What can you do on short winter days? Let us prove you that Warsaw has a lot to offer when it comes to spending free time. A huge number of possibilities guarantees that anyone will find something suitable according to own preferences.
Fans of winter fun should first of all check Górka Szczęśliwicka in Ochota which thanks to a mat covering an entire slope is opened even when there is hardly any snow and the temperatures are above-freezing. No equipment for skiing? No problem, Górka has its own sports equipment rental. A comfortable chair and platter lifts lead to the top of this 200-metre slope. The route is of the easiest level so it is a perfect place for a family skiing or snowboarding outings.
Skiing can be boring at times. The capital offers a dozen or so paid and free skating rinks. Most of them has a skates rental, available in many sizes and types. Sliding on ice is surely fun for kids and also a great idea for an interesting date after which you can drink some hot chocolate together. Ice skating has had many fans for years. It is not as expensive as skiing or snowboarding and is equally, or sometimes even more, enjoyable.
Warsaw offers lots of leisure-sports facilities. How about some bowling after doing winter sports? It is a funny rivalry and guarantees lots of satisfaction.
A game of squash is another interesting option. Finding a professional squash centre for a reasonable price in Warsaw is not a tough task. This game is not all about skills, but about fun. It is a nice warm-up for winter days.
Those who have a bent for mountaineering will be happy to check a climbing wall in Hulakula. Highly qualified trainers work there. They will teach you how to climb from the basics. The wall has also some tougher parts, perfect for more experienced ones. The professional staff provides guests with safety.
Going to a swimming pool is a great way of relaxation after a day full of activities. Fortunately, finding one in Warsaw is simple. Many pools offer also saunas where you can enjoy sweet idleness. Aquapark Warszawianka is the most popular one in Warsaw. It is full of water attractions such as slides, Jacuzzis or wading pools for kids.