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Amager Strandpark is a major tourist attraction in Copenhagen. This seaside public park was established in 1934 and has undergone several refurbishment processes over the years. The pristine beach is connected to an artificial island by a lagoon, and offers an array of recreational activities include swimming, kayaking and diving. They organize occasional picnic, fitness programs and musical concerts as well.
Enjoy the adrenaline rush of wakeboarding at this fantastic facility located in Amager. Copenhagen Cable Park boasts of some of the best wakeboarding facilities and welcomes experienced professionals and amateurs alike. There's a proshop onsite stocking everything from high quality gear to apparel. If you're new to the sport or simply want to hone your skills, the facility offers lessons as well. Children are also welcome as long as they're accompanied by an adult. There's an onsite cafe as well, offering a range of sandwiches and light bites. Group packages are available. Check website for more.
It's no secret that the city gets a limited amount of precious sunshine throughout the year, and Copenhageners make the most of the warm weather by going for a dip in the numerous outdoor baths around the city. One of the first and probably the biggest to open in the city Havnebadet Islands Brygge, has no less than four outdoor pools, with one dedicated exercise pool, one diving pool and two smaller ones for children. Visitors can relax or perhaps even have a picnic in the large open space next to the pools. Enjoy beautiful views of the city as you go for a refreshing dip.
One of the first harbor baths to open in the city, this facility originally opened in 2002 at Islands Brygge, but was shifted to Fisketorvet the next year to accommodate larger facilities at the original location. The facility comprises three pools, with exercixe pool, a diving pool and children's pool. There's a little area behind the pool, with lounge chairs for visitors to relax. Water quality is constantly monitored and lifeguards are always on call. Bathing season lasts from June 15 to August 31. Check website for more.
Ripley's is called, a museum of adventure and consists of 13 exciting galleries full of strange and exotic objects. It was the journalist, artist and adventurer Robert L. Ripley who collected the many strange objects in the museum during his lifetime. In the gallery called, lumber room you can see the Button Girl, a doll covered with more than 7,000 buttons. In the gallery for quackery you will find many strange gadgets and instruments that they used to believe could cure many diseases. Ripley also collected torture instruments from the middle ages and if you want to compete with the tallest man in the world (Robert Wadlow) or see how heavy the heaviest man in the world is, you can pay a visit to the gallery on, human peculiarities. Ripley's is a fun filled experience for the whole family.
Founded in 1843, Tivoli is located where the once-fortified city's ramparts used to be, and the park's on-site lake is a remnant of the city's moat. Children of all ages visit year 'round for the old-world carnival-style atmosphere and the exciting attractions. Test your mettle on a number of extreme thrill rides (including "The Demon" and "The Spinning Top"). Tamer rides and activities are in abundance as well. Young ones will not want to miss the grand carousel or the aquarium. Older folk tend to congregate in and around Tivoli's nearly 40 bars and restaurants, some of which are tres gourmet and may date as far back as 1843. World-class live entertainment is always provided, and the festivities get kicked into high gear during the Christmas season. Check website for varying dates.
You'll be forgiven for thinking you've discovered a hidden beach when you catch first glimpse of Halvandet. The marina has literally been transformed into a beach-like setting with outdoor beach furniture, tents and outdoor barbeque. If you're the active types, the facility has volleyball, football, basketball as well as mini golf. For adventure enthusiasts, Halvandet offers Kayaking Polo, Bungee Run and numerous other sports. There's delectable food on offer when all the playing will make you hungry. The space is a popular for hosting numerous private events and birthday parties. So grab a beer and chill out at a table as the sun sets. Check website for more.
Copenhagen Skatepark is a modern skating venue that hosts skating competitions and practice sessions. Besides hosting sporting events, the venue is also home to circus, live musicals and gigs. For complete information on renting the space and other details, check website.
Trekroner, Flakfortet and Middelgrundsfortet are three sea fortresses constructed on islands at the entrance to the harbour of Copenhagen. Recently, many buildings within the fortresses have been restored, but still some are in miserable conditions. Flakfortet houses a sailing club, opened in 1975, which contains a restaurant and offers good view over Copenhagen. As for Middelgrundsfortet, there are today plans to create a cultural center on the island it is on. This artificial island is the largest of its kind when it was built. A boat from Nyhavn will take you out to the fortresses on a Canal Tour.
Dragr Golf Club's 18-hole course was finished in 1991. It is located only 12km from the heart of the city. The club also has a six-hole par 3 course, a putting green and a driving range. You'll also find a clubhouse with a restaurant, bar, good changing-room facilities as well as a pro shop, from where you can rent golf clubs. The club is very popular and it is necessary to sign up on a waiting list to become a member.
Valby-Hallen is a huge sports center that houses facilities for various games like handball, badminton, basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. Besides offering its space for practice sessions, the center also hosts matches and sports championships in its premises. Valby-Hallen is home to three halls that can be clubbed together to host major local events. Call ahead to know more.
Located within Frederiksberg Svmmehal, this fitness center is a good place to bring your family. In addition to the pool and sauna, there is a TechnoGym where you work out. Both aerobics and water aerobics are on the fitness menu. You will find a mixed clientele of men and women, the young and the very mature, all keeping themselves in shape here.