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HAMK Moves

05.03.2020 13:57

Welcome to Hamk Moves! All the information related to sports activities on HAMK campuses can be found from these pages. Sports schedules, sports courses and prices. To stay up-dated about all that is going on with Hamk Moves, follow us in Yammer, Facebook and Instagram.

Häme University of Applied Sciences offers a broad selection of sport activities on all campuses to its students.

Sports pass for the Sports Arena of Hämeenlinna’s University Centre

When using the Sports services in Hämeenlinna University Centre’s Sports Arena, students need a Sports pass. After buying the sports pass, students have the right to use the Sports Arena. There’s a good quality gym, which is open with the Sports pass every day at 6.00 – 22.00. Sports pass also entitles students to join all the fitness classes and ball sports in Arena.

Hamk Moves offers also big variety of Sports courses. These courses are priced in different categories. The cheapest option is always with a Sports pass. Variety of Sports courses can be found from this page.

In other Hamk locations students are free to use all the sports services provided by HAMK without any costs (excluding swimming halls).

The sports pass can be added to your student union card or some other ID. When you buy the sports pass, the broad access rights will be activated for you. You can buy the Sports pass for one semester or for the whole academic year.

Prices for Sports pass:

  • HAMKO’s members: 45 euros / semester, 80 euros / academic year
  • Other Hamk’s students: 55 euros / semester, 100 euros / academic year
  • Other students: 65 euros / semester, 120 euros / academic year

Autumn semester begins on 2nd September and ends on 31st January 2020. Fitness classes end 21st December 2019.

Spring semester begins on 13th January and ends 31st August 2020. Fitness classes end on 2nd May 2020.

You can buy the sport pass from HAMKO’s office in Visamäki or from HAMKO On The Road -tour.


HAMK Moves Challenge -tournaments

HAMK Moves Challenge is a a sports series which include many different sports tournaments during academic year. Every tournaments winner team is rewarded, as well as the winner of the whole Hamk Moves Challenge.

Tournaments will be held in different towns and cities, where HAMK has campuses. Campuses may register their wishes to organize a tournament in jari.virtanen@hamk.fi.

Tournament points will be given as follow: Participation 1 point. Winner team 3pts, 2nd team 2pts and 3rd team 1 point.

Registrations for Hamk Moves Challenge 2019 – 2020 on facebook.com/hamkmoves –events page. Teams should use the same name in each tournament so counting points together is easier.


  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Floorball, 11.2.2020. Elenia Areena, Hämeenlinna
  • Indoor football, 23.4.2020. Valkeakoski Sports Arena

Sports Courses

HamkMoves has a good variety of different Sports courses. All the ideas and suggestions for the courses can be sent to: jari.virtanen@hamk.fi

Prices for Sports courses:

Prices are based on four different groups:

  1. Hamk students with a Hamk Moves -membership.
  2. Hamk students without a Hamk Moves -membership.
  3. Hamk staff. Employees, retired employees and persons in non-military service or work placements at Hamk
  4. Other Finnish and foreign full-time students and the alumns of Hamk.



Yoga Course for all, beginners and more advanced, welcome!

More information:

Tiina Pihlajamäki



Wednesdays, at 16.15-17.30

10 classes. 5.2.2020 – 22.4.2020. (no classes on weeks 9 and 11)

Minimum/maximum number of participants:


Prices for the course:

Price group 1: 45€

Price group 2: 50€

Price group 3: 55€

Price group 4: 60€


Hämeenlinna Campus, room S-125


By 26.1.2020, jari.virtanen@hamk.fi


Swimming Techniques


In this course, we practice techniques for the most common swimming styles. How to breath, how to swim as economically as possible.

More information:



Saturdays, at 16.30-17.20

Six times. 28.3.2020-9.5.2020. (No class 11.4.)

Min/Max participants:



Pricegroup 1: 70€

Other pricegroups: 78€


Hämeenlinna Swimming hall


By 19.3.2020, jari.virtanen@hamk.fi


Rugby for beginners


Rugby Course for men and women.


Mondays at 17.15-18.10

Two sessions on 9.3. and 10.3.2020


Free for everyone.


Hämeenlinna Campus Sports Arena


No pre-registrations.