There are plenty of options when you want to go swimming.
Many Danes use fitness centres. Different companies have centre all over the city.
You can for instance see fitnessworld.dk og fitnessdk.dk.
Many local culture houses, e.g. Kulturhuset Islands Brygge, Kulturhuset Indre By and Kvarterhuset, have free lessons in tango and swing dancing. Learn more about your local culture house here.
You can also dance at Dansekapellet (freely translated ‘The Dance Chapel’) is located in a beautifully renovated old chapel and opened in 2012. They offer dance lessons for you and your children and also arrange yoga classes, theatre performances and concerts.
Many local culture houses, e.g. Kulturhuset Islands Brygge, Kulturhuset Indre By and Kvarterhuset, have free lessons in tango and swing dancing.
Yoga is popular in Copenhagen, and there is Yoga centres in every part of city
Some of the local culture houses offer free yoga. Learn about these offers at the libraries’ website or at your local culture house.
More and more skating parks are popping up in Copenhagen.
Here you can get an overview over the different skating parks the page is in Danish, but if you press the blue button on the right it will show the parks close to you.
At Copenhagen Skatepark you can attend skate boarding lessons or you can practice your own in the indoor skatepark.
There are sportlanes in all the districts of the city. Most of the facilities are open to everyone, so you can go there alone or with your family/friends/colleagues.
However, some other facilities require that you join one of their clubs.
Here is a list of centers and sportlanes in Copenhagen.
Sundby Idrætspark (Sundby Leisure Center)
At Sundby Leisure Center you can play football, handball, volleyball, basketball, badminton, soft tennis and regular tennis. Get more information about Sundby Leisure Center here (the page is in Danish).
Kløvermarkens idrætsanlæg (Kløvermarken Leisure Center)
At Kløvermarken Leisure Center you can play outdoor football and cricket. You need to be part of one of their clubs to use the facilities.
Prismen is a sports and multi facilitated center on Holmbladsgade at Amager. Prismen contains a sports area, a culture hall, and an organic café.
You are welcome to play badminton and volleyball, to climb on artificial climbing walls, dance or participate in the various cultural events.
At Sundbyøster sports centre you can find indoor facilities where you can play handball, football, basketball, badminton, volleyball and floorball.
You can use the facilities as a private person, but you need to reserve a space in advance.
At Emdrupparkens Leisure Center you can play outdoor and indoor tennis or football. Is is not necessary to be member of a club to use the facilities.
At Bellahøj Leisure Center you can play badminton, indoor football, futsal, basketball, volleyball, etc. You need to become member of one of their clubs to use the facilities.
At Tingbjerg Leisure Center you can play football, basebal, softball and rugby. It is not necessary to be member of a club to use the facilities.
Hillerødgade Bad og Hal
At Hillerødgade Leisure Center you can enjoy a swimming pool and sauna or you can play football, volleyball, basketball, badminton, table tennis etc.
At Korsgade Leisure Center you can play football or practice martial arts, dancing or gymnastics.
Nørrebro Leisure Center is both a leisure center and culture center. Here you can play football, squash, or badminton and more.
Valby Leisure Park has a lot to offer both indoors and outdoors. Here you can play football, American football, handball, tennis, badminton, hockey and floorball.
The Grøndal Multi Center hosts both sports facilities, cultural events, café, fitness center and bowling center. Here you can play indoor football, basketball, handball, badminton, pool, table tennis, mini golf, squash, etc.
You can also practice yoga, dancing, spinning, archery, fencing, boxing, gymnastics and many other activities. You need to be part of one of the clubs to join the activities.
Vanløse Leisure Center contains both indoor and outdoor facilities. Here you can play football and practice several indoor sports and fitness. You need to be part of a club to use the facilities.
At Bavnehøj Leisure Center you can play handball, badminton, volleyball, indoor and outdoor football, or practice kick boxing. You need to be part of one of their clubs to use the facilities.
At Ryparken Leisure Center you can play football, badminton, handball, tennis, (indoor and outdoor), volley and fencing.
At Svanemøllen Leisure Center you can play badminton, futsal, squash, tennis, football, handball, basketball and volleyball.
Østerbro Stadion og Idrætshus
Østerbro Stadium is a combined football and athletics stadium and it hosts several clubs. In the leisure center you can play indoor football, handball and volleyball, but it is necessary to be member of a club to use the facilities.
Østerbrohuset hosts a wide range of leisure and cultural activities. Here you can play badminton, futsal, table tennis, basketball, volleyball, floorball, and you can practice dancing, gymnastics or play music in a practice room.
It is necessary to be member of a club to use the facilities.
At the Motor lanes you can practice motocross, supercross, supercross BMX and junior motocross, but you have to be member of one of the clubs.