Sports and Exercise and Youth Committee

Various sports and youth services operate under the Sports and Exercise and Youth Committee.
In accordance with the Sports Act, the committee is responsible for the sports and exercise operations by creating sports opportunities for Espoo residents, supporting civic activity, promoting competitive and professional sports and related civic activity, developing healthy exercise, maintaining sports facilities and location, and organising sports services with due consideration to special groups and immigrants.

The Department is also in charge of operational development and communications, takes part in the planning of sports facilities and areas, and handles the duties of the municipal port authority and camping authority.

In accordance with the Youth Act, the purpose of the youth services is to support the growth and independence of young people and their active citizenship, and to strengthen their social status and improve the conditions in which they grow and live. In addition to this, the youth services handle matters concerning the Youth Committee.

Members of the Sports and Exercise and Youth Committee on the Finnish website