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!

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...

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-...

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...

Sloterplasloop

Willinklaan 7
1067 SL AMSTERDAM
AAC
13/10/2019
Part of the Rondje Mokum (Amsterdam Circuit) series of running events, this 10km race is centred around the Sloterplas (lake) in t...

Olympisch Stadionloop

Olympisch Stadion 21
1076 DE AMSTERDAM
Olympisch Stadion
10/11/2019
Organised by the Phanos athletics association on Sunday, the Olympisch Stadionloop in the Zuid District of the city is the final ...

Gaasperplasrun

Karspeldreef
1102 BX AMSTERDAM
AV Feniks
09/06/2019
Another staple event in Amsterdam’s running calendar, this biannual competition features 1, 2, 5 and 10km courses around the Gaasp...

Nescioloop

Radioweg 89
1098 NG AMSTERDAM
AV ’23
14/04/2019 - 05/04/2020
The next instalment of the Rondje Mokum (Amsterdam Circuit) takes running enthusiasts to Amsterdam Oost/IJburg for a challenging 1...

Middenmeerloop

Radioweg 89
1098 NG AMSTERDAM
AV'23
27/10/2019
After hosting the Nescioloop earlier in the year, AV’23 welcome runners back to the east of Amsterdam for the Middenmeerloop.