Winter swimming in Lahti region

The landscape of Salpausselkä Geopark, in Lahti region is dominated by numerous water bodies and perfect for year-round swimming!

Winter swimming is an affordable, social and natural activity that gets the blood circulating, hormones moving and health flourishing. Up to 100,000 Finns practice winter swimming regularly and there are more than half a million people who have tried the sport. Here you can find winter swimming spots in the Lahti region. Welcome to take a dip!

Places for the icy dip

Lahden Nosturi open sauna and winter swimming

Mukkula Manor open sauna and winter swimming

Pajulahti Beach sauna and winter swimming

Heinola Rantakylpylä open sauna and winter swimming

How to get started

Often winter swimming spots are only available to members of open swimming clubs – you should contact the place’s administrator if you want to try the sport. Contact Visit Lahti customer service or these local clubs to get more information:

Lahden Avantouimarit (sorry, only in Finnish)
Hollolan Avantouimarit (sorry, only in Finnish)

Avantoon menossa winter swimming

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