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The living city
Ideal for families, urban, liveable
St.Gallen has a suitable residential area for every need. The one feature they share is that they are all close to the centre and yet surrounded by green space. In the city with countless green oases nothing is far away and public transport is everywhere. Even homes in the city centre are just a few minutes away from attractive recreation areas. Sporting and cultural activities in St.Gallen are almost limitless in their variety. Both the city and region have a wide range of locations offering leisure, recreation and days out. Families and others will also find the city is home to a broad selection of associations involved in sports, culture, the church and youth work. Alongside nurseries and crèches, an array of organisations offering support and advice for parents completes the picture.
Sport, leisure and recreation are right on your doorstep in St.Gallen. Various recreational and sport centres, swimming pools and cross-country routes offer unlimited opportunities for young and old alike.
The city is home to Switzerland's oldest football club, with its junior teams and cheerleaders, while some 300 clubs offer sports and fitness activities covering more than 70 disciplines: in short, St.Gallen has a vibrant and varied range of clubs.
The city of St.Gallen now has around 20 private nurseries, 28 playgroups and eight childcare units. There are also daytime foster home places for some 100 children. The city is also pressing ahead with pioneering work in teaching pre-nursery-aged children in its “SpiKi” project.
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