Need to let off some steam between classes? Strasbourg offers a whole range of sports activities, clubs and facilities. Take your pick from the wide selection of possibilities, for free or at student rates. And to attend a match, discover our major Strasbourg teams!
LAND OF GAMES 2024 (TERRE DE JEUX 2024)
Since 2019, the City and the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg have been awarded the label in order to bring more sport into the daily lives of its inhabitants and to commit to the adventure of the 2024 Olympic Games. More info
- 66 gymnasiums
- 34 stadiums
- 9 pools, including 2 outdoor and 2 ponds
- 15 tennis sites with a total of 112 courts
- 13 boules courts
- 22 multi-sport fields
- 2 horse-riding centres
- 1 track and field stadium
- 1 ice rink
- 1 skatepark
POOLS AND PONDS
To play sports, relax or just cool down, you'll find 9 pools and 2 ponds in the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg.
The Iceberg, the largest ice rink in France, is located in the Cronenbourg quarter. Combining sports and leisure, this ice rink is open to anyone who loves skating, whether you are a beginner or advanced.
L'OFFICE DES SPORTS DE STRASBOURG
This is an umbrella body for sports associations, and it organises very popular events open to all, such as les Courses de Strasbourg and the night-time Rando-rollers. Consult the website or the Facebook page of l'Office des Sports de Strasbourg.
LE SUAPS (SERVICE UNIVERSITAIRE DES ACTIVITÉS PHYSIQUES ET SPORTIVES)
The SUAPS offers about sixty sport and art activities in the form of classes, short-term sessions and autonomous practice, open to the students of the university and of the educational institutions under contract. Facebook page of the SUAPS of the University of Strasbourg
Sports association of the University of Strasbourg: join this association if you wish to participate in competitions between different parts of the university, or in international competitions (campus and national championships).
The "Bureau du Haut Niveau" (high-level sports office) offers you a plan to accommodate your studies so you can pursue your high-level sports career while continuing your higher education.
To discover the city through sport, try the Vitaboucles courses, in Strasbourg or in the communes of the Eurometropole.
ALL IN SHAPE
Physical and sports activities are offered free of charge in certain sports halls or parks, during the summer or throughout the year: find them in here.
Strasbourg has numerous parks and gardens that are wonderful areas of nature. These nature areas represent a fragile heritage that protects biodiversity. They're also perfect for sports and relaxation.
- The Park and Castle of Pourtalès, with a sculpture garden
- The Deux-Rives Garden and Footbridge, between France and Germany
- The Orangerie English Garden with the Joséphine Pavillon (which hosts many exhibitions and events) and bowling alley
- Citadelle Park with Vauban vestiges
- Contades Park
- Place de la République at the heart of the Neustadt
- The Botanical Gardens
TEAMS AND MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS OF STRASBOURG
Whether you're highly competitive or just want to have some fun, come participate in the many sports events and go to a game… it'll be awesome!
- Basketball: la SIG, BC Souffelweyersheim, SIG féminine (Illkirch Graffenstaden)
- Football (soccer): le Racing Club de Strasbourg Alsace, FC Vendenheim
- Ice hockey: l'Etoile Noire de Strasbourg
- Rugby: Strasbourg Alsace Rugby
- Handball: ASPTT Strasbourg and ESSAHB
- Fencing: Strasbourg Université Club
- American football: Le Minotaure de Strasbourg
- Baseball and softball: Outlaws Strasbourg
- Volleyball: Strasbourg Volley Ball and the Constantia Strasbourg Neudorf
- Waterpolo: Team Strasbourg
- Badminton: ASPTT
- Whellchair Basketball: ASHPA
- Tour EUCOR(tri-national bike race) in June
- Les Internationaux de Tennis de Strasbourg in May
- Les Courses de Strasbourg Europe in August
- The NL Contest ( roller/skate/BMX/Trot' competition) in August
- Eurotournoi de Handballin in August
- Les Randos rollernocturnes from April to September
- La Strasbourgeoise in October
SPORT-HEALTH: DEVICES TO KEEP FIT
The Maison Sport-Santé develops support programmes (prescription sport, support for people with various pathologies, etc.)
The University Health Service of the University of Strasbourg also offers a sport-health programme for overweight students.
If you are looking for equipment at a low price, go to the Ecovestiaire, the sports recycling shop on the 1st floor of the Place des Halles, where you will find second-hand articles and sports equipment. You can also drop off unused sports equipment!