Vilnius univeristy orienteering sport coach Romualdas Kniukšta shared a great track in Saulėtekis forest near VU stadium. Start point is near the entrance to the VU stadium, one will find a map also hanging there. Track marked in red strips is 1.7 km long. Track is in the forest, safe to run and walk because no road is needed to be crossed while exploring it. All track is located near the stadium so it is hard to get lost. Coach reminds that "If the distance is too short for you, run or walk it as many times round as you wish! And do not hesitate to use stationary outdoor equipment in the stadium or run a few more circles on running tracks." So grab your sneakers and bottle of water and try the track!

65467524 2267389730042106 3821391828142260224 oFor five years, the European Week of Sport has helped tackle the inactivity crisis by encouraging Europeans to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle. Launched in 2015, the European Week of Sport was created in response to the worsening inactivity crisis. 

Regardless of who we are and what we do, even slight increases in regular, physical activity can have a profound impact on our long-term health. The Week is designed to give people across the world a springboard into being active! From five million participants and 7,000 events in 2015, the 2018 edition drew in a staggering 12 million participants across 48,500 events.

Vilnius University, with the help of other Vilnius city universities, invites you to various sport and health events on the 23-26th of September!


It is recommended to wear sports clothes during all the activities.

Activities are FREE OF CHARGE




#BeActive now!

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During this summer Vilnius University Health & Sport Centre for the fourth time in a row organised an international project "University Summer Challenge 2019". Almost one and a half thousand of students, professors, administrative staff and other employees from eleven higher education institutions competed in this summer's Project. Participants recorded their physical activity in the Project's platform, and by doing this, gained points for their universities.

Project's home country Lithuania was represented by these universities: Vilnius University, Vytautas Magnus Universitety, Šiauliai University, Mykolas Romeris University, Klaipėda University, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and Kaunas University of Technology. This year, two foreign higher education institutions also joined the Project: University of Porto in Portugal and The Academic College at Wingate in Israel.

From June 1st to August 31st, almost one million active minutes have been registered in the platform! Lithuanian Sports University, since 2017 defended their status of the most active community of all the participants, and became the winner for the third time.

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University took the second place, enthusiastically participating in the Project and gaining active minutes from the beginning of June. Vilnius University got the third place this year.

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University Summer Challenge is a lively Project, which aims to increase physical activity within academic communities in universities by challenging them into associating academic world with active lifestyle and physical activity with fun.

Results of the Project are pleasing – ammount of registered minutes met the recommendations of World Health Organisation to be physically active  for at least 30 minutes each day.

University Summer Challenge will take place again next summer - we invite every university and its community to join and become more active together!

Platform of the Project:

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Vilnius University Health and Sports Center organizes Short Film Competition „Sport Shorts“ (hereinafter - Competition). The program of created short films will be presented at the Sports Film Festival. The Partner and the founder of the prize fund of the Competition is The National Olympic Commitee of Lithuania.

The purpose of this short film Competition is to promote creativity of film makers by offering a platform to present their short films on sports' theme, in this way encouraging society to learn about various sports through the visual arts.

Such Competition in the framework of the Sport Film Festival is organized for the second time, and is open for everyone to take part.

Short films will be evaluated by the Competition's Jury and the audience of the Festival. The winners of the 1st and 2nd places will be awarded with a monetary prizes.

Registration will take place until 27th of September, and finished works must be sent till 25th of October, via e-mail .

The Regulations of Competition "Sport Shorts"

Dare to realize all the scenes that come to your mind in the movie!

Health Day baneris

Do you know that you don't know so much about yourself? Do you want to find out?

For the sixth time Vilnius University Health and Sports Centre celebrates World Health Day and invites you to various health and sport events that will introduce you to your body, unknown facts about it, nowadays sports trends and other health topics!

morning workout

Vilnius University Health & Sport Centre and "Movement skills” team invites you to have an active start of your day!

3rd year Physiotherapy student of VU Medicine Faculty Anton every Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m. is leading morning trainings, based on stretching, Pilates and aerobics techniques.

Morning trainings are for everyone and FREE OF CHARGE.

Erasmus+ student! Come and join free sport trainings at VU Health & Sport Centre!

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We introduce you to sport trainings for foreign students. Every Monday and Wednesday you can try to play different types of sports.



Mondays, 5.30 - 7.00 pm
Wednesdays, 4.30 - 6.00 pm


Mondays, 3.30 - 5.00 pm
Wednesdays, 4.00 - 4.30 pm

Trainings take place in Blue Hall (Sauletekis av. 26) and are held by trainer Romualdas Kniukšta.


Wednesdays, 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Trainings take place in VU stadium (Sauletekis av. 26) and are held by trainers Rimantas Turskis and Edvardas Malkevičius.

Other sport training that we offer to VU students:

2019 spring SSC gr.activities

Attention! From February there will be some changes in group activities (for 3 Eur) schedule.

Contemporary Dance training will take place every Thursday, at 5.00 pm.

On Thursdays there are some changes in time of these trainings:

Body Sculpt from 6.00 pm

Stretch & Flex from 7.00 pm

Extra slimming training from 8.00 pm

During February, Callanetics (Saulėtekis av. 2) and Morning trainings (Čiurlionis str. 21) will not be held.

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