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Eisbach is a small man-made rivulet in the city that is a popular site for surfing. The river flows through the English Garden. Near the Haus der Kunst art museum, it forms a large enough wave for surfing. The river is quite turbulent, making swimming here dangerous, though sometimes a few people can be seen in the water. While only experienced surfers are allowed to surf here, it is a fun pastime to watch them at it, balancing their boards and cutting through the waves.
Built for the 1972 Olympic Games, the Olympic complex is now used for a variety of leisure activities ranging from sports events to concerts. The 287-meter (942-foot) high Olympic Tower boasts a stunning view of the city. On a good day, visitors can go up and see as far as the Alps. There is also a rotating restaurant at the top. The famous canopy roof which spans the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Swimming Pool and the Olympiahalle were a topic of debate in their day. The complex is, however, timelessly beautiful and has become an integral part of the modern cityscape. The Olympiaberg (Olympic Hill) is a grassy mound made from Second World War rubble and also provides great views. The ice rink and swimming pool are also popular with sports fans, as is the Olympic Stadium, home to FC Bayern Munich- one of Europe's top football clubs.
Established in 1912, this club offers sporting enthusiasts access to water sports, especially Kayaking. The Association offers members a variety of activities from Beginner level to Advanced levels. Interestingly, they hold training camps and trips which are open to the public as well. If you have an interest in Kayaking, you can learn how to paddle, and other basics at the exciting training camps. You'll also get to meet fellow enthusiasts at these events.
Swim in the open air, even when the weather is freezing! This open-air pool is heated to 30ºC throughout the winter months. The only hard part is getting in and out - once you're in, its fine. The Dante is well worth a visit during the summer months as well, because it is so peaceful. There are two pools for children with water slides, a pool for diving and a large pool just for swimming. A special feature is the separate nudists' section with its own pool (slightly on the small side).