The total length of the luge and bobsleigh track is 1420 m; it features 16 curves and allows for a maximum speed of 125 km/h. The track can accommodate competitions and training sessions in luge, bobsleigh, and skeleton events. Tourists are offered a ride in a soft bob, called vuchko, and in a winter or a summer bob piloted by experienced athletes.
The history of bobsleigh in Sigulda goes back to the late 19th century, when Prince Kropotkin built on his estate a 900 meter bobsleigh track with one curve.
The present-day Sigulda track was designed at the research centre of the Leipzig Sports Bureau, and built by "Graming", a company from Sarajevo.