Sports is an important part of living in Greater Trondheim region. As well as for excersising, the sports community is an excellent way to get new friends and be introduced the norwegian social life!
So whether you like summer sports, winter sports, indoor or outdoor activities, we've got you covered. An another good treat - you can attend many sport activities in your neighbourghood - close to your new local home. So there is less time wasted on travel and logistics - more time with your new friends!
Usually, the sports clubs (idrettslag) are centered around the local neighbourghoods and is driven by volunteers. Children get introduced to their local clubs based on the school they attend to. So you see, at the Idrettslag, the kids get together for soccer, handball, skiing, athleitics, swimming or whatever sports is preferred. Want bulid new friendships fast - join an idrettslag. Ask around at your childrens school, or any of your new colleagues, we're sure you'll be introduced to a sports activity of your liking.
Prefer watching or be entertained by sports? No problem, there is always something going on. Trondheim is home to top norwegian soccer club Rosenborg both for women and men.
Trondheim will host the Nordic Ski World Championship in 2025, and is an annual venue on the World Cup schedule. If you are more into Alpine skiing, world Cup Venues åre(Sweden) and Kvitfjell are just a few hours drive away.
Where to look
iTrondheim.orgOffers a list of many volunteer activities, groups and clubs in the Trondheim region
Organisations in TrondheimTrondheim municipality also offers a good overview of organisations and volunteer work you can join
Sports associations in TrøndelagSport for all ages, genres and activity levels are big in Norway. It is also a great place to find new friends
Wikipedia on sports associationsOr - you can starts by simply checking out the much shorter (and possibly simpler) Wikipedia overview