Altitude training: top athletes all across the world swear by it. Endurance athletes in particular appreciate St. Moritz's ideal altitude of 1,856 metres above sea level. Up here you'll benefit from the dry, bracing Alpine climate and perfect weather conditions, with an average of 322 sunny days each year. In short, St. Moritz is the perfect place to train.
High altitude Training Base St. Moritz
The sporting facilities are used by the countless professional athletes who head to Engadin to prepare for major competitions, and are also open to recreational athletes and non-Olympic squads from Switzerland and abroad. The cutting-edge training infrastructure is updated on an ongoing basis. Fun fact: the first altitude training facilities in St. Moritz were set up way back in 1967/68 in preparation for the Olympic Games in Mexico, which were held at 2,000 metres a.s.l.
The Home of Triathlon club offers individual and group training session with a fantastic set-up, expert advice for professionals and novices, as well as attractive discounts.
Around 200 km of permanent cross-country skiing tracks, sections of which have been approved for competitions. Highlight: the section of the Engadin Skimarathon across the frozen lakes of Oberengadin.
Modern shooting range. 300-metre range for air rifles. 25 m and 50 m for pistols.
Various rock climbing routes, paradise for mountaineers. Guided tours with qualified mountain guides. Three via ferratas and a ropes course with varying levels of difficulty.
Countless running and training routes along the Oberengadin lakes, through forests and on mountain paths. There is a Vita fitness trail that starts in St. Moritz Bad, as well as three measured Helsana trails and the popular 4.5-km circuit round the lake. For the ultimate Alpine experience, there's also a high-altitude natural running track (covered with wood chips) at 2,500 metres above sea level.
The OVAVERVA Pool, Spa & Sports Centre in St. Moritz features a 25-metre pool, fun tower, children's pool, diving pool, in-house spa complex, gym and outdoor sports centre.
St. Moritz–Celerina Olympic bob run. World's only natural ice bobsleigh run with additional junior starting line. Plus the legendary Cresta Run for skeleton from St. Moritz to Celerina.
On Lake Silvaplana and Lake St. Moritz. Sailing school and club in St. Moritz. Wind and kitesurfing on Lake Silvaplana.
Artificial ice rink from mid-July until mid-April for ice hockey, ice skating (short track) and figure skating training. Additional natural ice rink in winter. Facilities for curling and Bavarian curling also available.
400-metre athletics track with a RUB TAN surface and a grass running track. Facilities for long jump, high jump and pole vaulting and shot put.
Tennis and squash centre: Six tennis courts (four indoors) and two squash courts. Tennis school with experienced coaches, a shop, restaurant and in winter an indoor golf range.
Top quality Alpine football pitch in neighbouring Celerina.
Gut Training Centre. Performance diagnostics, a wide range of tests, the latest technologies, close collaboration with professional athletes. Cutting-edge medical, orthopaedic and traumatological departments, as well as physiotherapy and medical exercise therapy consultations.
Limited number of sports halls of various sizes (multiple gym halls in St. Moritz, Celerina and Samedan).
Heilbad St. Moritz medical wellness centre: Unites the latest medical findings with the benefits of traditional spa culture.
Large selection of mountain bike trails with varying levels of difficulty. Bike transport available on selected mountain railways. Numerous service and rental shops. Guided tours and detailed maps, also available as GPS routes.
On Lake Silvaplana and Lake St. Moritz. Marked routes with varying lengths.
Rollerblading routes throughout the region.
Budo room with around 100 square metres of judo mats at Eisarena Ludains (ice skating arena). Perfect for all kinds of oriental martial arts.
The stunning Engadin Alpine valley is over 80 km long and features a comprehensive network of roads and trails with numerous options for round trips and riding over mountain passes. The roads are kept in good condition and there is only a modest amount of traffic on most routes.
Weights rooms with the latest equipment, including a special weights room for professional athletes. Weight training equipment, free weights, spinning bikes, cross-trainers and treadmills.