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Indoor and outdoor swimming pools

Tampere Swimming Centre, the outdoor swimming pool and the Pyynikki indoor swimming pool re-opened on 1 June. To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the instructions of the National Institute for Health and Welfare and other authorities must be adhered to when visiting the indoor swimming pools and the outdoor swimming pool. Adults are responsible for ensuring that their children also adhere to the instructions. If ill, it is strictly forbidden to use the indoor swimming pools, the outdoor swimming pool and the swimming centre’s gym,


Read more abour the impacts of the coronavirus here: Indoor swimming pools and the outdoor swimming pool of the City of Tampere re-opening on 1 June Bulletin 3.6.2020

The popular option of using both the swimming centre and the outdoor swimming pool is again possible as of July 1st.

Tampere swimming centre

Uima-allas
Tampere Swimming Centre
Tel. 040 090 7808 / cash desk
Tel. 040 800 4999 / sports instructors (for example, queries about school swims / lane reservations for the day)
33540 Tampere
opening hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 6.00–21.00 (last entrance 19.45), Thu 13.00–21.00 (last entrance 19.45), Sat, Sun 10.00–18.00 (last entrance 16.45). Swimmers must exit the pool area 30 minutes before closing time.

Irregular opening hours / events: on Fridays 19.00 - 20.30 diving pool is reserved



Hervanta swimming pool

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Hervanta swimming pool
33720 Tampere
opening hours Closed during the renovation.


Pyynikki swimming pool

Pyynikki Swimming Pool
Tel. 040 806 3277, ticket sales
Tel. 040 806 3305, sports instructors
33230 Tampere
opening hours Mon - Fri 6.00 - 21.00 (last entrance for swimmer at 19.45), Sat, Sun closed.


Tesoma swimming pool

Tesoma Swimming Pool
33310 Tampere

Water treatment work is currently being carried out in the Tesoma indoor swimming pool and the balancing tanks are being replaced. The Tesoma indoor swimming pool will re-open on 27 July after the renovation work has been completed.



Tampere outdoor swimming pool

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Tampere outdoor swimming pool
Tel. cash desk: 044 486 3681, lifeguards: 044 486 3682
33540 Tampere
opening hours 1.6. - 30.8. Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 6.30 - 20.00 (last entrance 18.45), Thu 10.00 - 20.00 (last entrance 18.45), Sat, Sun 8.00 - 20.00 (last entrance 18.45).

Opening hours 31.8. - 27.9.
Mon, Tue, Wed 12.00 - 19.00 (last entrance 17.45)
Thu, Fri 6.30 - 20.00 (last entrance 18.45)
Sat, Sun 10.00 - 18.00 (last entrance 16.45)



Instructions to swimmers

– At indoor swimming pools, you must not wear beach shorts as swimwear. You can wear wear short swim shorts (above knee) clearly intended for swimming in swimming pools at all indoor swimming pools in Tampere. The shorts cannot have pockets and you must not wear underpants under them. The material has to be thin, quickly dry material such as Lycra or similar.

– Children can go swimming without a supervisor after turning 9 years old and when they are able to swim a distance of 25 metres.

– School-age children should also use the changing room according to gender.

You can find more instructions to swimmers and tips for developing swimming skills on the web page of the Finnish Swimming Teaching and Lifesaving Federation.


Entrance fees to the indoor swimming pools

At indoor swimming pools, you can pay in cash, with most common debit and credit cards, with the travel card of Tampere Regional Transport and approved targeted payment instruments (in Finnish only). The prices include VAT (10%).

Adults, aged 25 and older 7.20
Children 416-year-olds 2.80
Young adults 17–24-year-olds 4.60
Seniors, aged 65 and older 4.60
Students, weekdays (not valid on national holidays, student card required) 4.60
Morning/day swim on weekdays (not valid during national holidays) 6.00–14.00. Please note! Morning/day swim discount is not valid at the Tampere Swimming Centre during the opening period of the outdoor swimming pool. 4.60
Family ticket (max 2 adults and 3 children (4–16-olds) Mon–Sun 19.00
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entrance

  • Under 4-year-olds free of charge, when accompanied by a person aged 17 and older.
  • You must prove belonging to a particular payment group with an identity document when asked.
  • In case of problems (for example, device failure or bank connection error) the sports services reserves the right to not accept other payment methods than cash.

Other services and group fees (incl. VAT %)

Swim wear (Hervanta swimming pool) 2.00 + €5.00 deposit (24)
Towel (Hervanta swimming pool) 2.00 + €5.00 deposit (24)
Adult groups of 1 to 9 persons on a booked session €7.20 / person (10)
Adult groups of over 10 persons on a booked session €5.50 / person (10)
Children’s groups of 1 to 9 persons on a booked session (4- to 16-year-olds) €2.80 / person (10)
Children’s groups of over 10 persons on a booked session (4- to 16-year-olds) €2.30 / person (10)
Young peoples groups of 1 to 9 persons on a booked session (17- to 24-year-olds) €4.60 / person (10)
Young peoples groups of over 10 persons on a booked session (17- to 24-year-olds) €3.40 / person (10)
Groups of 1 to 9 persons for over 65-year-olds on a booked session €4.60 / person (10)
Groups of over 10 persons for over 65-year-olds on a booked session €3.40 / person (10)
Groups for the disabled €3.70 / person (10)
Local comprehensive schools and day care centres Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00 during lessons Free of charge
Local upper secondary students during lessons €2.80 (10)
Special swim card (only in Finnish), granted according to separate criteria €65.00 / 6 months (10)
€130.00 / year (10)
Gym at the Tampere Swimming Centre €4.40 / session (10)
Gym at the Tampere Swimming Centre, 10-time series wristband €22.00 (10)
Wristband fee for the series wristband (the fee is not refundable) €10.00 (10)

