Sport facilities

The GUSB, including the university swimming pool, is open.. It is mandatory to wear a face mask in the common areas (entrance hall, stairs, corridors, ...).
  • The swimming pool is open during normal opening hours, reservations are not possible.
  • The sports halls are only accessible between 6 pm and 10 pm on weekdays, normal opening hours apply on weekends.
  • You can register for the classes in the evening sports offer from 21 September at 5 pm in the sports complex. Due to the specific COVID-19 circumstances, no open door week will take place. We foresee a phased restart of the sports offer.
    The sports activities that take place in the GUSB start from 21/9/20.
    The sports activities that take place in the HILO start from 28/9/20.

Here more information about the specific security measures

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.

 

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Opening hours

LocationPeriod*WeekSaturdaySunday
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

Contact

sport@UGent.be