Tampereen Akateeminen Mahti

Tampereen Akateeminen Mahti is a sports clubfor the students and staff of the University of Tampere. The clubs aim is to improve and increase the available opportunities to exercise in versatile fitness, competitive or professional sports, as well as support low threshold exercise. Mahti organizes various courses, sport introductions and sports events. We also provide interested students with opportunities to find each other in sport divisions and to play both previously familiar sports, and discover completely new ones.

To be able to participate in many of the sports club’s events, and to be able to join our sports divisions, a payment of the Mahtisports club member feeis required, which can be paid annually (5,10 eur), or for a lifetime (20 eur). Also, when joining a sports division, the division membership feeshould be paid.

You can check the Mahti division prices from the official website, from each division’s own pages. All the membership fees can be paid in the online shop of Mahti: https://www.akateeminenmahti.fi/kauppa/

In addition, most of the training sessions are held in the Atalpa building ( Ratapihankatu 55), and to be able to train in the building, the Unipoli sports feeshould be paid.

The Unipoli sports feeshould be paid separately to your home university:

Unipoli payment info

If you have any questions regarding the activities of Mahti, please don’t hesitate to contact the international organizer Tiina Helin (helin.tiina.h@student.uta.fi) or the divisions.

In Mahti we have nine different sport divisions from which you can choose the sport you are interested of:

Mahti soccer & futsal 

Mahti soccer & futsal division offers possibilities to play soccer and futsal on a professional or on a casual level. During the school year of 2018-2019 there will be teams for both men and women. Every member of the Mahti sports club is welcome to join the training sessions. If you are interested in playing in one of the Mahti soccer or futsal teams, please contact the division by the email mentioned below. You can also join our facebook group.

If you got interested, come bravely to our trainings! See you in Atalpa!

Tue: 20:30-22:00
Thu: 18.30-20:00

Contact information:

Soccer & futsal facebook group



Mahti aesthetic group gymnastics 

We offer training opportunities to students and staff who have experience in the aesthetic group gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics or flow gymnastics. The aesthetic group gymnastics division was established in spring of 2015. We train with a happy spirit and with a good tempo. We plan our own trainings, so everybody gets to influence our activity. Through our division you will also find people to join for a run or to the gym. Motivation is held high because of our team spirit, and we get to plan choreographies and perform in different events as representatives of Tampereen Akateeminen Mahti.

Mahti gymnastics trains twice a week at Atalpa:

Mon: 20:00-22:00(mirror hall)

Thu: 16:00-17:30(gymnasium)

Contact information:


Mahti basketball

For basketball players, there is the Mahti Basketball division, where you can find teams for both men and women. Training sessions are open for everyone, even if you don’t feel like participating in games. See you on the field!

Basketball practices are organized weekly at Atalpa

(Women) Mon: 18:00-19:00

(Men) Thu: 20:00-21:00

Contact information:

Basketball Facebook page


Mahti volleyball

In our division we want to advance the recreation of volleyball and to gather together both students and staff together in the higher education community (TaY, TTY,TAMK) that play the sport. Our division have both a women’s and a men’s team that have room for more players, and the men’s team compete! All students of the higher education community, as well as personnel are welcome to play!


Mon: 19:00-20:30


Tue: 16:00 – 17:30

Wed: 19:00 – 20:30

You can contact us at:


Mahti floorball

Mahti Salibandy is the floorball division of Mahti, and is open for everyone interested in floorball, whether you’re an experienced player or just starting this fun hobby!

Mahti Floorball practices weekly at Atalpa

Tue: 17.00-19.30

Contact information:

Floorball facebook page


Mahti badminton

Mahti badminton division warmly welcomes you to join!We want to support and advance the badminton hobby- and competition possibility in the higher education community (TaY, TTY, TAMK), and the Unipoli sport district. The badminton division organizes yearly in spring, the Tampere University badminton championships. In the competition, there is a competitive serie and a hobby serie. The game modes have been singles and doubles. Our future goal is to also have a mixed doubles serie in the competition.

The badminton division training sessions are held twice a week at Atalpa

Mon: 8:00-9:00

Thu: 17:30-18:30

Contact information:


Atalpa address

Mahti horse riding

The goal of our activity is to advance the exercise of horce racing, horse riding and other forms of equestrianism. We also want to improve the recognizability of the sport in the higher education community. We organize for example visits to horse stables, try-out lessons, hikes, horse riding camps and other equestrianism related events. All students and staff in the higher education community (TaY, TTY, TAMK) that are interested in horses, whether if you’re a beginner or a more advanced horse rider, you are welcome to join our activities, depending on the level of requirement in events.

Contact Information:

Horse riding facebook group


Mahti frisbeegolf

Mahti Frisbeegolf

During fall and spring season we play weekly at Vihioja. In addition, we actively organise other activities, such as frisbeegolf trips in Finland and abroad, cottage trips, grill-and sauna evenings, monthly competitions and we make led discs. In our division, you find nice company and a relaxed atmosphere for playing this sport. We have a lot of experienced players among us that are happy to give advice to beginners. Training times and frisbeegolf trips are decided in our own facebook group.

Contact information:

Frisbeegolf facebook group