Sport facilities

COVID Update 28/12

  • From 4/01/2021, the swimming pool is only accessible to persons with a reservation.
  • Reserve your timeslot online for the 25 meter pool or the small pool. Payment is made before the start at the cash desk of the swimming pool .
  • The sports halls will remain closed to the public (only education-related activities will continue).
  • The top floor of the sports Centre is closed and serves as a study area.
  • The secretariat is closed (sport@UGent.be)

UGent Sports Centre

Ghent University boasts a fully-equipped sports centre ("GUSB"), with three large and two small halls for indoor activities, a 25-meter swimming pool, an instruction pool, two saunas, two, and more! Special attention is devoted to sports for disabled students. The university also offers individual supporting services and counselling for students who are actively involved in top-class sports.

Some of the sports that can be pursued are: aerobics, aikido, basketball, bujinkan bujutsu, cross fit, condition gym, badminton, , running, diving, BBB, handball, hockey, jogging in group, judo, karate, kayaking, korfball, krav maga , mini-football and five-a-side football, rugby, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo, yoga, zumba etc.

 

Watch the information video

Opening hours: different opening hours due to COVID- 19

Location Period* Week Saturday Sunday
Sports halls winter
summer
9 - 23
9 - 22
9 - 12 / 13.30 - 17.30
9 - 12 / 13.30 - 17.30
8.30 - 12.30
8.30 - 12.30
Swimming pool** winter & summer 12 - 21.30* 9 - 12 / 13.30 - 17.30 9 - 12
Cash desk winter
summer
11.45 - 22.15
11.45 - 21.15
8.45 - 11.30 / 13.15 - 17
8.45 - 11.30 / 13.15 - 17
8.15 - 11.30
8.15 - 11.30
Admin office 8.45 - 17.45

 

* Summer : 4 May till 20 September 2020
Winter: 21 September 2020 till 1 may 2021

During winter the swimming pool is closed on Thursday at 20.30.

** Swimming pool for kids is only open:

  • Wednesday 14.30 to 16.30
  • Saturday 09.30 to 12.00 and 13.30 to 17.00
  • Sunday 09.30 to 12.00

More detailed information about sports when COVID is not there

Contact

sport@UGent.be