Some of the sports facilities can be applied for both regular and single time slots. Regular time-slots are applied mainly during the spring. One-time reservations can be applied throughout the year with an application form or via Timmi reservation planner. Specific information about making reservations can be found from the How to apply for a time slot in a sports or exercise facility website (link below).
Sports facilities for reservation:
There are three canoeing docks by the river Aurajoki.
City of Turku maintains three disc golf courses which are in free use and cannot be reserved.
There are eight petanque courts with a stone dust surface in Turku.
In Turku there are 20 basketball courts in total, of which 13 are standard size courts and 7 are street basketball courts (smaller than 15x28 m). Courts have an asphalt surface. All basketball courts are in free use and cannot be reserved.
Multipurpose courts are small courts, usually with an asphalt concrete surface. In addition there are multipurpose lawns in Impivaara and Pansio sports park. Courts are suitable for ball games and other types of sport activities. Multipurpose courts are in free use and cannot be reserved via Timmi reservation planner.
Outdoor gym devices offer a fun way to train muscles outdoor anytime for free while enjoying the fresh air. With outdoor gym devices, such as lat pull down, pull up, leg press and benches, one can exercise the whole body. The combination of devices varies between places.
In addition to the places listed below, the Ruusukortteli wellbeing centre has outdoor gym devices located on its yard.
Turku has many sports and exercise possibilities for children and families with children. Sports/Exercise is organized by both the Sports Service Center as well as Turku's sports clubs and associations.
There is no age limit to exercising. Turku provides a range of exercise and sports for seniors both on your own or together, outdoors or indoors provided either by the city, clubs and associations.
From the list of locations you can see the equipments of each place. You can see the booking status of the place in the Timmi booking calendar.
On schooldays the student gets a warm meal between 10.00 and 12.00. The meal covers approximately one third of a person’s daily food requirements.
Arkea Ruokapalvelu sells snacks in secondary schools and in upper secondary schools when it is allowed. List of schools and information about snacks and payment options are available in Finnish.
A student will be offered a special diet if the reason is medical, religious or ethical.
Sand fields in free use are free of charge for everyone and cannot be reserved. Night time silence at 22-07.
Sand fields are classified into three classes according to their size: Small sand fields (max. 40x60 m), sand fields for small-sided games (min. 40x60 m) and big sand fields (min. 45x95 m). Most of the fields in free use are small sand fields with the exception of ten sand fields for small-sided games. The fields are covered with either sand or stone dust.
Sand fields are classified into three classes according to their size: Small sand fields (max. 40x60 m), sand fields for small-sided games (min. 40x60 m) and big sand fields (min. 45x95 m). In Turku there are 21 small sand fields, 32 sand fields for small-sided games and 8 big sand fields. During the winter some fields can be used for ice skating. Fields are covered with either sand or stone dust.
From the locations list you can see the equipment of each place. You can see the booking status of the place in the Timmi booking calendar.
From the location list you can see the equipment of each place. You can see the booking status of the place in the Timmi booking calendar.
Museums upheld and/or owned by the City of Turku are:
- Turku Castle
- Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
- Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
- Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House
- Biological Museum
- Kurala Village of Living History
The parents take care of the maintenance of the child according to their maintenance capacity and the child’s maintenance needs. Factors that will be taken into account when assessing the parents’ maintenance capacity are age, work capacity, possibility to work, disposable funds, and other maintenance obligations.
Mainly, the child’s right to receive maintenance from his/her parents ends when the child becomes 18 years of age. Even after this the parents are responsible of the costs of the child’s education, if this is considered reasonable (education allowance).
Natural grass fields cannot be used without a reservation. Reservations are regulated to 16 hours per week in order to prevent grass abrasion. Both public and regular reservations for the artificial turf fields can be booked in the reservation planner Timmi, excluding the reservations for the member teams of Finnish Football Association (SPL). Member teams should apply for reservations from the SPL’s Turku district organization. Night time silence at 22-07.
The Sports Wonderland for Kids offers varied opportunities for sporty games and cavorting around for children ages 1-12, free of charge.
The facility features different types of equipment and gizmos for kids to exercise their natural facility for moving around under supervision, but without guidance.
In cooperation: Ilpoisten koulun vanhempainyhdistys, Runosmäen Urheilijat, Turun Jyry, Turun Nappulaliiga, Turun Pyrkivä, Turun Toverit ja Turun Weikot
Beach volleyball courts are soft sand courts.
All beach volleyball courts are free of charge for everyone. Regular reservations can be applied for some of the courts and are distributed every spring. Public reservations can be made at any time during the season via Timmi reservation planner. Permissions for events must be applied for two months in advance. One must be of age in order to make reservations.
Some of the courts are in free use. All courts can be used freely if there are no reservations at the time.
There are clay, artificial lawn and asphalt surface courts for tennis players in Turku. Clay courts can be used only with reservation. Other courts can be used by anyone if they are free. The summer season for asphalt and artificial grass courts is 2 May – 1 Oct 2017.
Please note that it is also possible to make reservation online. TVS-Tennis ry is responsible for the reservations of the Sports Park tennis courts.
Both public and regular reservations for the artificial turf fields can be booked in the reservation planner Timmi, excluding the reservations for the member teams of Finnish Football Association (SPL). Member teams should apply for reservations from the SPL’s Turku district organization. When a field is free, one can play there without a reservation. Night time silence at 22-07.
In addition to beach volleyball courts, Turku city has outdoor volleyball courts that have a stone dust surface. Usage of volleyball courts doesn't require reservation. Courts are open and free of charge for everyone.