Poland: Sports, Entertainment & Leisure                        


Popular sports in Poland include: track & field, basketball, boxing, fencing, football (soccer), handball, ice hockey, swimming, volleyball and weightlifting.


There is a Polish American Football League (PLFA) (image) called Polska Liga Futbolu AmerykaƄskiego in Polish. It is a league of American football in Poland and was founded in 2006.



  • In the summer a barbecue is a typical way to spend the holidays. People invite friends, talk and relax.

  • Poles like spending time outdoors enjoying the fresh air. They often have parties at vacation homes or in places close to a lake, the sea or the mountains.



  • Most Poles enjoy traditional dancing which is usually one in groups.

  • During formal parties, Poles dance in pairs in which the man should keep a certain distance from the woman.