HOT Sports Club
EuroGames Helsinki is organised by H.O.T. ry., a Finnish LGBTIQ sport club.
HOT was founded in 1997. The club represents all the Finnish LGBTIQ sports groups, but organized sports activities take place only in Helsinki and Tampere for the moment.
The club HOT has more than 250 members. HOT is operated by on a voluntary basis and there are seven board members.
Our goal is to encourage LGBTIQ people to participate in sports and to take care of ones health. We offer friendly, equal, happy and a sporty atmosphere for everybody, from beginners to competitors.
The most popular sports in HOT are: floorball, volleyball, swimming, badminton, and aerobics. The club supports also other sports like athletics, climbing, dancing, futsal, shindo stretching, yoga, tennis, skiing, and slalom. Everyone is very welcome to join our training while staying in or visiting Helsinki.
HOT is a member of EGLSF (European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation), FGG (Federation of Gay Games), ESLU (Finnish Sports Federation), Finnish Swimming Association, Liikkukaa ry (organiser of multicultural related sport and culture events) and Seta (Finnish human rights advocacy organisation).