Activities for families with children

Equipment rental shop

You can rent activities such as canoes, sup boards, boats and bikes for the whole family from our equipment rental shop. Please note, however, that some of the rental equipment is intended for adults only!

Before making a reservation, read the Booking Terms for equipment rental on the Booking Terms page.

Prices for activities

Most of our activities for children are free.

See the activity price list for paid activity prices.


Tommolansalmi children's activities

Lots of free things to do for the kids

At Tommolansalmi, we have taken into account even our youngest customers, and there is a wide range of things to do for children of all ages.

Almost all of our activities for children are free. Ask the staff for free activities!

Note! All equipment that can be borrowed and rented is almost certainly available during the summer season. Make sure equipment and games are available in advance during the winter season, as we do not store all equipment in the campsite during the winter.


Tommolansalmi children's activities

Forest playground, sandpit, swimming toys, trampoline and swings

The camping area has a little forest playground with a children’s playhouse with toys. We also have a sandbox and sand toys.

Swimming toys can be borrowed from the resort’s reception / summer restaurant.

The camping area also has a trampoline and swings and disc golf baskets for children (disc golf discs can be borrowed from the reception).


Tommolansalmi children's activities

Bicycles for the whole family

You can borrow children’s bicycles (for children up to 7-8 years old) from the resort’s reception / summer restaurant free of charge. Older children and adults can rent bikes, which can be rented from the equipment rental shop.

Games and fishing equipment

Equipment for volleyball, badminton, croquet and Finnish outdoor bowling (mölkky) can be borrowed from the playhouse behind the sandy field.

Fishing equipment can be borrowed from the resort’s reception / summer restaurant.

Swimming beaches

There are several beaches on the shores of Lake Korpijärvi, and our sandy beaches are shallow and child-friendly.

Each holiday cottage and sauna has its own beach in front of it (reserved for cottage and sauna renters).

Guests staying with us can also go swimming at the beach in front of the lakeside sauna, which is intended for use by all guests staying with us.

Hiking destinations

You can also go fishing or cycling, for example, or you can row a rowing boat with the whole family to a nearby island where you can have a picnic, as you can rent the necessary equipment from us for all of them (including life jackets for children).

On the Korpijärvi area’s tourism website you will find tips on hiking trails suitable for families with children, as well as presentations and maps of the destinations.


Tommolansalmi children's activities

Winter sports equipment

In winter, children also enjoy going sledding if the snow conditions only allow the sledding hill to be built from snow. In winter you can borrow sledding equipment and a kicksled.

We also borrow skis, ski boots and poles for free, as long as you notify us in advance what size ski equipment you need. There are a limited number of sizes.

You can also try skiing and ice skating on the lake ice when the ice situation allows.

Things to do for families with children in Mäntyharju

Movie theatre “Elokuvateatteri Kino” (Kompantie 22, Mäntyharju)

The Kino in Mäntyharju is a digital 3D theater where you can see new films for the whole family! Note! The subtitles of the films are in Finnish, but the films are usually in English (excluding Finnish adult’s and children’s films).

Forest playground / outdoor playground (Mäntyharju Sports Area, Urheilutie 1, Mäntyharju)

Mäntyharju has a forest playground / outdoor playground for children aged 4-12, which also has a mountain bike track for children. In winter, the area offers skiing and ice skating, as well as a hill for sledding. The place is free and open all year round. Toilets can be found in the Kisala Sports Hall which is next to the playground.

See more tips on visiting destinations suitable for families with children on our new travel website:!

Things to do for families with children in the surrounding area

Tornimäki (Metsä-Sairilantie 4, Mikkeli)

The winter sports center in Mikkeli offers excellent skiing and downhill skiing opportunities for the whole family. You can go snowboarding, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, telemark or even sledding on site.

Valkealatalo indoor swimming pool (Toikkalantie 5, Valkeala)

The indoor swimming pool is ideal for families with children, as it has a children’s pool and hot tub. In connection with the swimming pool, there is a gym, judo gym and sports hall, as well as a café. In addition, there is an ice rink and a cross-country ski run in winter in the vicinity of the swimming pool.

Visulahti Amusement Park (Visulahdentie 1, Mikkeli)

Visulahti is an amusement park located in Mikkeli, about 49 km from Tommolansalmi.

Tykkimäki Amusement Park, Aquapark and Actionpark (Kanuunakuja 2, Kouvola, Käyrälammentie 20, 45200 Kouvola and Tommolankatu 9, 45130 Kouvola)

Tykkimäki is an amusement park in Kouvola, about 56 kilometers from Tommolansalmi. Tykkimäki Aquapark is right next to it. Actionpark is an indoor play park in Kouvola, part of Tykkimäki, open all year round.