Sand fields in free use are free of charge for everyone and they cannot be reserved. Night time silence is at 22-07.
The sand fields in free use are mainly small fields or lähikenttä (max. 40x60)
aside from 10 small fields for small-sided games (min. 40x60). The fields are covered with either sand or stone dust.
Turku has plenty of routes to explore all year round. The trails and routes offer good grounds for exercise. You can also take it easy and go on routes by the Aurajoki and just enjoy the views and culture.
Turku has three art museums and many galleries. Nearly hundred outdoor sculptures and works of environmental art belonging to the Turku City Art Collection decorate Turku’s cityscape. You can find also some street art in Turku.
Puppet theatre for adults or musicals for children? On a big stage or at the Turku Market Hall!
Turku has long traditions in theatre and music. Turku City Theatre was the first fully municipality owned theatre in Finland and it was established in 1946. The Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, founded already in 1790, is the oldest orchestra in Finland. Turku is also famous for the second oldest rock festival in Europe, Ruisrock.
A youth card is personal and free of charge, and it can be granted to young people between the ages of 9 and 18. The card can be used to participate in the operations of youth centres and to receive discounts in events organised by the regional youth work as well as benefits offered by companies.
The card is valid for one school year at a time. The cardholder’s information is checked and the card updated with a school year sticker every year.
The water temperature in all pools is 26 degrees Celsius.
Get familiar with the history of Turku
Where in Turku was a lake situated hundreds of years ago? Where was the bridge that collapsed or the house that the disappeared into river? Explore the Turku returns to the map cultural exercise route to find the answers!
The length of the route is 8.4 km.
Furniture: Tables, chairs and sofas. One wall of the hall is covered with mirrors.
Equipment: TV, video projector, DVD player, small sound reproduction
Type of facility: meeting room, club room, banqueting space
Other things to consider: The facilities are accessible
Renting dates and times
- Wednesday 9.00-13.30
- Thursday 9.00-13.30
- Saturday 9.00-12.30
- Sunday 9.00-12.30
Group 1: 30 €/h
Child and youth groups of Turku-based youth, sports, exercise, culture, and other recreation clubs, groups of disability organizations, youth activity groups, as well as other child and youth groups of the divisions of Turku City.
Group 2: 50 €/h
Other users (adult groups, other associations, businesses, private persons, etc.)
The rentable facilities comprise an arts and crafts room, group room, club cafeteria, kitchen, and the banqueting hall. The banqueting hall is ideal for larger events because of its portable furnishings, and also for dance practice because of the mirrors that cover one entire wall. The facilities of Teräsrautela Youth Space are suitable for meetings and parties.
Runosmäki Youth Space is located in the middle of Runosmäki, along the Piiparinpolku walkway. Due to its central location it is easy and safe for also the smaller ones to come visit the youth space. The banqueting hall has a stage for e.g. performances.
Type of facility: meeting room, club room
Pansio Youth Space is located next to Pansio sports field. It is along the routes of buses number 42 and 99.
Paattinen Youth Space is located in the Paattinen Community Centre. The facilities are rented for parties and meetings, among other things.
Type of facility: meeting room, club room
Jyrkkälä Youth Space is located on the other side of the road from the blocks of flats and Sale (grocery store), next to the football field. It is along the routes of buses number 12 and 61. Next to the building there is a multipurpose field where it is possible to play basketball, floorball, volleyball, and other outdoor games.
Youth spaces or their single rooms can be reserved for singe uses or for regular use. Aura Brewery is part of the music activities of Youth Services. The facilities include two fully equipped training rooms for bands. The rooms are primarily meant for under 18-year-olds. Time slots are given only for complete groups, not for individuals.
Time slots and fees
There are time slots on weekdays between 16.00 and 21.00.
Each young persons who uses the training facilities must pay a half-yearly material fee of 20 euros.
Reservations must always be applied for by submitting a written form to Vimma. Fill the application form completely; applications not completed in full will not be processed. Applications are processed in order of arrival - the processing period is three weeks maximum.
Nuortenideat.fi (Ungasidéer.fi) is a free-of-charge low-threshold influencing service where the youth can voice their opinions via enquiries and discussions in Finnish and Swedish.
Nuortenideat.fi is a tool for hearing the opinions of the youth, discussing them, and taking them into account in decision-making. The aim is to offer the youth happy experiences of participation and an accessible and democratic channel of influencing.
Vepsä is a lovely outdoor recreation island in Airisto. The island offers a wonderful setting for a day trip, since it can be easily accessed with a water bus from the shore of the River Aura. There is something to do in Vepsä for all ages. You could spent a summer day by swimming, barbequing, or playing minigolf. A breathtaking view of the archipelago opens from the vantage point on top of the rocks.