station park that should be on your left, at the corner make a left and go straight to the 4-way instersection and take a right. Go straight about 500 meters and make a left at the Choongang Wedding Hall. Go straight from there and you should be able to see the Guri Gymnasium.

Yongin Stadium(Samsung Life Bichumi - Blue Minx) - 용인실내체육관
Tel: 031-323-5211
Address: 704, Mapyeong-dong, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
Directions: From Seoul station (Dark Blue line 1 stop # 133 or light blue line 4 stop # 426) take the Red GyungGi Bus # 5005 to the Life Apart Complex stop (the stadium is about 900 meters from there). Turn round as you get of the bus and walk straight about 500 meters. Take a left when you are able to see the Complex.

Click here for WKBL match schedules (Korean-only) or visit the K4E What's Going On section and click on Sports/Fitness.

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Last Updated on 2014-12-29

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