This accessibility statement applies to Turku City's web service Hellewi. The web page's address is kuntapalvelut.fi/turunmuseot.
The Status of Web Accessibility of the Digital Service
The web service functions under the law of providing accessible online content (WCAG). The providers evaluate the accessibility of the service themselves.
Within the next ten years, the sports facility network will have significant updating requirements as several central and popular sports facilities will reach the end of their life cycle. For this reason, the Sports Services initiated working on a sports facility network update plan in the autumn of 2019.
Information about the opening times, services and restrictions of Sports Services during the state of emergency caused by coronavirus is gathered on this page. The page is updated as more details occur.
For a long time, Ruissalo was used for pasture. People began cutting down groves in the 1540s to cultivate fields. Around the same time, Ruissalo came under the rule of Turku Castle, and its crops were used for the castle’s needs. In the 1550s Ruissalo became the hunting grounds for the Duke of Finland.
For working out independently
With the Kimmoke Wristband, you get access to the city’s public swimming pools and gyms from Monday to Friday until 3:30 p.m. and all day during weekends.
“I’ve been going to the gym regularly and swimming twice a week, and the benefits are obvious!”
The objective is to promote fitness and wellbeing of all people, professional prerequisites of top athletes and competitiveness and attractiveness of the whole city. The mission is to create an ecosystem which promotes sports, exercise, wellbeing and health by integrating actors.
Turku will become nationally and internationally attractive and respected centre of sports and exercise, combining:
Experience Turku from a whole new perspective, and visit the city by night. Familiarise yourself with beautiful places, interesting locations and historical moments, all from the perspective of nighttime.
Map has been designed and created by the first year students of cultural production from Humak University of Applied Sciences.
For school aged children in their own or nearby school after the school day.
Art Center in Your School activity:
- Instrument guidance individually
- Visual art guidance in a group
- Guidance for dance and movement expression in a group
No guidance 11.10.–17.10.2021
No guidance on winterbreak 21.2.–27.2.2022. There is also an easter break in april.
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10 x adult and child entry fee:
- Impivaara swimming centre + gym
- Kupittaa Sports Hall
- Samppalinna's and Kupittaa's outdoor swimming halls
- Petrelius Swimming Hall
- Paattisten aluetalo gym
- Varissuo Ice Hall Gym
- Park field
10 x Water Gym lesson fees:
- Impivaara Swimming Centre
- Petrelius Swimming Hall
30 x adult entry fees:
Exercise not only supports other life habits but also helps in weight control and weight loss. Help and encouragement in adding more exercise to your lifestyle can be received from our weight control groups. The goal is to help find the joy of exercise and make it a fixed part of your life.
Use the BMI counter to help choose the right group:
A disability, chronic disease, or the use of mobility aids are no impediment to exercising. Applied services offer joy of movement for kids, youth and adults.
Are you looking for a perfect way to start moving? The Sports Service Center offers adults an easy way to get started.
The City of Turku maintains over 50 km of ski tracks in total on jogging trails. When there is little snow, only the Nunnavuori ski track and its additional loops will be maintained with snow cannons and transferred snow.
Information about the conditions of ski tracks in Turku can be found on the Latuinfo website in Finnish. The site has a table that is updated daily during the skiing season.
Skiing equipment can be rented from the Impivaara ski rental service.
Rules at Park Field Artificial Ice Rink (Parkki field)
- Do not leave any valuables in the shelters.
Be sure to always follow the current rules and regulations and the staff’s instructions, as well as maintaining cleanliness and good manners. This ensures that everyone can train and practise safely and without disturbances.
The work Kimono by Karin Widnäs (b. 1946) was revealed on the opening day of the Turku Capital of Culture year on 15 January 2011. The work is formed of special bricks shaped like Japanese kimonos, built in a wastewater treatment station pipe. The mould of the bricks has been prepared on the basis of the artist’s plaster mould at the ceramics factory of IDO.
The sculpture Daisy by Jani Rättyä (b.1973) and Antti Stöckel (b.1973), situated on the grass area between the ship Suomen Joutsen (Swan of Finland) and Forum Marinum, is a temporary work of Turku’s outdoor collection with an estimated lifespan of 3 to 5 years. The stem of the plant consists of 12 wooden parts, the petals have been made of fibreglass strengthened with steel and the yellow centre of the flower is made of wood.
The main sports using the Kupittaa ball game hall are futsal, basketball, volleyball, floorball, badminton and gymnastics. Adult teams and the oldest junior teams playing in the highest series of the aforesaid sports will train and compete in the hall.
Turku has a comprehensive network of sand and stone dust fields. Most of the fields can be reserved via the Timmi reservation planner. Part of the fields are in free use and cannot be reserved.