active

Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Amsterdam has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusiasts. Get walking, jump on a bike, learn to kite surf or cheer for your favourite team during your visit!

Urban beaches in Amsterdam

There's no better place to be when the sun shines in Amsterdam than on one of the city's many urban beaches. From post-industrial hotspots to chilled-...

Top ten outdoor sports

If the sun is shining, doing sports is infinitely more fun if you get to do it in the fresh air. Thankfully, Amsterdam offers plenty of options for sp...

Parks & nature

For such a small city, Amsterdam is bursting with green. Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or get to know the city from the...

Sports and activities

Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Amsterdam has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusia...

Outdoor & active

From toddlers to teenagers, Amsterdam offers tons of fun activities for children of all ages – as well as their parents!

Swimming pools

Visit one of Amsterdam’s many swimming pools for an active day out with the whole family. In addition to large pools for swimming laps, most of these ...

Sports calendar

A true sporting city, Amsterdam hosts a wide range of sports events throughout the year. For an idea of what’s in store, check out our sports calendar...

Ice skating

When the temperatures dip, the Dutch start dreaming of another frozen winter and the prospect of ice skating outdoors. Weather forecasts are watched e...

Sporty city

Sport fans certainly needn't sweat it in Amsterdam. With several stadiums in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and a packed list of sporting events, it'...