Winter swimming


Winter swimming in Oulu river with a winter swimming instructor.  A safe way to get to know swimming in the ice cold water. Do you know what is Finnish sisu? This is a way to try it! You feel like a winner when you´ve done it!

Service provider : Tonttu Tärmön Paja Categories: ,



We meet at Oulu River winter swimming place in Tuira Koskitie 58, 90500 Oulu . The winter swimming instructor will tell you how to proceed step by step. We warm up in the nearby park area and go to the dressing rooms and change to swimsuits. Winter swimming instructor will see you safely through the swimming in the ice cold water. We go to the dressing rooms and change clothes.

Liability insurance for customers

Group size

2-8 persons

We reserve the right to cancel the program if the minimum size of the group is not reached. If the program is canceled, you will receive an email notification and your payment will be refunded

Duration 1 h

Warming up and swimming 1 h

What to bring with you?

You need your own swimsuit and towel.

Health issues

You have to be in moderate condition to participate and if you have any heart symptoms, this product is not suitable for you! You have to be over 15 years old. Face masks and hand disinfection solution are available in the ice swimming dressing rooms.

Recommendation for clothing in winter

We recommend wearing warm winter clothes. You can best protect yourself in the traditional way by wearing two or three layers of warm clothes under a windproof jacket and trousers. The best winter boots are long and warm. Remember to wear a warm hat and gloves.


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Tonttu Tärmön Paja Oy  (Elf Tärmö´s workshop Ltd.)

We make guided walking tours and bus tours on request in Oulu area.

Also customized day trips up to 220 km are available.

Guiding services are authorized by The Federation of Finnish Tourist Guide Associations.