What To Do?
Fun and exciting activities for children – Saldus municipality has plenty to offer!
Brocēni Forest Park and Ropes Courses
The forest park is a great place to enjoy the forest and go for walks along the walking trails (approximately 3km long). There is a rhododendron garden in the forest – visitors can enjoy more than 60 blooming rhododendrons in early summer.
Two ropes courses – “Brocēni Air Trails” – will let you enjoy the perfect outdoor adventure. The low ropes course is available for everyone at any time and no equipment is needed. The high ropes adventure course (approximately 8m above the ground) can only be used with safety equipment and when accompanied by an instructor. The visits need to be booked in advance. To book your adventure, please call instructor Olga (mob. +371 24933055) preferably at least 24 hours prior to your visit. The ropes course can be used free of charge.
Indoor Play Centre “Happy Kids”
The largest indoor play centre in Kurzeme features a spacious indoor playground with a ball pit and slides, and a toddler play area. Laser tag is available by prior arrangement. A great place for family celebrations. The building also houses a casual dining restaurant, which offers catering for functions.
Lake Saldus & Beach
Lake Saldus is situated near the town centre, between the hillfort and picturesque hills. The lake covers 11.9 hectares and has swimming areas for both adults and children. There is a boat ramp, a pier, a recreation area with playgrounds and a beach volleyball court. In summer, visitors can have a drink or a snack at the beach cafe “Bungalo”.
Playground “The Duckling” (“Pīļuks”)
The largest playground in Saldus is located between Lielā street and the Ciecere river. It is suitable for kids of various ages. There is a separate play area for younger children (up to three years old), but the main play area is for older children and teenagers and has a zip line. There is also a small outdoor stage for events.
Minigolf, Pedal Carts And Play Equipment
During the summer, visitors can play minigolf on an 18-hole course, ride pedal carts and play various games free of charge next to Saldus sports complex. There is also a bouncy castle. During the winter season, the minigolf is moved indoors and can be enjoyed in the building of Saldus swimming pool.
Musical Trail in Blīdene
In the park in the village centre there is a trail with five musical stops featuring different musical elements. The trail includes Rainbow drums, xylophones, “Bell Lyre”, and tubular bells. The musical stations allow visitors to enjoy outdoor activities and encourage explorative, imaginative play.