Vuokatti Sport Biathlon Team on a first training camp of the year with coaches Kaisa Mäkäräinen, Ville Nousiainen and Kalle Lassila!

Happy to announce a new Vuokatti Sport Biathlon Team!

The group that is designated especially to young adults is currently on their first training camp. The team consists of nine biathletes between ages 18 and 25 and the team’s training camps will all be located in Vuoaktti. There will be a total of five training camps and the next next training camp will be in September.

Coaches for this team are world class, since the group is coached by Kaisa Mäkäräinen, who ended her biathlon career last spring, together with ex National Team skiers Ville Nousiainen and Kalle Lassila!


Special actions due to Covid-19

Due to the actions and recommendations of Finnish Government with the corona virus Covid -19;

Vuokatti Sport cancels the group classes until 13th April 2020.

Also indoor training facilities (Vuokattihall, Swimming hall, Gym and Artistic Gymnastics hall) are closed.

Accommodation facilities (hotel and apartments) are normally in the use of the holiday makers. Skiing tracks are maintained and in excellent condition.

 


Vuokatti Hiihto 2020 has been cancelled

Vuokatti Hiihto 2020 has been cancelled

The Finnish government today, on Thursday 12 March 2020, recommended that all public events of more than 500 people to be cancelled by the end of May due to the coronavirus epidemic. For this reason, Vuokatti Hiihto event scheduled for Saturday 14.3.2020 has also been cancelled.

We will refund 50 % of the entry fee according to the Force Major rule in the cancellation terms of Sports Events in Kainuun Liikunta. We will send detailed refund instructions to all registered people tomorrow, Friday, March 13, 2020.

We are really sorry for this inconvience! Next Vuokatti Hiihto will be organized on 20.3.2021

Kuvan mahdollinen sisältö: ainakin yksi henkilö, ihmiset seisovat, taivas, puu, lumi, ulkoilma ja luonto

Vuokattisport-Koulurinne reitti avattu

Maaseuturahaston tuella toteutettu reittihanke Länsirinteen ja Koulurinteen välillä on nyt valmis ja hiihtokunnossa. Reitti on valaistu ja kahteen suuntaan  hiihdettävä sekä profiililtaan loivapiirteinen palvellen hiihtäjiä entistä paremmin. Ensi syksystä lähtien reitti on tarkoitus ottaa myös ns. ensilumikäyttöön marraskuun alusta alkaen.  Reitti lisää entisestään Vuokatin vetovoimaa maastohiihtokohteena ja parantaa myös sulanmaan ajalla liikkumista Vuokatin vaaran kupeessa.

Hanke liittyy Manner-Suomen maaseudun kehittämisohjelmaan ja sen toteuttamiseen on saatu EU:n maaseuturahaston osarahoitusta. Hankkeen kustannusarvio oli 365.791,00 €, josta 91.447 €  yksityistä rahoitusta Vuokatin säätiöltä, 35.000 € Sotkamon kunnan rahoitusosuus sekä avustusta EU:lta 115.224 € ja Suomen valtiolta  124.119 €.

Hankkeesta vastasi Vuokatin säätiö ja sen urakoi Pyykkönen Yhtiöt Oy. Suunnittelu toteutettiin Ramboll Oy:n toimesta ja sähkösuunnitelusta vastasi Pöyry Oy.  Vuokatin säätiö kiittää kaikkia kumppaneita ja toivottaa ladun käyttäjät tervetulleeksi uusitulle reitille.


Winter cycling trails has opened in Vuokatti

trail map

From Wed 23rd Jan there is marked trails for winter cyclists, too.

Please check the map above.

Signs as follows:

 


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.


Attention XC-skiers. Plenty of snow fall has been cut trees on the tracks.

Plenty of snow fall has been cut trees on the tracks. Please be careful when skiing down hills up to Vaara track.  Our maintenance department will take them away as soon as they get it.


SCANDINAVIAN CUP – CROSS-COUNTRY RACES | VUOKATTI 13th TO 17th Dec.

From Wednesday 13th at noon until Sunday 17th afternoon ski trails in “Alamaasto”  are reserved for athletes  completion on weekend. There will be more than 400 skiers participating event at Vuokatti. Competition venue is  located close to Vuokattihalli building beside the ski  jumping hills at Tekniikkarinne. For safety reasons recreational skiers will be kindly asked to use other ski tracks during this week .For example ski Tracks towards Vuokattii hills (Heikkilä ) or towards Katinkulta Holday resort.

You will find a map of competition courses at http://vuokattievents.fi/alue—-reittikartat—area-and-maps

ENLARGE PICTURE:


Restrictions on the First Snow Track 11.-12.11.2017

Next weekend xc-and biathlon competitions. Some restrictions on our First Snow Track – on Sat at 13-16 and on Sun at 11-13.

IHANAN LOMAN TARJOUS:

Vuokatti Chalets huoneistot alk. 120 € vuorokausi !

Tarjous voimassa 28.8.2020.

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