The Urheilupuisto metro station opened on Saturday 18 November 2017, when metro traffic on the Ruoholahti–Matinkylä section started up. The Urheilupuisto metro station construction contract was implemented by NCC Rakennus Oy.
The themes of the station are energy, motion, youth, strength, growth and colour. Unlike other West Metro stations, Urheilupuisto metro station is not constructed in bedrock. The station building is designed to allow daylight to reach the escalators all the way to the platform level. The metro station was designed by Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP Oy.
The Urheilupuisto metro station is located in Niittymaa, between Tapiola and Niittykumpu, on the northern border of Jousenpuisto and south of the sports park. Its street address is Jousenpuistonkatu 2.
The metro station has two entrances: a west and east entrance.
The station and entrances are wheelchair-accessible.
HSL’s web page
HSL is responsible for planning and acquiring public transport for its operating area. On HSL’s web page you can find more information about the new metro section, the locations of entrances and bus stops, park and ride spaces and the feeder network route.
Tapiola Sports Park as an area in Espoo
Tapiola Sports Park offers excellent opportunities for recreational activities. Tapiola Sports Park area is a centre of physical fitness and top-level sports that is suited to sports-minded people and armchair athletes alike. The area’s broad range of sports includes women’s and men’s Finnish basketball championships, the men’s floorball league, the Mestis ice hockey league, the Veikkausliiga division of Finnish football, and figure skating.
Renovations are in store for the park, including a new football stadium. A lot of new housing has been built in the area around the metro station, and services have also increased.
The Exhibition Centre WeeGee is also located right around the corner.