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.


2023-2024 schedule

Spring term classes starts on 9.1.

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


  • Registration to courses in Sisu: Registration
  • Read more information about the courses here.
  • Registration starts at the latest about two weeks before the class and closes 5-7 days before the course. 
  • Remember to cancel your registration before registration time expired if you are not available to come to the class. 
  • 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. 

SPRING 2024 (updated 7.2.)

Day Date Time Place Sport/ theme Teacher


More information

Tue 9.1. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali CANCELED: Stregth Jansku Ryssy Finnish CANCELED
Thu 11.1. 10.00-11.30 Palloilusali CANCELED: Futsal Arto Koponen Finnish CANCELED
Mon 15.1 10.00-11.30 Telinesali CANCELED: Hokutoryu ju-jutsu  Netta Orava English CANCELED
Tue 16.1. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali Acroyoga Jukka Raimovaara English
Thu 18.1 14.15.-15.45 Rytmiikkasali Pilates Anu Vainio English
Mon 22.1. 16.00-17.30 ZOOM-lecture Balance your nutrition Samuli Mäenpää English ZOOM link will be updated to Sisu.
Tue 23.1. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali FitBurn Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu  25.1. 10.00-11.30 Palloilusali CANCELED: Volleyball Arto Koponen Finnish CANCELED
Mon 29.1. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali Bodyweight Antti Vuoriainen Finnish
Tue 30.1. 14.15-15.45 Webinar (ZOOM)
Topic: Refreshing breaks become a part of student life.
Olga Kilkki ja Vima Mietola (AHK) Finnish Webinar is via ZOOM, link will be updated to Sisu. 
Thu 1.2. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali Step + core Anu Vainio Finnish
Mon 5.2. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali Floor Acrobatics Antti Vuoriainen Finnish
Tue 6.2. 19.15-20.45 Viitaniemi ice skating court (Kisakatu 18, 40720 Jyväskylä) Speed and nordic skating Jaakko Hautamäki (KENSU) English Meeting at Viitaniemi ice skating court.
Wed 7.2. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Easy Shuffle in English Jansku Ryssy English
Thu 8.2. 14.15-15.45 Webinar (ZOOM) Topic: Noticing the good and mental well-being Tiia Thil English Webinar is via ZOOM, link will be updated to Sisu. 
Mon 12.2. 16.00-17.30 Gym (L-building) Gym training Samuli Mäenpää Finnish
Tue 13.2. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Core & mobility Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu 15.2. 14.15-15.45 Tuomiojärvi beach volley court (Polvitie 1) Snow volley Arto Koponen English Tuomiojärvi beach
Mon 19.2. 10.00-11.30 Palloilusali CANCELED: Kettlebell Netta Orava Finnish CANCELED
Wed 21.2. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali BodyBalance Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Tue 5.3. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali CANCELED: Gymnastics Henna Muukka Finnish CANCELED
Wed 6.3. 14.15-15.45 Rytmiikkasali BodyCombat Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu 7.3. 15.00-16.50 Campus sport field Winter Sport Games Arto Koponen English
Tue 12.3. 19.00-20.30 Ryhtilä Historical dances Marko Siitonen Finnish
Wed 13.3. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Body care Anu Vainio Finnish
Thu 14.3 10.00-11.30 Palloilusali Basketball Antti Vuoriainen Finnish
Tue 19.3. 10.00-11.30 Voimistelusali Abs & Booty Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu 21.3. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Fitness boxing Netta Orava Finnish
Fri 22.3. 10.00-11.30 Palloilusali CANCELLED: Volleyball Arto Koponen English CANCELLED
Tue 2.4. 10.00-11.30 Voimistelusali Strength Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Wed 3.4. 19.00-20.30 Ryhtilä Kenjutsu Jaakko Soininen English
Thu 4.4. 14.15-15.45 Telinesali Self Defence Netta Orava Finnish
Wed 10.4. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Deep stretching Jansku Ryssy Finnish
Thu 11.4. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali Healthy Spine Anu Vainio Finnish
Mon 15.4. 16.00-17.30 ZOOM-lecture Anatomy of Change (includes Energy Test) Samuli Mäenpää English
Thu 18.4. 10.00-11.30 Telinesali Handstand Henna Muukka Finnish
Mon 22.4. 19.00-20.30 Ryhtilä Shorinji Kempo Jyväskylän Shorinji Kempo r.y teachers Finnish
Tue 23.4. 16.00-17.30 Rytmiikkasali Circuit Jaakko Mäenpää Finnish
Wed 24.4. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali CANCELLED: Challenge Jansku Ryssy Finnish CANCELLED
Mon 29.4. 12.45-14.15 Seminaarinmäki campus area (meeting in front of L-building) Parkour Antti Vuoriainen Finnish Alternative space (weather reservation): Telinesali (TS). More information in Sisu. 
Mon  6.5. 16.00-17.30 Campus sports field Outdoor Games Arto Koponen English
Tue 7.5. 14.15-15.45 Voimistelusali HIIT in English Jansku Ryssy English