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We are a Ringette Club of a good spirit. Everyone has the right to receive encouraging feedback and have feelings of accomplishment.

We want to enable a hobby and joy of participation regardless of age, gender, language, ethnic background, possible need for special support and with as reasonable costs as possible.

COME AND JOIN US!

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Learn to skate, meet new
friends and try the sport of ringette

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Play and enjoy ringette
in an encouraging and
safe environment 

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Read, learn,
get excited and inspired
 
through articles and blogs.

NEWS

Read from here Ringette Walapais'
latest news, press releases and what's happening.

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SPRING MEETING 20th OF MAY 2024

May 5th, 202
Current Issues

Invitation to an Spring meeting on monday 20.5.2024 at 6.30 PM.

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KPI'S FROM SEASON 2022-2023

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October 15th, 2023

Our fortyfirst (42.) Season of 2022-2023 gave us many reasons for joy. We continued both to develop our daily operations and our constant renewal as  a sports club. 

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ADDITIONAL MEETING 27th OF MARCH 2023

March 12th, 2023
Current Issues

Invitation to an additional meeting on monday 27.3.2023 at 6.30 PM.

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HELMIKUUN PELIBAILUT

Helmikuu 18, 2023
Ajankohtaista

Huikeat PeliBailut! Kisakallion kaukalon täytti huikea määrä
nuorta ringette-energiaa. Tuskin maltamme odottaa seuraavia PeliBailuja 18.3.2022!

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#KIITOSSEURATOIMIJA-
CAMPAIGN GRANTS 3000 EUR AWARD TO

RINGETTE WALAPAIS

Press release
December 2nd, 2022

Finnish Olympic Committee and OP-group have chosen
Walapais as the winner of  #kiitosseuratoimija-campaign.

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EVERYDAY HEROES AND ACTIONS

Press release
October 5th, 2021

CXPA Finland has recognized Ringette Walapais as a first sports club with an award.

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OPEN COACH POSITIONS IN JUNIOR SQUADS

March 30th, 2024
Current issues

As our ringette club continues to grow, we are now looking for inspiring and encouraging coaches for our G-, F-, E- and D-squads. For further information: Niina Koljonen, 050 543 1720 / walapais@walapais.fi.

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F-JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
IN MYYRMÄKI 9th OF SEPTEMBER

September 8th, 2023
Current Issues

F-junior tournament will be held again this year at Myyrmäki. Come follow and support at the games and enjoy sideactivities at the Ice Hall.  

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SKATING SCHOOL SEASON 2022-2023 IS A WRAP

April  26th, 2023
Current issues

Our Skating Schools have ended for the Season of 2022-2023. Thank you so much to every single one of you, who were with us this Season. See you again in September.

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TULE PELAAMAAN RINGETTEÄ MEIDÄN KANSSA

Helmikuu 12, 2023
Ajankohtaista

Avoimet harjoitukset 2014-2017 syntyneille tytöille 18.3. Lisätietoja: Niiina 050 543 1720.

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KPI'S FROM SEASON 2021-2022

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October 29th, 2022

Our fortyfirst (41.) operative Season of 2021-2022 was an active and solid season of growth.

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CIRCULATION
EQUIPMENT LOAN PROGRAM

Announcement
October 2nd, 2021

Circulation equipment loan program enables children to try ringette with appropriate equipment and eases entering junior team activities. 

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FALL MEETING 27th OF NOVEMBER 2023

November 13th, 2023
Current Issues

Invitation to an Fall meeting on monday 27.11.2023 at 6.30 PM.

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SKATING SCHOOL SEASON 2023-2024 
BEGINS

August 6th, 2023
Current Issues

Our popular and awarded skating schools begin again for Season 2023-2023 on wednesday 30th of August in Tikkurila and on sunday 3rd of September.  

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OPEN ICE TO D- JA E- SQUADS FOR SEASON 2023-2024

February 19th, 2023
Current issues

Open practice to our D- and E- squads and for 2010-2013 born girls and for Season 2023-2024  will be held 4.3. ja 1.4. Additional: Niiina 050 543 1720.

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RINGETTE-WEEK
21.-29.1.2023

January 21st, 2023
Current issues

Nationwide ringette-week has started. We have 'bring-a-friend' days in our Skating Schools and the week culminates to the  'Tie Huipulle'-event at Tikkurila at the end of the week.

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40th ANNIVERSARY RINGETTE STICK

Current topics
October 24th, 2021

Walapais 40th anniversary stick is finally here! The stick was produced based on our design by Ring-Jet Oy and it is available in several models through our coaches. People outside of our club can inquire and acquire the stick via walapais@walapais.fi

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RINGETTE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2020

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May 12th, 2020

Ringette Walapais has been chosen Ringette School of the Year. A record-number of children and youth learned basics of skating and ringette in our Aktia Skating Schools for children and in our Skating School for teenagers. We are honored and thank Finnish Ringette Association for the recognition. You are welcome to join our Skating Schools in Season 2020-2021. 

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GET INSPIRED

Read, get excited and get inspired by reading articles and blog posts.
This way you'll gain new insights about us and about ringette.

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MEANINGFUL YOUTH SPORTS AND COACHING

April 28th, 2024
Blog

Within junior sports and as adults coaching children and youth - we bear great responsibilities. Thus it is always best, to start with why? Read Mika's thoughts from our latest blog post. 

