Tornio offers a diverse setting for activities. Listed below are hobby opportunities for students, at student prices. In addition to sports, there are also cultural services. For example, visits to museums are completely free for students.
Behind the link you will find the contact details of the Tornio clubs, etc. (In Finnish) https://www.tornionperheidentalo.fi/harrastusmahdollisuudet-tornioss/
GYMS and GROUP EXERCISE
LAPPARI EXPERIENCE FACTORY
Tennis, Padel, Skateboarding, Golf
Price lists and opening hours can be found behind the link below.
CITY OF TORNIO
The city of Tornio offers students services related to well-being and exercise. Check out the services found behind the link. Available for example free visits to Aine Art Museum, frisbee golf and tennis at Pohjan Stadium, affordable swimming for students in the swimming pool of the city of Tornio 3 € / person, etc.
TORNIO CITIZENS' COLLEGE
Tornio Citizens' College offers various courses related to education, well-being, hobbies and sports. Visit for the offerings: https://www.opistopalvelut.fi/tornio/index.php?l=en
TORNIO CLIMBING CLUB
Bouldering is climbing without safety equipment at low altitudes. Bouldering is practiced with natural stones, shallow rock walls and climbing walls. The height of the routes varies, although you usually climb routes less than five meters high. The height of the Cavella routes is one to four meters and the landing pad is served by a meter-thick foam mattress to ensure a safe landing.
Cave open shifts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 pm to 9 pm.
For more information: tornionkiipeily(at)gmail.com.
Rope climbing can be practiced both indoors and on natural rocks. Rope climbing is usually started in the indoor hall with a top rope, either a rope coming from above or a self-securing device. The wall for rope climbing can be found in Putaan Sports Hall and is available to members of the climbing club and can be booked for private use under the guidance of an instructor. For more information: tornionkiipeily(at)gmail.com
MARTIAL ARTS TORNIO
TAEKWON-DO TORNIO RY ITF
Taekwon-Do is a youthful, Korean martial art that has been developed in its current form to conform to old vertical martial arts. Taekwon-Do is known for its spectacular kicks, but includes a wide range of skill-intensive sports such as movement series, matchmaking, power and special technology crushing, and self-defense. The beginners course for 7-12 year olds starts in the fall of 2021. The beginners course for young people and adults on Wednesdays from 6.30 pm to 8 pm. After the trial on Wednesday, the opportunity to participate in the exercises also on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 pm to 8 pm. More information and registration: tkdtornio.myclub.fi
TORNIO JUJUTSU SOCIETY
Kujaku Ruy Goshinjutsu
Kujaku is a style developed by Belgian Shihan Paul Pauwels, 9th Dan, based on modern European jujutsu. It is, above all, a form of self-defense with no competitive activity. The alley includes a variety of techniques, such as throws and falls techniques, kicks and punches, and locks and controls.
Instructors can be inquired about Kujaku Ruy Goshinjutsu's beginner's course. Age limit 16 years. More information at elinaviisanen(at)gmail.com.
Brazilian jujutsu and lock wrestling Brazilian jujutsu is a martial and self-defense sport developed on the basis of traditional Japanese jujutsu and judo techniques. The Brazilian jujutsu focuses on the various martial arts techniques used in the country. In a typical match situation, the aim is to take the opponent to the ground as soon as possible, where the match will end with a lock or strangle. The lock wrestling is very much reminiscent of Brazilian jujutsu without a gi, i.e. without a jujutsu suit. Beginner course of Brazilian jujutsu on Mondays from 5.30 pm to 7 pm. The recommended age limit for middle school, small size is good to come with a guy of the same size for exercises. For more information: bjjtornio(at)gmail.com.
The women's open turn, to which even beginners are welcome, is on Sundays from 18:00 to 19:30.
For more information: ulla.murisoja(at)gmail.com
Dance school STAGE offers various dance lessons and courses throughout the year. Find out more about the offer on the website; https://www.hallinnoija.fi/tanssikoulustage
On the Arjen Ituja website, you will find online lecture materials on topics related to nutrition. Topics include special diets, vegetarian food, eating rhythm, etc. In addition, our partner Welfare and Nutrition Coach Jaana Kotkansalo conducts nutrition analyzes at a student-friendly price. https://blogi.eoppimispalvelut.fi/arjenituja/in-english-2/
INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING
Welfare and sports counseling is a free service aimed at students and staff of Lapland universities, the purpose of which is to help the client find the right way to move. Feel free to contact your wellness counselor: mika.vettainen(at)ulapland.fi or phone 040 182 6341
On the FSHS website you will find good tips on ergonomics, videos and tips on break-ups. https://www.yths.fi/en/health-information/exercise-and-ergonomy/take-control-of-your-posture-and-working-positions/