Autumn sports courses, foto: Maarit Hohteri

Enrolment for autumn sports courses opens on 13 August

Starting from Monday 19 August, you can enquire as to if there are available places on the courses by calling 09 310 87501, 09 310 87205, 09 310 41905 or 09 310 87913 Monday to Friday at 9.00–14.00.

The sports courses autumn term gets going in September and you are spoiled for choice when it comes to supervised sports all over Helsinki. Sports instructors work with sports groups requiring special skills and expertise and offer a range of options from low-threshold activities to exercise for highly active athletes. The diverse offering of sports services caters for children and young people, adults, the elderly and special groups. Enrolment for courses held in autumn 2019 starts on 13 August 2019. Browse what’s on offer and come along!

Autumn sports courses start on 2 September. Sports Services offer a diverse range of hobby opportunities with no pressure to compete, for young and older children alike. Courses include swimming lessons, sports courses for children with special needs, circus trick training, and much more. Activities intended for elementary school age children also include ice skating and ice hockey schools, other sports with racquets or sticks, acrobatics, parkour, circus and dance.

A variety of exercise classes are available for working-age people, special groups and seniors, both in the sports halls and the swimming pools. The classes include supervised gym training, hydrobics, swimming schools and exercise classes. Senior Sports Services are intended for people aged 63 or over. The objective of the services is to maintain and develop physical fitness levels, improve functional ability and provide joy and recreation.

You can see all of the courses and their prices at hel.fi/liikuntakurssit (in Finnish) and in the Sports Services’ autumn brochure (in Finnish).

Enrolment instructions

Enrolment for sports courses in the autumn term 2 September–13 December 2019 starts on Tuesday 13 August in accordance with the below schedule at asiointi.hel.fi or by calling 09 310 28858. Enrolment by telephone is available 11.00–19.00 between 13 and 15 August and at 8.00–16.00 16 August.

Tuesday 13 August
Hydrobics for senior citizens (in Finnish)
at 11.00 Yrjönkatu and service centre Kinapori
at 13.00 Kamppi
at 15.00 Itäkeskus and Jakomäki
at 16.30 Pirkkola

Wednesday 14 August
at 11.00 Gym activities for the elderly: Pirkkola and Oulunkylä
at 12.00 Gym activities for the elderly: Itäkeskus, Kontula and Yrjönkatu
at 13.00 Activities in Swedish, hydrobics, gym activities and exercise classes
at 16.30 Exercise classes for working age people and fitness card holders
at 17.30 Hydrobics for working age people, gym activities and swimming schools

Thursdays 15 August
at 11.00 Sports for special groups: hydrobics, gym activities and exercise classes
at 12.30 Exercise classes for the elderly and fitness card holders
at 15.00 Exercise classes for children, sports courses for children with special needs and EasySport activities
at 16.30 Swimming schools for children: Itäkeskus and Pirkkola
at 17.30 Swimming schools for children: Jakomäki and Yrjönkatu

Friday 16 August
Enrolment for all courses continues at 8.00–16.00.
Starting from Monday 19 August, you can enquire as to if there are available places on the courses by calling 09 310 87501, 09 310 87205, 09 310 41905 or 09 310 87913 Monday to Friday at 9.00–14.00.

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