Sport Institute of Finland Olympic Training Centre

Postal address: 
Kaskelantie 10, 19120 Vierumaki (Finland)
Heinola
Finland
Phone: 
+358 10 5777 450
Year of foundation: 
1927
Name of the director: 
Mr. Ismo Hamalainen
Institutional dependency: 
Private sport institute, but the activities of training are partly state subsidezed
Reservation email: 
Administration email: 
Sports: 
Alpine Skiing
Athletics
Basketball
Cross Country Skiing
Figure skating
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Shooting
Swimming
Taekwondo
Tennis
Triathlon
Weightlifting
Support services: 
athlete career and education
biomechanics
nutrition
physiotherapy
sport medicine
sport physiology
sport psychology
sport science laboratories
strength and conditioning
video analysis
Additional sport facilities: 
beach volleyball court
ergometric training centre
gymnasium
jumping/bounding facilities
recovery centre
soccer field
Suitable for: 
community
elite
international
national
non-elite
olympic
sport for all
Capacity: 
3 500
Admission athletes of other countries with fees: 
Yes
Altitude: 
See Level (0-200m)
Public transport: 
Available
Shuttle: 
No
Airport: 
Available
Airport name: 
Helsinki Vantaa
Distance to airport: 
130.00Km
Railway: 
Available
Railway station name: 
Lahti
Distance to railway station: 
30.00Km
Sport Institute of Finland Olympic Training Centre
Sport Institute of Finland Olympic Training Centre


fidelity award: Bronze

Subscription year: 
2008
Member type: 
Member


Weather

Weather
Temperature: 
15.7ºC
Humidity: 
97%
Wind: 
Calm [South 180º 0km/h)
 
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SPORTS AND FACILITIES

Permanent sports in the centre: Athletics, Basketball, Cross country Skiing, Curling, Dance Sport, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Orientering, Rinkball, Swimming, Synchroniced Skating, Taekwondo, Taido, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting

Sport facilities: Sports Hall, 3 wood court surfaces, weight lifting room, 200 metre synthetic track, venues for athletics events; Ice Sports Centre, two ice rinks; Golf facilities, 18-hole main course, 9-hole training course; Vierumaki Center, 6 indoor tennis courts, squash court, 10-meter air rifle and pistol firing points; Swimming Hall, 25 m pool (4 lanes); Other indoor facilities, judo/wrestling/karate/taido surfaces, ball games hall, gymnastics gym; Track and Field stadium; Outdoor facilities, tens of kilometers of cross country running and skiing trails, 20 outdoor tennis courts, 2 football fields.

Support services: Sport and Wellbeing Centre, Masseurs, Fitness testing lab for athletes (physiologically and biomechanical measurements)

Studies arranged, available for athletes in the centre or externally: Master’s Degree Programme in Sport Development and Management; Bachelor's Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management; Vocational Qualification in Sports, Specialist Qualifications in Sports Facilities Maintenance, Coaching, Golf Course Maintenance, Management and Business Management; Further Qualifications in Physical Education, Sports Facilities Maintenance, Coaching, Golf Course Maintenance, for Masseurs/Masseuses, for Entrepreneurs and for Event Activities Organisers.

Admission athletes of other countries for training under fees: Yes

Residence number of beds: Residence num. of beds: (Brief Description): Total number of beds:1300. Beds in Training Center use: 650. Hotel level: 102 beds. Holiday villages: 190 beds in 30 high level cabins Sport instute level 358.

ENVIRONMENT (enviromental conditions)

Average temperature autumn: 8
Average temperature spring: 4
Average temperature summer: 18
Average temperature winter: 0