Samppalinna Outdoor Swimming Stadium


  • By bus: Föli timetables
  • Parking areas: The nearest parking area is located behind the State Office Building, with disabled parking near the exit turnstile.


  • Located on top of a steep hill.
  • Entry with a wristband through the turnstile next to the cash desk or the turnstile near the café.

Cash desk

  • Payment methods: cash and bank card

Supervision/first aid

  • the lifeguard station is located in the pool area, tel.
  • first aid: the lifeguard station is equipped with first aid equipment and a defibrillator.

Café and packed food

  • Located in the pool area, Café Samppis offers refreshments and food, ranging from small snacks to more filling food.
  • Visitors may also bring their own food (no alcoholic beverages) to the stadium area.


  • Do not come to the facilities if you are ill.
  • Keep a safety distance of 2 meters to other customers and staff.
  • Take care of proper washing of yourself and remember to have a good hand hygiene.
  • Follow the instructions of the staff.

Samppalinna Outdoor Swimming Stadium is a refreshing oasis in the centre of Turku. Its large pool has room for everyone, from swimmers to aqua joggers, divers and people who just want to splash about. A separate children’s pool is available for the little ones. The wide sun decks and lawn areas have plenty of room for sunbathers.

  • Non-swimmers and children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an
  • adult who is able to swim.
  • The outdoor swimming stadium has a sauna in the women and men’s shower areas.
  • The pool level can be accessed by lift from the dressing rooms that are located on the floor below.
  • The children’s pool is located higher than the rest of the pool level. Access by stairs.
  • Samppalinna Outdoor Swimming Stadium is non-smoking.


  • Samppalinna is accessed with a wristband. Old Exercise Cards are not in use.
  • Avoid long queues – load entries into your Exercise Wristband in advance.
  • Exercise, Senior and Kimmoke Wristbands allow you to skip queues and enter through the turnstiles.
  • You can also load your wristband at the Sports Services Centre Customer Service Point and Impivaara Swimming Centre.
  • Please note! Samppalinna Outdoor Swimming Stadium cannot be accessed with loaded series of entries for adults that are intended for accessing Impivaara Swimming Centre.
  • Further information: wristbands and price list

Visiting address: 

Volter Kilven katu 2
20800 Turku


Cashier +358 40 587 0382
+358 40 548 5739

Opening hours

Cashier is open
11.5.2022 - 18.9.2022
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 20:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 19:00

Special opening hours

September weekend opening hours
3.9.2022 - 17.9.2022
Sat - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
September weekend opening hours
4.9.2022 - 18.9.2022
Sun - Sun 08:00 - 15:00