UniSport sport services

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Life is about more than just working and studying. You should engage in regular physical activity and maintain your mental wellbeing. The fitness centre and meeting spot UniSport aims to make exercise an enjoyable experience rather than a chore.

At UniSport, you have access to five state-of-the-art gyms, some 40 different group exercise classes and opportunities for ball sports training.

You can visit UniSport whenever you want: the first visit is free and you need not make a booking.

Come and get moving!

Training card

The most common and inexpensive way to use the UniSport services is to purchase a training card. It allows you to participate in an unlimited number of group exercise classes, book ball sports training facilities and use the gym as often as you like – at any of the UniSport fitness centres.

How to get started at UniSport

Register at the customer service point of any UniSport centre: as a University of Helsinki student, you must present your student card or an attendance certificate and ID card as well as your username (the one you use to log in to the University’s computer system).

After registering, you can purchase a training card and book courses, individual services and courts via your online account.

You can book group exercise classes and ball sports training sessions when your training card is valid.

Has it been a while since you last exercised, or is it something you have never really done?

UniSport offers its customers free gym instruction. Participants can ask for advice on how to start a new exercise routine or use gym equipment. You need not book a space for gym instruction.

Take a Break!

Have a break during the day! UniSport offers Break Pro Break exercise program for everyone at the university. 

Break Pro contains over a 100 short exercise videos. The exercises are planned by physiotherapists and easy to perform anywhere. Videos are available in Finnish, Swedish and English.

How often do you want to take a break? You can set the program to remind you. The program launches the session at the times set by the user.

Download Break Pro application

Please note the instructions below:

PC / Windows
macOS installation (Mojave 10.14>)
  • Download Break Pro for macOS from this link
  • Launch the installer by right-clicking the mouse button or left + Ctrl button. Break Pro is not yet in the AppStore so the installer declares that the software is not trusted. However, start the installation.
  • Log in to the program with your helsinki.fi  or ad.helsinki.fi e-mail address. Enter the activation code in your e-mail into the empty field.
  • Allow all the notifications for BREAK PRO from the System settings. Restart your computer.
  • Reminders/notifications will work if you do not close the program. So, please do not close the BREAK PRO but press it down on the yellow “Minimize” button.

 

Remember also Carefree Shoulders, UniSport’s free, 15-minute exercise break on your campus.