Kids can find plenty of activities at Tahko for every day of the holiday. And when the kids are having fun, also the parents can enjoy themselves.
On the slopes of Tahko, the children’s lift and slope are located next to the main lifts and slope restaurant Tiroli. Children under 7 wearing a helmet have free admittance to all lifts when accompanied by a parent! The kids’ ski school offers a fun way to learn skiing: Werneri for kids over four, and Kinos for kids over eight. Tahko Ski School offers also private skiing lessons suitable for all ages. Snow fun can also be experienced in the kids sled hill located close to the children's skiing slope, as well as in the traditional pole sled. During winter holiday season there are many snowy events, such as fun slalom and sledding competitions.
If you prefer a warmer ride, you will enjoy a sleigh ride, where you can just sit back and relax under warm blankets. The horses with their sleighs can be found on the ice covered Tahkolahti right outside restaurant Tirol. Those interested in horses are also welcome to visit Riding Club Tahko Areena, where you can ride horses or just get to know the stable and its' animals. There are horse safaris suitable for riders of all levels, as well as riding lessons and pony rides. Horse safaris are suitable for begginners, too.
At Ski cafe, located right next to Sääskiniementie and a cross-country skiing track, you can see reindeer and enjoy a reindeer sleigh ride either alone or in a bigger group.
Tahko Farmi is a petting zoo opened in summer 2014. At the farm the whole family can spend a fun day and see many adorable farm animals.
Also Tahko Spa has many activities for children. In the pool area, the spa has a water slide, kids’ pool, water toys, swimming lessons. In addition, kids have a play area Kidius Corner, children’s bowling alley, and possibility to play floor-ball, indoor football or badminton at the multifunctional arena.
At Sokos Hotel Tahkovuori, children have their own play area where they can jump into the ball pit. There are also many events for children and youngsters throughout winter.
At Tahko Tours holiday village, there is a skating rink where you can also rent skates. There is also a sledding hill for kids.
If the parents wish to spend some time together, there are qualified babysitters available at Tahko area. The Mannerheim League for Child Welfare offers short time babysitting services. Please call +358 (0)50 - 3821 891 (Mon-Fri 8-12am). Also the local 4H offers babysitting services. There are babysitters available for any time of the day, also weekends and public holidays. Please call +358 (0)400 637 013.