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HAMK Moves

Here you can find all the information related to student sports at HAMK, such as sports calendars, sports courses and fees.

Please note that the best way to keep up to date with what’s happening in the world of sport is to follow HAMK Moves on Viva engage and Instagram.

Häme University of Applied Sciences offers a wide range of physical activities to promote the well-being of its students. A wide range of physical activity opportunities are available on every campus, and the aim is to support students’ physical activity and thus, among other things, their ability to study, on an equal footing.

Hamk Moves is responsible for student mobility in cooperation with local student associations on and around the campuses of Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu.

Exercise pass for the Hämeenlinna University Sports Hall

Access to the sports hall of the Hämeenlinna University of Applied Sciences Centre is obtained by purchasing a sports pass sticker, which is attached to a student card or other ID card. When purchasing a sports sticker, students are activated with extensive access rights to use the sports facilities. The access rights are activated either on the student card (new model) or on a separate access card. You can buy a sports pass for one semester or for the whole academic year.

The pass entitles the holder to use the sports hall of the Hämeenlinna University Centre. The sports hall has a comprehensive gym, which is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition, the pass entitles you to fitness lessons and ball games at both FitStation and the sports hall.

Hamk Moves also organises a number of sports courses during the school year. Where there is an extra charge for sports courses, they are priced in different categories. The lowest prices are always for sports pass holders. The range of sports courses on offer and instructions can be found on this page.

Exercise pass prices:

Student body member: €45 per semester, €80 per academic year.
Other HAMK students: 55 euros / semester, 100 euros / academic year.

Spring semester 8.1.2024 – 31.8.2024

You can buy a sports sticker at the HAMKO office in Visamäki. In Hämeenlinna you can get a pass from the HAMKO office, on other campuses you can get a pass from the information desk.

HAMK Moves on different campuses

Evo

Sports hall for students at Tuulos Sports Hall on Wednesdays at 17.00 – 19.00.

There is a renovated gym on campus, which is free for students and staff to use.

There are plenty of outdoor sports facilities in the immediate vicinity of the campus. There are hiking trails, floodlit and unlit jogging paths and ski trails, inviting you to exercise all year round. The campus also has a large grass field and facilities for both baseball and frisbee golf.

Forssa

Forssa students will continue to take part in sports shifts also in the academic year 2023 – 24 in the gym of the Community School. The gym shifts will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, the times will be announced in the next few days, when I get confirmation from the city. In addition, students will have a reduced entrance fee to the Vesihelmen entertainment centre, at 2,50€. This benefit can be used twice a week and also includes access to the gym.

Hamki staff are also entitled to the Vesihelme discount, the price for staff is €3.50.

For up-to-date information on sports services on the Forssa campus, as well as on campus sports events or tournaments, for example, visit the Viva page on Hamk Forssa Liikunta, and Hamk Moves.

Hämeenlinna

Group exercise classes are held at fitSTATION fitness club (Eteläkatu 1), unless otherwise stated. The exercise calendar is only available to students with a Hamk Moves exercise pass, and to Hamk staff with an ID card. Ball games in the sports hall of the Hämeenlinna campus. Group exercise classes start on 1.9.2023, ball games on 4.9.2023.

The HAMK Moves pass can be purchased at the HAMKO office on the Hämeenlinna campus.

Padel King

HAMK Moves has a contract for reduced prices for the Padel King hall in Hämeenlinna (Pietiläntie 6).

The special offer for Hamk Moves members and Hamk staff is 2 euros per shift.

Please call 040-8498938 to book a free shift. First time bookings What’s Up with a photo of the student/personal card,

and your Hamk Moves school sticker. Payment for the shift is made at the time of booking via MobilePay.

The users of the shift will then agree to share the cost between themselves.

Lepaa

The gymnasium is reserved for student ball games on Mondays and Thursdays from 16.00 to 19.00. Outside these times, the hall can be used whenever it is free.

Every Wednesday at 17.30 there is a group exercise class in the gym, which varies from week to week. A list of class topics can be found on the campus notice boards.

Students can also use the gym, which can be accessed with their own badge. In addition, access to the lower level of the canteen, where you can play ping-pong, pool and table football, is also possible.

There are also plenty of opportunities for outdoor sports on the Lepaa campus. A 9-hole golf course is located in the immediate vicinity of the campus. A jogging trail, frisbee and football golf courses and swimming in the lake are also within easy reach.

Mustiala

Weekly football (Wednesdays and Sundays), volleyball (Mondays and Thursdays), netball (Tuesdays) and baseball are played in Mustiala, depending on your preferences.

On Mondays there is a dance class at the school. For orienteering, basketball, tennis, ice-skating, athletics and skiing, a person is appointed each year, but these sports are not organised on a regular basis. The times of the sports shifts may always vary slightly, which is why the person in charge of each sport always informs you by e-mail at the beginning of the week about the schedule and additional information.

