The people of Zagreb are passionate about sports too that they take part and follow several sports events. Many of the city’s coaches and athletes have world reputation mainly for the many medals they have won in Olympic Games and other international competitions.
Two of the famous sports venues in the capital of Croatia are the Jarun Sports and Recreation Centre and the Sports Park Mladost.
Jarun Sports and Recreation Centre
Jarun is a spacious sports and recreational centre located at the southwest part of the city. It is both an oasis of nature and peace that’s surrounded by the noise of crowds. It features a regatta course of world-class design and a jogging lane around the Jarun Lake. Many sports enthusiasts come here to swim, sunbathe, water skii and do other water sports. Playing football, basketball, volleyball, minigolf, table tennis, and handball is also possible to do here.
Two of the six halls in Dom Sportova can accommodate up to 7,000 and 3,900 people, respectively. It features facilities for various sports, including hockey, gymnastics, handball, volleyball, and basketball among others. Often times, the sports center is also used to hold concerts in the city.
A 24,000-seat arena, Arena Zagreb was just completed in 2008. It showcases a swimming pool of Olympic size and some smaller ones for outdoor and indoor swimming. It has courts for tennis, volleyball, field hockey, handball, football, and basketball.
These are just three of the many sports venues in Zagreb. For sports enthusiasts, there is no reason not to enjoy sports in Zagreb.