Ventspils unveils year-round toboggan track

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A new tobogganing track has been commissioned in the coastal city Ventspils, which will be open throughout the year under any weather conditions, said Ventspils municipal establishment 'Ventspils Communal Council' on June 1.

The overall length of the route at Ventspils Adventure Park is 800 meters, of which the track is 580 meters and the hoist is 220 meters.

The track will be available to visitors as of June 10 this year.

The sled will be able to reach a speed of 40 km/h during the ride. One or two people will be able to ride in the sled at the same time.

The construction work of the toboggan track was carried out by the company SIA “Pilsbūve”, as well as by the subcontractor, the German toboggan producer Josef Wiegand GmbH & Co. KG. The project was co-financed by the State budget at €1.6 million.

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