Leisure and nature

Power from leisure time and the natural environment

Hamina offers a setting for relaxed leisure time with active pastimes or simply enjoying the tranquillity of the natural environment.

Physical exercise, wildlife and skiing trips, theatre, art and events ― everyone is sure to find their own thing. Numerous associations and an open college provide the local people with active recreational opportunities. Children and adolescents interested in self-expression are offered goal-oriented basic education in music, circus arts, theatre, visual arts and crafts.

In winter, people into outdoor activities head for the Uuperinrinteet skiing slopes. When the summer comes, clean beaches and nature trails beckon people of all ages. The local fishing opportunities, both at sea and on the numerous lakes and rivers of Hamina, are excellent. The foremost sports in Hamina are pesäpallo, the national game of Finland, and also football, ice hockey, figure skating,