During the winter months, the mountains around Ostrava, along with its ski slopes, come alive. Ski Areál Vaňkův Kopec Ski Resort has become a popular location for the residents in the surrounding towns, thanks to convenient transportation methods and the resort’s family-friendly atmosphere.
Six ski lifts run daily, including those for beginners. Kids can also join in on the fun in a separate children's park, where they can try out various slides and toboggans. In addition to day runs, the resort also offers night-time skiing. The complex includes ski rentals, services and instructors from the ski school who will gladly take novice skiers under their wing.