At all times, it is important to be creative, exercise, stay active and keep the spirits up. However, the current state of emergency caused by coronavirus makes it even more important than usual. On this page, you will find the selection of virtual events and services offered by the City of Turku Recreation Division.

Digital services are offered both online and via phone. The pages are constantly updated as the situation develops, so stay tuned.

Culture and coffee in company at Turku City Library

Turku City Library offers a sense of community through coffee mornings on Instagram Live. The web library continues to function and reading tips are available regardless of exceptional circumstances.

Museums offer audio tours

Are you interested in different stages of building the Turku Castle, medieval information or city life during the 19th century? 
Check the audio guides to museums in Turku and enjoy a traditional guided tour at the museum of your choice. 

How about listening to concerts of Turku Philharmonic Orchestra while talking a walk? Image: Hilkka Pirttijärvi

Concerts available online

You can now listen to concerts of Turku Philharmonic Orchestra from a distance. The website has a large collection of past web concerts and new concerts will be recorded over spring.

Youth Services took a leap in the digital world

Youth workers can be widely reached through different social media channels and by more traditional means such as calling or texting. They offer help with homework, tips for what to do, motivation, responses to questions and company of a safe, listening and understanding adult. 

The social media channels will also feature live concerts, craft instructions art and other content for free time. Children will find things to do by visiting the social media channels of Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto.

Facebook live from Impivaara Swimming Centre offers ab workouts, basics of hip hop dancing and exercise to keep your muscles fit. Image: Eeva Haapanen

Take part in online exercise classes

Keeping fit and exercising is important, regardless of circumstances. Check the link below to find exercise videos for various age groups. On the same page you will also find tips for spending time outdoors in nature and a link to live exercise sessions that you can take part in via the Facebook page of Impivaara Swimming Centre.