Tampere is a really good city for sports. There are numerous options for everyone. Kauppi sports park offers about 32 km of illuminated activity routes, fields for football and Finnish baseball, five tennis courts, a private bowling hall, a greyhound track and an archery field. In the wintertime, the activity paths turn into skiing routes. The latest addition to the offering is Kauppi Sports Center for sports and wellness enthusiasts. Train in the gym, play ball games with friends or try jumping in the trampoline park. Click here to learn more about Kauppi.
Click here and see the various beaches in Tampere area or have a look at the indoor swimming pools.
Tampere Stadium primarily hosts football matches. Inside the building there are facilities for wrestling, team gymnastics and other indoor exercise, as well as a fitness room, a cafeteria and meeting rooms. Facilities are open for all, except during special events. Click here for more info about the stadium.
Nääshalli (site in Finnish) is a fitness center/gym in Näsijärvenkatu 8.
City of Tampere organizes various forms of instructed exercise like water exercise, nordic walking, stretching and much more. The full list is available here.
Sports clubs and individual people can make both occasional and regular reservations for training in the city of Tampere website. You can make reservations for practice time in the city’s schools and their exercise facilities. Full list available through this link.
You can also do climbing in Tampere. Local climbing gym, Tampereen Kiipeilykeskus is located one mile from the city centre in Mäntyhaantie within easy reach by foot, by bike or by bus (lines 12 and 31). They have another hall for bouldering in Lielahti. Have a look at the Tampereen Kiipeilykeskus climbing centre here.
Once you’re done with your exercise, why not enjoy a hot sauna? After all, with numerous public saunas, Tampere is the Sauna Capital of the World!