Oulu has 15 official beaches on the river, lake and sea fronts. During the peak summer season, lifeguards patrol the Nallikari and Tuira beaches.

The ice swimming hole is located on Tuira beach, Koskitie 58. For more information on ice swimming visit the Oulun Talviuimarit website (in Finnish).

Beaches on the north side of the River Oulujoki:

Beaches on the south side of the River Oulujoki:

There are beach volley courts on the beaches in Nallikari, Pateniemi, Pyykösjärvi and Tuira. Outdoor volley ball courts comprise the Sarasuo court in Anander park and the Koulurinne court in Ylikiiminki. As a rule, the courts are free for use.

Sijainti kartalla: Swimming places

Winter swimmer