Sports to practice
Not only is Lausanne the administrative capital of international sport, it is also a city of sport in practice. In this section you will find a selection of sports that require no formal commitment or subscription and for which a minimum of equipment is necessary. Indeed, several sports venues will hire out or provide you with equipment.
If, on the other hand, you wish to become more involved in or practise other sports, check out the section on sports clubs in Lausanne.
Beach volleyball in Lausanne
This sport can be played in three venues in Lausanne: Bellerive, Vidy and Dorigny. All the information you need on these places can be found below.
Running and walking in Lausanne
In Lausanne it is possible to practise these sports more or less anywhere, but especially at two sites where infrastructure is provided for the public.
Horse riding in Lausanne
In Lausanne, it is possible to have riding lessons at the Manège du Chalet-à-Gobet. All the information you need to give it a go can be found below.
Fitness facilities in Lausanne
As well as traditional muscle building exercise, keep-fit facilities provided in Lausanne include cardio rooms, group classes and relaxation areas.
Golf in Lausanne
In Lausanne, Golf can be played at Lausanne Golf Club and Golf de Pra Roman. All the information you need to hit a few shots can be found below.
Swimming in Lausanne
In Lausanne, this sport can be practised outdoors or indoors. All the information you need to go swimming can be found below.
Ice skating in Lausanne
In Lausanne, it is possible to skate in three communal facilities or on a temporary ice rink. All the information you need to pull on your skates can be found below.
Squash in Lausanne
In Lausanne, this sport can be played at two venues. All the information you need to reserve a court can be found below.
Tennis in Lausanne
In Lausanne this sport is played in several clubs. Some of them will let you play at reasonable prices without being a member. All the information you need for an hour’s hire can be found below.