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Sports afternoon

Wednesday 7.10.2020 at 12:00 – 16:00

Online wellness for you

Group classes

Join classes via Zoom! You don’t need to enroll beforehand, just click the Zoom link below. All the classes are held behind that same link.


Klo 12-12.45: Relaxation, instructor: Marianna
Klo 13-13.55: Yoga, instructor Lisa
Klo 14-14.55: Zumba, instructor Marcela
Klo 15-15.55: Bodyweight training, instructor Jenni

Lectures in Finnish

Lectures about nutrition and wellness are also held in Zoom, but you have to enroll. These are only in Finnish! You can get more information in Finnish and enroll via these links:
– Ilmoittaudu ravitsemusluennolle tästä
– Ilmoittaudu hyvinvointiluennolle tästä

The Sports afternoon program below is cancelled as was decided by universities

University of Eastern Finland’s and Savonia University of Applied Sciences’ students and staff members are enjoying their sports afternoon on 7.10. at 12-16. Every event in sports afternoon is open for all students and staff members of Savonia and UEF as well as the students of HUMAK and Uniart Kuopio campuses. You don’t need a SYKETTÄ sticker to participate in these events! You have to register as a user if haven’t done it before. You can find the registration form here. More information in the section “enrolling”.

Welcome to join in! 



If you forget to cancel the event or you do it too late it costs you 10 €. 

What if I get sick?
If you let us know before the event starts, it’s okay!
– If you let us know only afterwards or when the event has already started, please deliver us a sick leave certificate or pay the cancellation fine 10 €.

Here’s SYKETTÄ contact information

The insurance of the OLL

The insurance of The Finnish Student Sports Federation OLL is valid during the sports afternoon activities, but it covers only the members of Student union SAVOTTA, The Student union of the University of Eastern Finland ISYY and the Student union HUMAKO. Other students and staff members are not covered in OLL insurance or by the organizer.

Remember the instructions for safe exercising!

The whole program (more information and links for the enrolling later on this page)

Outdoor sports in Kuopio:

Indoor sports and wellness in campuses:

Join online:

Indoor sports and get-to-know classes at the facilities of our partners:

1) Outdoor Sports in Kuopio

Citygolf – Bellanpuisto, Siikaranta 8

Welcome to play Citygolf at Bellanpuisto! This track is suitable for beginners but also gives challenge to experienced players. So no earlier experience needed!

Notice! Weather resevation. If the weather is bad this will cancelled Monday 5.10.

Try discgolf!

Come and try discgolf! You do not need your own discs or any previous experience. In this get-to-know class you will learn the basic ways of throwing the disc, the rules of discgolf and of course get to play too.

Discgolf is a diverse hobby for everyone: you can relax in the nature or compete.

You will find the Huuhanmetsä discgolf park and the sand field for practicing next to the Minna Canth’s school.

Get to know Golf – Tarinagolf, Tarinagolfintie 19, Siilinjärvi

Come and get to know Golf at beutiful scene at Tarina!

Please make the enroll first and pay after that with these instructions:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunt
Number of account: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC-code: OKOYFIHH)
Reference number: 9014
The amount: 20 euros
Due date: 1.10.2020

Walking trip in Puijo

SYKETTÄ istructor Hanna will take you for a nice walk in beautiful Puijo! We will have a slow pace and we`ll be back at the starting point 15.45 at latest.

Puijo trail is located at the area that is protected as a nature reserve. You can learn about nature and history of Puijo by walking on signed paths on Puijo ridge. There is some relief at the surface so the route is not suitable for unfit. Puijo trail is marked with blue colour on the map.

Finnish baseball – Puijon pesis, Puijonlaaksontie 14

Now you have a chance to get to know Finnish baseball! Let`s meet at the Puijo Baseball Station (Puijonlaaksontie 14, 70200 KUOPIO)

You can try different aspects of baseball: throwing, catching, using the bat etc. Players of Puijon Pesis team are there to teach you and to answer to your questions.

Riding – Savisaari Riding Center

If you have done riding before and know how to saddle a horse this one is for yoy! Enroll via the sports calendar. Payment must be done at latest on Wednesday 30.9. to the following bank account number:

FI 55 1078 3000 220219

(Savisaaren ratsastuskoulu). Please note that that is also last day to cancel your participation.

Try Canoe Ferry – Seikkailukeskus, Makasiinikatu 2

Come and try paddling with Canoe Ferry. Canoe Ferry is steady and cannot fall so you don`t get wet!

Instructions for participants:

The meetingpoint is our office in the harbour of Kuopio. The address is Makasiininkatu 2. There is a parkingspace to cars in the harbour.

