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Public-images-osm logo.svg leisure = stadium
A major sports facility with substantial tiered seating. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto area
Leisure playground 100.png
Group: leisure
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
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Status: de facto

Use leisure=stadium to tag major sports facilities with substantial tiered seating. Combine it with leisure=pitch for the actual playing surface and also building=stadium for the stadium building, and appropriate nodes for related facilities including entrance=* for entrances, and other tags for cafes, toilets etc.

See [W] Stadium

How to map

Tag Notes
leisure=stadium for the whole stadium area (incl. buildings and pitch)
name=* the name of the stadium
leisure=pitch the pitch area
building=stadium the building area (if applicable as a multipolygon)
leisure=track the running track (if applicable as a multipolygon)

Use of relations

For the stadium area generally no multipolygon is necessary.

For circular stadium buildings the tag building=stadium should only be used in a multipolygon. The pitch area is not an inner part of the multipolygon, it is part of the whole area of the stadium.


area London Stadium

Possible tagging mistakes

  • leisure=arena ‒
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