Olecko – the sporting capital of Masuria

Olecko has been awarded the “European City of Sport” title by the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation. There are hundreds of sporting events held here year-round. The town is a very popular destination for sports teams and thanks to the excellent climate, clean air and modern sports and leisure infrastructure (including the sports complex with the “LEGA” swimming pool, tennis courts, an athletics stadium, an artificial turf football field, lake beaches, bicycle and tourist paths) they can spend their free time on sport, recreation and relaxation.


The sports complex with the “LEGA” swimming pool



volleyball, basketball, handball, indoor football, artistic gymnastics



with a long jump sand pit, roofed





dimensions: 25.04m x 16.00m (6 lanes with two outside lanes), depth 180cm x 135cm



height 14m, base width 20m, overhang 3m


MOSiR Olecko Sports Facilities

Grass football pitch 100 x 70m

Tartan track 400m

Run-ups for long jump and triple jump

High jump, pole vault

Javelin throw

Hammer/discus throwing cage

Artificial turf pitch

Clay tennis courts

Beach volleyball courts

The Squirrel Path

Cycle route

Runs 12.5 km around the lake Jezioro Olecko Wielkie, 2 m away from the shoreline. This is a beautiful, picturesque trail that will take you around the entire lake, offering breathtaking views along the way.

Hiking and educational trail

The information boards located along the 12.5km trail are very helpful to engage children and teenagers with the natural environment. On this charming route you will see many protected plants and animals, especially nesting birds almost at your fingertips.

Nordic walking

The Squirrel Path is the perfect route for Nordic Walking training. 

Views and nature

Along the path you can admire a panorama of the lake, as well as nesting sites of wild birds: including swans, grebes, swallows and hybrids. The route will give you a chance to spot numerous squirrels, this trail is named after.

Olecko and the surroundings – attractions

Olecko and its beautiful surroundings are a great place for active outdoor recreation. Olecko is the true sporting capital of Masuria, not only because of modern sports facilities. It owes this title due to numerous sports events and also the great atmosphere, nature conditions and numerous opportunities for a variety of active forms of spending free time.


Beaches and swimming

The County of Olecko has 86 lakes with an area of over 10 thousand of square meters.

Water equipment

Boats, sail boats, kayaks, water bikes, windsurfing and kitesurfing, wakebording , banana, water skiing ... and much more!


Walking, running, Nordic Walking, cycling trips ...


Bridges in Stańczyki, the Pyramid in Rapa, Ełk Narrow Gauge Railway, Piękna Góra Mountain, Post-Camaldolian Monastery in Wigry – being just a few of many tourist attractions in its neighbourhood that are definitely worth visiting.

... and a lot more!

The Olecko surroundings offer plenty tourist attractions. Come and see for yourself!


Active rest in Masuria

Our resorts are a fabulous place for all, who wants to spend free time actively. We will be very pleased to welcome you as our guest.

If you have any questions or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact us