Week of Free Sports underway in Prague

Swimming stadium Podolí

Gyms, swimming pools, ice skating rinks, football and tennis courts and other sports venues have opened their doors to visitors for free this week! The annual event which is now in its 15th year, aims to promote a healthy lifestyle.    

Within the annual Week of Free Sports, organized by the Prague municipality, Prague residents can visit sports facilities in the capital free of charge from Monday, December 25, till Sunday, December 31.

Photo: Ondřej Tomšů,  Radio Prague International

People can choose from more than three dozen sports clubs and venues to workout, swim, skate, play football, table tennis or badminton.

The list of places that support the event, now in its 15th year, is available on the website


Some facilities require telephone or online booking due to their limited capacity.

The first time Prague offered sports facilities free of charge was in 2008, when 15,000 people availed themselves of the opportunity and the Week of Free Sports has since become hugely popular.

Author: Daniela Lazarová | Source: Český rozhlas
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