Sports facilities

If you are interested in sports and training, you have a wide range of options as a student at KTH. A few examples for each campus are given below.

KTH Campus (Valhallavägen)

Outdoor recreation

Although KTH campus is located in central Stockholm it is next to the National City Park – a large green area with great natural and cultural resources and excellent for jogging, walks, etc.

Gym and fitness

On the main campus there is a sports centre, KTH-hallen , which offers a fully equipped gym, aerobics classes, spinning and sports such as basketball, floorball, badminton, etc. Students may buy membership at a reduced price. Visiting address: Brinellvägen 38 (KTH Campus).

Frescatihallen  is a gym and sports hall that offers halls for ball games, badminton, tennis, weight training, group fitness and more on Stockholm University's campus. Various types of memberships and student discounts are available.

Metro stop: Universitetet

Indoor sports

SSIF (Stockholm Student Sports Association) offers a wide variety of activities at reasonable prices at various locations around the city. Activities include, for example; martial arts, racket and ball sports, dance classes, kayaking, fencing, mountain climbing, swimming and acrobatics. Most of the indoor activities take place in Frescatihallen, the sports hall on the Stockholm University campus.

Indoor swimming pool

Near the main campus there is an indoor swimming pool calledGIH-badet.
Address: Drottning Sofias Väg 20 (next to KTH Campus). Student discounts are available.

KTH Flemingsberg

As a student at Flemingsberg, you can choose one of the sports facilities which offers training at student discounted price.

Outdoor recreation

If you want to enjoy nature there is Flemingsbergsskogen nature reserve, extremely close to the Visättra sports centre.

Flottsbro  open-air recreation area is located in the municipal district of Flemingsberg. Flottsbro is well-known for its alpine ski slope in winter. The area also has bathing facilities, cabins to rent and mountain bike trails in summer.

Indoor sports

Visättra sports centre  is located 10 minutes walk from Flemingsberg station. The facilities include indoor hockey, ice hockey, football, tennis courts, boule pistes, frisbee facilities, BMX facilities and minigolf.

KTH Haninge

Outdoor recreation

Rudans open-air recreation area with its jogging track is located close to the school premises. This gives you an opportunity to try out frisbee golf in the summer and in winter you can skate on the lake.

Gym and fitness

Najadens Fitness Center  is also located nearby, and offers everything from weight training to spinning, bodypump, body combat and step-up classes. After your training session you can use the bubble pool or order a massage.

Golfing

Golf is one of the largest sports in Haninge. There are several top class golf courses in beautiful natural surroundings. One of them is Haninge Strand Golf Club  in Årsta with a 18-hole course.

Horse back riding

Haninge is one of Sweden's most horse-dense municipalities with a good many riding schools. Several of them arrange riding tours.

KTH Kista

Outdoor recreation

The campus in Kista has an extensive recreation area nearby, with great possibilities for jogging, skiing (in wintertime!) and golfing. The Ulriksdal golf course is 10 minutes from Kista.

Gym and fitness

There are several gyms close to the KTH campus in Kista whose facilities include spinning, aerobics and bodypump. The facilities also contain halls for sports as indoor hockey and volleyball.

Indoor swimming pool

For those who enjoy bathing, there is an adventure pool in Husby , just a few minutes from Kista.

KTH Södertälje

Sport is everywhere in Södertälje. The city has raised a number of world-class sportsmen and women and there are teams in the highest divisions in several sports. Several of the facilities in the municipality offer discounts for students.

Outdoor recreation

There are also many other opportunities, for example several golf courses (18-hole), running tracks, canoeing facilities, riding facilities, ski slopes, miniature golf, go-karts etc.

Indoor sports

The sports hall on the campus area has been completely renovated. The student union has time available each week for such activities as basketball, indoor hockey, football and badminton.

Indoor swimming pool

If you enjoy swimming and adventure pools, perhaps the Sydpoolen  pool is for you.

Gym and fitness

Actic  is a gym and fitness centre just a stone's throw from the campus.

Sports organised by THS

At KTH there are many active associations that organise sport activities through THS - the Student Union at KTH. For example; Scuba Diving, Sailing, Orienteering, Climbing, Caving, Camping, Hiking, Hockey and Football. Contact the Student Union  (THS) to find out more.

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Last changed: Nov 16, 2017