The City of Helsinki Youth Services doesn't have own youth center in Pihlajisto. Therefore we are staying in spaces of Pihlajisto-Viikinmäki residents association.

Come to Mesta!

In Pihlajisto’s residents’ house Mesta youngsters can meet their friends and play with computer or Playstation. We are open for 3rd to 6th graders. Youth older that that can go to Pihlajamäki’s or Viikki’s youth centers.

Nice things to do and happenings

We are organizing events and we are cooking together every week. We don’t accept cursing or teasing. We’re here to enjoy each others company! Good vibes of the day come from hanging around with friend, playing and chatting.

We’re here to discuss and hear about what’s on your mind. If you have an idea about what we could do together, please let us know! We are also visible in the area, in school etc. and we want to work together with other organisations in the area.


Visiting address
Tiirismaantie 4
00710 Helsinki
Postal address
P.O. Box 71403, 00099 City of Helsinki


  • Erkki Laukkanen, Youth worker
    040 334 8032
  • Ville Kettunen, Youth worker
    040 576 8019
  • Lea Packalén, Head of the youth work unit
    040 727 3083

Opening hours

Mesta is open for 3.-6. -graders mondays, wednesdays and thursdays at 14-19 and on fridays at 12-17. We’re open until 31.5. In june we’ll be arranging sports activities in Pihlajamäki Nuorisopuisto!

Abnormalities in opening hours:

Friday 26.4. we’re closed (on a trip)

Wednesday 1.5. we’re closed (1st of may!)

Friday 3.5. we’re closed (on a trip)

Thursday 9.5. we’re closed (Ascension Day)

Friday 10.5. we’re closed (on a holiday)

Friday 17.5. we’re closed (working, but somewhere else)

Wednesday 29.5. we’re closed (on a seminar)



If questions you can always contact youth workers Erkki and Ville!

Upcoming events and hobbies

  • nuorten lomatekemistä
  • physical training
  • sports
11.6.2024 - 18.6.2024

Kaukalofutis turnaukset

Pihlajiston nuorisotyö, Tiirismaantie 4, Helsinki
  • nuorten lomatekemistä
  • physical training
  • sports
12.6.2024 - 19.6.2024


Pihlajiston nuorisotyö, Tiirismaantie 4, Helsinki
  • nuortenlomatekemistä
  • outdoor recreation
  • physical training
Fri 28.6.2024, at 11:00 - 17:00

Excursion from Pihlajisto to Pihlajasaari

Pihlajiston nuorisotyö, Tiirismaantie 4, Helsinki