Sports grouping Gorantza

AVIFES, through our Sports Association, we unite efforts, experiences and people wanting to enjoy sport.

If you like sports, this is your space because in Gorantza we practice different sports activities with you, we give you support to achieve your goals and you will also meet many other people who will become companions and friends with whom to start new adventures.

Because sport helps us to get in shape, to lead a healthier lifestyle but also to promote camaraderie, solidarity and effort.

We have the support of Bilbao Kirolak of the Bilbao City Council and the Provincial Council of Bizkaia.

Do you want to know more about our Sports Group?



Futsal group

Training every week at sports centers in Bilbao sports with the support of Fundación Athletic, with whom we improve our technique and our motivation. We take part in friendly tournaments, in the Futsal League Intercentres of the Euskadi Mental Health Network as well as in Tournaments in other Autonomous Communities..


Gorantza Mountaineer

Whether you are very fond of the mountain or if you want to start little by little, in Gorantza Mendi Group we have a site for you. Our monthly departures will not leave you cold.

We also have the support of the Basque Country Mountain Federation..


Get it climbing

Who said climbing was difficult? In Gorantza we make it easy thanks to the support of our colleagues Piugaz. If you have never tried it before, you can start with our beginner level group, but if you have already practiced something you can join our more advanced level.


Swimming team

In our Sports Group we already have a group of swimmers, join them! Train weekly and improve your swimming techniques. If you can’t swim, this may be a good opportunity!



Thanks to the support and the collaboration agreement with the Basque Country Petanque Federation, the participants improve their skills and strategy.


Come and try! We have a collaboration agreement with the Biscayan Table Tennis Federation.


This is for women who want to start doing sports, little by little and in a fun way. Every week and with the support of professionals from the Foundation Athletic we activate our body, improving our psychomotor skills, feeling stronger every day and capable of overcoming difficult situations through sport


Also talks, courses, and many other activities!

At AVIFES we have maintained a firm commitment to sports for many years because sports are a very important part of the life of any person… sport brings together exercise and physical activity but also the set of values inherent like effort, camaraderie, solidarity, common goal, social relationships, visibility and active participation in the community. Participate in our Sports Association!

Lee nuestro artículo “La función y el valor del deporte en AVIFES” publicado en en nº 65 de la revista Educació Social


Mentathlon, sports meeting for mental health

Mentatlon Bilbao was a result of the need to take a step in our commitment to sport.In 2016 we planned the first edition of this sporting event that brings together more than 200 athletes with mental disorders from different autonomous communities in Bilbao for 4 days to compete in different sports disciplines generating a meeting point, connectionsthrough sports, making ourselves visible as athletes, achieving greater social recognition and contributing to the fight against stigma and discrimination through an inclusive context.

Mentathlon is supported by Fundación Athletic, the Basque Country Table Tennis Federation, the Federation Basque Country Petanque, Basque Country Mountain Federation and professional athletes.