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We offer families early childhood education in daycare centres, family daycare facilities and open daycare activities according to family needs. Vaasa is a pioneer of Swedish immersion education. Early childhood education is also offered in English. Basic art education is offered in seven different artistic disciplines, and children and adolescents can be active in clubs, camps and free family sports. There are over 80 playgrounds in the city, which are fun meeting and recreation grounds for all ages!

Services for families





Free hobbies in schools reach hundreds of children

Vaasa schoolchildren will again have access to a wide range of free hobbies in the autumn term of 2023. Children and young people will have access to hobbies in...

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The city wants its residents to get involved in doing good deeds

The "Year of Good Deeds" is a happiness initiative created and implemented by the City of Vaasa to promote the happiness of people living in Vaasa and to spark...


Actions for safety - participate in creating the Onkilahti Traffic Park!

The much-awaited Onkilahti Traffic Park will open in autumn 2024. The aim is to make it Finland’s best traffic park together with businesses and residents in...

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Schools start in Vaasa on 10 August

Vaasa primary schools start on Thursday, 10 August, 2023.

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