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Sports
SportsRhodes has a long history in sports. Already from the first Olympic Games of antiquity many Rhodians excelled, famous athletes, such as Olympic champion Diagoras and many of his family members such as Leonidas of Rhodes.

Rhodes now has the facilities and the expertise to host and support major sport events but also the preparation, coaching teams and individual athletes in each category in many sports, whereas now there are: track and field 400 meters and 8 lanes, modern Olympic sailing, laser, indoor halls with wooden flooring, tennis courts with green set, archery facility with modern equipment including chronometer, football fields with natural grass or artificial turf, table tennis equipment, modern clay target shooting and other expertise for the organization of major events.

If you add the ideal weather conditions, the idyllic natural environment, history and culture of the island and the high standard of accommodation with excellent hotel amenities, it is obvious that Rhodes is the perfect place to host major sporting events, but also the preparation and the coaching sport teams and individual athletes.


Swimming

Nautical Club of Rhodes

Facilities are at the Nautical Club of Rhodes, founded in 1947 located in the city of Rhodes, the island's northernmost point.

The facilities include:
• Open 25-meter pool, 8 lanes, specifications FINA.

• Equipment for speed and backstroke, training boards, kegs, pool timer.

• Locker rooms for men and women with both in and outdoor showers.
• Cafeteria.

Rodos College

The private school "Rodos College" has an indoor heated swimming pool, international standard, measuring 25m x 16m, 6 lanes.

Rodion Pedia School

The private school “Rodion Pedia School” has an indoor heated swimming pool international standard, measuring 25m x 10m, 4 lanes.

Triathlon

Swimming
To use the swimming facilities at the Nautical Club of Rhodes which include:

• Open 25 meter pool, 8 lanes, specifications FINA.

• Equipment for speed and backstroke, coaching boards, barrels, pool timer.

• Locker rooms for men and women with in and outdoor showers.

• Cafeteria.
It is also possible to use the sea area around the Nautical Club as it is extremely safe, with mild currents and water temperature 22oC.


Track and Field

Available for running:

• 400 meters track, 8 lanes and 135 meters- north direction.

• Indoor training room, 85 meters long with a rubber floor, 4- speed lanes and a pit jump.

• Gym with strength training equipment, changing rooms, WC, WC for disabled persons and a surgery.

• Asphalt path length of 1.000 meters for long distance running.


Golf

The facility of Golf is located in Afandou, on the east coast. It is 19 kilometers from Rhodes town and 15 km from the Airport "Diagoras".

The stadium was designed by the golf designer Charantin Donald, has 18 holes, PAR 74, 6,210 kilometers length (Championships tees), 6 PAR 5, 4 PAR 3 and includes:

• Practice facilities with putting green and chipping area.
• Green all year.

• Clubs, cars and caddies and balls for rent.

• Climatic conditions: sunny, mild climate with temperatures 10o-15o C in winter and in summer 32o C.


Track and Field (Athletics)

The main installation of the track is in the sports complex Kallipateira. It features:

• Track and Field 400 meters, 8 lanes with 135 feet length on straight level towards north and a covered podium seating 2.000, fully accessible to people with disabilities.

• Equipment for all athletic events, two large throw cages, one in each direction of the wind, javelin lanes on both sides, stipple chase water ditch, 4 putting cycles and 4 pit jumps.

• Indoor training room 85 meters long with a rubber floor, 4 speed lanes and a pit jump.

• Gym with strength training equipment, changing rooms, WC, WC for disabled persons and a surgery.

• Asphalt path length of 1.000 meters for long distance running.

• Discus cage and putting circles for training, 5 speed open air lane length of 120 meters.

Athletics is also located in the Municipal Region of Kamiros on the forested site of St Silas (Agios Soulas), 30 km from Rhodes town. It features:

• Track and Field 400m and 8 lanes.

• Two pit jumps, with all the equipment for racing and training.
• Changing rooms, showers, WC and lighting for evening games and workouts.

There is also Track and Field on the Diagoras Municipal Stadium of Rhodestown.


Cycling

In 1930 a Cycling Track was built by the Italians, Municipal Stadium of Rhodes "Diagoras". Cycling track 430 meters, with concrete floor 8 meters wide.

For cycling trails are ideal in the southern part of the island. There are asphalt paved good routes and a wide variety of slopes.

One of these is the in Agios Soulas, Soroni village of Municipal Region of Kamiros on the east coast, 30 kms from the city of Rhodes.

