Eskrima self-defense and martial art

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Eskrima Debrecen, founded in 2005, is the official school of the Hungarian Doce Pares Eskrima Organization. Master Ferenc Dankó, the leading Eastern European and Hungarian Eskrima fighter, and instructor recognized worldwide, teaches here. ESKRIMA, the self-defense system of the Philippines, is considered the most effective and bare-handed martial art of our time worldwide. It is one of the best sports and self-defense for children, as it develops body awareness, the nervous system, and motor movements and imparts modern values such as self-control and friendly respect for each other.

4024 Debrecen, Rákóczi street 40.

+36 70 459 0763

Stadion UniFit Fitness & Gym Center

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The Stadium UniFit Fitness & Gym Center awaits the sports enthusiasts with approximately 200 training stations over a 2600 square meter area in the heart of the Great Forest in Debrecen.  The University of Debrecen manages the Centre, in close collaboration with the Sports Science Coordination Institute of the University of Debrecen, which provides opportunities to participate in various sports science research and actively supports and assists in the quality service of the recreational lifestyle program for the university students and staff.  The neighboring Centre for Sports Diagnostics, Lifestyle, and Therapy offers joint programs and services for anyone interested in moving and developing in the fitness and recreational sports field.

4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei park 12.

+36 52 258 608

Corpus Fitness

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Corpus Fitness has welcomed fitness and wellness lovers in Debrecen for over 25 years. The following services/facilities are available to those who want to exercise at this 1,500 m² gym: – 2 standing and 1 lying solarium, massage, various aerobic classes, a park of cardio machines (treadmill, bicycle, elliptical trainer) and 70 TechnoGym type exercise machines in the fitness room.

4032 Debrecen, Oláh Gábor street 5.

+36 52 450 450

DVSC Futball Zrt.

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The Debrecen Vasutas Sports Club was founded in 1902 under the name “Egyetértés Futball Club”. In the summer of 1912, the Debrecen Vasutas Sports Club (DVSC) was established when the team became independent. In the 1930s, DVSC was only the second team in Debrecen. Thanks to a name change in the 1950s, they received the nickname “Loki”. In the second half of the 20th century, DVSC was promoted to the first division several times, where it stabilized after 1993. The most successful period in the club’s history is the decade after 1999, a period when the team won seven league titles, the cup six times, the league cup once, and the Super Cup five times. Great Forest Stadium hosts DVSC matches; the original fan gift shop (DVSC Shop) is also located there.

4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei park 12.

+36 52 535 408

Debrecen Football Academy

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The foundation stone of the Debrecen Football Academy’s nearly two thousand square meter facility was laid in mid-March 2012. It was inaugurated more than a year later, on the 27th of April, 2013.
In 2019, the academy was extended with an indoor artificial turf pitch, allowing the teams to prepare properly in winter.

The Debrecen Football Academy trains young footballers who are capable of playing football at a high level as adults.

4014 Debrecen, Mezőgazdász street 46.

+ 36 52 535 408

Debrecen Swimming Complex

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In addition to the 50-meter, 10-court competition pool, Debrecen Swimming Pool Complex (inaugurated in 2006) also features a 25-meter training pool, a teaching pool, an outdoor thermal pool, a jacuzzi, and a Finnish sauna.  A special feature of the Debrecen Swimming Pool Complex is that its 50-meter pool can be converted into a 25-meter or 33-meter pool by a retractable wall.  It is also suitable for swimming and synchronized swimming competitions, water polo competitions and training, as well as short-course swimming competitions. Debrecen Swimming Pool Complex has hosted a number of high-quality competitions in recent years, including the 2007 Euro Short Course Championships and the 2012 European Aquatics Championships.

4028 Debrecen, Zákány street 4.

+36 30 169 2060

Tennis Centre

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Since the end of October 2020, the Tennis Centre, located in the peaceful surroundings of Pallag, has been run by Debrecen Sportcentrum Kft. The Tennis Centre has six outdoor courts from spring to autumn and two indoor courts available during the winter, and it is open for sports enthusiasts all year round. The tennis courts can only be used with a valid reservation and payment of the current court rental fee.

4014 Debrecen-Pallag, Tormay Béla street 1.

+36 30 139 5330

Ice Hall

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The Ice Hall (Hungarian: Jégcsarnok) in Tócóskert opened in 2004. Since then, the facility has become so popular over the years that it could no longer adequately serve the increased needs of residents and associations. It was decided to expand it. The “twin arena” of the Ice Hall was completed by October 2014, so it now has two tracks that meet international standards. In the Ice Hall, it is possible to take courses, for example, learning and playing ice hockey and short-track skating.

4031 Debrecen, Derék street 33.

+36 30 378 9729

Debrecen Equestrian Academy

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The Debrecen Equestrian Academy Nonprofit Kft. is the center for university training, competitive sports, and hobby riders. In the mid-1990s, the management of the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Debrecen decided to support equestrian sports. The former FEFAG stable operated here and trained many excellent riders. They welcome those who want to ride all year round.

4032 Debrecen, Kartács street

+36 30 289 3809

Author: Debrecen4U