The sports City of Umeå
Umeå truly has something special. Few cities have the same opportunities and are quite as active as Umeå — a genuine sports town.
- With 240 sports associations, Umeå opens up for vast opportunities for sports and exercise for everyone, children and adults alike, both everyday exercise and elite sports.
- Modern facilities, with three sports centres (Dragonen, IKSU and Gammlia) and a great selection of programs for active athletes at upper-secondary schools.
- Local, national and international sports events every week.
- Umeå University with its Umeå School of Sport Sciences is an invaluable resource for sports and offers excellent opportunities for education and research within sports sciences.