Leisure

Enjoying pure nature in the valleys of Ruwer or Riveris or up on the foothills of the Osburg Hochwald is the simplest and most relaxing way to spend your free time. We have also listed other sporting, social and cultural options for you here.

  • Barefoot path

    • on hiking track Sd 3 between Pluwiger-Hammer and Raulsmühle
    • Riveris: nearby the Talsperre
  • Boulodromes/bowling pitches

    • Gusterath: Am Schulplatz
    • Holzerath: Dorfplatz in the town centre
    • Kasel: Right by the Ruwer-Hochwald cycling track
    • Korlingen: At the Gemeindehaus (parish hall)
    • Morscheid: At the fire station
    • ​Farschweiler: Near the Bürgerhaus
    • Osburg: On Tannenweg at the sports ground​
  • Fitness studios

    • Mertesdorf: Life Fitness, Sport studio, Ruwertalhalle, tel.: +49 651 5610530
    • Osburg: Studio TOP-FIT; Zur Weilershecke 5, tel.: +49 6500 917474
  • Outdoor pool / Bathing lake

    • Mertesdorf: Freibad Ruwertal, tel.: +49 651 52336
    • Holzerath: Leisure complex by the artificial lake
  • Grillhütten (Grill lodges)

    • Holzerath: Holzerather See, contact: Frank Jungels, tel.: +49 6588 988323
    • Gusterath: Grillhütte Gusterath, contact: Alfred Bläser, tel.: +49 6588 910349
    • Lorscheid: "Hochwald-Blick", contact: Jutta Gard-Becker, tel.: +49 6500 1335
    • Ollmuth: "Zur schönen Aussicht", contact: Gerd Dietzen, tel.: +49 6588 1254
    • Osburg: "Schornstein Wald", contact: Alfons Scheuring, tel.: +49 6500 7008
    • Riveris: Waldfestplatz, contact: Hans Jakobs, tel.: +49 6500 675
    • Thomm: Jugendwaldhütte, contact: Antonia & Walter Weber, tel.: +49 6500 8321
    • Pluwig: AMV Grillhütte, contact: Michael Heinen, tel.: +49 6588 7233
    or more information on the grill lodges click here.
  • Freibad Ruwertal

    Bowling alleys

    • Gutweiler: Gasthaus Reh, tel.: +49 6588 435
    • Korlingen: Gasthaus Benzmüller, tel.: +49 6588 7136
    • Osburg: Kegelsportverein, tel.: +49 6500 8901
    • Riveris: Gasthaus Langenstein, tel.: +49 6500 287
    • Schöndorf: Gasthaus Backes, tel.: +49 6588 7150
    • Thomm: Gasthaus zur Post, tel.: +49 6500 918991
  • Cycling

    More information on the Ruwer-Hochwald cycling track
  • Sporting grounds in the municipalities

    Farschweiler, Gutweiler, Kasel, Lorscheid, Mertesdorf, Morscheid, Osburg, Pluwig, Schöndorf, Thomm, Waldrach
  • Indoor and outdoor tennis courts

    • Gusterath: 3 courts, information: Martin Köhn, tel.: +49 176 31107156
    • Gutweiler: 3 courts, information: Simon Greco, tel.: +49 6588 99077
    • Kasel: 3 courts, information: Siggi Schell, tel.: +49 6500 1207
    • Mertesdorf: 3 courts, information: B. Lauer, tel.: +49 176 32684907
    • Osburg: 3 courts, information: Norbert Schmidt, Neustraße 10, tel.: +49 6500 8000
    • Waldrach: 3 courts, information: Joachim Schild, tel.: +49 6500 917575
  • Volleyball courts

    Kasel, Korlingen, Mertesdorf, Osburg, Pluwig
  • Hiking

    Signposted hiking tracks throughout the entire district (Hiking map on request - € 5.95).
    Guided themed hike (information available from the Ruwer Tourist Information Office, tel.: +49 651 1701818)
  • Wading pools

    • Farschweiler: Hauptstr., Unterm Wehlenkopf
    • Holzerath: leisure complex by the artificial lake
    • Morscheid: Praßwies
    • Riveris: nearby the Talsperre