Around a quarter of Bonn's citizens keep fit in nearly 400 gymnastics and sports clubs and company sports associations.
The range of sports on offer is broad and includes around 70 sports for every ability and age group: in addition to the popular sports of soccer, gymnastics and swimming, tennis, fencing, basketball, field hockey, badminton, horseback riding, diving, aikido, rugby, chess and cricket can be played in Bonn. In addition to popular sports, top-class sports are also very important in Bonn.
In many sports such as fencing, modern pentathlon, badminton, basketball and baseball, Bonn athletes have already won medals in international and national competitions or championships.
Bonn has two indoor swimming pools, five open air swimming pools and one combined indoor/outdoor swimming pool. Furthermore, there is the swim training centre of Sportpark Nord.