Särkinen accessible lakeside route

In the summer of 2023 newly built lakeside route is accessible and illuminated. The route is almost 1 kilometer long (crushed structure and stone ash surface) and 5 meters wide.

Accessible ramp from behind Vuokatti Sport’s main building to lakeside of Särkinen:

  • longitudinal slope 5%-6%
  • length 120m
  • width 1,2 m.
  • railings both sides
  • ohitusmahdollisuus tasanteilla
  • wheelchair with an assistant



Padanpohja – starting 25.6.2023

If you wish to compare your results: https://vuokattisport.fi/tapahtumat/juhannusrastit-2023/

Distance 6,7 km / 8,3 km. 

Parking: https://goo.gl/maps/4Gy759irfRtBxTCn8

Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Relay training



Pökkelöperä – starting 25.6.2023 

If you wish to compare your results: https://vuokattisport.fi/tapahtumat/juhannusrastit-2023/

Distance 3,9 km / 5,1 km. 

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Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Middle distance training





Distance 1,5 – 8, 5 km.

Parking: https://goo.gl/maps/3g2LWKrPfFQ1z7Lx8

Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Loops




Distance 7,4 km / 4,2 km. 

Parking: https://goo.gl/maps/ZvXFhScdxgNahYJc8

Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Corridor and Countour training






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Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Interval



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Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Permanent Controls




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Scale: 1:10 000 

Type: Permanent Controls




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Scale: 1:10 000 

Type:Permanent Controls

Area Map

Vuokatti Sport sijaitsee upealla paikalla Särkisen rannalla, keskellä Vuokatin matkailukeskusta.

Kaikki harjoituspaikkamme sijaitsevat hotellin ja ravintolan välittömässä läheisyydessä, joten sinun ei koskaan tarvitse kulkea pitkää matkaa treeneihin.

Pihapiiristämme löytyy myös Vuokatin Seikkailupuisto sekä Netpark, eikä Vuokatin Rinteillekkään ole matkaa kuin kävelymatkan verran.


Aerial view

Ristomatti Hakola – Cross-country skiing

Name: Risto-Matti Hakola
Born: 15.4.1991
Club: Jämin Jänne
Coach: Teemu Pasanen






Fat bike and mountain bike rental

Vuokatti Ski Service rents mountain bikes all year round! The fatbikes are suitable for both beginners and those who are seeking for challenges and adrenaline rush. Popular electric fatbikes are also available for rent, allowing for even longer off-road rides in hilly landscapes!


Vuokatti Ski Service
Phone: +35850 542 7268
Email: skiservice@vuokattisport.fi


Vuokatti Arena – Gym

The Vuokatti Arena gym is designed for trainers of all levels, where training is easy and safe. Gym has a sufficient amount of free weights that bring versatility to your workout.

Vuokatti Areena

Phone : +358 44 414 8811

Email : sales@vuokattiareena.fi


Gymnastic Hall

New Gymnastic Hall opened in February 2020 and it is located by the soccer field right outside the Vuokatti Sport reception

You can find following things in the gymnastic hall:

Gymnastic floor
Trampoline + foam pit
Air Track + foam pit
Balance beam
Parallel bars
Uneven bars
Horizontal bar

It is possible to book gymnastic hall in your own use with following prices:

Mon – Fri at 8-15 – 25€/h
Other times – 38€/h
You can book the gymnastic hall by calling the reception, Vuokattihall cafe or the sales office. The booking is paid before the starting time of your reservation either in reception or Vuokattihall cafe.

Vuokatti Sport reception
Open Mon – Sun at 7-21
Tel. 08 61911

Vuokattihall cafe
Tel. 0444 148 811

Sales office
Open Mon-Fri at 8-16
Tel. 08 6191 500

Trails and Tracks

The varied terrain of Vuokatti offers an excellent environment for walking and running exercises as well as various tests. The Vuokatinvaara route, the Tour de Vuokatti, is Vuokatti’s most popular cross-country running test site in summer. During the summer, Vuokatti’s charging trails serve as good jogging / mountain biking routes. Its total length is 150 kilometers. 32 kilometers of lighted trail in Vuokatti.

