Tracing a better life

We are a holistic wellbeing centre.

Contact Info

Call us

+358 (0)207 694 300


Electronic invoice address

Our e-invoice operator is Maventa Oy.

Nuorisokeskus Piispala
Business ID 0175798-8
Our e-invoice address is 003701757988001
Operator ID: 003721291126 (Maventa)

Youth Centre Piispala, Kurssitie 40, 43440 Kannonkoski

The nearest railway station is in Jyväskylä (100km), where you can take a bus to Saarijärvi or Viitasaari, both about 40km away from us, and then continue with a taxi to Piispala.

If you come from the east or west of Finland, Vaasa-Joensuu express shuttle will take you to the bus stop which is about 1km away from Piispala. The route runs on the Blue Highway (Highway 77) daily in both directions.


Opening hours

Reception and Café

Mon 10-18:00
Tue 8-20:00
Wed: 10:00-18:00
Thu-Fri: 10:00-20:00
Sun: closed

The room is ready for your use at 16:00 on your arrival day and please check out before 12:00 on your departure day.

Sales and Administration

Mon–Fri: 8:00–15:30

PiiSpa swimming hall

Tue: 16:30-20:00                                
Thu: 16:30-20:00
Sat: 13:00-18:00


Ice rink


Bowling alley and gym

Open during reception opening hours


Piispantupa dining hall

Lunch: Mon-Sun 11:00-13:00.
Dinner: Mon-Sat 16.00-17:00

Opening hours of dining hall are subject to changes based on the customer reservation. Please check the actual opening hours with our Reception.

Each group has its own lunch time according to the programme schedule.


Animal Home Pihka, visit time

Open on Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00–13:30
At other times the groups were prearranged.

You can buy a ticket to Pihka from our Reception.


  • Children 5€/person
  • Adults 7€/person
  • Family ticket 20€ (2 adults and 2 children)


Contact us

Administration and Sales Administration and Sales

Semi Nuorala
Managing Director
"It is an honor for me to be able to work in the area of youth work with competent and motivated people"
Tanja Mäkinen
Financial Manager
"Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new"
Risto Myllynen
Sales Manager, Camp School
"In my job, I like having children and young people enjoy being in Piispala and doing activities together"
Jarmo Kulmala
Head of Sales
"I am privileged to sell joy and experiences to customers of all ages"
Anita Hyytinen
Salary and Personnel Secretary
"We can develop as long as we have goals"
Marja Vilander
Marketing Manager
"The best part in my job is that, through our services, we provide memorable experiences for young people and all the other customers"
Vicky Huang
International Sales
"The best thing about my job is to help foreign guests get authentic and meaningful Finnish experiences, which might influence their future life. "

Youth work, internationalism and instruction services Youth work, internationalism and instruction services

Heidi Reiman
Team Leader, Instruction Services
"The best thing is that I can work for the wellbeing of all ages"
Olivia Kuitunen
Nuotta Coordinator
"I see more possibilities than threats in the life"
Piia Pyykkinen
Coordinator of International youth work
"The best part of my job is to give young people opportunities for internationalization, since I personally know how internationality can change the world"
Jonna Tajakka
Nuotta coordinator, Family Nuotta and extended Nuotta projecct
"What you don't know, you can learn"

Kitchen, cleaning and property maintenance Kitchen, cleaning and property maintenance

Soila Sandberg
Head of Kitchen
"I enjoy in the work, because my days are different and many-sided"
Sari Rekonen
Head of Cleaning
"Clean and tidy facilities are a significant part of the successful customer experience"
Hannu Autio
Head of Property Maintenance
"The tasks of property maintenance are varying and I am allowed to use my problem solving skills on a daily basis"

Important links

Finnish Youth Centres Association coordinates the cooperation among the nine youth centres.

Muotkavaara is a nature tourism centre owned by Piispala and located by Äkäsjärvi Lake in Muonio amongst the most beautiful Fell Lapland.

Youth Centre Piispala is an independent business organization owned by Kannonkoski Municipality.

Media Bank

In the Media Bank, you will find Piispala’s logos in various formats and brochures.

For other material requests, please contact:
Marja Vilander p. 044-43 88 387,



For more detailed instructions for using our logos, please contact Marja Vilander.

Presentation graphics and web

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