From February 26 to March 3, the school break offers children in Tallinn both athletic and creative winter camps and events.
This year, Tallinn is set to host and support 95 high-level international sports events, including 16 European Championships and stages of world and European cup competitions. The city will provide a total of 645,000 euros in support for the organization of these international sporting events.
Today marked the reopening of the Tallinn Athletics Hall, following extensive renovations. The facility now boasts significantly improved conditions for both training and hosting competitions in various sports. In addition to athletics, the hall is equipped to host competitions in judo, wrestling, karate, fencing, shooting, weightlifting, and other sports.
Tallinn has been selected as the host city for the 2025 International Children's Games that takes place under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. Last week, Igor Topole, President of the International Children’s Games, and Secretary General Hugh Waters, visited Tallinn to inspect its sports infrastructure and met with city leaders to discuss the details of organizing the event.
Since opening in mid-November, Tallinn's ice rinks have already welcomed over 20,000 visitors within three weeks. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the winter season at Tallinn's ice rinks – local schools can organize free skating sessions, and seniors have special times set aside for complimentary visits.
From July 11-14, 2024, Tallinn is hosting Europe’s largest sail training ship regatta, the Tall Ships Races, bringing nearly 50 large sailing ships to three of the city's harbors. In preparation for this major summer event, the city invites applications for volunteer positions at the Tall Ships Races.
Tallinn is gearing up for major investments in sports ahead of its designation as the European Capital of Sport in 2025. According to the city’s budget proposal for the next year, the largest investment in sports will be allocated to the renovation of Kadriorg Stadium, along with initiatives to expand exercise and sports facilities throughout the city.
On November 11, Mustamäe and Lasnamäe ice rinks will kick off the season, while the skating rinks in the Old Town and Nõmme will open a week later on November 18. The Mustamäe skating rink will open on Saturday at 11 AM in Männi Park, and Lasnamäe ice rink at 1 PM at the Tondiraba Park.
On Thursday, November 23, from 8 to 9 a.m., a sports event will be held in three sports centers and two winter swimming centers in Tallinn. At this event, everyone can join free training sessions. The aim is to emphasize the importance of regular exercise throughout the year, even during the dark and cold seasons when various opportunities are available.
This year, in the last round of non-profit sports grants, Tallinn will allocate just over 31,000 euros to 31 local sports projects.