Savonlinna is an ideal place for enjoying peace and the beauty of nature but it also offers various opportunities for spending active leisure time. The swimming hall of Savonlinna is located just behind the Savonlinna campus of Xamk. In addition to swimming, there are also possibilities for going in for other sports at the swimming hall, e.g. hydrobic, fitness training and tennis. The swimming hall is usually open daily but as the opening hours vary depending on the time of the year, please, check the opening hours separately. By showing the registration certificate you will get a student discount.
The Savonlinna bowling hall is located in the building of the Hotel Pietari Kylliäinen on the main street Olavinkatu. The bowling hall is a five-lane hall with the possibility of glow bowling. You can also rent bowling shoes there. The price for one lane is about 10 EUR / hour. Prices vary depending on the day and time. Fysio for Fitness and Ladyline offer good facilities for fitness training.
The Tanhuvaara Sports Institute is situated approximately 15 km from Savonlinna. It is a centre for sports, recreation and physical training. A frequent bus service will take you there if you want to play tennis, squash, badminton (book beforehand), ski (cross-country), swim or do any other sports. They also have swimming pool, saunas, jacuzzi, gym, indoors track, etc., in Tanhuvaara.
Besides possibilities for sports, Savonlinna has two cinemas and different types of restaurants for spending pleasant free time. You can read more at VisitSavonlinna.