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Juoksijat Jyväskylän Satamassa. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

The Rantaraitti route for bicycle and pedestrian traffic travels the shores of Lake Jyväsjärvi. The Rantaraitti is a beautiful and practical activity area. On the Rantaraitti, it is safe to move on foot, on a bicycle, or rollerblades, as there are few car crossings. Thanks to the bridges, you can conveniently choose the route length you prefer. The Rantaraitti also provides a fluent route from various parts of the city to the city centre.

Rantaraitti in a nutshell

Length: 12.76 km Short route (Mattilanniemi-Kuokkalansilta): 5.9 km Long route (Viherlandia-Kuokkalansilta): 8.3 km Rantaraitti is wider than normal for a cycle/ pedestrian route (3.2 m) and paved throughout its length. Rantaraitti has been surfaced in a special finegrained asphalt to make walking and cycling easier.

Lake Jyväsjärvi Rantaraitti recreational route - Finland’s largest outdoor gym

Map of Rantaraitti Outdoor Gym. Image Anne-Mari Ohra-aho

Rantaraitti is a recreational route circling Lake Jyväsjärvi. It has in just a few years become extremely popular among walkers, cyclists and rollerbladers who can enjoy both natural and urban landscapes through all four seasons of the year. Rantaraitti is just one of the city’s numerous pedestrian and cycling paths that encourage people to make physical activity an everyday part of life.

It is also Finland’s largest outdoor gym with a total of 15 fitness stops and workout stations located along the route. Each fitness station focuses on a different activity (e.g., cross training, circuit training, street workout). The fitness spots have been designed in such a way that they make it possible to obtain a comprehensive workout.

List of the City’s free-of-charge outdoor gyms

Most of the City’s outdoor gyms are located in sports parks or along Rantaraitti and typically include 5-10 easy-to-use gym devices. Training at the various gym spots provides you with a versatile full-body workout. Here are the gyms named by the area where there in and the address with a link to a outdoor map.

Kangaslampi: Taimistontie 6a, 40340 Jyväskylä

Keljonkanngas: Soratie 9, 40530 Jyväskylä

Korpilahti: Kokkotie 20, 41800 Korpilahti

Palokka: Palokkajärven rantaraitin varrella, rantalentopallokentän vieressä, 40270 Palokka

Satama (Rantaraitti): Satamakatu 8, 40100 Jyväskylä

Suuruspää (Rantaraitti): Suuruspääntie 14, 40520 Jyväskylä

Säynätsalo: Urheilukentäntie. 40900 Säynätsalo

Tikkakoski: Koulukatu 5: 41160 Tikkakoski

Tuomiojärven uimaranta: Polvitie 1, 40200 Jyväskylä

Äijälänranta (Rantaraitti): Äijälänrannantie 36, 40520 Jyväskylä