Available, if you are looking for

Full-service conference or training rooms, a comfortable celebration venue, flexible camp arrangements, or group accommodation and food services. Kainuun Opisto offers comfortable and appropriate facilities and flexible services for both every day and special occasions:

- Training facilities from small group work spaces to a large reception room
- Inexpensive accommodation at the course centre or college hostels
- The kitchen can provide food for the outdoors or a campfire evening.
- Extensive parking facilities, with space for coaches
- Tailor-made training packages and courses for companies and communities

Spend rich training days in a peaceful environment - and between times try a refreshing dip in a natural setting or use the college programme services to weld your group together. Kainuun Opisto also provides a good framework for free time activities. You can relax on the fitness trail, exercise at the gymnasium, take your group rowing in a church boat or hiking at Posti-Kalle, or spend an evening at the beach shelter. Perhaps you would like to try spending a night sleeping outdoors in a lean-to? We will do our best to make you comfortable. Please contact us; our staff will be glad to help with planning and arrangements.


- Seminar rooms
- Classes
- Auditorium (70 persons), broadband access, WLAN access point
- Computer class (15 persons), fixed broadband / WLAN access point
- Reception room (200 people), can be combined with the auditorium and dining room, includes an induction loop and fixed broadband / WLAN access point
 - Hobby workspaces
 - Gymnasium, billiards, weightlifting
 - Fireplace room
 - Barbecue

Meeting and training rooms with overhead projector and flip chart; also available are a data projector / video projector, TV and video equipment, slide projector, and CD / cassette player. The reception room has an organ, a grand piano, and a sound system upgraded in 2006.

Parking facilities

The college yard has plenty of free parking, 20 electric heaters for cars, and space for buses and caravans.


- Gymnasium; volleyball, badminton, indoor hockey, table tennis
- Sauna reservations available for groups at Pekkala service centre
- Illuminated running track / ski trail (1 km)
- Posti-Kalle trail with rest areas (15 km)
- Mieslahti beach (with beach hut and marina)
- Beach sauna and and bird-watching tower on the shore of Lake Oulujärvi
- Sleeping outdoors at Pitkänperä and Huutalampi lean-to shelters.
- There is an excellent golf course at Metelinniemi, Paltamo (8 km) and ski slopes at Vuokatti, Ukkohalla, and Paljakka (30-60 km).

Accommodation services

The adult education centre has 21 double rooms, of which six have disabled facilities. Five rooms have sockets for computer equipment, three have ADSL connections. En-suite WC and shower facilities. The rooms have wireless internet. The college hostels have 1-2 person rooms and bedsits, a total of 60 beds, and common social spaces for each hostel. Accommodation is available on request from office number +358 400 731 305.

Food services

Dining room (100 persons), barbecue. Flexible catering services according to your needs, from full board to individual meals:

 - Meeting lunches
 - Coffee breaks
 - Customer evenings
 - Packed lunches for cross-country trips and bonfires
 - Special days
 - Family celebrations
 - Annual celebrations

Programme services

- Customized full-service course packages and excursions in Kainuu
- Pedagogically thrilling group activities
- Hiking at Posti-Kalle with campfire coffee
- Winter snowshoe excursions
- Lectures and presentations; topics include pietism, the scenery and culture of Kainuu, and mythology.