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Booking sports and other facilities

You can make an application for either regular or single use at the facilities administered by sports services. To apply for regular bookings or event bookings, you need to fill in the booking application form . You can check available facilities in the online booking system External linkTimmi (the system is partially translated into English). In External linkTimmi , you can apply for a single booking also electronically. To make an application electronically in Timmi, you need to register as a user.

Things to keep in mind when making a reservation application

  • You can apply for a single or a regular booking using the booking application form.

  • Through Timmi you can, for the time being, only apply for a single, one-off, practice session. Application must be made at least 7 weekdays before the start of the session.
  • Bookings for accommodation can only be made by phone.
  • Bookings for regular practice sessions and competitions still need to be applied in writing only with the booking application form or by email. We ask you to deliver all booking-related emails to the email address of the customer service of sports services liikuntapalvelut.asiakaspalvelu(at) We cannot guarantee that booking-related emails sent to personal email addresses will come through.
  • Please note that sending the booking application does not automatically mean that your booking is confirmed. We will always send a separate confirmation email to the email address you have provided in the application after the booking is approved.

Applying for a regular booking

Local associations, companies, individuals and other user communities can make an application, for example, for the use of ice halls, indoor swimming pools and their club facilities, ice hockey and skating rinks, tennis courts as well as indoor sports facilities, namely sports halls and school gyms. Associations and individuals can make an application for regular bookings by filling in and printing the booking application form and delivering it to the sports services, address Ratinan rantatie 1, 33100 Tampere.

If you make an application for multiple sports facilities, we ask that you make a separate application for each booking.

Application periods for regular bookings

Summer bookings of sports fields
by 5 January 2020

Summer bookings of indoor sports facilities, tennis courts and Hervanta ice hall
by 23 February 2020

Winter bookings of indoor sports facilities (including evening use of school gyms), Tampere, Hervanta and Tesoma ice halls as well as indoor swimming pools and sports facilities of indoor swimming pools
by 26 April 2020. We aim to send the confirmation for a regular booking during May, but by Midsummer at the latest.

Winter bookings of Koulukatu fields, ice hockey and skating rinks and Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre along with competition bookings of Kauppi ski tracks
by 13 September 2020

Applying for a single booking

You can apply for single bookings of indoor sports facilities and tennis courts among other things. In addition, you can book accommodation facilities of outdoor recreation and leisure areas . You can check the booking status through the booking system External linkTimmi but we recommend that you book accommodation in the leisure areas directly through our customer service by phone or email. That way we can handle your application quickly and confirm the booking.

In the Timmi-service, you can either browse the booking status of the sports facilities, or by registering, also apply for single practice sessions (1–1.5 hours). You can also apply for a single booking via a separate booking application form which you can find at the bottom of the page. In addition, it is possible to make single bookings for tennis courts electronically.

Regular bookings and bookings for competitions are still handled only via a separate booking application form, email or phone.

Booking payment

You need to pay single bookings in advance to the customer service of the sports services, address Ratinan rantatie 1. Payments for accommodation must be made at least seven days before the booking period starts. If the payment is not made, the booking expires and we will charge for the whole booking afterwards. The booking fee will not be refunded.

Practice sessions in the indoor sports hall Nääshalli make an exception: you can pay the sessions on-site at the hall.

Booking ice halls

Only registered local clubs and associations can apply for bookings of ice halls. NB: The clubs’ heads of coaching allocate evening practice sessions of Tampere ice hall and Tampere training ice hall.

School facilities for hire

Booking sports facilities in schools

You can make both regular and single bookings for the sports facilities in schools on weekdays from 17.00 till 21.30. The application form needs to be delivered at least 7 days before the booking starts. Bookings differing from the aforementioned times and weekend bookings need to be applied from the head teacher of said school.

School classrooms booked through the sports services

Through the sports services, you can make bookings for classrooms on weekdays from 17.00 till 21.30 in the following schools:

Hatanpää school
Karonen school
Kämmenniemi school
Lielahti school
Linnainmaa school
Pohjois-Hervanta school
Takahuhti school

For more information on the class rooms and how to make a booking, please go to Classrooms for hire in schools (in Finnish only).

Booking other school facilities

The head teacher of each school decides about the use of school facilities for individual events. Basic education’s administration decides about long-term bookings in the facilities of comprehensive schools after receiving the head teacher’s opinion. In upper secondary schools, the head teacher decides about long-term bookings. For instructions on hiring other school facilities, please go to Hiring school facilities (in Finnish only).

To tennis courts via the Net

You can book a session in Timmi or by phone directly from the tennis courts. Ahvenisjärvi and Kaukajärvi tennis courts are in use. You can make a booking only for the current or coming week. The booking time is 1 hour, always on the hour. Booking of the tennis court expires if the court has not been taken into use by 5 minutes from the start of the booking at the latest.

Booking application form


Cancelling or changing the booking can only be done by letter or email to the customer service of sports services. Cancellations and changes need to be done at least 7 days before your booking starts. We charge a current handling fee for cancellations or changes to the booking. Cancellations and changes to tournament, competition and camp bookings need to be made at least 10 days before the event starts. Otherwise, we will charge according to the original booking. We charge a double fee for the hours that exceed the original booking.

Sports Services, customer service
Tel. 03 5653 4300
Tampere Stadium
33100 Tampere
opening hours Mon closed. Tue–Fri from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 3.45 p.m. Call centre: Mon from 12 p.m. to 3.45 p.m., Tue–Fri from 8.30 a.m. to 3.45 p.m.