Sports

If you are active, athletic and know how to enjoy life then Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon is an event for you. This is major running event of Ukraine which unites people who are in love with life, those who know how to live today and are ready to change today.

I met with coach Valentin Sitalo in Sport-Studio to get his advice on motivation in sports and achieving the desired results. Funny photo-illustrations of this article where I "play" with unrealistic weight are just the reverse side of Valentin's serious approach to training. He carefully checked every step I took so that I would not harm myself. In such reliable and caring hands of the coach anyone can become the champion!

Lviv offers plenty of tennis courts including professional, recreational and amateur grounds with various surfaces as well as indoor and outdoor options. Anyone can reserve a tennis court and enjoy fun and exciting game. «Destinations» rounds up top tennis grounds in Lviv.

Horseback riding can be adventurous, exhilarating, relaxing and even life changing experience, but most importantly it’s a great way to spend a weekend with friends or family enjoying the nature and admiring the beauty of the gracious animals. Always wanted to ride a horse or looking for a unique gift for an animal lover? Then check out our list of places to go horseback riding in Kyiv.

Kyiv offers plenty of tennis courts—including professional, recreational and amateur grounds with various surfaces. Anyone can reserve a tennis court and enjoy a fun and exciting game. «Destinations» rounds up top tennis courts in Kyiv.

Fencing is a beautiful and very challenging sport. It requires hand-eye coordination, explosiveness, and pinpoint accuracy. Fencing workout trend has reached Kyiv recently. With many capital’s fitness clubs offering fencing lessons these days, «Destinations» narrows down some useful information on this aristocratic sport.

Many locals and foreign travelers, who are fans of skiing and snowboarding, associate Carpathian Mountains with “Bukovel”, a single ski resort. However, there are many other less known ski areas, which can pleasantly surprise its guests with high service, good equipment and lower prices for ski-passes and accommodation.

Paintball, strike ball and shooting tours became very popular among Ukrainians and tourists visiting the country. For you to experience something new and create unique memories, local agencies offer a great variety of activities involving shooting from various kinds of weapon. «Destinations» rounds up the most popular shooting galleries and paintball clubs in Lviv.

Today ice skating is possible all the year round thanks to covered rinks with artificial frost. But we like to enjoy this kind of outdoor activities especially in winter with Christmas atmosphere around.

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Ukraine is a wonderful country with Black Sea and Carpathian Mountains, which provide you a lot of opportunities for outdoor activities and travelling all year around. “Destinations” shares with you the best ski resorts in Ukraine.

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Lviv region has some wonderful skiing opportunities for you. While many skiers go to popular ski resorts of the Carpathian Mountains, Lviv offers a number of smaller skiing complexes just a short car ride away from the city.

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«Destinations» helps you find places for the whole family to go indoor rock climbing in Kyiv. Kyiv has a good selection of  indoor rock climbing facilities that will captivate & amaze adults as well as children.

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Shooting billiards at a pool hall in Kyiv is a very popular pastime for many locals. «Destinations» assembled a list of the best pool halls in town, so when you feel like chalking up a cue stick, you’ll know where to take a dive.

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Bowling is fun and enjoyable for almost any age. In addition to being one of the oldest sports, bowling has a wide and varied range of health benefits. «Destinations» rounded up best places in Kyiv to enjoy the thrill and fun of bowling.

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Crossfit is everywhere these days. It’s showing up in magazines, has a huge presence online and is promoted by top sports brands. So it is not a surprise that crossfit trainings in Lviv are getting more and more popular.

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Sport-Studio is located in the historic part of Kiev very close to the downtown. It empowers people to lead design thinking in their everyday life while keeping themselves fit and healthy. Sport-Studio prides itself to be the only signature interior design gym in Kiev, which offers excellent environment for all kinds of trainings. ”Destinations” editor has tested this gym and shares the impressions.

Kiev Golf Center

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Kiev Golf Center can try to answer all your questions about golf and will convince you to try golf at least once.

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It could get really hot in Lviv during summer days as the only thing this city is lacking is water in a form of river or lake. Voodoo Wakeboard park is a place to go to carve up the waves and ride the wake just outside Lviv.

It seems that the people of Kiev want to have a rest from endless bars and hangouts and as such, they decided to go in for sports. Being healthy is fashionable now. And to go for open-air sports that are even more trendy now. Check out where you can do beach yoga in Kiev!

America House Kyiv is the government and community organization in Ukraine that takes an active part in social and cultural life of Ukrainian capital. This time, concentrating on healthy lifestyle, America House Kyiv is handling Morning Yoga session in English on June 17, 2016.

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