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A KEYNOTE-VISIT TO FINNISH OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS MORNING COFFEE  

April, 2023
Keynote

Marja Leena and Mika were invited as Keynote-speakers to tell about the journey of renewal of Walapais at the Morning Coffee event of the Olympic Committee's Association. Thank you to the Finnish Olympic Committee for the invitation, it was a pleasure to participate and share our experiences on how together we can move an even greater number of people. 

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"EVERYONE CAN FIND THEIR PLACE WITH US"

January 2nd, 2023
Newspaper article

Vantaa Sanomat wrote an article about us and about our skating schools.

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VOLUNTEER WORK
IS INDISPENSABLE FOR
SPORTS CLUBS

November 27th, 2022
Blog post

Volunteers have an indispensable role in enabling sports clubs to operate. 

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HOBBY OR A CRUEL COMPETITION

January 22nd, 2022
Blog post

In chldrens' and youth sports, the joy has extreme importance.
Read Janne Autionsuo's text about values in junior sports. 

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EMOTIONAL
SCHOOL OF LIFE

November 6th, 2021
Blog post

Founding member of Walapais Merja Hedman wrote to our blog about her ringette memories and how one single
cinefilm revolutionized the lives of so many people.

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ON OUR OWN TERMS

September 22nd, 2021
Magazine article

Latest issue of Ringette Magazine #3/2021 has been published. Our article 'On our own terms' reflects the sheer grit and determination behind the story of our Club.

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GRIT AND PERSEVERANCE

October 25th, 2020
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Head of our Player Development Teemu, looks forward to the upcoming season midst of exceptional circumstances and depiste them positive things can be achieved through hard work and perseverance. 

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MOVEMENT IS PLAY FOR CHILDREN

March 23rd, 2024
Blog

Our Skating  Schools Head Coach Tiina wrote about the importance of movement for children and how skating is beneficial and sustainable in numerous ways.

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RINGETTE COACH TRAINING PROVIDES NEW TOOLS TOWARDS CAREER AS A COACH 

March, 2023
Blog

This time Elina wrote to our blog about her experiences from the Finnish Ringette Association's  renewed chidrens' coach training.

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WELCOME TO RINGETTE YEAR 2023

December 31st, 2022
Blog post

We asked artificial intelligence to write and illustrate a blog post for us.

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RECYCLING UNITES

March 27th, 2022
Blog post

Read on our blog how cooperation can support both the joy of sports and sustainability.

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FROM SIDE OF THE RINK TO CHAIRWOMAN OF THE CLUB

January 2nd, 2022
Blog post

Hanna Kontio who led Ringette Walapais as the chairwoman of the Club, wrote to our blog about bravery and dedication to volunteer sports club operations.

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WALAPAIS 40 YEARS
ANNIVERSARY GALLERY

October 9th, 2021
Digital gallery

The digital and interactive 40th anniversary gallery has been published. Enter and interact with our gallery!

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MINDSET OF A GOALIES

March 14th, 2021
Blog post

It's hard to describe, but when you pull your game jersey on - you just forget about your daily worries and troubles. In our Blog, women's team goalie shares her feelings and insights about what it is to be a goalie.   

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WHEN THE PIECES FALL INTO PLACE

August 13th, 2020
Blog post

The Walapais blog is also back from hiatus. In the first article of the season, the rise of the Women's team in the standings is discussed.

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DIVERSITY AS RICHNESS ALSO IN CHILDREN'S HOBBIES  

September 3rd, 2023
Blog

Diversity in children's and youth's hobbies is an extremely important topic, which should be spoken about more. Marja Leena wrote to our blog about our experiences about diversity and how it is a richness also in sports associations.

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WITH CHILDREN JOY IS CONTAGIOUS 

February 25th, 2023
Blog

Childrens' readiness to learn is universal. Read from our latest blog  Tiina's insights about learning together and learning by doing together
with children.

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DEVELOPING SKATING SCHOOLS

December 21nd, 2022
Magazine article

Latest issue of Ringette-magazine #4/2022 has been published. We wrote an article about our skatings schools.

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HOW RINGETTE CONQUERED OUR FAMILY

February 6th, 2022
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Ringette as a sport easily conquers the hearts of both children and adults. Read Suvi Sammalsaari's text, how ringette captivated their whole family.

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WHAT HAS RINGETTE TAUGHT ME?

December 18th, 2021
Blog

You learn important skills from hobbies and team play. Read what ringette can teach you in the blog.

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BACK TO THE
FUTURE 

September 26th, 2021
Blog post

Each path leading to coaching is individual. Read one story of how one can become a Skating School Coach.

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LET'S GO TO SKATE OUTSIDE!

January 10th, 2021
Blog

Due to Covid-restrictions ice halls remain closed. Our operations will resume, once the restrictions alleviate. Outside ice rinks are now at their best. So read from our Blog our tips to outside ice.

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News
News Archive


Club
Our  values
Club executive board
The birth of Walapais

Supporter membership
Partners and affiliates

Skating schools

Skating school for 4-10 year old children

Skating school for teenagers and youthful women
Register for skating school

Open summer practice


Teams

About teams

Junior team G

Junior team F
Junior team E

Teenagers' hobby group
Womens' team (recreation- / C-level)

Game calendar

Resources
What is Ringette?
FAQ

 

Blog (only in finnish)

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