The modern dual-rink Imatra Spa Arena is located in the Ukonniemi area, which offers a wide range of accommodation options and other sports facilities, all a walking distance apart. The ice arena of Holiday Club Saimaa Arena adds to the training options. The Ukonniemi area offers an excellent setting for training camps, competitions, and skating shows.
Imatra Spa Arena hosted the ice hockey U18 world championship games in 2014 and has also acted as the training camp venue for various foreign and Finnish figure and synchronised skating clubs. The Imatra Spa Arena is famous for the high quality of its ice, and for being excellently suited for training camps.
The ice arena of Holiday Club Saimaa Arena is located only a five minute drive from the Imatra ice rink, offering an additional ice time training venue also during the peak season.
A 28 x 60 m rink with flexible dasher boards.
A 1,200-seat auditorium and a direct view of the ice rink from the restaurant.
Holiday Club Saimaa’s (Rauhanrinne 1, 55320 Lappeenranta) NHL-sized arena is located only a 5-minute drive away from the Imatra Spa Arena
Imatra Spa Arena’s modern gym has everything that is needed for supplemental off-ice training and warming up
The lounge of the Imatra Spa Arena serves as supplemental training premises with a running track surfaced for off-ice training. The premises also have other supplemental training equipment, such as hurdles and exercise mats.
The Imatra Spa Arena has nine dressing rooms for athletes. These can be equipped with movable driers during camps to ensure the drying of equipment between training sessions. Separate dressing rooms with showers and toilets are available for trainers and maintenance staff.
Separate storage space and drying cabinets can be arranged for the use of sport camps. The laundry room has 2 washing machines and 3 large tumble dryers.
Maintenance personnel also has access to a separate sharpening room with skate-sharpening and other maintenance equipment.
There is a conference room equipped with a large screen on the 2nd floor of the arena building right next to the restaurant. The room can be used for e.g. lectures and giving video feedback.
The room has a direct view of the ice rink.
The largest indoor sports facility in South Karelia provides an excellent setting for supplemental training;
a five-lane running track and athletics field with a Polytan M (IAAF CLASS 1) surfacing.
A full-length football field with artificial turf surfacing (104 x 67m).
Imatra Spa has a gym, a mirror room, an indoor ball game facility, and a spinning room
Athletics stadium and artificial turf field
An extensive and hilly hiking trail network for running training (including a paved roller skiing track with competition profile and long outdoor stairs at the Imatra Spa Resort)
Hotel Rento is the largest log building in Northern Europe. It offers comfortable accommodation in a total of 29 rooms. The hotel is located next to the ice rink in the heart of Ukonniemi and specialises in sports groups. For example the content and timing of meals can be tailored to the needs of each individual group.
Saimaa Life has six two-storey cabins that are made from ecological materials and have a total of 25 apartments of varying sizes. The apartments have a kitchen, a terrace or a spacious balcony, and an electric sauna. Saimaa Life’s holiday apartments are located in the heart of Ukonniemi right next to the Imatra Spa Arena.
Imatra Spa offers comfortable accommodation in a spa environment by the beautiful Lake Saimaa only 1.5 km from the sports facilities. The selection of the spa hotel ranges from economic Sport rooms to high quality holiday apartments. In addition to the pools, the spa has a gym, an indoor ball game facility, indoor sports facilities, and physiotherapist and massage services.
Holiday Club Saimaa boasts a magnificent location by Lake Saimaa only a 5 minute drive from the sports facilities in Ukonniemi. Whether you stay in the spa hotel or holiday apartments, you will be ideally located to enjoy the wide range of leisure time services found in the area. In addition to its own ice arena, Holiday Club Saimaa has a gym and other sports facilities.
On-ice and off-ice training services can be organised through SM-Skating School. In addition to the principal trainer Marina Shirshova, supplemental training can be provided by a choreographer, a ballet teacher, and a physiotherapist.
Aikasyke measures the loading caused by training sessions on individual athletes, carries out physical testing, and measures and monitors overall loading and recovery. Tests and measurements are implemented at a location chosen by the customer either indoors or outdoors.
Imatra Spa Arena is also suited to organising figure skating shows. We assist in lighting and audio production where required.
Where required, we will organise transportation to and from Imatra as well as any on-site transportation needed.
The Ukonniemi area offers a wide range of leisure time activities. For example a cruise on a sauna raft, a visit to a rope adventure park, or tailored team building programme are excellent ways to enhance the team spirit. The area also includes a Frisbee golf and golf courses, tennis courts, and two bowling alleys for leisure time activities.
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