Paavo Nurmi Stadium
- Address: Paavo Nurmen puistotie 9
- Stadion is closed in the winter
- 400 m, 8 tracks, areas for field sports
- Auditorium: Main stand has approximately 4000 seats and the field is surrounded by a standing auditorium.
- Time slots are allotted mainly for sports associations.
Lintula circus/ gymnastics hall equipments
- gymnastics parquet
- circus gymnastics racks and foam rubber mattress
The hall can be used only in booked turns. Booked turns are only given for sports teams and clubs.
Lintula gymnastics hall in the maps
The Kupittaa Sports Hall is a versatile place to do sports and exercise. Many kind of people, from small children to elderly men and from top athletes to occasional visitors, meet at the hall as they train.
The Kupittaa Sports Hall entry fee includes both the gym downstairs and the servicies of the upstairs facilities. If you exercise regularly, you should get an Exercise Wristband onto which you can load entries. Further information about entrance fees can be found from the price list below.
There are many possibilities for people of all ages and conditions to do sports and exercise in Turku. Services offered by the City of Turku are affordable and some even free of charge. There is something for both beginners as well as for more experienced hobbyists. Also, over 300 sports clubs and associations organize versatile sports services.
Immigrants are welcome to use all services organized by the Sports Services Centre. All Turku residents can also participate in multicultural activities. Gym, swimming and ball sports are offered seperately to men and women.
Participation at half price for immigrants who have lived in Turku for less than three years (i.e. are covered by the Act on the Integration of Immigrants), or are participating in KOTO activities.
Gym training is a versatile and safe form of exercise which suits almost everyone.
At Turku City's gyms you can train either independently or in a group with an instructor. If you are not familiar with gym training, you can learn the basics by joining a gym ABC course. Some of the gyms can also be reserved for the use of your own group.
The age limit at the gyms is 15 years. 13–14-year-olds are allowed to train with a parent or a coach present.
Kupittaa Sports Centre is located 2 km southwest of the city centre. The sports centre is part of the Kupittaa park area which is the biggest, oldest and widest city park in Finland.
Impivaara Sports Centre is located about 3 km north of the city centre. The sports centre has a variety of sports possibilities all year around.
The following facilities are located in the Impivaara area:
In order to slow down the spread of coronavirus infections the Recreation Division of Turku has made several changes to their services.
You can get student discounts, for example, in the following locations:
Time travel through the history of Finland
Explore the history of Turku by taking the Heart of Finland route. At the same time you will learn about the development of the region of the river Aura and Turku. Walk, run or cycle, the choice is yours.
The route starts from the Turku city centre and continues through the Maaherran Makasiini to the Old Castle of Lieto. The length of the route is 11.5 km. There are 12 information boards along the route.
Become familiar with Turku architecture
Familiarize yourself with Turku city center architecture by taking the ArchitecTOUR route. The route introduces the city's architecture and how it has changed. Walk, run or cycle, the choice is yours.
There are two route options: you may choose a shorter or a longer version. The total length of both routes is 9.63 km.
Explore the mysteries of Turku
What kind of strange things have happened in the Kupittaa lido and on the Aura riverside? Where is the second secret passage of Turku located? Take the Amazing Turku route and you will find out! Walk, run or cycle, the choice is yours.
The route starts from the city centre, goes around the Samppalinna lido and continues to the Student Village. The length of the Amazing Turku route is 4.8 km.
Work out in the stairs of Turku
Add stairs to your route and get in shape in a fun way! One step up the stairs is equivalent to ten steps on flat ground. In the city center area there are three Stepping It Up routes containing lots of stairs. At the same time you can familiarize yourself with the history of Turku.
The lengths of the routes are 2 km, 9 km and 11 km.