The City of Turku Recreation Division has mainly returned to normal after the state of emergency caused by coronavirus this spring. Some safety restrictions remain in force and some events have been cancelled. (Updated 25/6/2020.)

City Orchestra

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra´s autumn season has been published and ticket sales has begun.

Library Services

Turku City Library will return to normal opening hours on August 17, 2020. The self-service period returns to local libraries from 7 am to 9 pm. The library's autumn events and group visits are carried out taking into account covid safety restrictions and safe distances.

Sports Services

On 14 May, Turku will open outdoor sports facilities maintained by the City of Turku so that they can be used by city residents and clubs. In all outdoor sports facilities, activities will begin in accordance with the normal seasonal schedule.

From 1 June onwards, the restriction on gathering will be eased and the allowed number of people gathering will be 50 instead of the current 10. This restriction will also be applied at outdoor sports facilities.

Separate decisions will be made on opening municipal outdoor swimming stadiums, swimming centres, indoor sports facilities, ball game hall, indoor ice rinks and changing rooms located at outdoor sports facilities. Decisions are made on the basis of Government policies and progression of the coronavirus epidemic.

Museum Services

The Pharmacy Museum and the Qwensel House, the Biological Museum, the Kylämäki Village of Living History in Kurala, Luostarinmäki, and Turku Castle will be opened on 1 June. WAM will be opened on 2 June. Guidance, events, workshops or courses will not be arranged during May, June or July.

Youth Services

As restrictions related to coronavirus are eased, the City of Turku Youth Services offer new kinds of open youth facility activities from 1 June to 31 July. In addition, e-services that were initiated over spring and functioned well will continue. The exact operating times and open youth facilities will be confirmed over May. Valid instructions related to coronavirus will be followed in all activities.