Amsterdam Sports and Outdoor Activities

(Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands)




There is an enormous amount of sports available to visitors in the city of Amsterdam, and being only minutes away from open countryside, it has many activities to tempt all lovers of the outdoors. Spectators and participants in all sports are well catered for in Amsterdam.

Athletics


The main athletics events take place at the Ajax Stadium, Middenweg, the Olympic Stadium, Stadionplein, and the Sporthal Zuid, Ijsbaanpad.


Bowling


There is a bowling centre at Scheldeplein.

Cycling


Amsterdam is a city of cyclists and they are to be seen everywhere. Visitors who would like to join their ranks can easily hire bikes to either explore the city themselves or to take part in organised tours in or around Amsterdam.

Football / Soccer



Amsterdam Arena Stadium


Address: Arena Boulevard 1
Tel: +31 (0)20 311 1333
Amsterdam Arena Stadium is home to Amsterdam's world-famous Ajax football team, one of the top teams in both The Netherlands and Europe. Concerts and other events take place at this 52,000-seater stadium.

Fitness Centres and Gyms


For visitors who wish to maintain their fitness regime Amsterdam offers a good selection of gymnasiums:

Brightside Conditiecentrum and Fitness


Address: Zocherstraat 42 1
Tel: +31 (0)20 683 4436

Garden Gym


Address: Jodenbreestraat 158
Tel: +31 (0)20 626 8772

Golf Courses


There are several golf courses in and around Amsterdam:

The Amsterdamse Golf Club


Address: Zwarte Laantje 4
Tel: +31 (0)20 694 3650

Golfbaan Sloten


Address: Sloterweg 1045
Tel: +31 00 614 2402

Sportpark de Weeren


Address: Vollendammerweg 316
Tel: +31 (0)20 632 5558

Horse Riding


The best place for horse riding is in the Amsterdamse Bos, which is in the south of the city.

Jogging


There are many opportunities for joggers but perhaps the best tracks are to be found in the Amsterdamse Bos and the Amstelpark.

Minigolf


The best minigolf courses are to be found in the Amsterdamse Bos, the Amstelpark and the Sloterpark.

Squash Courts



Amstelborgh / Borchland


Address: Borchlandweg 6 12
Tel: +31 (0)20 563 3333

Squash City


Address: Ketelmakerstraat 6
Tel: +31 (0)20 626 7883

Swimming Pools


There are numerous pools throughout the city with facilities for open-air and indoor swimming and many hotels in the city have their own pools.

Mirandabad


Address: De Mirandalaan 9
Tel: +31 (0)20 546 4444

Floralparkbad


Address: Sneeuwbalweg 5
Tel: +3 1 020 636 8121

Tennis


Public courts can be found in many of Amsterdam's city parks and several of the best hotels boast their own tennis courts.

Amstelpark


Address: Koenenkade 8
Tel: +31 (0)20 301 0700

Tennishal Kadoelen


Address: Sportpark Kadoelen 5
Tel: +31 (0)20 631 3194

Frans Otten Stadion


Address: Stadionstraat 10
Tel: +31 (0)20 66 2876

Gold Star Tennis


Address: Gustav Mahlerlaan 20
Tel: +31 (0)20 644483






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