Sports places

Holt-Tisza Backwater Sports Complex 

In the practice season, our international athletes can be seen anytime on the popular kayak-canoe course on the Holt-Tisza.  “Water” sports have a great tradition in our city, with kayaking and canoeing having the most outstanding results. Many world, European and Olympic champions have practiced this fantastic sport on the water of the Holt-Tisza. Thanks to the features of the course, there are many national championships and qualifiers are held here. Due to the tradition and the renewing conditions, more and more Hungarian athletes and international teams prepare in Szolnok.
Rita St., Szolnok 5000 + 36 (56) 423-902 + 36 (56) 425-702
Tiszaliget Stadium

The Tiszaliget Stadium is the home of the city’s football club, the Szolnoki MÁV FC, and of its youth teams. The stadium was inaugurated on 4 December 1974 with a HungarySwitzerland match won by the host team before around 20,000 people. Over time, the state of the facility got worse, and renovation began in summer 2012. After a complete transformation, the new and state-of-the-art stadium was inaugurated on April 9 2016. The renovated facility can host around 3,500 persons.
Tiszaligeti Promenade, Szolnok 5000 + 36 (30) 235-3020
City Sports Hall

Built in 1975, the City Sports Hall became outdated over time, and was completely rebuilt in 2002. The hall is the home of the Szolnoki Olaj Basketball Club and its office. The Szolnoki Olaj Basketball Club is of the most successful basketball teams in Hungary. It has won multiple championships and cups and it is definitely the best men’s team of the past decade. It is a modern hall meeting all European standards with stands on both sides, and it can host 2,0002,200 sports fans. Beside the basketball team, it is also the home of the city’s adult volleyball teams. Team Openhouse RKSI won the Hungarian Cup in 2017 for the first time. The facility hosts prestigious sporting events and other city events as well.
Tiszaligeti Promenade, Szolnok 5000 + 36 (56) 423-902 + 36 (56) 425-702
Water Polo Arena

Hungary’s first water polo arena was built within 5 months in 2013 as part of a HUF 800-million investment. The arena with a ground floor of 2,000 m2 can host 1,100 persons, with new and modern facilities, sauna and a relaxation pool guaranteeing good conditions for the athletes’ preparation. The Szolnok Water Polo Sports Club also runs the youth swimming teams, so one of the country’s best water polo teams is using the arena together with swimmers. Around 400 children are able to play sports in the arena Multiple Hungarian champion and Cup winner water polo team, the Szolnoki Dózsa, plays its games here. The team has won the Champions’ League in 2017.
Tiszaligeti Promenade, Szolnok 5000 +36 (56) 421-001