Takon Soutajat (Tako Rowing Club), located in Tampere region, is one of the largest rowing clubs in Finland.  The club has around 100 active members. Takon Soutajat has been ranked as the best olympic class and wooden boat rowing club in Finland several years.

We welcome new members, including juniors and adult beginners as well as more experienced rowers. If you would like to join Takon Soutajat, fill the membership application and send it back to us via e-mail: takonsoutajat@takonsoutajat.fi


The 2022 Open Nordic Rowing Championships and the 61st Tampere International Regatta will be June 18-19th, 2022 at lake Kaukajärvi in Tampere Finland and organized by Takon Soutajat.

The club house

The main premises of Takon Soutajat is located in Hatanpää, on the shores of Lake Pyhäjärvi.  Training facilities are equipped with a gym, 35 indoor rowing machines and an indoor training pool. The Rowing Pavilion in the same building is an attractive venue for meetings, get-togethers and sauna evenings.

Olympic class rowing

Takon Soutajat is one of the most successful olympic class rowing clubs in Finland. Lake Kaukajärvi, a few kilometres east of the city centre, is the club´s home lake for Olympic class rowing  and International Regatta. We have rowers from beginners to national team representatives, aging from juniors to masters.

Wooden boat rowing

Pyhäjärvi is the club´s home lake for wooden boat rowing and also the venue of Pirkan soutu  rowing event. It is possible to rent a long boat with coxswain from Takon soutajat.

Indoor rowing

Takon soutajat runs daily Indoor Rowing Classes, (known as soutuspinning in Finnish) for non-members from around late August until early June. There are links in the timetable in the Indoor Rowing Classes page to more detailed information about the classes and the instructors. Read some general information about indoor rowing classes and check out the comments of Mirja, a regular customer!

Our contact information

Takon Soutajat ry
Tampereen Soutukeskus
Hatanpäänkatu 6
33900 Tampere

Phone: +358503701160
E-mail: takonsoutajat@takonsoutajat.fi
Chairman of the board Timo Pitkänen

Unfortunately we cannot answer calls regularly. Preferably contact us via e-mail, thank you!