Imatra and especially the Ukonniemi area provide excellent opportunities for organising diverse sport training camps, competitions and tournaments. In the Ukonniemi area there can be found international level sports venues and wide range of accommodation options including spa resorts and holiday apartments with all necessary supplementary services. 

All these facilities are located within a walking distance from each other, which creates a sports academy like environment, though the location is only some kilometres away from the centre of Imatra.

All services for training camps, competitions or tournaments can be booked from single window through Imatra Base Camp. 


The substantial number of cycling routes in the Imatra region, the scenery of Lake Saimaa and the excellent accommodation options enable high-quality training conditions for road, gravel, and mountain biking.

Figure skating

Imatra ice arena has acted as the training camp venue for various foreign and Finnish figure and synchronized skating clubs. The Imatra ice arena is famous for the high quality of its ice, and for being excellently suited for training camps.

Ice Hockey

The modern dual-rink Imatra OmaSp Arena is located in the Ukonniemi area (address: Ottelukatu 1, Imatra), which provides an excellent setting for training camps and tournaments.


Imatra and its neighboring areas create an excellent training conditions for orienteering.


Imatra offers amazing golfing experiences in the beautiful landscapes of South Karelia. The well-maintained courses in the area are suitable for players of all levels, providing diverse challenges for both practice and play.

Disc golf

In Imatra, you will find several diverse and well-maintained disc golf courses located in various parts of the city, set in beautiful forest and park landscapes.


Imatra offers an excellent setting for football tournaments, camps, and other football-related events. Facilities include international level indoor sports hall Ukonniemi Arena, Ukonniemi artificial turf field, natural turf of the athletics stadium and another smaller natural turf field - all within a walking distance from each other. 

Finnish baseball

Ukonniemi area offers the best setting in Finland for year-round baseball training. The Ukonniemi Stadium, Ukonniemi Arena and other training facilities in the area are located within a walking distance from each other, allowing you to concentrate on training and playing. 


Ukonniemi area in Imatra offers an international level setting for cross-country skiing training and competitions. The race ski tracks in Ukonniemi comply with the FIS standards.


The Ukonniemi stadium with its surrounding environment offers an excellent and world-class setting for training biathlon. A shooting range with 30 lanes is equipped with the latest target range technology.


Imatra offers diverse opportunities for athletics training throughout the year. Ukonniemi area includes the athletics stadium as well as the indoor athletics facilities of Ukonniemi Arena. Also Imatra Sports Centre’s athletics facilities can be used for indoor training.

Tennis & Padel

Several tennis and padel courts combined with Imatra Tennis Hall and Imatra Padel Hall enable practicing the sport throughout the year. 

Other indoor sports

Imatra Sports Centre and swimming pool offer diverse sporting opportunities.  The main hall of the Sports Centre is suited to e.g. basketball, volleyball, futsal, and floorball. Other premises include a wrestling and judo hall, a gymnastics hall, a 60 m running track, and a diverse gym.

Testing services - Ukonniemi testing centre

The Ukonniemi testing center offers services to private individuals and groups. The testing services are intended for people exercising for fitness as well as top athletes of different sports.