Water Sports



Other attractions


The clean sands on Sopot’s beaches and safe bathing in the sea are just a couple of the attractions available to our younger visitors. But there’s plenty more.

From year to year the number of beach playgrounds provided by the city’s bars, restaurants and cafes increases with some even offering the possibility of leaving your child under the supervision of qualified staff.

Older children will be delighted to have the opportunity to rent equipment to use on the water from the numerous points along the beach. You will find catamarans, kayaks and water skis or you can take a ride on the popular ‘banana’ inflatable or on a high-powered motorboat.

Sopot’s sailing clubs also offer you the opportunity to train and spend holidays sailing in Sopot **.

On the days the weather might not be suitable for sunbathing, there’s always the water attractions available at the Sopot Aquapark, the city’s swimming pool and the numerous spa centres found in Sopot’s hotels.

For children who love to be out and about and kept active, Sopot is the perfect place to visit – horse riding schools at the beautiful Sopot hippodrome; tennis courses on the city’s open courts and covered domes; bike paths along the coast; a rollerblade track or hilly, forested terrain fit for adventures are all at your fingertips.

Sopot’s fort offers you an extraordinary opportunity to come face-to-face with history in a place where you can learn about the lives of the early Slavs in a modern and interesting way and also meet real warriors.

Sopot’s theatre stages also offer many performances, including some in the open-air, which are aimed at younger audiences. Elsewhere, the State Art Gallery organises artistic workshops for young visitors. Many clubs have special sections for children, while many of Sopot’s cafes offer a literary atmosphere where you’re sure to find an interesting book which can be enjoyed by all the family.


Sopot beaches

Sopot’s wide, sandy beaches, which stretch for 4.5 km are the biggest attraction for tourists during the summer. They attract water enthusiasts and sunbathers, and the restaurants dotted along the coastline attract those seeking peace and quiet with their unique atmosphere and delicious cuisine. These are some of the best-kept beaches on the Bay of Gdansk and rank very highly in national rankings for cleanliness, management and safety. The many beach rental companies can provide the equipment you need to spend your time actively on the sea.


Aquapark Sopot is one of the best-known places in the Tri-city for entertainment for the whole family. Not only can you take part in active relaxation throughout the year but there are many other options for taking care of your body too. In addition to the wonderful water park, you will also find the Sauna and Spa World, while on the lower floors you’ll find a six-lane bowling alley, a bar with snacks and drinks and a pool and snooker area. It is the perfect place to spend time with your family. The complex also offers a great menu at its restaurant which is regularly booked for special cultural and entertainment events. An added bonus of the restaurant is its outdoor seating area and terrace which offers direct access to the beach.

Address: Zamkowa Góra 3-5
Phone: +48 58 555 85 23


The fort is a remnant of a fortified settlement which existed from the 8th to the 10th centuries and is Sopot’s oldest artefact. Bordered by the Grodowy and Kamienny streams, the fort is located on a wooded hill, on top of which there is a courtyard with dimensions of 45 x 49.5 m, surrounded by ramparts. Since 1998, a small open-air Skansen has operated here under the supervision of the Archaeological Museum in Gdańsk. Festivities and educational meetings are organized here, promoting the history and cultural artefacts of the early Medieval Pomeranians. In 2011, at the foot of the fortified hill, an exhibition and educational pavilion was opened. The museum is suitable for children of all ages and there are regular attractions such as archery, weapon and Celtic dancing displays.

Horse riding schools at the Sopot Hippodrome

The horse-riding schools found at the Sopot Hippodrome offer horse riding lessons for beginners through to more advanced riders and is a place which combines learning and fun. Not only can you can learn a beautiful sport but also how to care for and nurture horses. This is a great place for both children and adults.


DziKawka is cafe in Sopot created for children and their guardians.

We offer a wide range of carefully selected drinks: coffees, teas, seasonal drinks, interesting bottle drinks, freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh lemonades.

We also have delicious cakes delivered daily from the best suppliers; besides the usual classics,  we also provide a choice of alternative options such as vegan cakes and gluten-free options.

For the children we have a soft-play corner including a slide and balls where the kids can run off their energy,  as well as a separate corner for younger children, where we have prepared various toys so that every toddler will find something for themselves. We also have a little library and board games. This allows you to relax with a drink and cakes while safely watching over or interacting with the children.

During the week we offer various thematic workshops for children - please check our Facebook page for regular updates. We also organize birthday parties for children.

For guardians with younger children we also provide a changing table, trouble-free access for prams, and high-chairs.

We also provide outside seating.

We would like to welcome you to Dzikawka!Address: Aleja Niepodległości 702, 81-853 Sopot
Phone: 730 180 430
Website :

Playgrounds, indoor and outdoor gyms and skateparks

In Sopot, you can find numerous playgrounds and other places for children in the open air.