Paying with the travel card of Tampere Regional Transport

When paying with a holder-specific travel card of Tampere Regional Transport, we comply with the age limits of Tampere Regional Transport. When your age group changes you need to make the change at the customer service of Tampere Regional Transport.

Adults, aged 25 and older 5.50
Children, 4–16-year-olds €2.60
Young people, 17–24-year-olds €3.40
Seniors, aged 65 and older €3.40
Morning/day swim on weekdays (not valid during national holidays) 6.00–14.00
Please note! Morning/day swim discount is not valid at the Tampere Swimming Centre during the opening period of the outdoor swimming pool.
€3.40
Students, on weekdays (not valid during national holidays, student number required) The card must have a student number that is set at the customer service of Tampere Regional Transport, service desk Frenckell (page in Finnish only). The price group changes according to your birthday. €3.40

With the travel card of Tampere Regional Transport, you can also pay the swimming pool fee of another person in the same price group at the same fare gate. Student fee is, however, personal and only the first fee is charged with the student price. Next fees are charged according to the standard fee.

A value ticket bought onto a personal Tampere travel card on External linkNella Nettilataus page can also be loaded at an indoor pool. The value loads automatically onto the card at the fare gate when you pay the indoor pool fee.

10-time series wristbands and cards

Adults 55.00
Children, 4–16-year-olds 23.00
Young people, 17–24-year-olds 34.00
Seniors, over 65-year-olds 34.00
Morning/day swim on weekdays (not valid during national holidays) 6.00–14.00. Please note! Morning/day swim discount is not valid at the Tampere Swimming Centre during the opening period of the outdoor swimming pool. 34.00
Students, on weekdays (not valid during national holidays, student card required) 34.00
Wristband fee (fee is not refundable) 10.00
You can conveniently reload more sessions onto your once loaded series wristband online on Online loading (below)
  • Series wristbands and cards are valid for 2 years from the purchase date. We do not refund unused swim sessions on series wristbands and cards.

  • You can buy sports services’ payment cards and wristbands from the cash desks of the indoor swimming pools and customer service of the sports services.

  • Series wristband and card are holder-specific, which means that you can pay a session for another person in the same price group using them. (With the exception of using approved targeted payment instruments, in which case the series card is personal and the client’s name is stored on it.)

  • When using personal series wristband and card the client must be prepared to prove their identity during every visit. We notify of the identification check at the entrance gate with a red light and text: “Todista henkilöllisyys" (Prove your identity, please.). The card is cleared for use after the check.

  • Please note! Keep the receipt of your card and wristband. If your card or wristband breaks, the serial number on the receipt is the only verification based on which we can compensate the remaining swim sessions.

  • We charge a wristband fee of 10 euros for the series wristband. The fee is not refundable and we do not buy the wristband back. The wristband comes with a 2-year technical guarantee.

Please note!

– At indoor swimming pools, you must not use beach shorts as swimwear. You can only use tight swimwear (made of Lycra fabric) at indoor swimming pools.

– Children can go swimming without a supervisor after turning 9 years old and when they are able to swim a distance of 25 metres.

– School-age children should use the changing room according to gender.


Online loading

You can load more swim sessions onto your swimming wristband or series card conveniently online after you have purchased one. The online loading possibility works on wristbands that have had a 10-time series ticket loaded on them at the customer service of the swimming pools or the sports services.

The purchase is loaded onto the wristband or card when you next pay with the wristband or card at a sports facility. However, this happens 2 hours from the moment of purchase at the earliest. You must load your wristband or card at a machine reader at a sports facility within 30 days.

If you want to load a new product onto the wristband or card, for example change an adult series ticket for a children’s series ticket, you can only load the ticket at the cash desk of a swimming pool.


What will you need?

  • Swimming wristband or series card that you have purchased at the cash desk of a swimming pool or customer service of the sports services

  • Computer with a working internet connection

  • Online banking user ID and password or credit card to pay the loading


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1. Enter the number found on the back of the wristband or series card.
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You can find the number on the back of the wristband or series card.
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2. Choose a ticket and click the button ”Eteenpäin”.
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3. Read the terms of delivery of the online shop carefully and continue.
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4. Approve the order and, if you want, enter your email address to receive a confirmation of your purchase. Accept and continue to payment.
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5. Choose your bank and continue to pay with your online banking user ID and password.
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6. Remember to return to the seller’s service after the payment transaction. Online loading automatically transfers onto the wristband or series card at the fare gate when you pay.