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The Hardturm stadion is home to the Grasshoppers club. It's an older stadium that is supposed to be replaced eventually. The original plan was that the new stadium should be finished for the Euro 2008 but there were so many objections by various parties with different interests, so it remains to be seen when there actually will be a new one.
Many years ago I watched here my first and last football match as a young adult.
The old Hardturm has closed for good in autumn 2007. The grasshoppers are now guests in the new Letzigrund until they have a new home. It's not yet known, when this will be the case. There are voices that think that Zurich should only have one soccer club with the new Hardturm as their home and the Letzigrund should only be for other purposes.
Directions: Hardturm tram stop on line 4
Theme: Sports Watching
The Letzigrund is home to the FC Zurich. Currently, they are building a new stadion for the Euro 2008. This stadium belongs to the city of Zurich and this is also were the "Weltklasse Zurich" atlethic meeting takes place.
Address: FC Zuerich Platz
Directions: Letzigraben tram stop on line 2
Other Contact: www.weltklassezuerich.ch
Theme: Sports Watching
old style pedalo
Near Quaibruecke in the Limmat river or at the lake side you can rent a pedalo. These small boats can be rented by the hour and you have to pedal in order to move.
Directions: near Quaibruecke
This "Männerbadi" is privately run and located in "Schanzengraben". It's free of charge and open from 1st of June till end of August or longer if the weather is still nice. Swimming and sun bathing strictly for men only.
The men's swimming area was originally opened in 1864.
There is also a bar called Rimini bar from 7.30 pm till midnight. The bar is open to men and women!
Address: Badweg 10
Directions: in the Schanzengraben near Sihlporte between City Hallenbad and Park zur Katz (old botanical garden)
Phone: 044 211 95 94
entrance to indoor pool
This centrally located indoor pool run by the city features a 50 m pool as well as a non-swimming pool. They also run a variety of courses like Aqua Fit. They also have sauna and solarium, restaurant, boutique etc.
The pool is open every day from 7am till 9 or 10 pm. On Thursdays from 4-6 pm it's for females only.
Address: Sihlstr. 71
Phone: 044 219 77 22
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