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Full hockey travel guide to visiting Helsinki, Finland for pond hockey. Important links

Outdoor rink names, locations and ice ratings 1-10*Please note that where you see “Artificial ice” on any websites below, this is still real ice, just not natural ice ( it’s man made ice).

Brahe sports field artificial ice rink a.k.a. “Braku”
https://goo.gl/maps/jvjyQ4NPW4r
Man made ice, cooling system. Stays OK until +5°C
Central location
Limited opening time. See HEL.fi for details: https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/culture/sports/outdoor/artificial-and-skating-rinks/
Ice condition 10.
Oulunkylä sports park artificial ice rink a.k.a. “Ogeli”
https://goo.gl/maps/7SoGhiGrKnk
Man made ice, cooling system. Stays OK until +5°C
Limited opening time. See HEL.fi for details: https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/culture/sports/outdoor/artificial-and-skating-rinks/
Ice condition 10.
Käpylä sports park artificial ice rink a.k.a. “Käpylä”
https://goo.gl/maps/ySV7enfuSmG2
Man made ice, cooling system. Stays OK until +5°C
Almost always open. See HEL.fi for details: https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/culture/sports/outdoor/artificial-and-skating-rinks/
Ice condition 8.
Lauttasaari sports park skating rink a.k.a. “Pyrkkä”
https://goo.gl/maps/T3zGpisu3ht
Man made ice, NO cooling system. Stays OK only if below 0°C
Almost always open. See HEL.fi for details: https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/culture/sports/outdoor/artificial-and-skating-rinks/
Ice condition 6–8.
Halkolaituri Pier a.k.a. “Halkolaituri”
https://goo.gl/maps/YnygW6vVK322
Natural sea ice. Skateable only if long period of below 0°C AND other skaters have been pushing the snow away. Even better if the sailors of the Halkolaituri ships have been pumping water on top of the rink. Super rare. Go and see if in condition. Ask locals.
Ice condition (if exists) 2-5.

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