Vaaran testijuoksureitti, 5,2km

-Korkeusero (HD) 166 m

-Kokonaisnousua (TC) 243 m

-Reitit helpoista vaativiin, aina 12 km pitkään 13 vaaraa kiertävään reittiin.

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Eino Leinon polku



Hiukka – Pöllyvaara MTB

Hiidenportti- hiking


Fixed orienteering courses

Vuokatti Sport is surrounded by Finland’s largest fixed orienteering courses. There are 45 square kilometers of orienteering maps to be kept up-to-date on the terrain of the fixed grid network. The World Orienteering Championships was held in Vuokatti in the summer of 2013.

Official practice maps for the World Cup are on sale at Vuokatti Sport’s reception. Orienteering maps are also available from the same location.

Price: 6 € / map

Ask more at Vuokatti Sport’s Reception!


The new well-equipped apartments built in 2020 provide excellent services for both tourists and athletes in the Vuokatti area.  The apartments are in a great and central location near Särkinen beach and some of the apartments have a great view towards lake. The ski tunnel and the first snow tracks are right next door.

The versatile services of Vuokatti Sport such as O’las restaurant, an indoor swimming pool and indoor and outdoor sport venues are just a stone’s throw away from the apartment.

4 + 2 -person holiday apartment, 46 m²:
Two bedrooms with two separate beds in each one, a combined kitchen/living room, where there is a sofabed (possibility of additional beds for two people). Two drying closets, bathroom (shower, toilet, laundry machine) and a seperate WC.

Kitchen is equipped with refrigeratior, coffee maker, stove, toaster, microwave, kettle, cooking utensils, cuttlery and crockery for 6 persons.

The accommodation prices include bedlinen, towels and final cleaning. Minimum booking time 2 nights.

BOOK NOW by using BOOKING TOOL at the top of the page or

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World’s leading Olympic Training Center for winter sports is launched at Vuokatti and Ruka

The Finnish Olympic Committee, Vuokatti Olympic Training Center, Sotkamo Municipality, Kuusamo Town and four Snowboard Federations have signed a contract to establish an Olympic training center of winter sports to Vuokatti and Ruka.

Mika Lehtimäki from Olympic Committee says that the objective is to develop Finnish top-level sports in international competitiveness in the long-term development by efficiently focusing in human and financial resources on Vuokatti-Ruka’s operating environment.

The focus of the new Olympic Training Center is on alpine skiing, biathlon, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined. Tahko’s alpine school in Kuopio, Nilsiä, will also functionally become part of the new Olympic training center.

There will be large investments to Vuokatti and Ruka. These include, among others, financial investment, construction, employees and investments to the training facilites.

The CEO of Vuokatti Sport Veikko Halonen emphasizes in the continuous development of the training facilities.

“The cooperation agreed by the federations will ensure that Vuokatti’s training conditions will continue to develop. Our goal is to be one of the world’s leading training centers for winter sports and it requires constant renewal even in training conditions. We can only develop them through joint decisions,”

Chinese Sport Academy to Vuokatti

On Wednesday 27.6. Vuokatti Sport and Sports Ministry of the People’s Republic of China have signed a major 1+3 year contract. The cooperation project will permanently bring up to 150 Chinese winter sports athletes to Vuokatti.

The Academy is a natural extension to the cooperation initiated in 2016. The current project has brought Chinese winter athletes to Vuokatti in 2017. Athletes are training for Beijing Olympic Winter Games 2022.

Hong Ping head of the Chinese Sports Ministry of winter sports visited Vuokatti recently. Sports Ministry has a desire to build winter sports strongly to China and they were convinced of Vuokatti’s facilities and knowledge for winter sports.

Vuokatti Sport organizes the athletes everything they need for training, teaching and daily life. The impact of this project is significant.