Skip to main content
Brussels Capital-Region - Homepage

Sports activities

Brussels has everything you need when it comes to sport. If you are looking to let off steam regularly, there are plenty of sports clubs and courses in the city. If you are just here on a short visit, you’ll find the facilities you need while you’re in town.

Sports clubs

If you want to do sport regularly you should get in touch with one of Brussels’s sports clubs. There are a lot of sports you can do in Brussels: from kitesurfing to underwater hockey.

The Communities are responsible for sport in Brussels, so information about sports activities is available in French or Dutch. is the new regional website for sport in Brussels. It includes the sports offer for everyone. It is managed by the Sport Unit within with the support of the CoCoF, the VGC, Brussels Local Authorities and the 19 Brussels municipalities.

You will find, in French, Dutch or English, a directory of Brussels' sports clubs and infrastructures. 

For French speakers

The Administration de l'Éducation Physique et du Sport (ADEPS) runs three sports centres in Brussels (FR)External link where you can play or follow a course. ADEPS is also responsible for recognising the various sports federations (FR)External link, which you can contact if you need the address of a club near you.

For Dutch speakers

The Flemish Community Commission (VGC) has a list of sports clubs and group courses for people of all ages (NL)External link. It also keeps a database of sports facilities in the Brussels-Capital Region (NL)External link. You can filter your search by commune, discipline or keyword.

Just visiting?

If you are only in town for a couple of days but want to keep yourself in trim, Brussels has a lot of green spaces where you can do some jogging. You can also criss-cross the capital by bike. In summer explore Brussels by bike or on roller blades in the Roller Bike Parade. Alternatively, take a plunge at one of Brussels’ swimming pools or keep in shape at one of the City’s gyms.

There is a list of sports halls and swimming pools (NL) External linkon the Flemish Community Commission’s website. 

Up for a sporting challenge?

Run the 20 km of BrusselsExternal link and measure yourself against thousands of amateur and professional runners.

People with a disability are welcome too

Both the ADEPS and the Flemish Community Commission run sports activities for disabled people. Take up the challenge!

For French speakers

To find out more about disabled sports, check out the Ligue Handisports (FR)External link and the Fédération Multisports Adaptés (FR)External link.

For Dutch speakers

See the 'Aangepast sporten (NL)External link' pages on the website of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC) or contact the Vlaamse Liga Gehandicaptensport (NL)External link.

Who to contact

Contact us

Administration de l’éducation physique et des sports - Administration de l’éducation physique et des sports

Boulevard Léopold II, 44
1080 Bruxelles