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-Fri 8:00-20:30
Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 9:00-15:00

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-Fri: 16:30–20:00
Sat: 13.00-17.30

6.12-21.12.2021: swimming hall is closed.

Ice rink
  • 7.00-21.00
Bowling alley and gym
  • Open during reception opening hours

Piispantupa dining hall

Lunch is served from 11:00 to 13:00 every day. Each group has its own lunch time according to the programme schedule.

18.12. – 26.12.2021: dining hall is closed.

Animal Home Pihka, visit time
  • Sat–Sun: 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 15€ (2 adults and 2 children)


Contact us

Administration and Sales Administration and Sales

Ville Peltoniemi
Managing Director
"It is an honor for me to be able to work in the area of youth work with competent and motivated people"
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"
Jaana Meriläinen
Finance 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 acting as a member of the team that develops tourism cooperation between my homeland China and Finland"

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

Hanna Liimatainen
Youth Work Development Manager; Nuotta Coordinator
"The young people, whose experiences in Piispala can be influenced by me, make my daily work here meaningful"
Mari Puranen
International Affairs Coordinator
"The best part of my job is to give young people opportunities for internationalization, since I personally know how internationality can change the world"
Heidi Reiman
Team Leader, Instruction Services
"The best thing is that I can work for the wellbeing of all ages"

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

Tarja Lehto
Head of Kitchen
"I enjoy in the work, because my days are different and many-sided"
Soila Sandberg
Head of Nutrition
"It is nice to come to the bakery early in the morning, and I often refresh myself in the ice hole after work"
Leena Sillanpää
Head of Cleaning
"Clean and tidy facilities are a significant part of the successful customer experience"
Jarmo Parhiala
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, our pictures 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

For printing


Our partners can download our pictures freely for media use.

Pictures from Piispala

Portrait photos


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