Other sports activities in Florence

If you are looking for a space where you can exercise and have fun and you are looking for a sports club in Florence, StudentsVille did all the research for you. In this section you can find all the best Florence Sports Club where you can not only find a place where to play non common sports but also where to to make friends and have a talk with other people with your same interests and have a drink at the Sports bar Florence situated. There is not only football in Italy, but in the sports club in Florence you can find all the facilities where you can practice you favorite sport. Even if you don’t eat, drink and breathe soccer, you’ll find plenty of other sports to keep you active in Florence, from basketball to rowing, martial arts to car/motorbike racing, rock climbing to golf!

Basketball

The best basketball court in Florence is located in beautiful Cascine Park, next to the “Ippodromo delle Cascine.” The game level is fairly high during the week, but absolutely excellent on Saturday afternoons. So, arrive in good shape or they will beat you too easily! The court is open 24/7, all year long.

Do you really love this game? Visit the Italian basketball league website for events throughout the country or have a look at the Fiorentina basket official website http://www.fiorentinabasket.it/

https://www.usaffrico.it/activities/scuola-basket-firenze/

http://www.olimpialegnaiabasket.it/

http://www.dlfbasketfirenze.org/

Società Canottieri Comunali (since 1934)

Official website
Lungarno Ferrucci 4 | Tel. 055 681 2151
Founded in 1934, the society is one of the most prestigious rowing associations in Italy. They offer several courses, including not only rowing, but also kayaking and “dragon” boating! It is located just under the Uffizi and it’s equipped with gym facilities and showers.

Società Canottieri Firenze

Official website
Lungarno Luisa de’ Medici, 8 | Tel. 055 238 1010
This canoeing society enjoys a very nice location on the bank of the Arno, just under the Uffizi; it’s equipped with gym facilities and showers.

KI DOJO

Official website

Via Gordigiani, 20M & Viale Corsica 3/r | Tel. 055 362 090
Aikido, Capoeira,Ju Jitsu, Karate Kick boxing, Muay Thai, Qi Gong &T’ai Chi Chuan, Belly Dancing, Hip Hop dancing, Modern jazz dancing, . And, for the romantics: classes in Argentinian Tango and yoga!

Budokan

Official website
Via Borgo Pinti, 5 | Tel. 055 234 4605
For lovers of oriental philosophy and martial arts; Karate do, Tai Chi Chuan, Yi Chuan, Shaolin Kung Fu, Judo, Aikido, Kendo, Muay Thai, Viet Vo Dao, Ju Jitsu, Personal Defense courses, Yoga, Training Autogeno and much more is practiced here…mens sana in corpore sano!

Istituto Wushu

Official website
Via Agostino di Duccio, 17 (Legnaia) | Tel. 055 7399214
Where you can find the knowledge of the chinese martial arts both as sport and culture.. Traditional Kung Fu, Bagua kung fu, Taijiguan, small arms, Wushu, Hatha Yoga, Pilates, Chinese fighting, relaxing gym, and Gigong…if your idol is Bruce Lee!

Izumo

Official website
Via Moreni, 14 (Coverciano zone) | Tel. 055 609 981
Judo, Karate, Aikido, Ju-Jitsu, Thai Boxing, Cardio Fitness, Aerobic, Iaido, Body building.

Samurai Club

Official website
Via Corelli, 49 (Novoli) | Tel. 055 416 607
Located in the district of Novoli, it’s just 15 minutes from the center. But, if you live in the area, this gym is small and comfortable. It offers courses of Muay Thai, boxing, A.F.A, Krav Maga, Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Thai Chi, Aikido and much more.

Yurikukay Karate Club

Official website
Via Aretina, 217 | Tel/fax: 055.664016
Offers courses of Karate.

Palestra Ginnastica Fiorentina

Official website
Piazza S.Maria Novella, 18 (Railway Station) | Tel. 055 294 421
Judo classes from 5-7, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

International Mugello Circuit

Official website
Mugello, near Scarperia | Tel. 055 849 9111
Car racing. Discover the International Mugello Circuit, enter the big space where nature and technology coexist, where safety keeps up with the show, where the spectator is the absolute protagonist, where you experience Great Excitement.

Guide Alpine Agai

Via Torre degli Agli 65 | Tel. 055 431 974/ 055 407 409
This rock climbing company organizescourses for all levels, such as a five-day beginners excursions with the first day on a climbing wall in Montecatini. It also runs personalised treks and expeditions in Tuscany and around Italy.

Circolo Golf Ugolino

Official website
Strada Chiantigiana, 3 IMPRUNETA | Tel. 055 230 1009
Located in Impruneta, it is the closest to the city. Tournaments are often played and the course in not open to the public. We suggest to call in advance for information and reservations.