Ski track is now open!


Imatra First snow ski track opened 15.10.2021 made from snow produced and stored in the previous winter. The track is located at Ukonniemi-stadium and it utilizes roller ski tracks and nearby areas. For ski season 2021-2022 we have stored more snow than ever before, around 75 000 cubic meters! First snow ski track offers both easier sections for recreational skiers and more challenging parts for professional skiers. Take a closer look on track profiles on the Skiing tracks -page.

For ski season 2021-2022 the tracks will be opened in three different stages. In the first stage, track opens on 15 October, approx. 1.5 km loop around Ukonniemi-stadium area. The trail extended 12 November to approx. 2.8 km. Our service promise is to keep this length well maintained in all weather conditions until the end 2021. The first snow trail will be extended to its full approx. 5 km lenght when the overall weather situation allows it. Read more about the opening stages on the Skiing tracks -page.

You can use first snow ski track and it’s services only by purchasing ski pass from online shop or from several points of sale at Ukonniemi area. The validity of ski passes are controlled by random control checks. If required, you have to be able to present your valid ski pass from your mobile phone or printed.  Read more info about ski passes and points of sale.


Current news


  • The showers at Ukonniemi Arena are closed for skiers on Mon 10 Jan 7am-1pm, Wed 12 Jan 7am-1pm, Fri 14 Jan 7am-1pm.
  • Skiing at the first snow track is now, starting 13 December 2021, free of charge.

Skiing tracks

The track has sections for both professional (2.8 km) and recreational (1.9 km) skiers. Starting point at Ukonniemi Stadium.

Track info

Ukonniemi testing center

Ukonniemi testing center offers services just nearby the skiing track.  You can test your explosive strenght, strenght output, speed and agility, endurance and body composition.  A direct endurance test is performed by measuring respiratory gases using K5 analyzer.

To testing center

Hiihdä ympäri vuoden

Ukonniemen alue tarjoaa tasokkaat puitteet hiihtoon ympäri vuoden. 3,5 km rullahiihtorataa on kehuttu Suomen parhaimmaksi. Alueella on järjestetty mm. Lake Saimaa Roller Ski Marathon joka oli osa Visma Ski Classics Challenger -sarjaa.



The Ukonniemi area in Imatra is a perfect setting for an active holiday.  The services of the Imatra city centre are a little more than five kilometres away from Ukonniemi and Ukonniemi is only a two-hour train ride away from Helsinki.

Ukonniemi info


Nearby the first snow track there are various possibilities for accommodation and few of those are located just along the first snow ski tracks.


Accommodation info