The Ukonniemi area offers the best setting in Finland for year-round baseball training. The Ukonniemi Stadium (completed in 2015), Aviasport Areena, and other training facilities in the Ukonniemi area are located within a walking distance from each other, allowing you to concentrate on training and playing. The wide range of accommodation options including a spa and leisure time activities complete the experience. The area provides an excellent setting for training camps and tournaments.
The stadium has a gravel and artificial turf field. It was completed in 2015 and offers an elite league level setting for training
The largest indoor sports facility in Southern Karelia with a 23 metre floor-to-ceiling height provides a perfect setting for practising Finnish baseball also during the winter season: A large artificial turf field with a high quality surfacing (104 x 67m, Polytan Liga Turf RS+ with a 25 mm cushioning underneath and gravel and green BIONPRO natural rubber granules on top)
In addition to dressing rooms, Aviasport Areena has conference and sauna facilities
-Gym of the Imatra Spa Arena.
-Athletics stadium and artificial turf field.
-Indoor tennis courts of Imatra Tennis Hall.
-Extensive and hilly hiking trail network for running training (including a paved roller skiing track with a 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.
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.
Wattbike fitness bikes can be rented for training camps to be used in supplemental training and tests. Wattbikes are used by NHL and KHL in their official tests.
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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