On a hot summer’s day the many lakes and ponds invite you to dive into their velvety embrace. During the heart of winter you’ll want to enjoy a day at the spa.
Hyvinkää has the Usmi beach, but the Sääksjärvi beach, which belongs to Nurmijärvi, is only 20 km away from the city centre.
Usmi beach is about 5 km away from the city centre, at Usminjärventie 206. During the summer the beach has a lifeguard. The beach has changing rooms and a toilet.
The Sääksjärvi beach is located in Nurmijärvi which is about 20 km away from Hyvinkää. By car the best route to the beach is via the Hanko-Mäntsälä road and Rajamäentie to Kiljavantie which has signposts to the beach. The beach is open from the beginning of June to the second weekend of August. The beach has changing rooms, a café, toilets and a separate surfing area. The beach is excellent for children because the water deepens slowly. You can also rent rowboats from the beach.
In addition to the official swimming spots, the several ponds of the Kytäjä-Usmi outdoor recreation area offer cooling swimming opportunities into natural waters. The Piilolammi and Kiiskilampi ponds have jetties from which you can reach the water easily. Download the Kytäjä-Usmi electric map or get a paper map from the tourist information office
Sveitsi Swimming Pool
You can refresh yourself all year round at the delightful and versatile Sveitsi swimming pool. Summer rains or below zero weather aren’t problems because when the indoor pools are in use, you can indulge yourself in the warm hot tub or enjoy the massaging shower and go wild in the water slide.
The outdoor pools have a vast grass area for sun-worshippers, and it is open during the summer. The 50-metre pool is excellent for swimmers, whereas the diving pool and children’s pool offer fun in the water for adrenaline junkies and kids respectively.
The pool area also has a beach volley court and a ping pong table. Café Sveitsi makes sure you don’t go hungry.
The pool is open in winter Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 6.30 – 20 (21)
Wed 12.30 – 20 (21), Sat, Sun 10.30 – 18 (19)
The outdoor pools are open during the summer.
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The Kaupunkisilta lido is a cosy place with its sandy beach, and it is only a kilometre away from the city centre. It has a grass area for sun-worshippers, a gym for sports enthusiasts and a park for children. The kiosk sells treats.
During the summer the area is guarded daily 11 - 19.