Easter is around the corner and the kids have a whole week off from school. What to do with all that free time? Don’t worry – Ethel Engman of Visit Skellefteå will help you plan a fun and engaging break from school.
Visit Skellefteå Museum and their exhibitions Barnsia and Storsia. Storsia is an exhibition that takes you on a journey through the local history of Skellefteå, Norsjö and Malå – from 10,500 BCE to the year 2020 AD. Barnsia is a play-and-learn environment for children from newborn to six years old. It’s a place where they can explore our local history and the roles of agriculture, forests and mines. It’s difficult to express the magic of a place like Skellefteå Museum for kids and adults like. Just go!
Welcome to the trampoline park in Skellefteå. You will never feel more alive than when you hop around this place. Who jumps highest or farthest? And who can make the ultimate jump? A great place for friends, family, and groups of all kinds to gather for good times and exciting activities. There are state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and a high energy sound system to keep the pace up.
Explore, experiment and experience technology and science in a playful way in interactive exhibitions which are fun for the whole family. Experiment in the water park, experience the stars inside our planetarium, drive a tractor, challenge your friends on the climbing wall and even build in a 4D frame. These are some examples of the interactive activities that you can do in this exhibition hall of 800 sq m.
Nothing beats a sunny day out on the slopes. Go cross-country skiing, try sledding or even ride the slopes on a snowboard. There are ski tracks and slopes all around the municipality. You’ll find all of our best tips on where to go at visitskelleftea.se. If you don’t own any equipment, don’t worry – you can rent skis locally at hyras.se, or visit Fritidsbanken at Nordanå and see what winter gear they have available to borrow for free!
Who doesn’t love a trip to the swimming pool? Luckily, there are several pools all around the municipality – Burträsk, Lövånger, Byske and Boliden to name but a few. So hopefully you won’t have to travel far for a visit. Find the pool (badhus) closest to you and go as a family and enjoy the pools. There is no need to wait for summer to have fun in the water; just visit a bathhouse and get splashing and diving and jumping.
Two kilometers from the city center you’ll find Vitberget, an outdoor area for those who love nature. Here you’ll find both a big slope and a children’s slope, a winter walk through the woods, cross-country skiing tracks, two obstacle courses (one for adults and kids over 12 years old, and one for kids younger than 12) and much more. Explore everything that this mountain in the middle of Skellefteå has to offer. Address: Vitberget 10, 93170 Skellefteå
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Skellefteå Adventure Park
A day at Skellefteå Adventure park is what you make of it – a fun activity for the whole family or an adrenaline-filled day that really lets you push your boundaries. The obstacle course in the trees, also called ‘high ropes courses’, is a fun combination of game and adventure. It is an activity that gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself on your own terms. They are open everyday, but you need to book via email first.
A warm cup of coffee, grilled sausages or just a moment to enjoy the outdoors by the fire. There are several shelters and fire pits all around the municipality that are free for all to use. Some of these places have firewood delivered, either by the municipality or by associations, for use by those of you who want to light a fire. However, if you want to be on the safe side it can be good to bring your own firewood, as there is no guarantee that there will be any firewood left.
At Boda Borg you’ll face several different challenges together as a group. It’s an activity for all ages that challenges the brain and body to work together on a variety of problems. Gather your family and friends for a day of fun and competition. Faced with challenges such as climbing walls or answering questions about sports, entertainment or science. The main purpose is to challenge the team’s ability to work as a team as it’s necessary for everyone to pull together to achieve good results.
Challenge your family for a round of bowling. At Bowlingkompaniet, you’ll find 16 alleys with automatic gutter fences for the smallest bowlers. Everyone can get a strike at Bowlingkompaniet! Come and play any day, and if you’re looking for a party then Friday and Saturday evenings are for you. Then you’ll have music playing, alongside an epic lightshow when the Cosmic Bowling begins.
There are plenty of fun and family-friendly events around the Easter Holiday. How about fun crafting days, creative workshops or robots? Or fairytales told in four lanuages including English, Arabic and Persian. These are just a few of the events happening around Easter Holiday. and you can check them all out at visitskelleftea.se/en, so get investigating your next exciting trip!