A unique sports weekend, that focuses on supporting the youth sports, sporting families with children, seniors, people with disabilities, as well as professional or unprofessional sportsmen from various sports sectors. This event is known for its improving standards, and it has become a significant sporting event in Slovakia. The organizers feel highly motivated to keep improving their services and to expand the possibilities of this event. After the great success in 2016 and 2017 it has a granted sponsorship of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and since 2018 it has borne a title of the 1st Slovak Fitness Festival . The 5th year of festival was held in Nitra in cooperation with the town of Nitra – European Town of Sport 2018.
The project, Open Air Gym Fitness Festival 2018 , was the 5th Annual Open Air Gym event and it was held at the national exhibition center Agrocomplex in Nitra. Previous years it used to be held at the Thermal Baths of E. Tatárik, Nové Zámky. The purpose of the event is to give the public an opportunity to exercise all different types of sports, under the guidance of many excellent domestic and foreign trainers, lecturers and famous sportsmen from the given field. Moreover, qualified professionals hold their lectures and seminars for public there. Let‘s not forget about the children and seniors, either. Many trainings and lectures are organised for them, too. Children are welcome to enjoy dynamic games, trainings, motoric and reflex development oriented games, trampolines, face painting etc. Many sellers of high quality food, sportswear, aids and food supplements for sport activities and regenaration, as well as massage services, kinesio taping, cryocompress, physiotherapy and many more, are also presented at the events‘exhibition.
Details of the Air Gym Fitness Festival event
- A 2-day International CrossFit competition – CrossFit Summer Challenge
- International Spinning Marathon – Spintoon
- International summer competition in natural fitness and other categories, Summer Grand Prix
- Excellent accompanying program full of sports activities for the whole family, from its youngest to the oldest members. A sports weekend, that focuses on supporting the youth sports, sporting families with children, seniors, people with disabilities, as well as professional or unprofessional sportsmen.
Where is the Open Air Gym event held?
At the National exhibition center Agrokomplex, in Nitra
The expectations and purpose of this project
We are happy to see the increasing numbers of visitors of this event every year. We see whole families joining us, young people, who are eager to find out all the updates from the world of sports, healthy lifestyle, relaxation or regenaration. It is a weekend, where families and friends can spend some active time together, come to many adventures and get the opportunity to meet professional sportsmen from different fields. Moreover, this is a place, where everyone can try and experience different types of excercises, from crossfit or weightlifting, through energic zumba, functional trainings, martial sports, trampolines, poledance or meditation with yoga. The visitors get the opportunity to find out more about various kinds of sports and health related news.
Throughout the weekend, this event makes a major contribution to the general public's view on sports and health, all in a light and fun athmosphere.
Things to look forward to
- Zumba® fitness and many other dance exercises
- CrossFit®, Functional trainings, KB trainings, Weightlifting under the supervision of the BBC Dukla Division.
- Jumping®, Deep work®, Pilates, HoOping Fit®
- Yoga, Acro yoga
- Educational seminars with the emphasis on healthy lifestyle
- and many more...
A wide choice of sports equipment, clothing, nutritional supplement and many culinary delights was a must this year, too. Visitors could experience a food corner with a great deal of healthy food specialities or fruit refreshments.
All the participants and visitors had a chance to purchase raffle tickets during the whole festival and they could win valuable prizes from our partners on Sunday. Just to mention some of the prizes: a scooter, a car with a full tank for a week, weekend trip and many others. None of them were worth less than 50 euros.
Our vision and goal – exercise and physical activity for everybody!
The main purpose of Open Air Gym Fitness Festival is to continue developing sport activities of the general public, to educate people in methods of exercising, to help them lead a healthy lifestyle, as well as develop their sports abilities. We feel motivated to participate in projects, support and organise sports events. We offer an opportunity to help children, adolescents, adults or seniors spend their free time wisely and to contribute to physical and mental health of the society.