There are several sports clubs and associations in Prijedor, as well as Sports and Recreational Centre in Benkovac. Sports and Recreational centre Benkovac is situated at an altitude of 705 m and it includes football field, handball field, three basketball fields and three volleyball fields with asphalt pave. Prijedor has a stadium and a sports hall, which provide enjoyment of sport during the whole year. For extreme sports lovers there is a sports airfield Urije in Prijedor, established in 1952. In 1990, the sports airfield was renovated and it hosted the biggest parachuting championship of the former Yugoslavia.
The first verified aeronautical school for education of parachutists, sailplane and sport plane pilots in Republic of Srpska, is in this aero-club.
Each year, in the middle of July, the aero-club organises an International Petrovdan Parachute Cup. The first organized cup dates back to 1996. 22 teams with 95 parachutists from Republic of Srpska, BiH, Serbia, Macedonia and Hungary participated in the fifth Cup held in 2000.
AERO CLUB PRIJEDOR
Tel/fax +387 52 220 421
For water sports lovers, there is a diving club in Prijedor, which offers courses in diving. Diving Club Sana is also an organiser of Sana regatta, held for the first time in 2006. This sports and recreational event, which gathers a lot of participants, starts in Ribnik, through Kljuc, Sanski Most, Prijedor, and ends in Novi Grad.
DIVING CLUB SANA PRIJEDOR
Branislava Nušića bb
Motorcycle club Prijedor gathers a large number of members. The club organises a moto ride which involves a number of participants from Europe as well as visitors. This event is accompained by a rich entertaining programme.
MOTORCYCLE CLUB PRIJEDOR
Mile Rajlića 13
Fax +387 52 239 480