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Book a Space

The City of Helsinki has multi-purpose spaces in youth centres, camp centres and other locations around the city. Youth groups, organisations, associations and other actors can reserve the spaces for their use, such as organising group or camp activities.

  • Youth space facilities for the autumn-spring season must be applied for by the last working day of April.
  • Camp and course centre spaces for the following year must be applied for by 15 September (if the deadline is a Saturday or public holiday, the application period ends on the previous weekday).
  • Spaces for day camp activities for the following year must be applied for by 15 September (if the deadline is a Saturday or public holiday, the application period ends on the previous weekday).

Check out the spaces of Youth Services in the Our Places section on the Nuorten.Helsinki website

The use of the spaces and services is divided into free use and use subject to a fee.

Free use

  • Activities of registered Helsinki-based organisations and associations
  • Independent group activities and civic activities of Helsinki residents and communities
  • Afternoon activities of schoolchildren in accordance with the Basic Education Act, group and individual instruction in basic education in the arts and group activities promoting integration. The activities of educational institutions aimed at persons under 29 years of age are always free of charge.
  • Own operations of the City of Helsinki’s divisions and the City Executive Office.

As a rule, no fee is charged for the use of the space for the activities listed above. The price list (pdf, in Finnish) specifies the spaces that are always subject to a fee.


Use subject to a fee

  • Activities of companies and religious communities
  • Activities organised by residents and communities of other municipalities
  • Activities organised by other operators
  • Private events.

A fee is charged for the use of the space in accordance with the price list. The price list (pdf, in Finnish) specifies the spaces that are always subject to a fee.


Apply for Youth Services’ spaces for the 2022–23 period

Organisations, associations and other actors and groups can apply for a regular, weekly booking from the Youth Services’ facilities for activities lasting at least three months.

The youth spaces’ season booking application period for activities in autumn 2022 and spring 2023 (15 August 2022–28 May 2023) will open on Wednesday 6 April 2022 at 09:00 (PLEASE NOTE the new start date is Thursday 7 April 2022 at 9:00) and close on Friday 29 April 2022 at 16:00 (PLEASE NOTE the new end date is Monday 2 May 2022 at 16:00) .

PLEASE NOTE. Due to technical problems, the new end date of the seasonal booking is Monday 2 May 2022 at 16:00.

The application is submitted via Varaamo service at tilavaraus.hel.fi (the temporary adress of the renewed Varaamo). Season booking applications can only be completed during the application period.

A season booking info event was organised on Monday 28 March 2022 at 17:00. Watch the video (Nuorten.Helsinki YouTube, in Finnish)

The Youth Services personnel are happy to provide further information about the available spaces and assist with any questions regarding the application process.

The contact information for the youth spaces is available on the Nuorten.Helsinki website.


Reservations for camp and course centre spaces

Camp and course centre spaces for the following year must be applied for by 15 September (if the deadline is a Saturday or public holiday, the application period ends on the previous weekday).


Apply for a single reservation

Some single reservations can be made available in the Varaamo service.

If you are instructed to apply for a reservation using the reservation form, you can download the form here. The form must be submitted to the youth space from which the reservation is applied.