Physical education and sports is a socio-cultural activity aimed at improving health and promoting harmonious development of an individual. in the district there are 149 sports facilities, 14 sports schools that train nearly 5 thousand children and teenagers in 28 sports.
The district hosts annual sports competitions among companies, students, disabled people, summer and winter sports events among the pre-conscript and conscript youth, tourist meetings and other sports actions.
There are 15 children and youth sports schools in the central district of Gomel. Sports school #4 is famous for rich traditional in artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatics, trampoline and acrobatic jumps.