Summer exercise

Tampere City Sports Services organizes summer sports open to everyone. The groups are free of charge and without age limits and do not require registration unless otherwise stated. Outdoor exercise is subject to weather conditions.

Kids and their sports instructor are having a playground party.

Family exercise in summer 2024

Come and exercise with the whole family! There will be playground parties, ball games and Friday hustle and bustle – choose yours, or even all of them, and enjoy a sporty June with us.

There will also be fun activities for the whole family on 8 June in the Startti kesään -event, check out the events at the Tampere outdoor swimming pool for more details! 

Perheliikunta again organizes the Perheliikuntapäivä-event (Family Exercise Day) in cooperation with HLU on 17 August  from 10 am to 1.30 pm at the Kauppi Sports Center, where clubs and and associations present the diverse hobby opportunities in Pirkanmaa. You can also try out different types of sports, so please bring clothes suitable for exercise.

Summer activities for families and children 3.6.–28.6.

Family exercise groups are available this summer in Peltolammi, Kauppi, Tammela, Kaukajärvi and city centre area. The activity is open to everyone and free of charge. You don't need to register for groups, except for Trampolin Park at Kauppi Sports Center. There will be no Friday Friday hustle and bustle on Midsummer 21 June.

Wellness Day for expectant mothers and families with babies 1.6.2024

Young people play padel with a sports instructor.

Summer exercise for young people and young adults 3.–28.6.

Summer will once again bring new summer sports and opportunities for young adults in the Pirkanmaa region again, feel free to join us in exercising! The sports include for example fatbike, wakeboarding, standup paddleboarding, padel, dance, street basketball, beach volleyball and street hockey. 

Summer training offers a great opportunity to try out the latest forms of exercise around the city, in a comfortable and safe environment. All groups are low-threshold groups and the goal of exercise is fun, doing things together and learning something new. You don't need a sports background or previous experience in these groups. Enthusiasm, openness and a cheerful mind are a plus!

Youth and young adult groups and workouts summer 24

Find the spark in exercise! All activities are completely free of charge and aimed at 17–29 year olds. Changes to groups are possible, they will be announced on this page and on Instagram. Registration for the groups will open in the online registration system 27 May, link on the page.

Check out the introductions to summer sports on the Youth training page!

 Fatbike riders in Niihama.
Summer workout in Sorsapuisto.

Summer exercise 3.6.–5.7.2024

Check out our diverse summer groups! Join us alone, with a friend and with a group.

Low-threshold workouts and exercise groups

The walks, which include exercise sessions, last about an hour and water exercises 30 minutes. Park workouts and park stretchings are 60 minutes long, please bring your own exercise mat. In Park Asahi, the movements are made while standing, so you don't need a mat. 

Feel free to try different kinds of summer sports!

Seniors in the Saddle - events

Monday 6 May and Monday 13 May. Gathering at 11 am in front of the Tampere Stadium, Ratinan Rantatie 1 A. A relaxed cycling event for seniors, organized by peer leaders. The speed is 12–14 km/h, duration 2–3 hours. During the ride, we stop for coffee, which is self-funded.

Weather-appropriate equipment, water bottle, helmet on. Free of charge, no pre-registration required.

The couple is cycling.

Summer activities at the Tampere outdoor swimming pool

As usual, the summer of Tampere outdoor swimming pool includes nice events and water sports for all ages, not forgetting swimming schools. Water beasts are pampered in May when the Wibit Aqua Track arrives at the outdoor swimming pool. Popular pay per visit water exercise groups are available for both children and adults. The outdoor swimming pool is also open on Midsummer, and the summer is crowned by the Startti kesään -event and the Sykettä syksyyn -day.

Swimming schools

In July, free beach swimming schools are available for children at the beaches. In swimming schools, children practice getting used to the water and the rudiments of swimming. During the summer, swimming skills are also learned in swimming pools and the outdoor swimming pool.

Descriptions of swimming school groups can be found on the page Children’s swimming lessons. You can register for swimming schools from the link below.


Uimareita Riihiniemessä

Registering for summer swimming schools and exercise groups

  • Swimming schools on the beaches, outdoor swimming pool and indoor swimming pools, registration online from 20 May 2024 at 9.00 am.
  • Family exercise climbing at Trampoline Park, registration for groups; 3, 10, 17 and 24 June.
  • Registration For Youth training groups opens on 27 May.


Summer swimming schools

Enrolment in summer swimming schools starts on 20.5. at 9.00 am. Beach swimming schools are free of charge, swimming schools in the outdoor swimming pool and halls are subject to a fee. For adults, there is also a fundamental skills group in Hervanta swimming pool and a stroke improvement group in the outdoor swimming pool.

Home exercise in the summer?

On a rainy day, it's nice to hang out at home! On the website  you can find plenty of different exercises, chair gymnastics  and body conditioning classes.


Sports counseling

Do you need help starting exercise, information about different exercise opportunities or exercise groups? Contact the sports counseling service either by e-mail [email protected] or by phone at 044 423 5247.

Sports counseling is intended for everyone: families with small children, young people, working-age people - everyone who feels they need advice and support to find the spark of exercise.

The aim of counseling is to find ways to promote the client's well-being according to individual needs, motivation and starting situation. The sports instructor gives guidance and tips for starting exercise, tells about exercise opportunities and guided groups. Counseling is free of charge.

See more information on page Sports counselling.

Enrollment in exercise groups for the autumn 2024 season

Registration for the autumn 2024 exercise groups is primarily done electronically at

  • 12.8. from 9:00 am working age groups, swimming schools, baby swimming, tel. 044 423 5248
  • 13.8. from 9:00 am seniors and special exercise groups, tel. 044 423 5247
  • 14.8. from 9:00 am Family exercise courses and Youth training

The exercise groups can be browsed in the registration system two weeks before the start of the registration period. The autumn season starts on 2 September 2024.

Applying for a place in exercise groups