Without supervision, students have access to a good jogging track right next to the school, which also has cross-country skiing tracks in winter. The school also has its own gym for students, as well as an 18-hole frisbee golf course in Tammela, which runs partly through Mustiala parks.

The Tammela Sports Centre is a ten-minute walk from the campus, where you can find a track and field, a tennis court, an ice hockey rink and a gym. In winter, when Lake Pyhäjärvi freezes over, a cross-country skiing track is built there, which is actively used by students. The nearest swimming pool is in Forssa, where students have access at a reasonable price.

Riihimäki

Hyria Sports Hall (Sakonkatu):

HAMK students can use the sports hall on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 16.00 to 18.00. (This information is from last academic year, this year is still to be confirmed).

The gym is open on weekdays from 14.00 to 20.00.

JPJ Sports Centre (Peltosaarenkatu 21):

HAMK students and staff are entitled to use the facilities of the sports centre at a contract price. A further reduction of -50% on the normal student prices will be applied, also for staff. This means, for example, that a gym card for 10 sessions or a month now costs €22.50. The same price will be applied to all racquet games available at the sports centre.

Anyone using the sports service must be registered as a customer of the sports centre, so access will be based on the product purchased at the time of purchase. Gym customers must also download an app from the app store on their phone, this will act as a key to the gym. A pink code for access to the games will be generated, this will be sent to the customer’s email upon booking.

Exercise service products at contract price can only be purchased during our customer service opening hours. Students must prove their entitlement to the contract price with a student card, staff with an ID card.

Gym products are purchased at the cash desk, after which use of the gym is possible every day between 6 a.m. and midnight with series and kk tickets.

The playing time must be during customer service hours, when the player comes in to make a payment to the cashier.

JPJ Liikuntakeskus offers a wide range of sports and information can be found at jpjliikuntakeskus.fi

Customer service opening hours:

MON 10-20

TUE-THU 15-20

FRI 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. FRI 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M.

Sat closed

SU 15-20

Valkeakoski

Gym:

The campus has a very well-equipped gym in the library wing of the A building. The gym is open daily from 6 am to 10 pm and is free of charge for HAMK students and staff. The changing rooms are located opposite the gym and have lockers with electric locks.

Swimming pool: (1.9.2023-31.5.2024)

https://www.valkeakoski.fi/kulttuuri-ja-liikunta/liikunta/liikuntapaikat/uimahalli/

HAMK students and staff are entitled to two swimming pool visits per week at a reduced price. The one-off fee for Hamk residents is €2.75. The price also includes access to the gym.

Ball shifts:

Ball games for HAMK students in the sports hall of Valkeakoski Vocational College on Tuesdays at 19.30-21.00 and Thursdays at 18.30-20.30. The key to the gym is available at the Student Services in the B building of the Hamki campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12.15.

Ice rink: (alkaen 4.10.2023)

Ice time at Valkeakoski Ice Hall (Kerhomajanpolku 5) for HAMK students on Wednesdays from 14.50-14.50.

Bowling, billiards, darts etc:

Valkeakoski Bowling Hall (Lotilantie 24) offers HAMK students free shoe rental and -10% for other games.

Tampere:

The joint sports services of the University of Tampere and the University of Applied Sciences (SportUni) are available to all university students for a one-off fee of six euros. The fee includes use of the gyms, group exercise classes, badminton and general ball games and can be paid directly at the Sports Centre reception desk when it is open. SportUn has three sports centres (https://sites.tuni.fi/sportuni/liikuntakeskukset/)

Combining study and sports

Häme University of Applied Sciences is committed to supporting students in combining their sports career with their university studies.

HAMK belongs to the Tavastia Sports Academy, through which students who pursue sporting goals receive individual support to help them combine studying and sport.

Sports students apply to HAMK through the normal application procedures. Once selected as a student at the university, they can contact the university’s sports coordinator for advice on practical arrangements, such as applying for membership of the Sports Academy. Planning for a career in sport is also started as soon as you start your studies. If a student athlete does not meet the criteria for the Sports Academy, a number of support measures can still be offered to enable him/her to combine sport and studies.

Tavastia Sports Academy

The Tavastia Sports Academy is a sports organisation in Kanta-Häme, combining studies and sports coaching for young athletes aiming for the top. The academy offers athletes a comprehensive network of services, including good training conditions, support services and coaching at the place of study, in addition to combining sport and studies. It is coordinated locally by Koulutuskuntayhtymä Tavastia and nationally by the Sports Academy Programme under the Finnish Olympic Committee’s top sports unit.

For more information, contact Olli-Pekka Hakala, coordinator of the Sports Academy Tavastia.

olli-pekka.hakala@kktavastia.fi phone 0505969901

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