Sport facilities

COVID Update 26/10 Code Red within Ghent University has no influence on the already restricted sports offer.

The GUSB and the university swimming pool are open. It is mandatory to wear a mouth mask in the common areas (entrance hall, stairs, corridors, ...)
  • The pool is open for public swimming during normal opening hours, reservations are not possible.
  • The Halls (no changing rooms and showers) are accessible on weekdays after teaching-related activities. Normal opening hours apply on weekends. Reservation is necessary and is only possible for badminton and tennis (both singles).
  • In the evening sports offer, from 13/10/20 only the following series of classes will go through BBB, fatburner, Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Diving, Swimming training (extra for Water Polo players only on Mondays), Badminton, Tennis. All other series of lessons and weekly sessions will no longer take place until at least 18/11/20.

    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