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Sled hills

Welcome to enjoy the winter snow and sledging in the City of Vaasa!

During the winter months, Vaasa has a variety of fantastic and popular sled hills. Residents and visitors alike can freely use the sled hills.

Official sled hills locate around the city, and they are easy to access.

The sled hills are selected according to the number of users, location and lighting of the hill.

Sledging is done by one’s own responsibility.

There are seven official sled hills in the city.

Asevelikylä – Edvininpolku sled hill

  • Address: Edvininpolku playground Lystitie, Vaasa.
  • This hill is suited especially for the experienced sledge riders: you can experience the thrill of speed in this slope.
  • Parking area is next to the playground.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Gerby – Gerby sled hill

  • Address: Gerbyn rantatie (Jerpyynmäki, near the Gerby dog park).
  • There are two slopes in Gerby, and both are suited for schoolchildren.
  • Parking area is next to the dog park.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Pukinjärvi sled hill

  • Address: Hevoshaantie, Vaasa.
  • Slope is suited for everyone, but especially for pre-school children and children under 12 years old.
  • No parking area.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Ristinummi sled hill

  • Address: Vesilaitoksentie, Vaasa.
  • Slope is suited for experienced sledge riders.
  • Parking area is close to the slope.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Suvilahti – Appelsiininmäki sled hill

  • Address: Kaskistenkatu, Vaasa (from the end of the Kaskistenkatu towards Helsingnörkatu via the outdoor trail).
  • There are two slopes in Appeelsiinimäki. Bigger slope is suited for experienced sledge riders. The smaller one is suited for beginners.
  • Closest parking area is near the Suvilahti market place, approximately 200 meters walk from to the hill.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Vanha Vaasa sled hill

  • Address: Kauppiaankatu, Vaasa.
  • Slope is suited for everyone, but especially for beginners.
  • Closest parking area is next to the Rauniokioski (kiosk) at the Kauppiaankatu.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

Öjberget sled hill

  • Address: Öjbergintie, Vaasa.
  • Slope is suited for everyone, but especially for beginners and pre-school children.
  • Parking area is near the slope.
  • The lighting in the hill is on during the same time as streetlights.

 

 

Sled hills on the map

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