We will check the weather forecast on 5th of October and inform you if we have to move this some other day.

The clothes can be changed in warm room, but we don’t have a toilet. Get dressed by the weather.

Some situations can affect the safety of participants. Please let our instructor know about the following situations: pregnancy, epilepsy, back injury, heart disease,  or other illnesses that can affect the capability to act or obesity.

You need to be sober to attend this event. Insurance is not valid if you are not sober.

Orienteering in Neulamäki

Come and try orienteering in Neulamäki! If you want you can have short theory of orienteering before the start and after that you can try it yourself. You can come by yourself or take your friend with you.

2) Indoor Sports – Studentia, Snellmania, Opistotie

You can enroll to the classes by clicking the name of the activity.


Please dress in long trousers or long socks so that the boot does not chafe your shins. Notice! When you enroll for this event, at the same time you reserve a pair of Kangoo Jumps boots for yourself. Check that you are reserving the right size!

Snellmania – Yliopistonranta 1, 2. krs

Nutrition lecture: How to shop healtier – only in Finnish!

InBody measurements – Viretori, Microkatu campus, 4th floor. C wing

Now you have a chance to get inBody body composition analysis. Viretori has a brand new InBody – 770 device in its use that gives exact and reliable result every time! On Sports Afternoon you get extra discount for inBody measurement!

3) Take part online

14.00-15.20 Wellness lecture
Take part online via Zoom – Only in Finnish! More information in Finnish when you click the link for enrolling.

4) Indoor Sports and other activities in co-operate companies

KRV hall: Pump and ballet

14.10-15.05 Pump, max 22 participants
15.15-16.10 Ballet, max 22 participants

Address for KRV hall: Kauppakatu 40-42

Pump is an effective muscle tone class where you train your whole body with barbells

Ballet class is for beginners

Kuopio Swimming Club: Water polo, Springboard and platform diving, Breaststroke technique – Kuntolaakso Swimming hall

Water polo is a competitive and very physical team sport that includes swimming, contact with opponent and playing with a water polo ball.

Springboard and platform diving is an aesthetic skill sport in which you will perform a movement that is defined by the rules and regulations and you will enter the pool “cleanly” with as little water splash as possible. In this lesson we will use poolside, 1 m springboard and 1 m platform.

Breaststroke and it’s multiple variations are the most popular swimming style among common swimmers. During this technique lesson we will mainly focus on the basics of breaststroke swimming: good swimming posture, breathing technique and swimming rhythm. The goal of this lesson is to provide the participants abilities to swim breaststroke with a good and non-wearing technique. The minimum swimming skills requirement to participate is 50 meters breaststroke.

Freestyle swimming (crawl) is the fastest swimming style and also the most popular within triathletes and other open water swimmers. During this technique lesson we will mainly focus on the basics of freestyle swimming: good swimming posture, breathing technique and stroke. The goal of this lesson is to provide the participants abilities to swim freestyle with a good and non-wearing technique. The minimum swimming skills requirement to participate is 50 meters freestyle.

We will meet at the lobby of the Swimming Hall 15 minutes before the event will begin. After the class you can stay and use the swimming pool area and saunas for 2.5 hours.

Please enroll/cancel at latest on 30.9. so we now if the groups can be arranged (min. participants 4 persons per group or 8 persons for water polo).

Megazone Kuopio – Leväsentie 2 B

Megazone offers exciting laser tag games. Laser tag battles are full of energy, adrenaline and nice workout with lots of fun! Laser tag is a completely safe sport and Megazone’s complex combat field adds thrilling challenges to the games!

On Sports Afternoon:

Get to know Padel – Bellanpuisto, Siikaranta 8

Get to know Padel! There is outdoor court and indoor court in use so make sure to be aware of which court you make the reservation! Notice! Weather reservation. If the weather is bad this will be cancelled on Monday 5.10.

Get to know Padel includes 5 minutes of briefing and 55 minutes of game.

12-13, max 8 participants indoor

12-13, max 8 participants outdoor
13-14, max 8 participants indoor
13-14, max 8 participants outdoor
14-15, max 8 participants indoor
14-15, max 8 participants outdoor
15-16, max 8 participants indoor
15-16, max 8 participants outdoor

Padel is a sport similar to tennis and squash. There is 4 players at the field.

Price: 5€/person
Please make the enroll first and pay after that with these instructions:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Number of account: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC-code: OKOYFIHH)
Reference number: 9014
The amount: 5 euros
Due date: 2.10.2020

Notice! Enrolling and cancelling must be done at latest on 2.10.2020!

