In Rentukka there is a gym that is open for tenants of Soihtu and members of Academic Sports from dawn to late evening. You can access the gym with your Village key or with a key card of Academic Sports.
In Kortepohja, you can also find outdoor exercise racks that tenants as well as others can use freely. There are, among other things, a pull-up bar and parallel bars. From the info desk in Rentukka, you can borrow several outdoor games like badminton or Finnish baseball.
Right next to Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja, there is Laajavuori where you can find jogging trails, a frisbee gold track, ski tracks during winter and adventure park during summer. In Kortepohja, many clubs that centre round well-being and exercise get together weekly.
Tenants of Soihtu Korttelikylä will be able to use their own outdoor exercise park, which will be build up in the yard of Korttelikylä when the buildings are done. Nearby there is also aquatic centre AaltoAlvari, sports centre Hippos and Campus for sports.
Rentukka gym & weight-lifting room
Please take into account that dead-lift exercising is forbidden in the gym due to structures of the building. There is a separate weight-lifting room in building A, right next to the gym.
Personnel changes in the Soihtu Housing team – Jenna Pigg to service manager, Anni Pajari to community manager
There have been changes in Soihtu Housing staff in August and September that are visible to the tenants as well. Soihtu Housing’s personnel are involved in the residents' daily lives both at Soihtu Housing service point in Vehkakuja 2b and at Rentukka info desk in Kortepohja Student Village, where Soihtu Housing staff members work on a rotating shift.
JYY and Soihtu are assessing their biodiversity footprint in cooperation with the School of Resource Wisdom of the University of Jyväskylä
The Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä JYY and its Business Unit Soihtu are assessing their carbon and biodiversity footprints. The analysis is carried out by JYU.Wisdom, the School of Resource Wisdom of the University of Jyväskylä.
The Tenants’ Committee organizes a flea market on Monday 19th September in Lillukka, and if the weather allows, also outside, close to Lillukka. The flea market is open from around 2pm to 7pm, depending on the activity of the sellers and buyers....