Biathlon in Summer

Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide

The Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide is the first and so far only permanently installed biathlon facility in Switzerland. With its location in the Foppa area in Lantsch / Lenz, it is optimally integrated into the trail network of the Lenzerheide holiday region. The core of the Biathlon Arena is the World Cup compliant shooting range with 30 seats. In addition to the training and competition center for national and international sports teams, the modern accommodation and gastronomy offers also perfect conditions for active recreational athletes. During taster courses, the fascination of biathlon can be experienced first-hand.

Taster sessions & group events

Experience the «fascination of biathlon» - the mixture of concentration and precision when shooting, as well as the stamina and power required for cross-country skiing makes biathlon a challenge for body and mind. After an introduction to shooting with small calibre rifles, you can raise your pulse while running or biking and afterwards attempt to hit the target whilst shooting. In summer you can challenge your stamina by bike, on roller skis or simply on foot. During the fun competition, the rifles always remain at the firing range.

The Lenzerheide Biathlon Arena offers various taster sessions, or can organise an event for you and your colleagues, team mates or friends.

In the taster course following is included:
  • 2 hours biathlon taster course with qualified guidance
  • Introduction into the shooting- and breathing technique
  • 40 to 60 shots
  • Fun biathlon competition

You do not need prior knowledge.

Date: in July, August and October - always on Saturday mornings
Time: from 9.00 am until 11.00 am
Cost: CHF 80.00 per person
Groups: from 4 to 10 people
Meeting point: Reception, Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide in Lantsch/Lenz
Registration: Until the day before, 5.00 pm 

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Children Biathlon trial courses - in the footsteps of the Gasparins ....
Children beware: In the Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide, a super exciting afternoon programme awaits you. Together we immerse ourselves in the fascination of biathlon. All children between the ages of 10-15 years are allowed to practice the sport with air rifles. Instead of the cross-country skis, we lace up the sneakers and run a round in the arena. This gives us a feeling for the exciting combination of strength, endurance and precision. We look forward to your participation. And who knows ... maybe you will meet the Gasparin sisters or other professional biathletes and can get you some training tips.

Date: in July, August and October - always on Thursday afternoon
Time: From 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
Cost: CHF 25.00 per child
Meeting point: Reception, Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide in Lantsch / Lenz
Bring along: motivation, sportswear, sneakers and a good mood
Registration: Until the day before, 5.00 pm

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Rollerski track

In summer, the area around the Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide offers an ideal training opportunity for everyone who wants to prepare for the cross-country skiing season early on. The challenging 1.6 km long rollerski track is perfectly integrated into the landscape and leads from the shooting range up to the St. Cassian Chapel and back to the Biathlon Arena. The course is single and double-tracked and has a height of around 25 metres.

If you don't have your own rollerski equipment, you can rent it on site and just like in winter, you also need a pass for the rollerski track. This can be purchased directly on site.

In spring 2019, the municipality of Lantsch/Lenz approved an extension of the rollerski track from 1.6 km to 5.2 km. The extension will enhance the international reputation of the Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide. Lenzerheide will thus have the longest rollerski track at over 1,400 m above sea level in the future (probably from summer 2020). The international top athletes and national teams will subsequently find optimal conditions for high-altitude training camps in summer.

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Nordic HOuse

The multifunctional Nordic House, built in cooperation with local partners, ideally complements the existing sports infrastructure in the Lenzerheide holiday region. In addition to an athletic area, wardrobes for the public cross-country centre, bistro and restaurtant and sports shop, the Nordic House offers modern and affordable accommodation in different multi-bed rooms for up to 56 persons.

Details Nordic House

Opening hours Nordic House

Company holidays from 31 March until 23 May 2019.
The Nordic House will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. 

Bistro Bualino, Reception and information office
Wednesday to Sunday, from 08.30 am to 05.30 pm

Public showers and toilets
Monday to Sunday, 08.30 am to 09.30 pm

from 28 October 2019 to 29 March 2020

Bistro Bualino, Reception and information office, sports shop 

Monday to Sunday, from 08.30 am to 05.30 pm

Shooting range
Monday to Sunday, from 08.30 am to 05.30 pm

Monday to Sunday, 08.30 am to 09.00 pm

illuminated from 05.00 pm to 09.00 pm

Public showers and toilets
Monday to Sunday, 08.30 am to 09.30 pm

Biathlon Events in Lenzerheide

The Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide is the ideal location equipped with the infrastructure required to hold biathlon competitions at both a national and international level. The World Cup compliant fully automatic shooting range commands 30 stands with a 50 metre shooting range. During the winter, there are seven snow-covered cross-country skiing runs between 1.5 and 4 kilometres as well as a 150 metre long penalty loop available for use.

The newly formed association «Biathlon Events Lenzerheide» has applied to the IBU (International Biathlon Union) in order to hold international biathlon events. Already this winter a number of national and international events could be held in the Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide.

All Biathlon Events at a glance

IBU Youth/Junior World Championships

1st January to 31st January 2020

In 2020, the best young athletes from all over the world will be competing for the first time at the Youth and Junior World Championships in Lenzerheide. Experience the national and international junior athletes up close during a week in Lenzerheide.
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Winter Universiade Biathlon

30th Winter Universiade Lucerne 2021
The Winter Universiade is the second largest multisport event in winter after the Winter Olympics. The event, which takes place every two years, is attended by more than 2,500 people. There are more than 1600 athletes with support staff. Students are allowed to start at colleges and universities aged 17 to 25 years. In total, students from more than 540 universities from 50 different countries take part.
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Tour de Ski 2019/20 in Lenzerheide

Lenzerheide will open the 14th Tour de Ski on 27 December 2019, probably the most attractive major event in the FIS Cross-Country Skiing World Cup. During the two race days, 28 and 29 December 2019, the World Cup stars will compete for valuable hundredths of a second and important bonus seconds. The OK Tour de Ski Lenzerheide is delighted to organise this cross-country skiing festival for the fourth time.
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Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide
Voia da Bual 1
7083 Lantsch/Lenz