Rules at Park Field Artificial Ice Rink
- Do not leave any valuables in the shelters. We take no responsibility for them.
- It is forbidden to go onto the ice with shoes because they bring rocks on the ice.
- Klubbspel får endast spelas på särskilt anvisade ytor.
- Going on the ice forbidden during the maintenance and freezing times: 3.45-4.45 pm
- Follow the staff with alerts and guidance, these rules and good manners.
Rules at Kupittaa Skating Rink
Please show consideration for others and observe the following rules:
Are you looking for a first or a new hobby for your child? The children in motion- free trials, are a great way to start a new hobby and try different sports for free. You can try every group three times.
All of the groups suits beginners, no previous experience is needed. If you enjoyed the group, you can join the sports club, or try another sport instead. The goal is to find a permanent hobby for the child!
Check out the full schedule from the Finnish site, and join the group!
Be sure to always follow the current rules and regulations and the staff’s instructions, as well as maintaining cleanliness and good manners. This ensures that everyone can train and practise safely and without disturbances.
The work Kimono by Karin Widnäs (b. 1946) was revealed on the opening day of the Turku Capital of Culture year on 15 January 2011. The work is formed of special bricks shaped like Japanese kimonos, built in a wastewater treatment station pipe. The mould of the bricks has been prepared on the basis of the artist’s plaster mould at the ceramics factory of IDO.
The sculpture Daisy by Jani Rättyä (b.1973) and Antti Stöckel (b.1973), situated on the grass area between the ship Suomen Joutsen (Swan of Finland) and Forum Marinum, is a temporary work of Turku’s outdoor collection with an estimated lifespan of 3 to 5 years. The stem of the plant consists of 12 wooden parts, the petals have been made of fibreglass strengthened with steel and the yellow centre of the flower is made of wood.
The ball game hall is currently being built in Kupittaa and will be ready for training and competing at the beginning of 2018.
The main sports using the ball game hall are futsal, basketball, volleyball, floorball, badminton and gymnastics. Adult teams and the oldest junior teams playing in the highest series of the aforesaid sports will train and compete in the hall.
Turku has a comprehensive network of sand and stone dust fields. Most of the fields can be reserved via Timmi reservation planner. Some of the fields are in free use and cannot be reserved.
Turku has three art museums and many galleries. Nearly hundred outdoor sculptures and works of environmental art belonging to the Turku City Art Collection decorate Turku’s cityscape. You can find also some street art in Turku.
Samppalinna Outdoor Swimming Stadium is a refreshing oasis in the centre of Turku. Its large pool has room for everyone, from swimmers to aqua joggers, divers and people who just want to splash about. A separate children’s pool is available for the little ones. The wide sun decks and lawn areas have plenty of room for sunbathers.
Puppet theatre for adults or musicals for children? On a big stage or at the Turku Market Hall!
Turku has long traditions in theatre and music. Turku City Theatre was the first fully municipality owned theatre in Finland and it was established in 1946. The Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, founded already in 1790, is the oldest orchestra in Finland. Turku is also famous for the second oldest rock festival in Europe, Ruisrock.
A youth card is personal and free of charge, and it can be granted to young people between the ages of 9 and 18. The card can be used to participate in the operations of youth centres and to receive discounts in events organised by the regional youth work as well as benefits offered by companies.
The card is valid for one school year at a time. The cardholder’s information is checked and the card updated with a school year sticker every year.
The water temperature in all pools is 26 degrees Celsius.
Kupittaa Outdoor Swimming Arena is a refreshing oasis in the middle of Kupittaa Park. It has room for both fitness swimmers as well as families with children.
The outdoor swimming arena has:
- a large pool for swimming and playing
- a fitness swimming pool
- a children’s pool
- a wading pool
- a large slide
- aqua aerobics four times per week
Kupittaa Pavilion takes care of the cashier and kiosk services of the outdoor swimming arena. You can eat your own packed lunch in the area if you want (alcoholic beverages are not allowed).
Get familiar with the history of Turku
Where in Turku was a lake situated hundreds of years ago? Where was the bridge that collapsed or the house that the disappeared into river? Explore the Turku returns to the map cultural exercise route to find the answers!
The length of the route is 8.4 km.