Playground on the beach, al. Franciszka Mamuszki 21;
Playground in the North Park (near Sofitel Grand Sopot), al. Franciszka Mamuszki 1;
Playground in the South Park, Park Marii i Lecha Kaczyńskich;
Playground ul. Chopina 27 (corner of Chopina and Grunwaldzka Streets);
Playground on Sopot Common, ul. Bitwy pod Płowcami
Playground in the Przylesie district, 23 March 91b Street;
Playground in Karlikowo, King John Casimir 5 Street;
Playground in the Brodwino district, Kolberg 12 Street;
Playground in Kamienny Potok, Kraszewskiego 17 Street;
Playground on Michała Urbanka Square;
Playground on Obodrzyców 3 Street;
Playground next to the bus terminus Reja 2 Street;
Playground next to school, Jana z Kolna 35 Street;
Playground Mierosławskiego 4 Street;
Playground Czyżewskiego 12 Street;
Playground at  Jordanowski Garden on Armii Krajowej 76-82 Street;
Playground by Nowowiejski pond on Moniuszki 9 Street;
Kids Club at the Sheraton Hotel
Skatepark next to Ergo Arena, Plac Dwóch Miast 1;
Skatepark in Brodwino district, Kolberga 22 Street;
Line park, Bitwy pod Płowcami 51 Street (open in the summer season);

Map of playgrounds

Miniteka - a library for children

Miniteka is a place created for the youngest book lovers. In addition to literature, there are also board games, computer games, audiobooks and an Xbox console.

Minitec also hosts creative workshops on various topics, book reading, cartoon showings, theatres and numerous special and educational events.

Address: Obrońców Westerplatte 16
Phone: +48 58 551 12 87

Sopoteka - multimedia culture gallery

Sopoteka is a branch of the Sopot Library. This newly created and very modern multimedia library consists of several zones, among which you can find a computer workshop, music stands, a reading room with beach baskets and quiet workplaces and a children's corner with consoles and colourful blocks. The heart of Sopoteka is the multifunctional hall that plays host to cinema, theatre, a meeting place for authors, poetry readings, music workshops and lectures on travel and history. Sopoteka, with its natural, light wood; beach baskets and cushions; e-books, audiobooks and traditional printed books; its technology and people provides visitors with culture, education and entertainment both in an everyday sense and with special occasions with exalted visitors. A place which does not overwhelm but inspires with its modernity is the perfect way to describe Sopoteka.

Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday, between 9.00 and 20.00.

Address: Sopot Centrum, storey +2, Tadeusza Kościuszki 14, 81-704 Sopot
Phone: +48 58 551 27 06

Forest Opera

A truly wonderful venue, Sopot’s covered amphitheatre, which is found in a hollow in the lush woodland surrounding the city, is widely recognised both at home and abroad as one of the most outstanding musical venues in Europe thanks in no small part to its superb acoustics. Now with seating for 5,000 people, over the years the audience of the Forest Opera have been entertained by some of the biggest names in music, including James Brown, Charles Aznavour, Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox, Sir Elton John, Lionel Richie, Bryan Adams, Sting and Simply Red.

The Forest Opera is also the home of the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Sopot, a string orchestra which has performed in the most important concert halls in Europe.

In addition to the exceptional concerts and cultural events it hosts, the Forest Opera also organises special events, workshops and shows for children. The Forest Opera is surrounded by forest, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

It is an ideal place to awaken the creative activity of children.

Address: Moniuszki 12
Phone: +48 58 555 84 00

Bowling at the Aquapark

Guests of the bowling alley have at their disposal 6 tracks and a bar with snacks and drinks. It is the perfect place to spend time with your family.

Address: ul. Zamkowa Góra 3
Phone: +48 58 555 85 60

Sopot Common

Sopot Common (Sopockie Błonia) is a few hectares of recreational area that’s popular with children. You’ll find playgrounds equipped with swings, carousels, sandpits, tunnels, climbing rocks, etc.

In addition, there is also an area to play football, a barbecue area and a dog walking area.

Address: Bitwy pod Płowcami

State Art Gallery

The State Art Gallery presents various artistic phenomena with around 25 exhibitions of contemporary and classical art each year in galleries covering a combined total space of over 1,200m2. The gallery cooperates with galleries and museums throughout Poland and the world and aims to demonstrate the most important phenomena of Polish and foreign art in order to reach the widest possible audience. Its success has been recognised with a top three ranking for contemporary art galleries in Poland from the Polityka magazine.

Previous exhibitions have included paintings by Jacek Malczewski from the collection of the Lviv National Gallery; works by Georges Braque and the work of Ivan Aivazovsky. Among the other artists who work can be seen at the gallery are those by Alina Szapocznikow, Artur Żmijewski, Katarzyna Kozyra, Magdalena Abakanowicz and Robert Kuśmirowski.

The State Art Gallery organises art workshops for younger visitors. They are a great option for children to spend time, while developing creativity and manual skills.

