Not only lifelong learning education is possible at VŠB-TUO. Diverse sorts of sport activities are also offered for international students at the University.
VŠB-TUO is one of the best-equipped universities in the Czech Republic that offers all foreigners sport activities at its campus. The positive approach of the school management allows students to use all sports facilities for compulsory and non-compulsory education, and it provides Department of Physical Education and Sports (KTVS) with excellent conditions to fulfil its main aim: to make physical education and sports an integral part of the lifestyle of VŠB–TUO students and graduates. The Department also manages and organizes the sport activities of students during their leisure time, runs the activities of the University Sports Club and organizes winter and summer courses for students. At present, first-year students of all faculties have compulsory physical education. The students can choose from the following sports: badminton, basketball, martial arts, cycling, floorball, indoor football, handball, climbing, yoga, jogging, aerobics, bodybuilding, ice-hockey, swimming, table tennis, tennis, rowing, volleyball, relaxation and performance dance. Based on their own choice, they may choose not only the sport itself, but also the day, time, sport facility and sometimes also the teacher. Non-compulsory education is provided through the wide availability of winter and summer courses, plus a number of afternoon and evening (sometimes weekend) sports clubs. Aerobics and bodybuilding are the most popular among students. Physical Education lessons, VSK VŠB-TUO activities and sports recreation of both students and staff is organized mostly in VŠB-TUO sports facilities. These include an aerobics hall, fitness centre, sports hall for team sports, two gyms located on the University campus, and a new multi-purpose sports hall with three tennis courts, a floorball area and twelve badminton courts. Outside facilities include four tennis courts, two beach volleyball courts, a football field with artificial grass surface, a tennis practice wall and two asphalt fields for handball and football-tennis.
The City of Ostrava offers a various entertaining cultural and sport activities found here: Statutory City of Ostrava