outdoor activites

If sports and outdoor activities press your buttons, then Bielsko-Biała should keep you busy for many days. Hiking, cycling, skiing or paragliding are only few of your options.


There are many opportunities for hiking, both in the summer and winter, so check our separated article about Hikes and trails to find out more.


Bielsko-Biała has three ski slopes that are ideal for beginners, children and those who look for an easily access and quick ski jaunt. If you look for slopes for more advance skiing, no worries, just head to neighboring Szczyrk, Ustroń, Wisła, Korbielów, Zwardoń or Miedzybrodzie Żywieckie.
Cross-country skiing can also be practiced in the Beskids forests.

Dębowiec - Recreation Ski-Center

500 meter long T-bar lift, just the opposite of the Klimczok Mountain Shelter.


Small ski slope next to the Mountain Shelter on Szyndzielnia. 275 meter long T-bar lift.


600 meter long chair lift and 84 meter T-bar lift for children. The slope is lit, snow-groomed and artificially snowed when needed.


Thrill seekers can try their hand at more adventurous sports such as plane flying or skydiving offered at the city Recreational Airport. The nearby peaks, especially Góra Żar, is where you go to experience paragliding combined with amazing views.

Aeroklub Bielsko-Bialski

Ultralight and sail-plane training and license, skydiving courses, powered-parachute flights.


Paragliding courses and passenger flights with instructor.

Szkoła Paralotniowa ALBATROS

Paragliding courses, tandem flights from Góra Żar.


Paragliding courses and passenger flights with instructor.


For an easy cycling in the city, you can use one of the city bicycles BBbike available for rent.

Enduro Trails

Enduro Trails are mountain biking trails designed at different difficulty levels, from short and easy to strenuous and steep. The trails start at Błonia and cover mainly the nearby forest and the slopes of Szyndzielnia and Kozia Góra.  They are well marked and easy to follow. If you don’t have a bike, you can rent one at the Enduro Trails Centre located in Błonia, near the Camping Ondraszek.

Cycling routes

If you want to discover Bielsko-Biała and neighbouring villages by bike, visit the Tourist Information Centre, to collect the Cycling Guide with marked paths and routes. The routes are designed for beginners and more experienced cyclists. They follow quiet and often picturesque roads, however at some places require crossing busy streets.

Ropes courses


Park w dechę

Toboggan run

Rekreacyjny Tor Saneczkowy

400 meter long toboggan run is located on the slopes of Dębowiec. It’s an attraction for both adults and children. The track is open all year round.

Mini golf

Mini golf na Błoniach

In the recreational part of the city, also offers boules and badminton.

Outdoor swimming pools

Pływalnia Start

Three swimming pools (sport, recreation and wading pool); beach volleyball courts; water slides; tennis courts; streetball field; climbing wall and playground.

Pływalnia Panorama

Two swimming pools (sport and recreation); beach volleyball courts; tennis tables, chess; playground and water slide.

Horse-back riding


Stadnina Koni Kasztanka

Ośrodek Jezdziecki Stara Szmergielnia

Stadnina Stary Młyn

Ośrodek Jazdy Konnej Solka


Korty Tenisowe w Cygańskim Lesie


Klub Advantage


Lodowisko Orlik

Lodowisko Victoria


Paintball BB

Paintball Adventures