For active recreation you will find a wide range of sports, fitness and leisure activities in every season. Amateur sportsmen will find their Dorado here, and those who just want to have fun will not miss out on the variety of offers.

Hiking, cycling and swimming are especially appreciated by tourists and visitors to Gronau and the surrounding area. Swimming in the Dreiländersee, a natural bathing lake or open-air and indoor swimming pool offers a variety of possibilities.

Hiking trails of various lengths and degrees of difficulty, a cycle path network of many kilometres through woods and meadows, past restaurants and cosy picnic areas make the hearts of sportsmen and connoisseurs beat faster.

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The popularity of Gronau’s Dreiländersee is due not only to the excellent water quality, but also to the extensive range of leisure activities on offer.

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Get on your bike and discover the wonderful nature in and around Gronau. We reveal the most beautiful routes to you.

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Gronau is particularly characterised by its many moor and heathland areas. These are perfect for a hike.

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On the Inselpark area you can not only skate and row, but also do a little workout. You will find some sports equipment for this on the pirate ship.

There is a calisthenics facility at the sports field in Gronau’s city park.

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The skater track behind the rock’n’popmuseum was built according to the ideas of young skaters. So it has everything your heart desires: Halfpipe, pool, rail … and and and. You can find another skating track in Eper Park.

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In the indoor and two outdoor pools you can not only swim and do your laps, but also play table tennis and volleyball.

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Scavenger hunt through Epe

Discover the district of Epe with a scavenger hunt on a bicycle. Exciting tasks and beautiful nature are waiting for you, because the tour does not only lead through the city, but also through the surrounding forests.

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Waterpark Gronau

In the summer months you will find the Gronau Water Park on the Dreiländersse. Your sporting skills are in demand here. Overcome the different inflatable obstacles and enjoy cooling off in the water.

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Climbing tower

What was once a stair tower at the spinning mill is now the climbing tower in Gronau: 200m²of climbing area, a wall height of 17m and 12 safety lines are waitingto be climbed!


Discover Gronau on 2 wheels and jet quickly from one place to another with your e-scooters. A total of 4 e-scooters are at your disposal and can be rented at Zweirad-Scheipers.