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The sports infrastructure at the VUB Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities campus consists of a swimming pool (25 meters sports pool + instruction pool), an athletics track with fit o meter, multisport halls/courts (indoor & outdoor) and a fitness (Basic Fit).

The VUB sports infrastructure is accessible to everyone but VUB / EHB students, VUB staff and partners * with a sports card can use these extensive sports facilities at very attractive rates.

Corona guidelines SWIMMING POOL

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Corona guidelines MULTISPORT HALLS/COURTS

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Corona guidelines ATHLETICS TRACK

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Reservation and renting

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Fitness

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Corona guidelines SWIMMING POOL

Please reserve maximum 1 time block of 1 hour per day and per person! If you have reserved but you can not come, please cancel your reservation.

WELCOME BACK TO THE POOL

From 6 July we will gradually reopen the VUB swimming pool for public swimming. In order to ensure a safe swimming and working environment for our visitors and staff, we work on reservation and specific safety measures apply, aimed at preventing the spread of the Coronavirus as much as possible. Respect these in the interest of yourself and others.

!!ON THE BOTTEM OF THIS PAGE YOU CAN RESERVE YOUR TIME BLOCK (max. 1 hour/day/person) FOR THE SWIMMING POOL!!

 

OPENING HOURS PUBLIC SWIMMING
Monday - Friday noon - 2 pm
Monday - Thursday 5 - 9 pm
Saturday noon - 4 pm
Sunday 10 am - 2 pm
PRICES
# tickets VUB/EHB students/staff Partners* All others
1 ticket €4.20 €4.20 €4.20
10 tickets €33.80 €36 €38.10
20 tickets €63.50 €67.60 €71.80
50 tickets €147.40 €160.70 €173

* partners = VUB alumni, Basic Fit members and students ISB (International School of Brussels)     

the swimming cards are personal and therefore can not be shared with more than one person

the sessions on the card remain valid indefinitely

the lockers in the pool can be closed with the swimming card or the day ticket. A coin is therefore not necessary.

GUIDELINES BEFORE SWIMMING:

  • You must book your swimming session online in advance. Max 1 reservation per person per day.You can book up to 1 hour before opening hours.
  • Arrive at the starting time of the time block and show your reservation to the staff member of the sports service.If you have to wait in the entrance hall, wear your mask and keep a 1.5 m distance.
  • Pay your swimming ticket at the kiosk with bancontact or contactless at the reception. Reloading your sports card with swimming sessions can be done at the kiosk.
  • Disinfect your hands before entering the entrance hall of the swimming pool with the provided alcohol gel.
  • Scan your swimming ticket/card at the revolving door and push it open preferably with your shoulder/elbow or hip.
  • Follow the compulsory walking route to the changing rooms. Individual swimmers use the individual changing cabins during public hours.
  • Disinfect your changing cabin before and after use with the disinfectant cleaning spray and paper provided.
  • Mouth masks should be worn up to the lockers!
  • The lockers may be used, but keep in mind the 1.5 m distance rule and wait patiently for your turn.
  • Before entering the swimming hall, take a shower! Keep in mind the 1.5 m distance and wait your turn if necessary.

GUIDELINES DURING SWIMMING:

  • A maximum of 6 swimmers per lane is allowed. The maximum number of swimmers per time block(1 hour) is 30.
  • Choose the appropriate speed of lane, don't overtake another swimmer and try to keep enough distance.
  • Respect at all times the instructions of the life guards
  • Do not hang along the shore or on the swimming lines, do not stay in the shallow area and keep a distance of 1.5 m to the pool quays.
  • 10 minutes before the end of your reserved time block the life guard will give a signal. At this moment you leave the pool immediately via the shallow area of the pool

    GUIDELINES AFTER SWIMMING:

  • Leave the pool on time. Showering after swimming is not allowed

  • Take your belongings out of the lockers (keep your distance!), put on your mouth mask and get dressed as soon as possible in the indicated individual changing cabins. First disinfect your changing cabin with disinfectant spray and paper!

