Sport course with credits (YLIY010 and YLIY011) are optional and free courses organized by the Academic sport. You can complete either both or one course as part of the optional studies at the University of Jyväskylä.

A student can choose from different sport disciplines according to his/her schedule and preferences from the selection of of classes offered in the YLIY programme during autumn and spring term. 

Read more information about the courses here.


Spring term 2023 schedule

Classes starts on 16.1.

Spring term classes will update during spring. At spring term there will be around 40 until the end of May.



  • Registration to courses in Sisu: Registration
  • Registration starts at the latest about two weeks before the class and closes 5-7 days before the course. 
  • Some courses are arranged via ZOOM Live -streaming or another streaming service. Remember to register also to these livestream sessions. As you wish to get a part credit for the YLIY sports course you must send a short description and feedback about the course immediately after the streaming session ends to the address Add "YLIY LIVE: name of the course" to the subject line of your message. 
Updated: 20.4.2023

Day Date Time Place Sport/ theme Teacher Language

More information

Mon 16.1. 14.15-15.45 ZOOM-Live Stream BodyBalance Jansku Ryssy English

ZOOM-link in SISU.

Tue 17.1. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) Body care and relaxation Anu Vainio English
Fri 20.1. 9.45-11.15 Palloilusali (PS) Handball Arto Koponen English
Mon 23.1. 17.00-18.30 Gym (L-building) Gym training Samuli Mäenpää English
Tue 24.1. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali (VS) Juggling Arto Koponen English
Thu 26.1. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali (VS) Pump Jansku Ryssy English
Mon 30.1. 14.15-15.45 Palloilusali (PS) Badminton Arto Koponen English
Tue 31.1. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) FasciaMethod Anu Vainio English
Thu 2.2. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) EASY Shuffle Jansku Ryssy English
Tue 7.2. 19.15-20.45 Viitaniemi skating rink Speed and nordic skating Jaakko Hautamäki  English
Wed 8.2. 16.30-18.00 ZOOM-Live stream HIIT Jansku Ryssy English ZOOM-link in SISU.
Thu 9.2. 10.15-11.45 Webinar Self-Leadership Tiia Thil Finnish ZOOM-link in SISU.
Tue 14.2. 15.00-16.30 Tuomiojärvi Beach Snow ultimate Arto Koponen English
Wed 15.2. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali (VS) Strength Jansku Ryssy English
Mon 20.2. 15.00-16.30 Tuomiojärvi Beach Snow football Arto Koponen English
Tue 21.2. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) Healthy Spine Anu Vainio English
Thu 23.2. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) Deep stretching Jansku Ryssy English
Fri 24.2. 9.45-11.15 Voimistelusali (VS) Juggling Arto Koponen Finnish
Tue 28.2. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali (VS) Foam Rolling Netta Orava English
Thu 2.3. 15.00-16.30 Laajavuori/Laajis Snowshoeing Bela Pavelka English Meeting at the Laajis main parking area.  
Thu 9.3. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) FitBurn Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Fri 10.3. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali (TS) Gymnastics Henna Muukka Finnish
Mon 13.3. 14.15-15.45 Webinar Recovery in Daily life Tiia Thil Finnish ZOOM-link in SISU.
Wed 15.3. 14.15-15.45 ZOOM-live Core and mobility Jansku Ryssy English ZOOM-link in SISU.
Mon 20.3. 15.30-17.00 Telinesali (TS) Acrobatic gymnastic Ella Plosila Finnish
Tue 21.3. 19.00-20.30 Ryhtilä Historical dances Marko Siitonen English
Thu 23.3. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS)


New date: 03.05.

Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Mon  27.3. 17.00-18.30 Gym (L-building) Weight lifting techniques Samuli Mäenpää English
Tue 28.3. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali (TS) Self Defence Netta Orava Finnish
Thu 30.3. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) HIIT Jansku Ryssy Finnish 
Thu 13.4. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) FitBurn Jansku Ryssy English
Fri 14.4. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali (TS) Gymnastics Jannika Malinen English
Mon 17.4. 17.00-18.30 L209 Lecture: Nutrition of an active lifestyle Samuli Mäenpää English
Wed 19.4. 10.15-11.45 Palloilusali (PS) Kettlebell Netta Orava English
Tue 25.4. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali (TS) Acroyoga Jukka Raimovaara English
Thu 27.4. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) BodyCombat Jansku Ryssy English
Wed 3.5. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) EASY Shuffle Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu 4.5. 16.00-17.30 Campus sports field Ultimate Elisa Pursiainen English
Wed 10.5. 17.30-19.00 Telinesali (TS) Handstand Jannika Malinen Finnish
Thu  11.5. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali (RS) Bodyweight Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Tue 16.5. 15.00-16.30 Huhtasuo disc golf track Disc golf Arto Koponen English Address: Kangasvuorentie 18
40340 Jyväskylä
Tue 25.5. 16.15-17.45 Campus sports field (option 1)/ Voimistelusali (option 2) CANCELED: Challenge  Jansku Ryssy Finnish

Class canceled.

The final place will be announced by email before the start of the class. Depends on the weather