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Pirkkola sports park swimming hall


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Address:
Pirkkolan metsätie 6
00630 Helsinki

Telephone: +358 9 310 87916


Opening hours:
Exceptional opening hours: -
Swimming hall, gym and ball hall closed between 24thJune - 7thAugust.

Swimming pool entry times:
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 7am - 8pm
Tue 7am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun 9am - 4.30pm

The swimming time is 30 minutes after the checkout closes. After that 15 minutes of washing time and 15 minutes of dressing time.

Note! On Tuesdays it is possible to download cards at the checkout until 19.30.


Charges:
Adults
- one visit €5.50
- 10 visits or 1 month €44
- season card €132

Children (7-17 y/o) and Others
- one visit €3
- 10 visits or 1 month €24
- season card €72

- personal customer card (10 visits, 1 month or season card) €4
- towel €7
- swimming suit €7
- sauna seat cover €1



Description:
Pirkkola swimming hall is part of the Pirkkola sports park located in Helsinki central park. The legendary swimming hall built in the 1960s includes three swimming pools, a waterslide and diving platforms. Swimmers have at their disposal five separate electric saunas and one easily accessible sauna. In addition, the hall includes gym and weight-lifting facilities, meeting rooms for approximately 50 people, a café and a sun terrace in summer.
Pirkkola swimming hall is easily accessible. The dressing rooms and washrooms are easily accessible and the swimming hall features accessible sauna and toilet facilities, pool lift in the deep pool and teaching pool as well as shallow stairs. A shower wheelchair can be borrowed from the service desk.

Other contact information:
cashier
+358 9 310 87916

facility supervisors
+358 9 310 87917

Manager
Teijo Korva
+358 9 310 87915

Web sites:
Definitions for the price groups , Chargeable customer cards contract terms , Swimwear guide , Special swimming card , Rules and regulations

Further information:
Services
Big pool 25 m x 16 m, depth 1.3 - 4.0 m, uprights 1 m, 3 m, 5 m, temperature + 27°C.

Learner's pool / waterslide open if no guided activities are taking place 16 m x 7 m, depth 1.3 m, water gymnastics, temperature + 27°C.

Children's pool 9 m x 7 m, depth 0.3 - 0.9 m, for non-swimmers, temperature + 28°C.

Water slide, access to outdoor area with sun terrace and kiosk at summertime, Café in the foyer of the swimming and ball games hall, tel. 040 687 9606, cafe opening hours see janinsportcafe.fi, meeting rooms for 50 person, 5 electric saunas, 1 invalid sauna, 1 private sauna.

Other info: 2 parking lots. Pirkkola Sports Park features two parking areas on different sides of the park. The so-called ice hall parking area is located along Pirkkolantie, at Plotinrinne 1, to be exact. The so-called swimming hall parking area is located at Pirkkolan metsätie 6. The swimming hall parking area also has disabled parking.

Operated by:
Culture and Leisure Division, Sports
Kuva kohteesta

Accessibility

The route to the main entrance

  • The 4 accessible parking spaces are located outdoors over 10 m from the entrance. The width of the parking spaces is at least 3.6 m.
  • The route to the entrance is rough.

The main entrance

  • The entrance is hard to perceive but illuminated
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens easily manually.
  • The entrance has thresholds over 2 cm high.

In the facility

  • The sports facilities are located on floor 2.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair that is difficult to perceive; the door opens easily manually. The floor numbers in the lift cannot be felt with fingers. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The service point has directions to the different facilities.
  • The facility has an accessible toilet on the same floor as the entrance.
  • The customer service/cashier's desk is located on the same floor as the entrance.
  • The customer service/cashier's desk can be found easily. The desk is accessible to customers standing only.
  • At the customer service/cashier's desk, you can borrow a shower wheelchair.

Dressing room, shower room and sauna

  • The dressing rooms are located on the same floor as the entrance.
  • The facility has a separate accessible dressing room. The door opens easily manually. The doorway has no threshold.
  • The separate accessible dressing room features a dressing bench and sufficient room for an assistant. Good illumination and clear contrasts facilitate spatial perception. The numbering of the lockers is clearly legible. An accessible toilet is connected to the dressing room.
  • An accessible shower room is available in connection to the separate accessible dressing room. The door opens easily manually. The doorway has no threshold.
  • The shower room has a more spacious and accessible showering spot with a seat as well as a support railing.
  • An accessible sauna is available in connection to the separate accessible dressing room. The door opens easily manually.
  • The sauna has room for one wheelchair. It is possible to move onto the lowest bench from the wheelchair. The upper benches can be accessed through easily navigable steps with handrails.

Sports facilities

  • Room is available next to the pools for storing aids during swimming.
  • The large/deep pool features accessible entry via a pool lift or gently-sloping steps. The steps have handrails on both sides.
  • The children's pool does not feature accessible entry (steep steps or a pool ladder).
  • The teaching pool features accessible entry via a pool lift or gently-sloping steps. The steps have handrails on both sides.
  • An accessible toilet is available in the pool area.

Seating area

  • The sports facility features a spectators' seating area which has stairs and the steps have contrast markings. The seats have been highlighted from their surroundings with contrast.
  • The seating area does not have accessible spots for wheelchairs.


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