Head towards a gym, an outdoor CrossFit training session, a sports field or an ice rink. We have well maintained sports facilities for all the most common sports.
Kuusamo has many sports centres, both indoors and in the middle of nature
In the vicinity of Talvijärvi, you can find an outdoor gym for independent crossfit training. The outdoor gym is located along the FIS5 cross country ski trail, below Ski-Inn Aurinkorinne in the vicinity of the Rukatonttu parking area.
Sets of stairs suitable for exercise can be found in Ruka Ski Stadium next to the small and large ski jumping hills. You can sprint up and down the stairs regardless of the weather in the building with the escalator leading from the Ski Stadium to Ruka village.
Kuusamo centre has plenty of different sports facilities, both indoors and outdoors. There is a pool, gym, facilities for indoor ball games, indoor ice skating rink and several outdoor sports fields.
There are plenty of snow sledding slopes in Ruka area and at Kuusamo city centre and you can use them free of charge! Snow racing on certain ski slopes at evenings is available from December until April. Rosa&Rudolf Family Park has a super fun Snow Tubing slope. Snow racing and snow tubing require special ski passes.
We have several activity parks and spaces as well as lots of other activities indoors.
Ice skating rinks and tracks
Ice skating rinks are closed for this season and maintenance has stopped.
In Ruka, you can ice skate at the ice rink of Ruka school (Rukankouluntie 30). Ice skating at the ice rink of Ruka school is possible on weekday evenings from 15:00 onwards and weekends (when school is out).
In Kuusamo, the Sports Centre ice rink, the Nilo ice rink, Tolpanniemi skating area and the Toranki school skating area are in use, on weekdays from 15:00 forwards and weekends. Also the Käylä ice rink is in use (light switch in the light pole on the left).
Ice skating rinks are presented on Kuusamo.fi website (in Finnish only). See link below for location of ice skating rinks on map as well as information about maintenance.