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Swimming Stadium


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Address:
Hammarskjöldintie 5
00250 Helsinki


Opening hours:
CLOSED
- Please keep a safe distance from other customers and practice good hygiene
- We recommend everyone aged 12 or above to wear a face mask on the indoor premises at all times except during the actual physical activity

Entrance hours

Mon - Sat 6.30 - 20.00
Sun 9.00 - 20.00

Cashier closes and entry time ends at 20.00, swimming time ends at 20.30, and washing time at 20.45.
Customers must leave the area by 21.00.

Exceptional opening hours


Description:
Charges

Adults
- one visit €5,50
- 10 visits €44
- 1 month (30 days) €44
- season card (120 days) €132

Children (7-17 y/o) and Others
- one visit €3
- 10 visits €24
- 1 month (30 days) €24
- season card €72

War veterans, children under 7
- free of charge

- Personal customer card (serial cards) €4
- Swimming costume €7
- Towel €7
- Seat cover / soap €1

Lockers are available in the changing rooms. Make sure you have a 50 cent coin as a key deposit.

Please note that we do not provide information about lost and found items over the phone. You can enquire for your items by visiting the Swimming Stadium.

Services:

Water slide
Open 12.6.-22.8. 12.00-18.00
Ticket €5
Water slide user must be able to swim.

50-metre pool, children's pool, wading pool, diving pool, diving stands: 1, 3, 5, 7,5 and 10 m, spring boards: 2 x 1 m, 3 m.

The jump tower is opened regularly between 12.00 - 18.00.

The use of fins and snorkels is prohibited.

Children's play area, outdoor gym area, 2 beachvolley fields, basketball field

Main building: saunas, sundeck stands, meeting facilities for approximately 20 people

Kiosk
Mon-Fri 7.00-20.30
Sat 8.00-20.30
Sun 9.30-20.30

Café
Open during school holidays 10.00-16.00
At other times open with weather consideration

Other info:
Sand filter cleaning is used as the cleaning method (chlorine)

Note! Swimming in shorts is forbidden - with the exception of swimming trunks.
A photography permit from the Sports Facilities Section is required for photography.

There are two outdoor swimming pools in Helsinki; Helsinki Swimming Stadium and the Kumpula Outdoor Swimming Pool.

Designed by architect Jorma Järvi, the Swimming Stadium was built for the 1940 Olympic Games, which - due to the outbreak of war - were cancelled. It later went on to host part of the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

Other contact information:
cashier
+358 9 310 87854

lifeguard
+358 9 310 87855

manager
Kara Koskinen
+358 9 310 24713

summer manager
Ville Laukkanen
+358 40 670 0079

swimming schools and supervised sports
+358 9 310 87858

swimming schools and supervised sports
+358 50 401 3629

Further information:
Current visitor count , Swimming Stadium gym , Chargeable customer cards contract terms , Special swimming card , Definitions for the price groups , Rules and regulations , Swimwear guide , Café Fresh Stop , Pool reservations

Operated by:
Culture and Leisure Division, Sports

Accessibility

The route to the main entrance

  • The 3 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 smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated and it uses movement-guiding surface material.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated.
  • The doors connected to the entrance stand out clearly. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door is heavy or otherwise hard to open.
  • The entrance has thresholds over 2 cm high.
  • The foyer is cramped.

In the facility

  • The sports facilities are located on floor 1.
  • For moving around, there is a lift cramped for wheelchair users; 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 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 wheelchair, shower wheelchair, rollator walker.

Dressing room, shower room and sauna

  • The dressing rooms are located on the same floor as the entrance.
  • The facility does not have an accessible dressing room. The men's/women's dressing rooms must be used instead. The door of the dressing room is heavy or otherwise hard to open.
  • The dressing room features a dressing bench and sufficient room for an assistant. The numbering of the lockers is clearly legible. An accessible toilet is connected to the dressing room.
  • The shower room is connected to the men's/women's dressing room. The door of the shower room opens easily manually.
  • The shower room has a more spacious and accessible showering spot with a seat as well as a support railing.
  • The sauna is connected to the men's/women's dressing room. The door opens easily manually.
  • The sauna has room for one wheelchair.

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 features accessible entry via gently-sloping steps. The steps have handrails on both sides.
  • A separate teaching pool is not available. Teaching is provided in various pools depending on the situation.
  • An accessible toilet is not available in the pool area.

Seating area

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


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