Address: Plac Zdrojowy 2
Phone: +48 58 551 06 21

Theatre on the Beach

The Theatre on the Beach (Teatr na Plaży) is a theatre stage combining the formula of a commercial theatre with that of a municipal theatre, which you will find located on the edge of the beach, in the Northern Park in Sopot. The theatre in its new form was created in 2013. During the summer months the Agnieszka Osiecka Atelier Theatre stages performances here.

The theatre itself is a stage with an auditorium for 90 seats, while the foyer houses the Atelier Club and a rehearsal room where art classes and workshops take place.

In the theatre apart from commercial performances, the company also stages its own cultural projects and stages performances, which are later included in the permanent repertoire. Despite the fact that the Theatre on the Beach does not have its own company of actors, the performances are staged with the participation of invited guests or in co-production with other theatres or NGOs.

KartCentre (Go-carting)

KartCenter in Sopot is one of the largest and most modern carting tracks in Poland. It is great fun for anyone who is over 1.30 m tall and wants to feel like a F1 driver for a moment. Carting teaches strategy, mastery and precision at the wheel.

The Sopot facility brings completely new standards to Polish, amateur carting. The outdoor track guarantees unforgettable, adrenaline-filled and emotion-packed racing like in Formula One. The 500m long track has a width of 5 to 7 meters which allows up to 10 go-carts to race at any one time. Specially reinforced polyethylene barriers, modern computer timing and synchronized traffic lights ensure the safety of the drivers. It is the only track in Poland offering a 40-metre covered steel bridge and two 4-metre tunnels which offer a truly unique driving experience.

Address: 3 Maja 67/69
Phone: +48 692 277 978

Swimming pool

The city swimming pool is 25 meters by 12.5 meters and ranges from 60cm to 160cm in depth with 6 lanes. The depth of the pool allows for free swimming, turns and swimming lessons for children and adolescents.

Address: ul. J. J Haffner 57
Phone: +48 58 551 68 42

Ice rink at the pier

The only ice rink in Poland with a view of the sea! The ice rink is located on the main square of Skwer Kuracyjny next to the pier. The 35 x 18m rink can accommodate over 100 people at any one time.

Address: Skwer Kuracyjny
Phone: +48 58 551 12 76

Miniature railway - Kolejowy Odjazd

A unique attraction on the map of Sopot, the miniature railway park, Railway Departure Sopot, consists of rides on replicas of American trains in a large park, rich in small railway architecture, with the use of BNSF, Rio Grande, and The Katy locomotives. You can also see other machines on the tracks. A ride on this mini-train takes 15 minutes, during which 4 loops with a total length of 1.5 km are covered. Each train can be used by three adults with three children or nine children and a "driver". In the area of ​​the Sopot Railway Departure, there is also a lounger recreation area, where you can comfortably wait for your "turn". Great fun for the whole family, with no age restrictions!

"Sopot's Pearl" in the Debut category in 2021.

Ticket prices: regular PLN 30, PLN 20 children, school groups PLN 15, children up to 3 years free (under adult supervision).

The following are honored: the Sopot card, the tourist card of Sopot, Gdańsk, and a large family (-20% discount).

Address: Sopot, Jana z Kolna 18 (near KS Rugby Ogniwo Sopot Stadium)
Opening hours: daily 10:00 - 19:00 (until the end of summer holidays, then check on website)
Phone: 504 023 175
FB: @KolejowyOdjazdSopot

Pirate ship

A 40-minute, scenic cruise on the Bay of Gdansk on-board this mock Pirate Ship is a real attraction for every tourist. Cruises start and end at the end of the pier.

Address: Sopot Pier
Phone: +48 724 242 481

Museum of Wax Figures

At the Museum of Wax Figures you will find famous figures such as Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Bill Gates, Tom Hanks and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Address: ul. Boh. Monte Cassino 63
Phone: +48 666 953 651


Multikino operates 31 cinemas in 26 Polish cities including Sopot.

Address: Bohaterów Monte Cassino 63
Phone: +48 58 765 94 10

Summer cinema on the pier

The Summer Cinema on the pier in Sopot operates from July 1 to August 31 with beach deckchairs replacing traditional cinema seating. All screenings are free and you just need to buy a ticket for the pier.
Showings: July - 22:00, August - 21:30

Address: Sopot Pier
Phone: +48 22 357 85 00

Łysa Góra (Skiing)

Łysa Góra (Bald Hill), found close to the centre of the city and on the edge of the Tri-City Landscape Park has a ski-lift which is nearly 300 metres in length and which takes you up to 110m above sea level where the slope offers you a drop of 39m. This is the one place from which you can enjoy views of the sea while skiing. Two ski runs, a toboggan run, a ski school, professional instructors and a well-stocked equipment rental and service await guests. It also caters for the increasing number of snowboarding enthusiasts and a new snow park has been created.

Address: ul. Herberta 9
Phone: +48 58 555 78 25