For organized cycling tours please contact:

RodosCycling, mr Zois Drivas, contact number: 6946 572621 


Canoeing-Kayaking

Canoeing- kayaking can be enjoyed in the marine area of Rhodes Town and Lake Apollakia in Municipal Region of South Rhodes, length 1,750 meters and width 200 meters. The Nautical Club of Rhodes has vessels of various types for training. There is provision for configuration of the installation on Gadoura dam, which has a length of 5 km and 3 km wide.
The main installation of the Nautical Club of Rhodes has:

• Changing rooms, showers, WC, gym, storage, staff for repairing, ramp for entering the water.

• Venues for meetings with telephone and internet access.

• 25 meter pool, 8 lanes, locker rooms, showers and a cafeteria.


Football

In Rhodes there are several major football teams of which the most distinguished is "Diagoras". The stadium "Diagoras" is an organized football pitch built in 1930 by the Italian authorities and was named «Arena del Sole». Located in Rhodes town, 1 kilometer from the center. The facility has:
• stadium with natural grass

• 2 dressing rooms, showers, WC

• press room, offices and an Internet connection

• warehouses, coaching equipment

• 3500 podium seats

• lighting for night games.
On the south side of the Stadium there is a natural grass pitch with lighting for night training, 75m x 45m with. Stadiums with natural grass have also Municipal Region of Kallithea, the Municipal Region of Ialysos (Oikonomideio Ialysos), the Municipal Region of Petaloudes (Maritsa, Paradeisi), the Municipal Region of Afandou, the Municipal Region of Archangelos and the Municipal Region of Ataviros (Embonas).

Stadium with artificial turf have the Ilioupolis area, the Sports Center "Kallipateira" the City of Rhodes, in the villages Koskinou Psinthos, Kalithies, the Municipal Region of Afandou and the Municipal Region of Butterflies (Kremasti).
Basketball

The indoor hall Venetoklio in the city of Rhodes is a well organized basketball facility that has:

• Wooden flooring 32m x 20m

• Training equipment

• Changing rooms, WC, showers

• Podium seats 1300

• A platform for journalists and a kiosk
In the city of Rhodes is also the indoor court of Diagoras which has a wooden floor. Indoor basketball courts are located at the Municipal Region of Ialysos and the Municipal Region of Petaloudes(Kremasti) which have wooden floors, training equipment and training rooms.


Volleyball and Beach Volleyball

At the sport center Kallipateira courts of international standard built in 2007 modern training equipment, showers, storage, tents, changing rooms and 300 podium seats. Courts have also the villages Kremasti and Kiotari.

Organized courts have also indoor hall of Ialysos, indoor hall of Kremasti, the indoor hall Diagorasand Venetokleio hall. All have wooden flooring, changing rooms, WC and a canteen.


Archery

For archery are modern, high quality equipment and facilities suitable to host coaching camps and preparing each level.

The amenity of Open Space is located in Fitorio on the east side of the island. It has dimension 120m x 85m, targets Danage (FITA), modern chronometer- open space and ancillary equipment. It is on north direction, it is fenced and secure and accessible for disabled persons.

Smaller amenity of open space exists in Kallipateira Sports Center, which is available for short distances in the direction north-south, 50 meters and east-west 70 meters.

For the distance of 18 meters there is a small gym for Scouts.

Open archery fields exist in Afandou, in Koskinou, in Embona and in Kiotari.


Shooting

Shooting has the following facilities:
Shooting Range Clay Target of Laporte Hellas

It is in the area west of the Rhodes City, Mazefia Afandou and includes:

Five pitches towards the north, the standard ISSF Olympic events Skeet and Trap, non-Olympic Sporting Compact, English Sporting and America Trap with electromechanical equipment Lapotre, can offer free arms, and assistant coach. Has a bar and WC.


Shooting Airguns

Located in the city of Rhodes it is accessible for disabled persons, includes modern and electromechanical equipment of international standard objectives RICA Austria 12 seats, electronic performance measuring system, ample space for athletes, spectators space, excellent lighting, air conditioning, storage, WC and WC for disabled.


Practical Shooting

Kalamonas, located in the east coast, at the Municipal Region of Petaloudes andincludes:

• 12 fields and practice shooting equipment.

• Scope of 50m and a 25 stage 25 meter field with conventional equipment target systems.


