The sports arena Tamppi Arena was built in 2002 and extended in 2013. It is owned by University properties of Finland Ltd., which rents the facilities to the university.
Ball games hall
The hall has a 1000 m² (22mx45m) sports hall, which can be divided in three equal courts using curtains. The floor is covered with Upofloor Pulastic. There can be up to six badminton courts, one longitudinal and three transverse volleyball courts, two transverse and one longitudinal basketball courts, three transverse floorball rinks, as well as one pitch for indoor football. Other activities such as martial arts, dance, table tennis and ultimate frisbee can also be done in the hall.
There is a 150 m² gym on the second floor of Tamppi Arena with versatile and high-quality David equipment. In the arena extension there is a weight training-specific 240 m² gym. There is also a wide selection of equipment for free weight training.
Group exercise room
There is a 350 m² group exercise room in the Tamppi Arena extension. The room has mirrored walls and a parquet floor. In addition to group exercise classes, the room can be used for martial arts, dance, self-directed training, etc.
There is a climbing wall in the lobby of Tamppi Arena ball gaming hall. It was built in 2017. The wall can be used for bouldering, leading and top rope climbing. All climbing activities are organised by the climbing club Tekiila.
Downstairs in the Tamppi Arena there are two changing rooms for men and women. The changing rooms have toilet and washing facilities. Downstairs you will also find men’s and women’s toilets and disabled toilet.
Upstairs in the Tamppi Arena there are men’s and women’s changing rooms next to the gym. The changing rooms have toilet and washing facilities.
In the Tamppi Arena extension there are men’s and women’s changing rooms downstairs next to the gym. The changing rooms have toilet and washing facilities. In the arena extension there are also two disabled toilets, one upstairs next to the group exercise room and the other downstairs next to the gym.
Downstairs of the Festia building there is a unisex dressing room with toilet and washing facilities.
Customer service at Tamppi Arena
Customer services is located downstairs at Tamppi Arena. There the sports secretary and hall supervisors help you with sports-related questions.There is also a billiards table in the lobby.
Customer services also help you with:
- the booking of time slots in Tamppi Arena and Bommari
- badminton equipment sales
- questions and problems related to the SportUni fee and access card
- sports equipment loans (baseball equipment, sport team vests, first-aid kits , ultimate discs etc.)
In every sport facilities you need the access rights by paying the SportUni fee. When you use the facilities you have to stamp your card to a reader when you go in. Personnel is supervising the access rights in the facilities.
Outdoor gym is located in the front lawn of Hervanta campus. The gym was built in 2017. Various kinds of exercises can be perfomed in this fitness park with the help of bodyweight, barbells, ropes etc.
Beach volleyball court
Built in 2008, the beach volleyball court is located behind the rear parking area of Tamppi Arena. The thick layer of special Beach volleyball sand guarantees an authentic playing experience.
From the Rakennustalo building, you can take the lift or stairs down to the bomb shelter – Bommari – where there are different sports facilities.
There are two floorball courts covered with Finntred Sport floorball carpet. Those has been renovated in 2016.
An 8×12-metre tatami with elasticity base was built in Bommari in the autumn of 2005. Tatami can be used for all kinds of martial arts. There are two punching bags by the tatami.
All climbing activities are organised by the climbing club Tekiila.
Mini skate ramp
5 x 10-metre mini skate ramp was built in 2008.
Ski waxing point
There is a wide network of ski tracks maintained by the city of Tampere. The ski waxing point can be used to maintain your snowboard or cross country skis. It is located in the hallway next to the floorball courts.
Hervanta campus has a hitting wall for players of many different sporting activities. It was built in 2011. The inelastic wall can be used to practice golf, baseball, frisbee golf etc.