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The Swimming Stadium

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Address: Hammarskjoldintie, Helsinki 00250 , Finland

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Nice Open Air poolarea

On a warm spring, or summer's day, this is an exellent place to go for a few hours. There is a possibility of sitting basking in the sun either on the tribune or on the grass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2016
Michael K
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

On a warm spring, or summer's day, this is an exellent place to go for a few hours. There is a possibility of sitting basking in the sun either on the tribune or on the grass opposite. There are three basins, one for the children, one medium sized for those that just want to enjoy the deep water (and the... More 

Thank Michael K
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Just returned yesterday evening from rainy and cold Malaga to find my favourite swimming pool opened to the middle of September. The ticket for the whole season is only 92 euros, so if you are an active swimmer it is really value for money compared to indoor pool prices in Helsinki and with the card you have quick acces. The... More 

Thank Heli P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

At the very heart of the city, you'll find this oasis! It is open daily, from early morning 'till late night. Many swimmers go there very early, before going to work, and it's always well populated, but not crowded. A very nice place to go for a swim in your trip to Helsinki!

Thank Jani K
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

On a short walk from Pasila station lies the Swimming Stadium (Stadikka). Originally built as an Olympic pool its now used for recreational swimming. The pool hosts a slide, kiddy pool, recreational pool and a pool for aqua-aerobics and sport swimmers. Also the 10m high jump tower opens up on different intervals for those brave of heart to take the... More 

Thank MikSarSus
bristol uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Visited on a hot sunny day. Entrance fee less than 10 Euro for 2 adults and 1 child.. Clean surroundings with plenty of space to picnic or lie in the sun. We ate on site and the food was good.

Thank ashtonboy
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Take the 7A tram to this swimming hall. Three pools plus a diving pool, plunge pool, snack bar all under one very large roof.

Thank Paddy C
Helsinki, FInland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Uimastadion or Swimming stadium is an establishment among Helsinki summer sites. It was originally built for the Helsinki summer olympics far back in time, and even if it has an old-world-feel to it, it is exactly because of this that is has such charm. The stadium has a large - 50-meter - open-air swimming pool, a jump tower, and two... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It is a long time ago now since the Olympic Games were held in Helsinki, but if you are a sports buff or into nostalgia then you may enjoy visiting the pool. If you are pressed for time, then maybe you should consider your priorities.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A great place to enjoy a sunny day, sauna and outdoor swimming. Olympic size pool as well as kids pool and also jumping tower (from 1 to 10 meters). You can have a picnic on the lawn or buy stuff from the kiosk or cafe. Only a few minutes walk from city center. Closed during winter season.

Thank MikatheFinn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The Finns have done well to maximise use of facilities built for the '52 Olympics and subsequently. This pool offers diving platforms for brave little kids and 2 saunas for men (not sure about the women's section). Lockers can be hired for 50c which is refunded upon leaving. Very child-friendly, clean and orderly. At busy times lanes can be congested... More 

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