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Varkaus – Sport benefits

Sport benefits for students and staff in Savonia, Varkaus campus – Academic year 2019-2020

As a student or staff member of Savonia, Varkaus campus, you may get different kinds of benefits around Varkaus with your student or staff card. You find all the benefits, get-to-know classes and other news on this page.

These sport benefits are only for the students and staff of Savonia. The prices listed here are prices you get with your student or staff card.

Notice students: You have to have either a valid student card (with the sticker of the current academic year) or a certificate that you are currently studying in Savonia.


Paula Ruokonen, the university sports coordinator
044 785 5087


PS. You are also eligible to use the SYKETTÄ services in Kuopio and Joensuu. Check out the sport fees and offerings here: www.sykettä.fi

All the offers listed below are valid 1.8.19-31.7.20 unless stated otherwise!

Gyms and group fitness classes

Energy Fitness club

WHAT? Energy Fitness club has 24/7 gym for you in the centre of Varkaus!

BENEFIT 1 – Membership only 33,90 €/month

WHERE? Energy Fitness Club, Pirnankatu 4, 78200 Varkaus. The gym is in the downstairs of shopping center Forum and the entrance is in Relanderinkatu.  

MORE INFORMATION? Homepage: here

Fit Varkaus

WHAT? Fit Varkaus is a brand new fitness center with gym, crosstraining and diverse group fitness classes.



WHERE? Fit Varkaus, Laivalinnankatu 19, 78200 Varkaus

MORE INFORMATION? Customer service: varkaus@ole.fit, home page: www.ole.fit/varkaus

Kunnonsali Varkaus

WHAT? Welcome to use the diverse gym and group class services in Kunnonsali! There is also different kinds of personal training and body overhauling services available. If you are interested in group classes, just see this link to check the schedule! 

BENEFIT 1 – Benefit for first time members: 4 months membership only 34 €/month! After that, your Savonia special price is 49 €/month (normal price 60 €!).

BENEFIT 2 – 10 x card only 60 €

WHERE? Ahlströminkatu 23, 78250 Varkaus 

DID YOU KNOW? For the first time visitors Kunnonsali offers a free 3 day trial pass

MORE INFORMATION? Kunnonsali’s homepage, tel. (017) 552 3322, vastaanotto@kunnonsali.fi

Swimming pool and gym Ilopisara

WHAT? Ilopisara offers you a possibility to swim and use gym with a reduced price. You can get a Savonia card from the Ilopisara’s front desk (card’s deposit 3 €). You can download single visits or whole month of training to the card with the following prices:

BENEFIT 1 – Single visits: Staff 6 €/visit, students 3,5 €/visit.

BENEFIT 2 – 30 days card: Staff 50 €/month, students 39 €/month.

WHERE? Ahlströminkatu 11, 78250 Varkaus

MORE INFO? Ilopisara’s  homepage

Varkauden liikuntatalo

Varkauden liikuntatalo (sports hall) lets you enjoy ball games or get an affordable gym membership.

BENEFIT 1 – Table tennis 7 €/hour, the reservations are made by phone straight from the sports hall  (040 771 8700)

BENEFIT 2 – Badminton 12 €/hour, the reservations are made by phone straight from the sports hall  (040 771 8700)

BENEFIT 3 – Gym card (30 days) only 30 €

DID YOU KNOW? Table tennis and badminton turns before 4pm cost only 5 €/hour!

WHERE? Varkauden liikuntatalo, Järvelänkatu 12, 78210 Varkaus

MORE INFO? Homepage

Get-to-know classes, partner sport clubs etc.

Waio ry:n jäävuoro Kämärin harjoitushallissa tiistaisin 19.30-2.100

 WAIO järjestää Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun kanssa yhteistyössä liikuntamahdollisuuksia koulun opiskelijoille. Yleiset liikuntavuorot järjestetään viikottain ja muutoksista niihin liittyen infotaan sähköpostin kautta.

Jäävuoro Kämärin harjoitushallissa tiistaisin 19.30-21.00
Jäävuorolla kaukalo on vapaassa käytössä, mutta lisäksi pyritään saamaan pienet pipolätkäpelit aikaiseksi.