Even though the countryside near Tolyatti is rather flat, there are three popular downhill ski areas:
- “Spin Sport” in Old City, www.spin-sport.ru
- “Extreme Park” in Fedorovka, www.vk.com/ex_park_fsb
- “Avalman” in Zhigulevsk, at the end of streets Lermontova or Muravlenko
There are many fitness clubs and gyms in Tolyatti, three of them have been recommended.
They usually work exclusively on annual memberships.
- offers gym, group activities, fitness bar, spa and pool is about to be open soon
- on Revolyutsionnaya 13 (map)
- opening hours from 7:00 to 23:00 on weekdays and from 8:00 to 22:00 on weekends and holidays
- tel. 931-139, botek-fitness.ru/Botek_Velness_Tol_yatti/
- offers gym, group activities, tennis, football and beach volleyball playgrounds, bar, outside pool and Russian bath
- on Sportivnaya 19 (map)
- opening hours from 7:00 to 23:00 on weekdays and from 8:00 to 21:00 on weekends and holidays
- tel. 559-000, www.club-davis.ru
- chain of Russian fitness centers
- in SC Kapital, on Dzerzhinskogo 21 (map)
- opening hours from 7:00 to 00:00 on weekdays and from 9:00 to 22:00 on weekends
- tel. 759-333, www.tolyatti.alexfitness.ru
There is a cross-country ski day rental at “baza otdykha” near the forest in New Town, on Zhukova street between Primorskiy and Sportivnaya street.
If you want to rent cross country ski set for whole season, you can do that in SportMag. The cost is 2300 rubles and you will get 900 rubles back at the end of March when returning the ski.
Address: Revolyutsionnaya 72a, sportmag-tlt.ru, tel : +7 909 362 1333
None of these services have been tested by Tolyatti Life but were strongly recommended.
Tolyatti has many sport teams and athletes succesful on national and international level.
Ice hockey team has been one of the most popular sports in the city. The Lada team won Russian Championship twice but due to the lack of satisfactory arena was expelled from KHL (Kontinental Hockey League). But in summer 2013 brand new Lada Arena was opened and ice hockey fans are supporting their team to get back to the highest league.
Woman handball club Lada has been playing Russian Super League where they became champions for six times. They also have had lot of success on international competitions.
Tolyatti is a car capital of Russia and moto sports are very popular. Car and motorbike racing or drift shows take place in summer as well as in winter (on ice) and attract many spectators.
If you ever come accross a sport team with name Lada, you can be sure it comes from Tolyatti. In any sport.
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