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When you are looking for accommodation in Rovaniemi, turn to Santasport! With us you will rest in comfortable Sporthotel rooms and stylish and quiet apartments. The services of Rovaniemi centre are two kilometers away and the nature of Ounasvaara is right on the other side of the door offering spectacular scenery for outdoor activities.

Everything you need for an active stay in Rovaniemi

Santasport is a great place to spend your holiday, work trip or even a sports camp in the heart of Lapland, Rovaniemi. By staying in Santasport you will have lots of services and possibilities under the same roof! With us, you can refresh and relax without worry!

The unique nature of Ounasvaara opens up to you just by opening the door, and you can admire the scenery easily with our rental equipment. You can start your day with a gym and swim, and head to a trip in the nature after that. You can book a massage and enjoy the meal after that. We make it easy to enjoy an active stay!

Welcome to the beating heart of sports and wellness in Rovaniemi!

Guest benefits for everyone staying in our accommodations

  • Breakfast
  • Free morning swim and gym
  • Free use of the spa during public shifts (closed 10.7.-6.8.)
  • Indoor sports park Funpark day ticket 5 € / child
  • Bowling -20%
  • Adventure Park Huima -20%

These benefits apply to the public shifts and are seasonal in nature.

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Santasport provides versatile opportunities for Biathlon training in Rovaniemi. Toramo Biathlon Center and a wide range ski track network of Ounasvaara serve athletes from juniors to national team level.


Santasport provides great conditions for orienteering and ski orienteering camps. We are located in Rovaniemi, middle of enormous terrains of orienteering and other outdoor activities. What is more, we can provide wide range of coaching services for assuring a successful sports camp with us.

Track & Field

Santasport provides year-round conditions for track and field training and competitive events in our sports hall in Rovaniemi. The facilities serve both juniors and national team level athletes.

Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined

Ounasvaara and Santasport provide great facilities for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined training in Rovaniemi. Ski jumping hills and comprehensive ski track networks serve athletes from juniors to international top-level.


Santasport provides competitive level conditions for organizing sports camps and events of gymnastics. Our facilities serve every gymnastics sports and both juniors and adults. A successful camp experience has also assured by our professional coaching services.

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing is one of the most visible sports in Santasport Olympic Training Center. Both amateurs and world-class skiers practice in Ounasvaara, Rovaniemi all year round.

Alpine Sports

Santasport has a strong partnership with Levi Ski Resort for alpine sports. Together we provide great conditions for daily training and sports camps for all alpine sports.


Santasport provides quality training conditions for organizing swimming camps in Rovaniemi. The high-quality coaching services support developing as swimmer from junior to national team level.


Santasport provides year-round training facilities for football on its artificial grass fields and halls. Developing of young players is our strength in Rovaniemi.

Ice Hockey

Santasport provides international level training facilities for ice hockey teams. In the same yard you will find everything you need for having a successful sports camp.

Figure Skating

Santasport provides international level training facilities for figure skating camps and competitive events from juniors to national team level. Our professional coaching services make possible the development of both solo and synchronized skaters to the top.

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Santasport provides great conditions for volleyball camps and competitive events from juniors to national team level. High-quality training facilities and the best coaching expertise in the country are our strengths.


At Santasport, you will easily find the best facilities for weightlifting in Finland. Our spacious training hall serves even large groups from amateurs to world-class weightlifters. As national training center of weightlifting we promote and develop the sport in many ways together with the Finnish Weightlifting Federation.

Info for hotel guest

Dear guest, Welcome to Santasport. We hope you enjoy your stay in Rovaniemi! In this webpage you will find useful information to regarding your stay at Santasport. Our reception is at your service daily.


Santasport is a centre for well-being, sports and education in Rovaniemi, near the Arctic Circle in Lapland, Finland. The combination of beautiful nature and modern facilities provides a great milieu for holidays, recreational activities and sports camps alike. Enjoy your time in the North with us!


Our spa offers up-to-date setting for professional and a leisurely swimmers, water exercise classes and swimming schools. Our spa has a fitness pool with four lanes and a group of recreational pools, where you can find hot and cold water pools and a hot tub. Our spa also has a pool for children.  

CMS Gym & Sports Club

CMS is one of the leading gym clubs in Finland. There are 34 CMS Clubs in Finland, over 100 in Scandinavia and several hundreds around the world. CMS Santasport is newly renovated and perfect for a good workout just for you!


Full strikes and fun times! Our 12 bowling alleys and an automatic scoring system provide a great and relaxing game experience. With the help of bumber rails even the smallest ones in the family get to enjoy the game.

Massage & Physiotherapy

If you need rehabilitation or help with muscle maintenance, Santa's Fysio is here for you. Santa's Fysio offers massage services and physiotherapy for your needs - so relax and recover in the hands of professionals. It is important to keep good care of your body and muscles.

Equipment Rental

The handiest equipment rental in Rovaniemi is found at Santasport! We have fatbikes, skinbased touring skis, snowshoes and much more! Just choose the equipment you like and start the adventure!

