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Sport courses


SYKETTÄ – sport services offers you inexpensive sport courses, workshops and get to know -classes all year round. The courses are carried out in our own sport halls or with our partners and local sport associations. You can find information about the courses from our website and Facebook-page. You can participate in courses with both group class sticker and ball sports sticker, unless otherwise stated!

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Enrolling for the courses:

1 – You can enroll via the sport calendar on the frontpage of SYKETTÄ-site, unless stated otherwise.
2 – When you enroll for the first meeting of the course, you enroll for the whole course
3 – The enrollment can be canceled by the date given in the course info. After that the enrollment is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.

Upcoming courses in Spring 2023

Cross-country Ski Technique course (1,5h) Monday 9.1.

Cross-country Ski Technique School is 1,5 hour course. With this course you will learn cross-country ski techniques. To this course you need own equipment: skis, poles and ski boots.

WHEN? Monday 9.1. at 17.30-19.00

WHERE? At Puijo Skiing arena

ENROLLING: Via sports calendar. Enroll before 5th of January. The enrollment is binding! You are obliged to pay the course fee if you cancel after 5.1.2023.
Course fee is 20 euros.
Max 20 participants

Get-to-know Fitness boxing 11.1.

This get-to-know class includes typical exercises of boxing with equipment. No previous experience in the sport is required. Wear suitable clothes and shoes for indoor sports and your own drinking bottle and a towel. The maximum number of participants is 20. The get-to-know class is organized in cooperation with Kuopion Riento, the instructor is the club´s instructor Heini Valpio.

WHEN? Wednesday 11.1.2023 at 17.00-18.00

WHERE? At The Puijo air-raid shelter serves as a venue for budō training, Suurmäentie

ENROLLING: Via sports calendar

For more information: visit our webpage


SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE I, starting 11.1.

WHAT? Swimming technique course 1
This course is for you if you can swim breaststroke but you are not used to swim your head under water. In this course we will practise breathing techniques in the water floating, gliding and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming.
Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 25-50 meters)

When the course starts on 11.1., please be 15 minutes before the course starts, at 19.15 in the Kuntolaakso swimming hall lobby.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming pool in Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Wednesdays at 19.30-20.30. The dates are 11.1., 18.1., 25.1., 1.2. and 8.2.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ Sports Calendar. Notice that you can cancel your enrollment until 4.1. at 11.00


If the customer cancels it´s course place before the second practice session of the course, we will charge an office fee of 30 euros in connection with the refund. Otherwise, the course fee will not be refunded. The course fee will be refunded in full, if you have a medical certificate.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 10 and max 15 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor
FEE? The workshop fee is 45 euros, Uimaseura will send you a bill.

Skate Skiing Technique Course, Monday 16.1. (1,5h)

Skate Skiing Technique Course is 1,5 hour course. With this course you will learn Skate Skiing techniques. To this course you need own equipment: skis, poles and ski boots.
Skate skiing techniques and how to wax skiing is video.

WHEN? Monday 9.1. at 17.30-19.00

WHERE? At Puijo Skiing arena

ENROLLING: Via sports calendar. Enroll before 5th of January. The enrollment is binding! You are obliged to pay the course fee if you cancel after 5.1.2023.
Course fee is 20 euros.
Max 20 participants

SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE II, starting 15.2.

WHAT? Swimming technique course 2

In this course we will practice floating, gliding, diving, breathing techniques and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming.
Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 50-100 meters) to participate the technique course 2.

When the course starts on 15.2., please be 15 minutes before the course starts, at 19.15 in the Kuntolaakso swimming hall lobby.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming hall in Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio

WHEN? Five Wednesdays at 19.30-20.30: 15.2., 22.2., 1.3., 15.3. and 22.3. (Notice that Wednesday 8.3. is during winter vacation week, so there is no class.)

ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calendar. Notice that you can cancel your enrollment until 8.2. at 11.00.

If the customer cancels it´s course place before the second practice session of the course, we will charge an office fee of 30 euros in connection with the refund. Otherwise, the course fee will not be refunded. The course fee will be refunded in full, if you have a medical certificate.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 10 and max 15 participants.

INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The course fee is 45 euros. You will receive invoice from Uimaseura via e-mail.


Coming get-to-know classes:

You can participate on get-to-know classes with a valid SYKETTÄ sticker. For more information about the classes can be found on our webpage.


Welcome to get-to-know Escrima Concepts

The classes are held on Tuesdays mentioned below at 18-18.55 pm at Snellmania mirror hall which is located on the 2nd floor at Snellmania building on University of Eastern Finland campus area.

Escrima is originally a Filipino martial art. The difference to many other martial arts is that weapons (rattan stick) are used during training on Escrima. The use of weapons alongside unarmed combat quickly develops agility, coordination, and reflex skills.
Escrima Concepts is a straightforward, effective and fast-paced martial art. It is built around the same concepts, both armed and unarmed. Escrima Concepts is suitable for all men and women over the age of 16. For classes, you will need indoor sportswear and shoes.

More information: http://escrimaconcepts.fi/


Welcome to get-to-know Wing Tsung Kung Fu

The classes are held on Tuesdays mentioned below at 19-19.55 pm at Snellmania mirror hall which is located on the 2nd floor at Snellmania building on University of Eastern Finland campus area.

This class is beginner friendly and the exercises will improve physical performance, wellbeing and self defence skills.
You need t-shirt, shorts/sweat pants and indoor shoes.
If you come before 18:00 use the Snellmania main door or if you come after 18:00 knock the door C.
More information: http://www.wingtsungkuopio.fi