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Families

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

  • Child Welfare Clinic

    Child welfare clinics monitor the child's health, development and growth, as well as provide the parents with guidance and counseling. At the clinic, the child will receive vaccines compliant with the vaccination program.

  • Early childhood education

    In Vaasa, early childhood education services are available in daycare, family daycare and open daycare centres. 

  • Families

    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!

  • Family planning

    The purpose of family planning is to maintain and promote sexual health. The contraceptive service at the Family planning clinic is intended for women under the age of 50 living in Vaasa. Students at highschool and vocational school can also use the service. University and polytechnic students receive their service from the FSHS (Finnish Student Health service).

  • Kuula-opisto

    Cello, flute or dance? We offer a wide range of music and dance education for children, adolescents and even adults.

  • Preschool education

    Preschool children, i.e. 6-year-olds, participate in free preschool education organised by the municipality. In Vaasa, preschool education is organised at daycare centres.

  • Public Campfire Sites

    Vaasa has many public campfire sites that can be used by residents and visitors for free.

  • Service guidance for early childhood education

    Are you looking for an early childhood education place for your child? Are you thinking about the differences between daycare and family daycare? Do you want to know more about private or open early childhood education?

  • TaiKon

    TaiKon offers qualitative basic education in arts in Vaasa to children and youngsters. The hobby gives children and youngsters a good time together with friends and experience through art.

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9.9.2021

Let's play! Play tutors start their work in early childhood education

In Vaasa's early childhood education, members of staff are trained to play. Sounds weird? Not so, because play is a key working method in early childhood...

20.8.2021

Now you can already apply for a place at an early childhood education centre for the spring

If a family already knows they will need a place at an early childhood education centre for the spring  2022, then it is advisable to apply by the end of...

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8.6.2021

Skate park scheduled for autumn completion at Onkilahti activity park

Vaasa will have its own outdoor skate park this autumn. A concrete skate park of approximately 1,000 square metres will be built on the Vöyrinkaupunki side of...