Swimming in nature and outdoor pools
The area around the Hlučín gravel-pit is a great place for swimming and relaxing and offers sports facilities (beach volleyball, mini-golf, tennis, water skiing, etc.). Various cultural events are held here, e.g. music festivals. Fishing and windsurfi ng are also possible here.
The natural outdoor swimming pool "Stříbrné jezero" also known as "Sádrák" is located on the outskirts of the town Opava-Kateřinky behind the left bank of the river Opava. It originated from the flooding of the gypsum quarry. It is used for recreation, such as swimming and fishing. Beaches are grassy with a steep drop into the water. Public transport serves the resort. In the swimming pool area you can find: grass beaches, asphalt playground, toilets, refreshments, and car park.