Climbing centre VOEMA, Kaivotie 23 – Bouldering and climbing

In sports afternoon you have an extra low-priced possibility to try bouldering or climbing with automatic system in Kuopio climbing center VOEMA! In VOEMA you get to climb really easily and safely. You don’t need to book a time in advance to go bouldering or climbing with automatic system. You can just arrive and if you are new with bouldering or climbing, you’ll get a starting info, which is focused on the safety and technique.

Pay for the entrance fee straight at the VOEMA Climbing center. No time limit!

Bowling, billiards and snooker at the Kuopio bowling hall!

Kunnonsali – Ajurinkatu 16 (Viihdekeskus Minna)

Kinesis Circuit is an effective circuit workout that is suitable for everyone!

Weightlifting workshop is all about Snatch! In the class we will go through the techniques of how to snatch and basics of weightlifting.

LesMills BodyBalance is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered.

Fencing – Kuopion miekkailijat, Kemilänrinne 1

Map to Kemilänrinne

Fencing experiment/ trial content:
– Short introduction about fencing as a martial art and the sport gear needed for it
– Warm up
– Fencing stance and moving
– Simple attacks and defences
– Playful trial matches

Time: 13.00 -15.00, max. 20 persons
Place: Kemilänrinne 1, Kuopio
Price: 5,00€
Take 5€ with you and give it to the Fencing instructor at Kuopion Miekkailijat. Only cash!

More information: via e-mail kurssit(at)kuopionmiekkailijat.net or tel. 045 678 1737 /Panu

Sunset TL: crosstraining

12.30-13.30 group 1, 10 participants
13.30 -14.30 group 2, 10 participants

Crosstraining develops all aspects of your physical condition: power, cardio, mobility… The class starts with technique and strength training, and after that follows a high intensity training which is guaranteed to make you sweat.
Bring indoor sport clothes and shoes, water bottle and a small sweat towel.

Where: Liikunta- ja kamppailukeskus Liike, address: Väliköntie 4 (kauppakeskus Birger, near Gigantti)

Pole Center – Puusepänkatu 5 C 1

On Sports afternoon we will train Pole with Heels and Pole Choreography.

13.45 -14.45 Pole with Heels (max 13 participants)

This class is for you, if you want to try poledance with heels on! You don’t need any earlier experience to sign up for the class. On the class you will learn basic techniques of exotic poledance and floor work. The techniques will be combined as a small choreography. You need heels, knee pads/leg warmers, leggings, own small towel and water bottle.

15.00 -16.00 Pole Choreography, max 13 participants

Pole Choreography class includes basic steps and spins with the pole which we combine to one choreography. You don’t need previous experience from the pole or dance, everyone can join. You can take shorts and pants to this class and little towel for wiping the pole.

Studio Tempo

12-16 Open doors to the gym, ladies only!

12.00-12.45  MobilityFlow 45 min, max. 24 participants
Mobility Flow
 is designed to open up your body through flexibility and mobility work. You’ll release tension as you move through dynamic flows that blend creative and challenging transitions, balances and core work.

klo 13.00-13.45 LesMills BARRE 45 min (max. 24 participants)
Les Mills BARRE is a modern version of classic balletic training. 45- minute workout designed to shape and tone postural muscles, build core strength and allow you to escape the everyday. You don’t need sneakers, you’ll do the class with socks.  Class is suitable for everybody.

klo 14.00-14.45 LesMills SH’BAM 45 min (max. 24 participants)
In this easy and fun class you can try the latest dance moves listening to the latest chart hits and classics. Unleash your inner star while raising your basic fitness – you don’t need to know how to dance! Each song has its own choreography, so you can try many different dance styles in one hour.

Studio Tempo is wellnes center for women, but everyone is welcome to the classes in Sports afternoon and in SYKETTÄ sport calendar!

Virtuaalimaailma Warppi – experience the virtual world! – Ajurinkatu 16

Experience the virtual world in Warppi and enjoy the great Sports afternoon discount! Exploring the virtual worlds is a fun way to spend time with your friends and it can also be a sweaty activity which raises your adrenaline levels.

In Warppi there are HTC VivePro glasses in your use and with those your 3D experiences feel very real.

During your game turn, you can pick any game or experience from the Warppi library. You can try as many games as you want during your turn. In one room there is 1-3 players, and you can rotate the glasses between players in any schedule you want.

In the library there is for example travel- and nature experiences, sport, dance, music games, horror and action games, extreme experiences etc.

Reserve a room:

Price: 25 €/room/hour. The price is divided between participants (1-3 persons). Payment is done at the Warppi when you arrive.

By enrolling for this event you reserve one room from Warppi. There is 1-3 players in one room, so only one of your group needs to book a room.

Warppi is situated in viihdekeskus Minna (address Ajurinkatu 16), go through the restaurant Burger5.