The aim of the City of Kuopio is to develop the Puijo recreation region according to Puijo Sport Valley plan and to strengthen the Puijo brand. The building of Puijo Areena begins the implementation of the larger Puijo-region development plan.
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and it provides the basis for the construction and planning of the area.
Puijo consists of a nature conservation area and a famous hill, located at a walking distance from the city centre. Puijo is also a sports area providing a wide variety of sporting and outdoor possibilities. In addition to the skijumping stadium, the area consists of a baseball stadium, frisbee court, football court and skiing facilities.