Judo, Tae Kwon Do and Jiu Jitsu

For the workouts there are four gyms in the island, the indoor Hall of Municipal Region of Ialysos, the indoor Hall of the city of Rhodes: the indoor Hall "Diagoras" and Venetoklio.

For Tae Kwon Do there are two Halls with basic specifications suitable for training.


Riding

The riding club "Cadmus" has its own facilities in Asgourou total area of 12 acres. Includes:
• Track dimensions 60mx80m and can accommodate events for the Grand Prix show jumping events and Dressage.

• Field 20mx40m.

• Smaller field 300sqm for courses with Pony.
• Covered area 900 square meters where there are 35 BOX according to specifications, Saddle cabinets, bathrooms, WC, shower, storage for hay and feed and bedding for the horses.

• Building for recreation, dining, rest rooms for visitors and athletes and accommodation facilities.

Tennis 

The Rhodian Tennis Club has since 1948 great success in Rhodes. The main facility is at the Sports Center Kallipatira. It features:

• 5 courts floor of Green Set Tennis Life Cushion System.
• 3 ceramics courts with lighting for night games.

• Locker rooms, WC, Restaurant.

Elli, in the center of Rhodes there are two tennis courts with laminate floors available for workouts.

Courts exists also in Soroni, in Ialysos and in Kremasti.


Table Tennis


Includes 10 tables Joola Rolomat approved by ITTF, dividers, tables for judges and scoreboards.

There are four gyms offered for preparation, training and racing. The gyms that can fit 10 tables, with wooden floors, good lighting, air conditioning, changing rooms, canteen, accessible for the disabled.

The Indoor Hall in the Municipal Region of Ialysos, the indoor Hall of Municipal Region of Butterflies-Kremasti, Diagoras and Venetoklio.
Source: Rhodes Tourism Promotion Organization


Contact for information

For general information:

Municipal Organization of Culture and Sport Rhodes (D.O.P.A.R.)

Sports: For all sports
Address: 3 Diagoridon, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily- except weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 36090, 22410 36083


Rhodian Island Games Organization

Supervisor: Takis Michailidis
Sports: For all sports
Address: 14, Eleftheriou Venizelou, Rhodian Mansion, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 15:00 every day- except weekends
Telephone: 22410 23993
6974 997132

Main Sports Centers

Nautical Club of Rhodes

Sports: Swimming, Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Triathlon
Address: 9, Kountouriotou Square, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 09:00-21:00 daily and on weekends (May to September)
Telephone: 22410 38043, 22410 23287

Sports Center "Kallipatira"

Sports: Athletics, Judo, Beach Volley, Basketball, Football, Archery
Address: Rhodes-Kalithea Avenue, Korakonero, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 08:00-21:00 daily and on weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 77066 - 22410 36090 to 22410 36083
Fax: 22410 33812


Indoor Hall "Venetoklio"

Sports: Volley, Basketball
Address: 1, Constantine Paleologou, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 7:00 to 23:00 daily throughout the year and weekends in the season
Telephone: 22410 30073

Rhodian Tennis Club (R.O.A.)

Available Facilities: Elli area, Rhodes 85100, Greece

Fitness Center Kallipatira

Sports: Tennis, Table Tennis
Address: Rhodes-Kalithea Avenue, Korakonero, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 13:00-21:00 daily throughout the year except Sunday
Telephone: 22410 20960
Stavroula Genimanoli: 6958 476025

Municipal Stadium of Rhodes "Diagoras"

Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Cycling, Indoor Games, Power Gym, Judo
Address: 1, Vyronos, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 07:00-22:00 daily throughout the year
Weekends: Football
Telephone: 22410 27658- 22410 36184

Municipal Sports Center Ag. Apostoli

Sports: Football
Address: Ag. Apostoli, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 10:00-21:00 daily throughout the year
Weekends: Football
Telephone: 22410 68719

Private School "Rhodes College"

Sports: Swimming, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Martial Arts, Dance, Athletics, Football, Cycling
Address: 10th km Rhodes-Lindos, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 07:00 - 23:00 daily and weekends
Telephone: 22410 87747-9

Private School "Rodion Pedia"

Sports: Swimming, Basketball, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Soccer
Address: Elias Venezis, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Hours: 15:00-22:00 and Saturday: 09:30 to 14:30
Telephone: 22410 01400 interior 8

Triathlon Club

Managers Association:

