Krakowski Szkolny Ośrodek Sportowy Sports Centre
The KSOS Sports Center named after the “Gray Ranks” is an extracurricular educational institution. It has been operating in the Krakow environment since 1965. It continues the beautiful tradition and ideas of Dr. Henryk Jordan, which promoted the development of a well-rounded personality, and the growth of physical, intellectual, moral, and aesthetic qualities in children and youth.
It will be the venue hosting the first rounds of one of the new disciplines joining the European Games programme this year – Padel.
A beautiful city with a unique history of thousands of years, which has firmly anchored itself in the culture of Poland. It is one of the largest and oldest cities in the country, which in the past also had a very important function – the capital of the State. Krakow, founded by the mythical Krak, is located on the queen of Polish rivers – the Vistula River. The city, full of legends and interesting, priceless monuments, is willingly visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world – no wonder, as it is a very climatic and phenomenal place.
Krakow boasts beautiful architecture and the charm of bygone years. The entire historic center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the most important sights of Krakow is undoubtedly the Wawel Royal Castle, which rises on a green hill. Not far from the castle is also the atmospheric Main Square with the Cloth Hall, full of horse-drawn carriages, tourists and vendors offering their original handicrafts.
Museum lovers can also feel satisfied, as Krakow has a great number of them. Krakow is also known as “the city of students,” due to the fact that there are more than 20 universities and colleges here, with tens of thousands of young people attending each year. A special role in the history and functioning of the city is played by the Jagiellonian University, which is the oldest university in Poland! There are also 43 city parks and 5 nature reserves in the area of Krakow, so it is eagerly visited by those who especially appreciate contact with nature. In Krakow, nearly 100 festivals and other cultural events are also held annually.
A beautiful city that never sleeps – it is vibrant from morning to night. It’s a wonderful place where in the morning you can go to the cafes, tucked away in the narrow streets, and enjoy breakfast along with hot, delicious coffee. In the evening, for those craving entertainment, places open up where you can give in to the whirl of all-night fun. Krakow charms with its unique atmosphere – always unique and inspiring.