Kontula Youth Activity Centre Luuppi

At the Kontula Youth Activity Centre Luuppi, you can do all sorts of things or simply hang out. Our facilities include a youth centre, a skate hall and a wood & stone workshop. We are also equipped with a recording studio and band rehearsal spaces for bands from East Helsinki. Welcome!

Luuppi offers all kinds of activities. At the youth centre, young people can get together to use the computer, enjoy a game of pool or play video games, just to name a few activities. Our facilities include a modern dance studio, a band centre serving bands from East Helsinki, a hip hop studio, an internet café and an open youth centre. Our multipurpose hall is a great place to organise concerts and discos as well as theatre and dance performances.

To participate in our activities, you need a valid membership card. Collect the membership card application form at the youth centre or print it here. The membership card is free and entitles you to make use of all the youth centres, other Youth Department facilities and events in Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo and Kauniainen.

We provide great facilities for bands and individual hobbyists to fulfil their musical aspirations.In our hip hop studio, young people get a chance to work on their hip hop and r’n’b tracks using professional equipment. We provide guidance on how to use the equipment as well as a professional mixing engineer. Recording with real instruments is also possible in the studio.

Our 800 m2 work. All the activities take place under the supervision of our instructors who also provide guidance. However, young people get to freely decide what they want to work on. On Thursdays, there is a clay workshop for 9- to 17-year-olds.

Luuppi also features Finland’s largest indoor skate hall. Our 2000 m2 skateboarders to perfect their skills. BMX riding is only allowed on Tuesdays when the hall is reserved for BMX association Kampi BMX. At the moment, there are no time slots reserved for scooting in Luuppi but check out Valli Indoor Park (FB) in Vallila and Sokeva Halli (FB) in Korso if you are into scooting.

Helmet and ear plugs are strongly advisable.

Contact information

Street address

Youth centre
Ostostie 4
00940 Helsinki

Wood & stone workshop
Ostostie 4
00940 Helsinki
wood & stone workshop offers young people an opportunity to have a go at wood and stone

Skate hall
Emännänpolku 1
00940 Helsinki

Postal address
PL 5018
00099 Helsingin kaupunki

Telephone
Youth centre: (09)310 89 145
Wood & stone workshop: (09)310 89 148
Skate hall: (09)310 89 149

E-mail
kontulantoimintakeskus(at)hel.fi

Opening hours

Youth centre
Monday 15.00–21.00
Wednesday 14.00 – 16.30  (Ages 9 to 12) and 17.00–21.00 (Ages 13 to 17)
Thursday 15.00–21.00
Friday 17.00–22.45
Saturday 17.00–22.45

Wood & stone workshop
Monday       14.00–17.30 (Ages 9 to 12)
Monday       18.00-20.00 (Ages 13 to 17)
Wednesday 14.00–17.30 (Ages 9 to 12)
Wednesday 18.00–20.00 (Ages 13 to 17)
Thursday     14.00–17.30 (Ages 9 to 12)
Thursday     18.00-20.00 (Ages 13 to 17)

Clay workshop 15.00-17.00 (Ages 9 to 17)
Friday 14.00–17.00 (Ages 9 to 17)

Skate hall
Monday       14.00–20.30 (Ages 7 to 25)
Wednesday 14.00–17.00 (Ages 7 to 25)
Wednesday 17.00–20.30 (No age limit)
Thursday     14.00–20.30 (Ages 7 to 25)
Friday          14.00–20.30 (Ages 7 to 25)
Saturday     12.00–14.00(Beginners!)
Saturday     14.00–18.00 (No age limit)
Sunday        12.00–18.00 (Ages 7 to 25)