Nick Chatzinikolas
Telephone: 22410 33330

John Mastrosavvakis
Telephone: 22410 21666

Costas Chatzinikolas
Telephone: 22410 72914

Golf Afandou

Sports: Golf
Opening Hours: 7:30 to 18:00 weekdays and weekends throughout the year
Address: Afandou Beach
Telephone: 22410 51451

For further information please contact the port authority of Rhodes to the follow numbers:

0030 22410 22220
0030 22410 28888

Shooting

Address: 2 Kapodistriou Street, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Contact: 22410 38580, 22410 23993

Walking Routes

Telephone: 0030 6945 166585

Municipal Region of Archangelos

Municipal Golf Archangelos

Sports: Football
Address: Archangelos, Rhodes 85102, Greece
Opening Hours: by arrangement
Telephone: 22443 60200-2
Fax: 22440 23055

Municipal Region of Atavyros

Available facilities (Embonas): Soccer, Cycling Routes, Mountain Cycling, Archery

Information:

Contact: Kyriazis Misodoulakis
Address: Embonas, Rhodes 85108, Greece
Opening Hours: 7:00 to 15:00 every day except weekends
Telephone: 22463 60128 - 6973 058416
Fax: 22460 41572

Municipal Region of Afandou

Available Facilities: Municipal Golf of Afandou and Archipolis Football, Swimming Offshore
Information: D.O.P.A.R.
Address: 3 Diagoridon, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily except weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 36090, 22410 36083

Municipal Region of Ialysos

Ikonomideio Municipal Stadium and Arena of Ialysos

Sports: Gymnastics, soccer
Installation Features: Fitness, 5x5, changing rooms, canteen, and platform 300 seats.
Address: Filerimos Ialysos, 85101 Ialysos Rhodes, Greece
Telephone: 22410 98445
Hours: 08:00-23:00

Mountain bike, Trekking in the hill Filerimos

Information: D.O.P.A.R.
Address: 3 Diagoridon, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Contact Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily except weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 36090, 22410 36083

Municipal Region of Kallithea

Available facilities: Municipal Golf Kalithea, Koskinou and Psinthos
Information: D.O.P.A.R.
Address: 3 Diagoridon, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily except weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 36090, 22410 36083

Municipal Region of Kamiros

Sports: Bike trails, mountain biking, Football, Athletics, Tennis
Available Facilities: Municipal Stadium "First John" Saint Soulas. The tennis facilities are in Agios Soulas

Information:

Athletic Association "Efklis" Soroni

Address: Soroni, Rhodes 85106, Greece
Opening Hours: by arrangement (at least two days before)
Phone: Michael Tomazos 6946 721058 (football, track and field)
Michael Thomatos: 6973 227407 (tennis)
Dimitris Koutsoudakis: 6974 994805 (bike paths)

Municipal Region of Lindos

Sports: Bike trails, mountain biking, swimming Offshore, Football
Available Facilities: Lindos Municipal Stadium (football, basketball), baskets (soccer, tennis, gym), lard (football 5x5), Pilona (soccer, tennis 5x5)

Information:

Address: Lindos, Rhodes 85107, Greece
Opening Hours: 7:00 to 15:00
Telephone: 22443 60100
Fax: 22440 31571

Municipal Region of South Rhodes

Sports:
  • Kiotari: Open Sea Swimming, Archery, Beach Volley
  • Apollakia: Canoe-Kayak (level), mountain biking
  • Gennadi: Bike Paths, Beach Soccer, Cycling, Swimming Open Sea Sailing
  • Vati: Municipal Football Stadium
  • Plymiri: offshore swimming
  • Prasonisi: Windsurfing
Information:

Contact: Kostas Katsaros
Address: Ydra 5, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Contact Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily except weekends
Telephone: 6944 473517

Municipal Region of Petaloudes

Available facilities:
  • Kremasti: Windsurfing Civic Centre, Beach Volley, Tennis, Indoor Hall Basketball, Volley, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Jiu Jitsu, Table Tennis Maritsa: Municipal Football Stadium
  • Paradisi: Municipal Football Stadium
  • Kalamonas: Municipal Shooting Range Shooting (25x50 feet, hands)
Information:

D.O.P.A.R.

Address: 3 Diagoridon, Rhodes 85100, Greece
Opening Hours: 08:00-15:00 daily except weekends (All year)
Telephone: 22410 36090, 36083

or

Municipality of Petaloudes

Address: 51 Eleftherias Avenue, Rhodes 85104, Greece
Opening Hours: by arrangement
Telephone: 22413 61600
Fax: 22413 61699

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