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Infoletter 5/2016: Stand up paddling, applying for regular set shifts and other news in May

Kirjoitettu: 2.5.2016 09:01

SYKETTÄ – News in May

It’s May, so summer is almost here! In the other hand, SYKETTÄ will slow down for a few months, when for example the instructed group classes are over for the summer. In this infoletter you will find out all the information you need for the summer: when the sport facilities are open, what kind offers and events there are and how to apply for the regular set shift for the next academic year.

In this infoletter:

1 – Opening hours in sport facilities during summer
2 – SYKETTÄ sport of the month: Stand up paddling
3 – Exercise day of your dreams 10.5.
4 – Events and offers
5 – Recruitment of group class instructors and applying for regular set shift

P.s. Hey, remember that the instructed group classes will be on a summer break starting from 8.5. (in our partner sport facilities) or 15.5. (in Studentia, Opistotie and Snellmania). You can give us feedback about our services HERE!

1 – Opening hours in the summer 2016

Studentia 1.6.-31.7.

Snellmania gym 1.6.-31.7.

Opistotie is closed 13.6.-14.8.

Opistotie sport facilites are out of use 13.6.-14.8. During the summer break there will be some renovations done: The floor of the sport hall will be lacquered and the dressing rooms will be renovated.

2 – SYKETTÄ sport of the month: SUP (Stand up paddling) – Get to know class 18.5.!

SYKETTÄ sport of the month is Stand up paddling, the king of the summer sports! While paddling on a large surfboard you can enjoy the beautiful nature and get a good workout at the same time.

You can come and try SUP on wednesday 18.5. The beginner’s get to know class is 45 minutes and costs 15 euros. Please take cash in even with you. You’ll need something to drink, sport clothes according to the weather and dry clothes (in case you fall in the water).

Enroll via the sport calendar! There are four groups and the starting times are 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 and 18:00. The place is Keiliniemi, which is about 300 metres from the Väinölänniemi beach at the other side of the cape (see the map below!)

3 – Exercise day of your dreams 10.5.

Exercise day of your dreams is a nationwide day for all kinds of exercise, get to know classes and pop up events. SYKETTÄ will also organise different events, to which all the students and staff of Savonia and UEF are welcome. All the events are free and you do not need to have a SYKETTÄ sticker. However, to some events you need to enroll beforehand.

10.5. we have open doors to all the instructed group classes and gyms. In addition you can try canoeing and outdoor HIIT training in Savisaari and get to know the Neulamäki caves, just to name a few! CHECK HERE for more info and all the activities.

4 – Events and offers

Bouldering at VOEMA 4.5.

Let’s go bouldering! The first wednesday of the month is now a climbing day! The bouldering costs only 5 euros then, if you have a valid SYKETTÄ-sticker. The fee includes the climbing shoes. The climbing center VOEMA is open 15-21:00.

Notice, that this offer is valid through summer (the first wednesday of June, July and August)!

Check also the other offers for VOEMA! If it rains the whole summer, you might want to get the inexpensive card for 10 times of climbing…

Kunnon askel 20.5. @ Kunnonpaikka

Kunnon Askel is sport and wellness event for women that is held in spa and hotel Kunnonpaikka, Siilinjärvi (address: Jokiharjuntie 3). You can run, jog or walk 5 or 10 kilometers on your own pace. There is also going to be food, different stands, instruction for running technique performers and so on.

With SYKETTÄ sticker yout get -5 euros from the participation fee, when you enroll before 16.5.!

6 – Recruitment of group class instructors and applying for a regular set shift

Recruitment of group class instructors

We are hiring new group class instructors for the autumn 2016. If you have experience in sports instructing and would like to be a part of SYKETTÄ team, please contact Saara Hanhela (saara.hanhela@savonia.fi) and tell little bit about yourself and what kind of classes you would like to instruct.

Applying for a regular set shift for the academic year 2016-2017

If you would like to have a regular set shift for example with your student organization, class mates or other friends, it is now time to act. Contact Saara Hanhela (saara.hanhela@savonia.fi) and let her know from which group or organization you are, who would use the regular set shift and for what and what times would be the most suitable for you.