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Jyväskylä, the Capital of sport, to become the main driver of the European Erasmus+Sport cooperation

02.12.2020
The capital of sport, Jyväskylä, is building an international co-operation network with Umeå and Tartu, as well as the regional sports clubs, with the aim of supporting young people's physical activity in the target areas. The pilot project, funded by the European Union and coordinated by the City of Jyväskylä, will start in January 2021.

The project identifies best practices in the provision of sports and well-being services and exchanges experiences, especially from the perspective

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capital of sport
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Poika ja mies liikkumassa Kangaslammen parkourpuistossa

Exceptions in opening hours for sports services

Ascension Day

Ascension Day 30.5.

  • Administration closed
  • AaltoAlvari open 10.00-18.00
  • Wellamo open 10.00-17.30
  • Community center is closed
  • Hipposhalli closed
  • Training ice rink closed
  • Competition ice rink closed
  • Baseball stadium is closed
  • Harju Stadium, Viitaniemi, Vehkahalli, Jyskä and Palokka are open normally

Midsummer

Eve’s eve of Midsummer 20.6.

  • AaltoAlvari open 6-15

21.-23.6.

Sport
Sports Facilities

National Bike Week 4–12 May 2019

10.04.2019
National Cycling Week will be bringing an exciting programme of free public events for cyclists of all ages at the beginning of May. More than 50 events will be taking place across the week.

National Cycling Week is organized in Jyväskylä for the 17th time.

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cycling
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Pyöräilyviikon tapahtuma keskustassa 2018. Kuva Touho Häkkinen.

Sports Facilities

In Jyväskylä the importance of sport is also reflected in the number of facilities on offer. The City of Jyväskylä maintains altogether 360 sports venues from multipurpose halls to nature trails.

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Nainen ja poika sataman liikuntapuistossa

Sports and Recreation

Jyväskylä is a sporting paradise for all interested in physical well-being. The city encourages everyone from babies to the elderly to adopt an active lifestyle. There are a great number of disciplines to choose from whether your interest lies in serious competition or just gentle exercise.

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Juoksijoita Finlandia Marathonilla 2017