Jakobstad for children

What is that the kids like? To swim, build sand castles, play water fights, ride a slide, take care of animals and explore nature, have fun and play games. But the most they like to spend quality time with their parents.

On this page you will find family friendly attractions and activities in Jakobstad. 

Rosenlund area
Trädgårdsgatan 6A-C, tel. +358 6 724 3101

Rosenlund's Rectory and the Aspegrens gardens offer great opportunities for children to satisfy their natural curiosity. 

You are welcome to come and explore the Rosenlund estate throughout the year. During the winter children can go skiing and play in the snow and in summer Rosenlund is a great place for a pic nic! During the summer there are also sheep, hens, rabbits and other animals at the area. Children can also play with raditional toys and games that are free to use. 

Rosenlund is an excellent destination for the whole family!

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FantaSea Jakob Garden
Gamla Hamn, tel. +358 400 423 204

FantaSea is an outdoor pool, recreation area and Caravan Park, situated within walking distance from the city centre of Jakobstad, on the cape of the historic Gamla Hamn (Old Port), surrounded by the sea. 

The area offers activities for all the family: outdoor pool, water slide, wave machine, supervised games, minigolf ect.

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Järnvägsgatan 23, tel. +358 44 350 0050

Maxifun offers fun and exiting entertainment for children of all ages. The big indoor playground features slides, climbing wall, ball pools, bouncing castles, tunnels, trampoline park, party room and much more. There is also a café. 

Horse Riding

The Fäbodavägen Stable
Fäbodavägen 132, tel. +358 40 734 9561

Riding school Fäbodavägen Stable organizes horse riding lessons for beginners and more advanced riders. Moreover, you can participate in trail rides, riding camps and weekend camps. There is also a free pony club for the youngest of the family.

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Bubblans ponnystall
Stallvägen 13, tel. +358 40 0729562

Bubblans ponnystall stables offers pony rides at various events, riding lessons on ponies and horses, as well as day camps ect. 

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Public beaches 

In Pietarsaari there are several beautiful, kid-friendly shallow public beaches. 

Just along coastline in Fäboda, approximately 10 km from Jakobstad, lie a series of rocky and sandy beaches. The most popular one is Lillesand which resembles a lagoon with its curving beach. Storsand, located south of Lillesand, has a large sandy beach which is wider and shallower than Lillesand.

There is also a child-friendly swimming beach in Gamla Hamn (Old Harbour) right next to the town centre. Additionally there are even two smaller public beaches outside the town centre. 

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Other activities (further information currently only in Swedish/Finnish)

Playgrounds, sled hills and playing fields 

Ice skating rinks



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