Guided Exercise

Guided exercise is usually available from September to May; however, various exercise courses are also available during the summer.

For more information on swimming classes and other guided exercise provided by the City, please call 044 703 8015.

In addition to City-provided activities, various sports clubs and private gyms also organise sports and exercise classes for people of all ages.

Link to upcoming courses and registration

Sport Advice

If you need tips and advice on sports and exercise in Oulu, please contact Sport Services tel. 044 703 6600.

Sport Services also arranges sport advice especially for people with immigrant backgrounds. If you are interested about that, please call 044 703 8042.

Courses for Women with Immigrant Background

There are several courses, like water sport courses, for women with immigrant backgrounds yearly from August/September until May.
For more information please contact Virpi Markuksela or tel. 044 703 8042.

Baby Swimming Groups

Oulu organises baby swimming groups both in Oulu Swimming Pool in Raksila and Vesi-Jatuli in Haukipudas. Upcoming courses and registration.

More on baby and family swimming groups.

For more information please contact us by e-mail either Oulu vauvauinti(at) or Vesi-Jatuli vauvauintijatuli(at)

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