In Xamk, we offer various opportunities for free time activities. There are special hobby tutors, who help students to find hobbies and organize group activities.


On Mikkeli campus, there are different  groups and premises for sports. There is also a band room for playing music. For reservations of premises and equipment please contact our staff.

On Mikkeli campus there are

  • sports hall
  • fitness gym
  • outdoor basketball field
  • table tennis
  • disc golf course
  • band rehearsal room
  • recreational house “Puska”

In the sports calendar you can see the sports groups and events of Mikkeli campus. When you click the name of the class in the calendar you can see additional information (address, time).
Registration for classes is not needed – just arrive in time. You can try once for free and then pay the sports fee.

Sports fee

There is a sports fee to use the sports services offered on Mikkeli campus.

Sports fee includes:
– Gym
– Sport groups (e.g. ball games, group exercise)

Xamk students
– 40 € / academic year (1.9.2023-31.8.2024)
– 20 € / autumn semester (1.9.-31.12.2023), 25 € / spring semester (8.1.-31.8.2024).

Other universities’ degree students:
– 60 € / academic year (1.9.2023-31.8.2024)
– 30 € / autumn semester (1.9.-31.12.2023), 35 € / spring semester (8.1.-31.8.2024).
In the spring semester, group exercise and ball games will end April 30th, gym can be used til 31.8.2024.

Xamk students pay the sports fee on Lux intranet (requires login with Xamk username) for more information.

Students of Aalto and LUT universities can get more information from their universities’ sports pages or by contacting Xamk’s sports coordinator.




For more information, please click the red buttons on the map.

Next to the door of building E there is a sport equipment box with basketballs and table tennis equipment. You can borrow them and use on the campus. Please let the staff know if something gets broken.


The gym on the Mikkeli Campus is located on the first floor of ‘U’ building (the same building where the bowling alley is). Entrance to the gym is at the end of ‘U’ building.

Gym hours for students
With the key app Mon-Sun 6.30-21.00. The premises must be vacated by 22:00.
NOTE! The gym is reserved only for staff on Thursdays at 16.00-18.00. The gym is not available for students when it is reserved for other use, such as teaching or staff use.




Students are doing sports and other activities at one’s own risk.

Contact information

Essi Kähkönen
Sports coordinator
040 537 4085