The city centre is located just 2 km from Lake Malta. Near the lake there is Poland’s second largest zoological garden, an all-year ski slope, a swimming pool and sauna complex (Malta Thermal Baths rope parks. One can go bowling,  play billiards or mini golf on the lake shore or use a roller coaster and toboggan track. The area of the lake is frequented by cyclists, joggers and skaters.
There are four lakes within the city boundaries – Malta, Rusałka, Strzeszyn and Kiekrz – each offering swimming areas, beaches and active leisure facilities, which make them a perfect location for walkers, cyclists and water sports enthusiasts.