Adventure Park Huima

The Adventure Park Huima, located in Rovaniemi close to Santasport's main building, offers fun and amazing experiences for people in every age. A combination of climbing, beautiful nature and the joy of overcoming challenges makes Huima the perfect destination for those seeking for fun and exciting activities. Huima has 10 different tracks that are built in between living trees in an ecological way. Huima also has mini golf courses.

Things to see & do

Are you looking for activities that improve your well-being? Whether it’s a canoeing course, something fun for your company’s team building day or a CrossFit on-ramp course, Santasport hosts camps, seminars, activities and events for kids, teens, adults and businesses all year round.

Olympic Training Center

Santasport Olympic Training Center, in cooperation with sports federations and clubs, organizes sports camps, events, as well as coach and sports instructor courses for various sports. We have unique and versatile environment for training of different sports and we offer a wide range of services including various tests, nutrition coaching and performance analysis.

Sports & Training Camps

Santasport Olympic Training Center provides versatile and high-quality conditions for training and sports camps in every sport, every day of the year. Our sportified facilities assures a successful sports camp in Rovaniemi, Finland. Check out our sports below and book the most suitable sports camp for you!

Testing Services

At Santasport's testing stations, a wide variety of muscle fitness and endurance fitness tests can be performed, but also body composition measurements, balance and mobility tests. Our modern testing facilities also enables specific performance analyzes to many sports.

Specialist Services

The services of our training center include various testing and laboratory services, performance analysis and consulting services, specialist services of coaches, but also nutrition and mental coaching.


Santasport offers a wide range of educational possibilities from vocational training to further and continuing education. There are plenty of training programs and degrees available – contact us directly to learn more. As a learning and sports environment our facilities are top-notch.

Holiday package

Spend a sportified summer holiday in our Sporthotel or Apartment Hotel. The services of Rovaniemi centre are only two kilometers away from us and the nature of Ounasvaara is right on the other side of the door offering spectacular scenery for outdoor activities.

Winter holiday package

Spend a sportified holiday in our Sporthotel or Apartment Hotel. The services of Rovaniemi centre are only two kilometers away from us and the nature of Ounasvaara is right on the other side of the door offering spectacular scenery for outdoor activities.


Located in our main building, Sporthotel offers quality moments of rest in the middle of the everyday rush. Sporthotel is a great choice, whether you come to us alone, as a couple or with the whole family!

Santasport Apartment Hotel

The modern Santasport Apartment Hotel offers peaceful accommodation right next to the main building of Santasport. The Apartment Hotel is a great option for those who love their own space and peace.

Catering Restaurant Leiripaikka

Restaurant Leiripaikka draws inspiration from the peaceful forests of Lapland. Leiripaikka serves as a catering restaurant, as well as a venue for corporate and private events. Enter to Leiripaikka and enjoy a relaxing moment with great flavours.

Restaurant Puhti

Restaurant Puhti is located on the second floor of our main building and it offers delicious and healthy food from a large breakfast to a palatable dinner. Three hot meal options are available on lunch and dinner, and one of them is a vegetarian dish.

Buusti Lounge & Deli

Buusti Lounge & Deli, located next to the bowling, offers snacks and meals with A-rights. We have a good variety of different meal options from sweet and savory snacks to the seasonal grill menu.

Catering Restaurant Havukka

Catering Restaurant Havukka is a warm Lappish hut, which provides amazing and atmospheric milieu for meetings, corporate days, birthdays or Christmas parties. Our own chef gathers up some tasty dishes for your group, and everything on our menu is prepared in Havukka's own kitchen utilizing a living fire. We also have A-rights.

About us

Santasport Lapland Sports Institute – located in Rovaniemi, Ounasvaara – is a sports and recreation centre that provides a setting for family vacations, hobbies and international sporting events. Accommodation, dining and sports facilities are conveniently located under one roof.

Santasport’s facilities

As an exercise and sports center, Santasport has a variety of sports facilities. From the sports hall to the gyms and from the spa to the bowling alley, Santasport has the sports facilities you are looking for whether you are into crossfit, climbing or weightlifting.


Here you can find some questions and answers about our facilities, services and other matters. If you don't find answer to your question from our website, do not hesitate to contact us: / +358 20 798 4202

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Do you want the latest and the most up-to-date news concerning Santasport Lapland Sports Academy? Whether you are a sports enthusiast or simply looking for something fun to do, you can find all the latest news from the world of Santasport here.

Leisure and well-being

Santasport offers a wide range of leisure and well-being activities. Check out all the sportified options below!

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You can purchase tickets to spa, gym and sports hall from our reception. For bowling alley you can go straight to our bowling hall, but we do recommend you to book an alley beforehand. Adventure Park Huima tickets can be purchased from the park.

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These cancellation and payment terms applies for reservation made to Santasport Finland Oy and Santasport Lapin Urheiluopisto. These conditions are binding for both parties (Santasport and the customer = booker of services) once the customer has made a booking. You may receive the confirmation in writing, through our booking system or verbally. The individual making the booking must be an adult. In case of duplicate condition, the condition given in reservation confirmation is always valid.

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