Event organisation

  • Event information: yag@sul.fi / phone +358 50 470 2622
  • General secretary: Matti Hannikainen / matti.hannikainen@lahdenahkera.fi
  • Competition director: Markku Hölsö / markku.holso@lahdenahkera.fi
  • Communications and sales coordinator: Piia Jäntti / piia.jantti@sul.fi

Lahti City is located 60 minutes north from Helsinki. If you arrive by plane to Helsinki, you can take quick trains to Lahti or airport bus from Helsinki Airport to Lahti centrum. The bus is very good choice as it leaves infront of the Airport and brings you really close to everything cheaply and quickly.

How to get here: Check here

Information about Lahti: Visit Lahti -website


Competitor´s wristband is “hallmark” of participants, suportters etc. during the event. Please, hold your competitor´s wristband around your wrist during all event. Officials will check that one in accommodation schools, restaurant and additional program events. Wirstband is also cool way to show other peolpe that you have been part of the Youth Athletics Games in Finland!

If you lost your wristband, please take right away contact to TIC or supervisor of school accommodation.

Is reveiced from the TIC

Game packages A and B includes meals at the competition.

  • Competition meal is served at Restaurant KOTI, next to stadium (check map).

You can also purchase the meal with cash/credit card from the Restaurant KOTI:

  • 10€ / person, kids under 7 years old: 6 € / person

Meal is served:

  • Includes water, juice, bread, salad

Fri 11am – 5:30 pm
Ham casserole (L,G)
Vege-casserole (L,G)

Sat 11am – 5:30 pm
Curry chicken and rice (L,G)
Vege-curry (L,G)

Sun 11am – 4pm
Pasta bolognese (L)
Vege-bolognese (L)
We have glutein free food (L,G)

  • All food is lactose free
  • We have also prepared some gluten free and vegetarian meals
  • If you have some allergies and you’ve got some questions please contact us.

School accomodation infromation at “Registeration” > Game packages.

Scandic Lahti City

  • Address: Kauppakatu 10, Lahti
  • Booking code: BYOU160622
  • Hotel information: www.scandichotels.com
  • Insert the booking code to the website or communicate directly to the hotel
  • Email: lahticity@scandichotels.com / Phone: +358 3 41081624

Room includes
Generous breakfast with organic food
Free WiFi

Thursday 16.6. ja Sunday 19.6.

Standard room

109 € one person room / day

129 € two persons room / day

Extra bed for kid 10 € and for adult 20 €.

Friday 17.6. ja Saturday 18.6.
Standard room

135 €
one person room / day
155 € two persons room / day

Extra bed for kid 10 € and for adult 20 €.

Hotel Tallukka

Hotelli Tallukka – very beautiful place – 24 km from Lahti stadium

  • Address: Tallukantie 1, 17200 Vääksy
  • Bookings with email: myynti@tallukka.fi or phone. +3583-88881
  • Booking code: YAG2022

1hh standard 99€/night
2hh standard 130€/night
3hh standard 180€/night
4hh standard 220€/night
2hh superior 164€/night
3hh superior 216€/night

Prices includes the accomodation, generous breakfast, gym, sauna and pool.

Tallukka Website

Pajulahti Sports institute

  • Address: Pajulahdentie 167, Lahti (Nastola) – 21km from Stadium
  • Booking code: YAG2022
  • Sales service
    +358 3 8855 200

“Prepare for the YAG at Pajulahti and arrive earlier!”

Sport holiday for 2 days (Mon-Web 13.-15.6), includes full meals + supper + sports program

  • Hotel type accomodation

188 €/adult
115 €/kid 6-16y
family package 2 adults ja 2 kids 6-16y total. 568 €
1person room: extra 30 €/night

Without the sport holiday services Wed-Sun 15.-19.6 (or other period), accomodation + breakfast

  • Hotel type accomodation

65 €/night/adult
35 €/kid 6-16y
family package 2 adults ja 2 kids 6-16y, total. 160 €/night
1person room: extra 30 €/night

Sauna is open for visitors during the sauna hours.

Pajulahti website


GreenStar Hotel Lahti

  • Address : Vesijärvenkatu 1, 15100 Lahti
  • Olemme Suomen ensimmäinen hiilineutraali hotelliketju. Kaikki hotellimme
    ovat Joutsenmerkittyjä. Lahden hotellistamme tarkempaa tietoa osoitteesta
    https://www.greenstar.fi/hotellit/lahti/ .
  • Prices:
    1person room/139€/night (includes breakfast)
    2persons room/148€/night (includes breakfast)
    3persons room/157€/night (includes breakfast) =  2persons room + extrabed for youth
  • Bookings:
    Bookings before 30.4.2022 and directly from the hotel: lahti@greenstar.fi or phone. +35810 423 9392, code: ”Youth Athletics Games”.
  • You can’t transfer the booking to other name without consulting the hotel. Booking is compulsory as the hotel verifies the booking with email.
  • Parking: Infront of the hotel is ~50 parking slots. Parking tickets from the automat at the hotel main door. Prices 1€ / hour or 6 € / 25h.

Forenom Lahti



  • Lahti 17.-19.June 2022
  • From this link you can search hotels and accomodation from Lahti and nearby (f.ex cottages)

Event market place / Games Square / Kisatori(fin) is next to the stadium and is open all the day during competitions.

Here is also some nice places to visit: https://visitlahti.fi/en/

  • Must see: Skijump towers, outdoor swimming area, Lahti harbour, Sibelius hall, all the parks and the lake. And more 🙂

Local bus, rentable Tier – electric kickbikes and bicycles are useful during your stay. You can also access most of the locations by walking.

The parking areas will be close to the stadium and marked by P -letter on the map.  

There will be First aid groups at the competition area during the event times. 

All competitors must have their own insurance.

High-quality, authentic visuals which show the joy children get from exercise are essential for the Finnish Athletics Federation’s communications. The visual materials are only used to promote athletics – particularly where children’s and youth athletics are concerned. For joint projects, we can also pass visual materials on for our partners to use and promote these joint projects.

Photographs and other recordings of the event made at the YAG may be used, edited and published in the communications and marketing events of the Finnish Athletic Federation and its partners, and in publications such as websites, press releases and flyers. The Finnish Athletics Federation and its partners may publish recordings electronically or in print. A participant in an event may withdraw his or her consent for the use of pictures or other recordings by informing the Finnish Athletics Federation of this in writing.

You can download pictures after the event for your own use on this webpage.

Year 2019’s Small photogallery

Official photogallery: xxxx

Here is two pages which contains information about “how to travel”. We do not know yet how the situations is at the summer, but the information is provied by your country’s Ministery of Foreign Affairs and Local Border Guards from the country you travel from and the country you travel to.

Ministery of Foreign Affairs Finland (questions – answers)

Finnish Border Guard (Guidelines)

You can also ask guiding from the travel agency / airlines when you are planning to travel.