What if you could also stay fit while studying Spanish in Santiago? This city is an ideal place for sports activities!
The University of Santiago (USC) has a great range of sports facilities for you to practice sports such as athletics, tennis, football, basketball or swimming, among others. Moreover, during the summer, a dedicated monitor will provide those students interested in organising team sport activities with the necessary support and information.
Students may enjoy sports activities for free. You just have to show your Cursos Internacionales student card when booking an activity at the USC Sports Service.
And be sure to check out the activity programme if you want to take part in activities such as night race marathons around the old town or fitness sessions in the city squares. These are really attractive for those who like to combine sports and new leisure options.
The university indoor pool in Compostela is open the whole year round. In this 25-metre swimming pool you may take swimming lessons. The offer caters for all swim levels. If you want to improve your style or just take a swim before or after your Spanish classes, the university swimming pool is the perfect place to go. Just visit the Southern Campus!
¡Enjoy running in a city boasting over 20 km of parks and gardens! One of the city's favourite zones in the Paseo de la Herradura, in the Alameda park, a green spot right in the city centre. But if you want to change route, you may visit other parks such as Belvís, Eugenio Granell or the one bordering the Sarela river, among others.
The tennis courts are in the Southern Campus, and you just have to book in advance in order to play. Tennis lessons for different ages and skill levels are offered during certain periods of the year. This may be a good moment to take a try, if you wish to improve your serve. Enjoy sports in this clean air city!