- The use of Kuopio’s sports facilities and venues until 30 Oct 2020
- You must follow instructions by THL and the Ministry of Education and Culture in all activities https://stm.fi/varautuminen-koronavirukseen. You should continue to pay special attention to ensuring safe distances and following instructions on hygiene. For pre-booked slots at the sports facilities and venues, clubs and/or sports associations must ensure safe training conditions. Sports clubs must make sure that the coaches of all teams using the venues and facilities are aware of national and the clubs’ own instructions.
- Kuopio is open on weekdays at 7.45-20.00 o’clock (the hall facilities are open until 21 o’clock)
– on weekends open at 11.00-19.00 o’clock (hall facilities open until 20)
- See here for additional instructions.
For exercise enthusiasts
Engage in a variety of sports and exercises at Kuopio Hall. In addition to track and field venues, the hall includes different ball game fields, a gym and a gymnastics and dance area. Many clubs organise activities in the hall, and individual local residents can also use the hall’s gym, running track and other track and field venues unless they have been pre-booked or are used for training by athletes. More about prices below Kuopio Hall facilitates accessible physical activity.
For event organisers
Kuopio Hall has great facilities for organising events such as sports competitions, concerts, fairs and other events. See below for more details about the hall services and contact information for booking the facilities.
Mon to Fri at 7.45-20.00 (hall facilities can be used until 21 o’clock),
Sat to Sun at 11.00-19.00 o’clock (hall facilities can be used until 20 o’clock)
Exceptions to opening hours:
- Kuopio Hall is closed for the whole day on Mon 26 October and ti 27 October until 16.00 o’clock, as the building engineering solutions used in the building are renewed, and water and heat will have to be cut off during the renovations.
- See the TIMMI booking calendar at the bottom of this page for the real-time booking status in the hall. In connection with events organised in the hall, please note that there may also be restrictions to using the venues before and after the events.
- NB! On weekdays from October to March at 17-19 o’clock, the entire track and field venue has been reserved for the athletes of the Kuopion Reipas association, and no other groups may use the venues at this time.
- However, the clubs training during pre-booked sessions can book the 3 outermost tracks on the running track before the start of the sessions. Using the tracks is subject to a fee in accordance with the price list.
Paying the hall fee entitles you to use the track and field venue but does NOT include the gym.
The prices include 10% VAT
- Single entrance ticket € 5.70 / discount price € 4
- 10-entrance pass € 51.50 / € 35.80
- 25-entrance pass € 107.60 / € 74.30
- 50-entrance pass € 171.60 / € 119.00
You must also purchase the Healthy Kuopio card the first time you get a series ticket, price € 7.90. The pass service is downloaded on the card.
The gym fee entitles you to use the gum for 2,5 hours and to also use the hall’s track and field venues.
The prices include 10% VAT
- Single entrance ticket €8.60 / discount price €5.70
- 10-entrance pass €77.20 / €51.00
- 25-entrance pass €161.30 / €106.50
- 50-entrance pass €257.40 / €170.00
Did you know? You can also get a day pass or month pass that provides you with access to the services of the sports halls in Kuopio. For more information about sports passes and other sports cards, see the Indoor Sports page.
The discount group includes those under 18 years old, students with a student card, conscripts and non-military servicemen, disabled people, pensioners, disability pension recipients, and unemployed people.
Those aged under 5 have free access to Kuopio Hall when accompanied with a paying adult.
The full Kuopio Hall price list (pdf) also includes use fees per venue, e.g. for sports or commercial use.
The sports hall service and sports pass and card fees (pdf) includes information about other service fees.
- Private sessions in the gymnastics area
A venue fee of 26.60/h is charged from private individuals. Max. two two-hour slots may be booked by a single person. Cancellations must be made at the latest 7 hours before the booked sessions, after which we will charge the full price for cancelled sessions. For safety reasons, an adult must always supervise the activities in the venue.
- Meeting room II for organising birthday parties – you can take your own food and decorations 15 to the space 15 minutes beforre the booked time if the space is available. The space must be clean/empty by the time of next booked time.
ePassi at the sports halls: customers must download the ePassi application on their devices. Pay with an SMS using the ePassi based on the price list provided at the cash desk during the desk’s opening hours. Instructions are provided at the cash desk.
Pickleball is a new sport offered in Kuopio Hall (April-October). This is a fun and addictive ball game that combines elements of badminton, table tennis, and tennis. The game is intended for two or four players.
Customer service and bookings
Click on the names of the venues to access an up-to-date booking calendar.
- entire hall
- entire sports hall
- other facilities (meeting rooms, gym, parquet)
- track and field venues (incl. running tracks)
- gymnastics (canvas and apparatus, parquet)
- badminton and pickleball (April-October)
- table tennis on parquet (one table)
- courts April-October (basketball, floorball, volleyball)
- courts November-March (football, Finnish baseball, floorball, volleyball)
- floorball match arena (November-March)
You can browse free slots in the calendar, but you cannot book the hall facilities in the system. The slots displayed as white are free.
Information about Kuopio Hall
- Total floor area 14.000 m2, length 148,5 m, width 95,54 m and indoor height 20.5 m
- Maximum audience capacity 9000 persons
- 56-seat cafeteria
- Performance stage size 140 m2
- Fixed bleachers with 1,300 seats and additional 1,000 seats in transportable bleachers
- 150 fair tables and 2,400 transportable chairs
- Good sound projection in the hall
- Accessible venues for athletes
- Meeting room 1 (30-50 people) with a video projector (with personal laptop), CD player and speakers
- Meeting room 2 (around 20 people) flip chart available as necessary
- Locker rooms: 4 locker rooms for women and 4 for men, all include showers. Open coat racks in the locker rooms, no separate lockers. Storage lockers are available in the locker room hallways. The small lockers are operated with a 50 cent coin, which you get back. Large lockers are operated with a 20 cent coin, which you will not get back.
Kuopio Hall Cafe
Open on weekdays at 9-18:30 o’clock
See the café website for valid opening hours www.kuopiohallicafe.fi
Open based on a separate schedule during events and weekends.
tel. +358 (0)17 282 8176 or +358 (0)40 505 2228
Kuopiohalli on monipuolinen liikunta-areena, jonne kuka tahansa voi lähteä liikkumaan. Ostamalla esimerkiksi kertalipun, tai päivä- tai kuukausipassin voit käyttää kuopiohallin kuntosali- tai yleisurheilualueita. Myös monet seurat järjestävät Kuopiohallissa monipuolista harrastustoimintaa.