is a favourite destination for families in Uppsala, whether they are residents or visitors. This huge recreational centre is particularly popular for its swimming pools and water slides. The water park is one of Sweden’s largest, which is perfect for children, but there are also many activities for athletic adults or those just looking to relax.
Family days out at Fyrishov
If you are travelling with children, you will find Fyrishov offers the perfect family day out in Uppsala. The venue’s most famous feature is its water park: paddling pools, Jacuzzis, jet streams, water cannons, waterfalls and slides offer families hours of fun. Experienced swimmers can enjoy the Olympic-sized pool and diving board, while beginners can spend time in the teaching pool.
If it is too cold to get wet, there are many other fun activities for the family to enjoy. The venue has its own ten pin bowling hall, perfect for a simple evening of entertainment and parties. The kids may also want to test their skills at table tennis or mini golf.
Outdoor activities like mini golf, beach volleyball, football and canoeing are also available. Moreover, the grounds are home to many of Uppsala’s local sports teams, including its basketball, athletics, judo, weightlifting and volleyball teams.
If you are visiting the city for business and would like to keep active, head to the park and join a Zumba class or get your training sessions in. If you are short on time, the hotel also has its own fitness facilities for you to enjoy.
Meetings and events
In addition to all the sports, swimming and fun to be had at Fyrishov, there are excellent meeting and events facilities. The venue holds around 300 events each year and has meeting rooms for small groups up to parties of 3,700. If you need additional facilities or something more close to home, the hotel can also cater up to 100 people.
Fyrishov is just 20 minutes’ walk from the city centre, and 25 minutes from Park Inn by Radisson Uppsala
on foot. Guests can relax in comfortable rooms after a long day and enjoy a meal at the hotel restaurant.