In Vilsta beach area and camping you can play beachvolleyball and the city of Eskilstuna havve provided two fields for you. Just go there, the net is Always there during the summer season if noone has stolen it. You collect your friends and and buy a ball, then you play it.
Equipment: You need just a ball and many friends if you want to do this beach activity.
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Fishing in Eskilstuna river.
You try to catch fishes from the river of Eskilstuna. There are some rules of what you are allowed to do and not. You can contact sportfiskarna in Eskilstuna and they will provide you with all their knowledge and local inofrmation about fishing places, what kind of fishes, laws and local traditions. It is important to follow the rules and not think that you can do what you want to do.
Equipment: You use your own equipment or rent some from some other fishermen.
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Canoeing on Eskilstuna river.
Canoeing or kayaking on the rivers in Eskilstuna. You can paddle and feel free on the water around my city Eskilstuna. My city has lots of water around, so there are so many opportunities to do this activity.
Equipment: You need a kayak or a canoe of course. Check with the sports shops or the tourist information about more detailed information about this activity.
- Family Travel
- Sailing and Boating
Here you can see GUIF play handball. GUIF plays in the highest division called Elitserien and you can buy tickets at the game. You have also have another handball team here called HK Eskil. I played there some years when I was younger. I dont play handball any more... LOL Maybe the goal keepers are more happy for that then me, I have saved their heads from my bad shooting.
Equipment: In the break you need to buy a coffee or something to drink. Go before the rest of spectators, and I mean some minutes before the break. Then you dont have so many people before you in the line. And after that you can relax with the things you buy.
Zero one six - skating park.
here you can skate and use your skateboard. On Wednesdays between 18.00-20.00 you are only allowed to use your bmx here. usuually the opening time will be between 15.00-20.00 and all other time is possible to rent for schools, private parties or companies. They also have a café here and they have good prices for sandwiches and coffee. You can also watch tv here, play video games, play table tennis and snooker. This skatingpark is one of the best in Sweden. It is KFUM Eskilstuna which is responsible for this skatingpark. You can aslo book teachers if you want to have help when you skate.
Equipment: You need your inlines or your skateboard if you shall come. Of course you can rent here too. If you are under 18 years old, you must use a helmet when you do your skating.
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In the forest, Årbyskogen, you can walk around and run. During the winter you can ski here if you want. You arent allowed to bike here. They have fireplaces where you can have your own barbeque and also a smaller football field.
Equipment: What you need to your activity!
- Hiking and Walking
Here you can swim and relax. When you get tired of swimming you can use your time to be in the sauna or in the jacuzzi and relax. They have a café where you can buy something to eat or drink at your visit here. I have seen many families bring their own pic nic so that can be a good thing to do.
Equipment: Bathing suit and bring a towell too.
- Water Sports
Eskilstuna´s sport lives
Well, we can not say in Eskilstuna that we have so very good football teams. Then you have to go to Stockholm if you want to see more professional football. We have a very good handball team called GUIF. They play in the first division in Sweden and we also have a good speedway team called Smederna.
Equipment: Just your own clothes.
Well, Munktellarenan is a house where you can practise many kind of sports. for the moment you can exercise athletics inside during the winter time in Sweden and they have competitions here. You can also play/train basketball, volleyball and floorball. They have a very big gym here too and you can have a easy day too. You can pratise bangolf, a smaller type of golf and you can play ping pong. You can also play the French game, boule. And after that you can have a nice shower and a sauna. They have a café here too, so just enjoy your time here.
Equipment: What do you need? Indoor clothes and a pair of shoes.
Here you have a little hill where you can ski and play with your kids if it is a very good winter. You have to get up to the top on the hill and then ski down on your own.
Equipment: if you want to ski you should use skis. Otherwise you can use a plastic bag to sit on and let the hill take you down. Watch out, it can be a dangerous game too.
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- Family Travel
- School Holidays
Sundbyholms travbana is a horseracetrack about 10 km north of Eskilstuna. Here you can eat good food and watch the races either out or inside.
And of course you can bet money!
Combine this with a visit to the Sundbyholm Castle.
Very nice indeed!
- Casino and Gambling
Equipment: When you go to Power Gym, you will just use your own training clothes, and bring a towel, because after a training here you need to have a shower.
GUIF - a handball team.
632 20 Eskilstuna
11:00 – 13:00
Equipment: You just bring your own clother for exercising. No shoes you have used outside. Fresh clothes, so you dont smell bad.
You can find this football field in Sunbyholm. It is situated around 10 kilometers outside Eskilstuna.
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