Chur Tourism - The Swiss Alpine City, Graubünden

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Sports Facilities in Summer

Obere Au outdoor pool

Want to feel refreshed? The spacious outdoor swimming pool at Obere Au and the iconic outdoor pool ‘Badi Sand’ in the city centre provide a way to cool down on hot days. Fun in your free time awaits at the beach volleyball as well as on the football fields and the Nordic walking track.

Summer Flier
Find an overview of all of the summer sports on offer at the Chur sports facilities here.
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Our Highlights for the Summer

  • Obere Au Outdoor Pool

    Obere Au swimming pool impresses with its extensive sunbathing area and a wonderful view of the mountain panorama around the Alpine town.

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  • Sand Outdoor Pool

    The iconic ‘Badi Sand’ is known for its refreshing water temperature! The historic swimming pool in the heart of the old town is idyllically situated in the shadow of the cathedral and is an insider tip.

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  • Beach Volleyball

    Feel like you're on a beach in the heart of the mountains – experience it on the beach volleyball courts of Obere Au swimming baths.

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  • Football/American Football at Ringstrasse Sports Ground

    The fresh green of Chur's grass pitches are where the ‘Chur97’ football club and the ‘Calanda Broncos’ American football team practice and play - spectators always welcome.

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  • Football in Obere Au

    The three new artificial grass pitches in Obere Au make footballers’ eyes light up! Four grass pitches complete the offer.

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  • Nordic Walking Track

    The Nordic walking track in Obere Au is equipped with light sensors so that you can also find your way on the soft wood chips during the evening.

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Moby Dick Restaurant Sun Terrace
Enjoy a refreshing drink or delicious food on Chur’s largest garden terrace. Greenery and decor lend a sense of Mediterranean lightness – bon appetit!
Moby Dick Restaurant

Bathing Belles

Non-swimmers and children can get their money’s worth in all of the swimming baths in Chur’s sports facilities, be it with the children’s paddling pool, the learning pool or by having fun on the slides.

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Obere Au outdoor pool
Barbecue Area
The Obere Au outdoor pool has a well-equipped barbecue area with charcoal fireplaces and electric barbecues, cosy seating and parasols. Bring food for grilling and barbecue to your heart’s content.
Obere Au barbecue area

Field Sports

  • Obere Au Football

    The three new synthetic turf pitches in Obere Au make footballers’ eyes light up! Four grass pitches complete the offer.

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  • Football/American Football at Ringstrasse Sports Ground

    The fresh green of Chur's grass pitches are where the ‘Chur97’ football club and the ‘Calanda Broncos’ American football team practice and play - spectators always welcome.

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Forest Yoga

The sun tickling your nose, leaves rustling in the wind and the scent of flowers in the air - the perfect location to relax with Hatha Yoga and find your inner self.

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Our Leisure Highlights

  • Obere Au Boccia

    The new boccia area with clubhouse, located in the middle of the newly designed local recreation zone along the Mühlbach stream, will open mid-April 2019.

    More info coming soon
  • «Betongarta» - Obere Au Skatepark

    The new skate park "Betongarta" in the Obere Au will open at the end of June 2019 - an important addition to the leisure facilities in the sports facilities Obere Au and thus also for the city of Chur.

    More info coming soon
  • Recultivated Obere Au Mühlbach Stream

    The Obertorer Mühlbach flows through the area of the Obere Au sports facilities. In 2019, the stream will be relocated, recultivated and relaunched as a local recreation area.

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Tips for a Rainy Day

  • Swimming Pool with Slides

    Whether you want to swim lengths, dive off a diving tower, slide down a slide or learn to swim – a visit to Obere Au swimming pool is worth your while.

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  • Aquamarin Hot-Water Adventure Pool

    This open-air, hot-water pool heated to 35°C offers soothing massage couches, relaxing neck showers, an invigorating bubble bath and a mysterious bubble grotto.

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  • Children’s Play Afternoon

    Watch out, water lovers: the large pool in the indoor pool is completely available to children, the lanes are removed and the pool is filled with various play equipment, such as rings, noodles, planks, etc.

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