The township has a few clubs. Out of these, the Expert Club is equipped with a gymnasium, a swimming club, badminton and tennis courts, table tennis, caroms and billiards. For those who want to chill and unwind after a long tiring day, there is a cosy bar. On weekends, housie is organised for everybody. The fun is then followed by dinner. The dining hall of Expert club offers multi cuisines on Sunday afternoons which is open to anybody willing to have a sumptuous lunch. An ultra-modern hostel for Graduate Engineers (boys and girls) makes them feel at home.
Balco is actually a mini India. People come here from all over India and mingle like one unified body. Unity in Diversity is well depicted in the society here. All festivals are celebrated with a lot of pomp and gaiety. Festivity is at its climax during Durga Puja when beautiful pandals are erected. Holi, Diwali, Id, Christmas, Pongal etc are celebrated with lot of enthusiasm. New Year celebrations are held at the guest houses. All occasions are family affairs and are well participated.
Balco is surrounded by beautiful picnic spots like Coffee Point which is about 15 kms from the township and is set in dense greenery. If you wish to have the pleasure to drive more you can visit Satrenga which has a water reservoir. One can have the pleasure of boating at Satrenga. Then there are other picturesque points like Devpahari, Hanumagarhi, Mauritius Point etc. The Jubilee Gardens located at Jamnapali is an awesome weekend spot where you can indulge in boating and spend time with your family in a lush green locale with a small lake surrounded by a variety of flowers and trees.
Balco has a very modern stadium which hosts a national hockey tournament every year. Apart from this a state level kabbadi tournament is held every year. Balco regularly organises inter departmental sports like football, cricket, basketball, volleyball, badminton, chess and carroms. These tournaments have lively participation from all departments. An annual marathon also merrily winds its way through the township roads. Balco has a good education set up. It has a school being run by DPS. There are 17-18 schools in all which are aided by Balco in various fields.
The pleasant weather does not give you a chance to fall sick if you are on the right diet and are sticking to routine exercising. However, if you do, then Balco has its own 100 bedded hospital equipped with modern health facilities under the charge of experienced doctors and surgeons. On weekends special camps are organised for special treatments which have experienced doctors and surgeons visiting from other cities.