My 360°

Hippos offers movement and experiences for all of us:

Versatile training

Hippos2020 is the most significant investment in sporty lifestyle and wellbeing in the Nordics. AaltoAlvari watersports center is located near to Hippos and it attracts approximately 50 000 visitors per month. In addition to AaltoAlvari, you can easily take a sporty tour around the whole city from Hippos.

Finland’s largest outdoor gym and 14 kilometer long Rantaraitti route makes it possible to move on foot, on a cycle, or rollerblades in the shores of Lake Jyväsjärvi. There are also plans to create 60 kilometer long mountain biking route to go round the whole city.

Jyväskylä, the sport capital of Finland supports all kind of
indoor and outdoor sports. Once completed, it will offer top facilities for more than 20 different sports from teams to individuals. It will be Finland’s leading center for assessment and testing as well as endurance and technical training.

Urban center

Whether you are from near or far, it is easy for you to visit Hippos! Hippos is located in the center of Jyväskylä which is the heart of the province of Central Finland. Jyväskylä is just three to four hours drive away from most of the Finland’s largest cities and it enjoys frequent and fast train connection. Also the airport of Jyväskylä is located just 20 minutes from the city centre.

New modern Multipurpose Arena allows events for 6 500 spectators. From Arena Center you can find several restaurants, stores and daycare center. In the future the center will attract 5 million visits to Hippos annually.

The central location of Hippos makes it easy to enjoy city center’ versatile services and cultural activities.

Jyväskylä and Hippos are full of movement

Explore all the activities and events: www.jyvaskyla.fi/en/culture-and-leisure

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