Sport and Recreation in Armenia
Joining a sporting club, regularly going to the gym and living a healthy life should be a consideration of every student, even for those reluctant about the idea of physical activity. There are plenty of recreational opportunities in Yerevan, gyms, accessible parks and other sports facilities in different districts of the city.
In this article, we have listed some recommendations for you.
Gyms in Yerevan
These gyms offer a broad range of services and facilities as well as diverse membership packages.
Where to run in Yerevan?
There are safe and lovely parks for morning or evening jogging in every district of the city. Here is the top list:
Find out more about the regular marathons in Yerevan: Armenian Marathon Foundation
Cycling in Yerevan
Though Yerevan does not have convenient cycle infrastructure, you can ride a bike on the weekend or head to quiet streets and parks. These apps allow you to rent and ride a bike without any problems.
Hiking in Armenia
Armenia has most scenic hiking trails ranging from foot trails to designated off-trail areas. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life and enjoy a hike at one of Armenia's top hiking destinations. Armenian Geographic offers fine and affordable hiking and trekking tours across Armenia. We also recommend that you download the Hike In Armenia app, which is available on the App Store and Google Play, and visit HikeArmenia.org. Here you will find the best hiking trails and connect with Armenia's best guides.
Skiing and Snowboarding in Armenia
Tsakhkadzor is Armenia’s winter sports destination that provides the perfect opportunity for skiing or snowboarding. Located on the mount Teghenis, the winter resort has all the facilities, restaurants, hotels and hostels to cater to visitors’ needs. Rent sports equipment at local rental stores or hotels and enjoy your fun outdoor experience.