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Hammarskjöldintie 5
00250 Helsinki

Telephone: +358 9 310 87854

Opening hours:
On Sunday 15.5. pools' water temperature has not reached 27°C.
Exceptional opening hours: -
Entrance hours 15.5.2022-11.9.2022

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.

- 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.


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

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

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:
+358 9 310 87854

+358 9 310 87855

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

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

Further information:
Swimming Stadium gym , Café Fresh Stop , Pool reservations

Operated by:
Culture and Leisure Division, Sports
Kuva kohteesta


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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