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Sport Complexes

Fitness centres: The main fitness centres in Sofia are Athletic Fitness Centre and the Spartak Swimming Complex, with both indoor and outdoor pools. There is a variety of new and very well equipped fitness centres, offering sauna facilities, spa, Jacuzzi and solarium.

Golf: Golf is a new sport in Bulgaria and, as yet, has few followers. Bulgaria’s first golf club is located 50km (31 miles) southeast of Sofia, along the E - 80. The 18 - hole course opened in June 2000. Membership is not required and the additional facilities include tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and riding stables.

Hiking: Mount Vitosha, 30 minutes south of the city centre, offers great opportunities for hiking and skiing. Zlatnite Mostove recreation centre, Cherni Vrah Peak, and the ski lift of Vitosha are amongst the tourist’s spots worth to be seen, while sightseeing in Sofia.

Swimming: Most of the sports centres in Sofia offer gym, sauna, squash and tennis court services, as well as indoor swimming pools. Some of the hotels have indoor pools too. The most popular ones are Spartak Swimming Complex, Dianabad swimming pool, Maxi Swimming Pool, the swimming pool in Vassil Levski Stadium, Sparta Fitness and spinning club. Most of the pools offer sauna and spa centre services.

Tennis: Public tennis courts can be found at Olympica, Borisovata Gradina. Popular tennis clubs are Maleeva Tennis Club, Academic Tennis Club, and Maxi Hotel Tennis court.

* Listed below are the main sports complexes in Sofia:

Sparta Sports Complex

Sparta Complex is a modern sport and recreation centre, which offers spinning complex, multifunctional gym, spa centre, well maintained tennis courts, pools and a nice restaurant for the comfort of the guests. It is one of the most respective sport complexes in the country.
Sparta is the first licensed spinning centre in Bulgaria. The members of the club have a chance to experience the most advanced cycling program in the world.
The sport activities, offered at the - bo training, aero combat aerobics class and pilates exercises - calanetics, ballet and yoga in one program.
Other interesting sports at Sparta Swimming Complex are the aquaaerobics and the aquaspinning. They merge the effects of fitness, jogging or cycling and swimming in one training program and make you feel more relaxed.
The club also features a karate training hall, where karate lessons can be taken.
Sparta spa and wellness centre offers to its clients to relax and enjoy pleasures of life. The Finnish steam bath is popular for its great results, improving skin condition.
The swimming complex offers facilities for synchronized swimming, platform diving and water ball, tennis and yoga.

Maleeva Tennis Club

The tennis club is situated right next to "Sofia Land" in the Losenetz district. The club is founded and owned by the famous sports family, responsible for the greatest tennis successes Bulgaria has ever had – the three sisters Manuela, Katerina and Magdalena and their mother Julia Berberian-Maleeva.
The Club’s greatest merit is the specialized tennis hall, which offers four tennis courts, with carpet and granules covering. The complex also offers to its clients’ six outdoor clay courts. The big number of outdoor and indoor courts gives tennis lovers the opportunity to play all year round. Three of the outdoor courts have lights and allow night play.
The club hasn't forgotten squash lovers either. There is a special hall, featuring three specialized playing panels. The hall is equipped with a rear glass wall, allowing club guests to observe the club tournament matches.
One of the most spacious fitness halls in Sofia is another of the attractions of the Maleeva sports complex. In the specialized sports hall, activities in yoga, tae-bo, kick-boxing and belly dance are enjoyed. In addition, the club hosts a Spa centre, which guarantees perfect relaxation after the physical exercise. The centre is equipped with sauna, Jacuzzi, steam bath, solarium and offers rejuvenating massages.
The club features restaurant,lobby bar, and a specialized sports store, where you can purchase the latest tennis apparel, shoes, tennis balls. The complex offers outdoor and indoor parking lots, with a total capacity over 50 cars. The club is open everyday from 7:00 AM till 11:00 PM.
All of the main facilities of the club are wheelchair accessible via appropriate platforms. Wheelchair accessible bathrooms are also available.
Maleeva Sport complex offers tanning solarium. The Lumina has 48 two - meter lamps and a special face lamp.
The Club cares about the good appearance of its clientele too. The clients can take advantage of the services of the “Adriana” Hairdressing and Cosmetics Salon.

"Vassil Levski" National Stadium

The National Stadium has recently been reconstructed and renovated to meet international standards for training and competitions of both national and top club teams in football and athletics.
The stadium has 43 000 seats. It is located in the central part of Sofia, a mere 15 min. walk to the centre.
The ring of the stadium represents a chain of indoor facilities such as training halls for rhythmic gymnastics, basketball, boxing, fencing, fitness, judo, table tennis, aerobics.
Vassil Levski National Stadium was officially opened in 1953 and reconstructed in 1966 and 2002.
It is currently eligible to host UEFA Cup finals.
The stadium also has judo, artistic gymnastics, basketball, boxing, aerobics, fencing and table tennis halls, as well as a general physical training hall, two conference halls and three restaurants.

Academic Sports Complex

The building of Academic sports complex hosts “Academic” fitness centre, sauna, massage rooms, and solarium, two halls for volleyball and basketball, a football field, as well as an indoor pool. There are halls for wrestling, aikido, judo, sport dancing and aerobics.
The complex disposes of service halls and dress rooms. An attractive sports shop and a cosy coffee shop contribute to the pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. The complex has a free parking lot and a car- wash.
The fitness hall is equipped with a variety of fitness and bodybuilding facilities, computerized and controlling the gradual physical training according to special programs. There are professional and qualified fitness instructors and medical service at the sporters' disposal.
The massage procedures offered, are sport, toning, relaxing and anti- cellulites. Some of them are done in water. The solar apparatuses in the solarium are of high quality. The sauna is ideal place for body purifying.