  • Hair dryers are out of order

  • Leave the building as soon as possible after swimming. Do not stay in the sports complex.

  • If you or one of your housemates falls ill 7 to 14  days after your visit to the swimming pool, please inform us immediately via sport@vub.be

 

BOOK YOUR SWIMMING SESSION HERE

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Corona guidelines MULTISPORT HALLS/COURTS

WELCOME BACK TO THE VUB SPORTS COMPLEX

From July 13th we will also reopen the VUB multisport halls/courts for public use. 

In order to ensure a safe sports and working environment for our visitors and employees, we work on reservation and specific safety measures apply, aimed at preventing the spread of the Coronavirus as much as possible. Respect these in the interest of yourself and others.

!! Booking sports halls/courts is initially only possible for our regular users (clubs/associations with a user agreement and sports card holders).

AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE YOU CAN RESERVE YOUR MULTISPORT HALL/COURT!

 

MODIFIED OPENING HOURS MULTISPORT HALLS/COURTS (HOURS WHEN BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE)
Monday - Friday 8 am - 9 pm
Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Sunday 9 am - 4 pm
PRICES RENTING MULTISPORT HALLS/COURTS
. VUB/EHB students/staff Partners* All others
1/3 hall/court €8.70 (off peak)/€15.20 (peak) €15.20 €29.80
3/3 hall/court €26 (off peak)/€32 (peak) €32 €59
martial arts room €6.50 (off peak)/€12.50(peak) €12.50 €23
squash court €6.50 (off peak)/€12.50 (peak) €12.50 €23

  • Partners* = VUB Alumni
  • Off peak hours = 8 - 12h & 14 - 17h
  • Peak hours = 12 - 14h & 17 - 22h
  • 1/3 hall/court suited for basketball, volleyball, tennis,...
  • 3/3 hall/court suited for indoor soccer (5 vs 5), handball,...
  • Prices are per hour

GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF THE MULTISPORT HALLS/COURTS

GUIDELINES BEFORE YOUR SPORT SESSION:

 

  • Before making a reservation, please check the availability of the sports infrastructure via the following link.
  • Make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance via the https://www.vub.be/sport/infrastructuur-infrastructurereservation form. Telephone reservations are not possible.Reservations can be made up to a maximum of 3 times in advance.
  • If you wish to make more than 3 consecutive reservations, you are required to enter into a user agreement, whereby payment of the reservations is made via invoicing.
  • Reservations are initially only possible for our regular users (clubs/associations with a user agreement and sports card holders).If you do not yet have a sports card, you can purchase one at the reception desk of the Movement & Sports department before making your reservation. Payment is only possible with a Belgian bank card (no VISA/MASTERCARD) via bancontact and preferably contactless.
  • After submitting the reservation form, you will receive an email with the confirmation of your reservation. Without a confirmation email your reservation is not valid and you will not be able to come and play sports.
  • On the day of your sports session, bring the confirmation email to the reception of the Movement & Sports department, where you can also arrange the payment of your booking. Payment is only possible with a Belgian bank card (no VISA/MASTERCARD) via bancontact and preferably contactless.
  • Wear a mouth mask from the moment you enter the sports complex to the place where you practice your sport.
  • Do not arrive too early (max. 10 minutes before the start of your sports session) so that you do not have to wait unnecessarily.
  • The changing rooms on the first floor are accessible but keep in mind the maximum number of people allowed. Preferably change at home.
  • Appoint 1 person who is responsible for your sports bubble. Keep a list of the people you come to sport with so that contact tracing is possible - if necessary - and inform your fellow athletes of our terms of use and the specific security measures against the spread of the Corona virus.
  • Bring your own sports equipment. Disinfect it before and after use.
  • Follow the compulsory walking route to the sports hall/sports ground. Always keep to the right.
  • Wash and disinfect your hands before the start of your sports session.

 
GUIDELINES DURING YOUR SPORT SESSION:

  • Keep your distance between sports, don't give out high fives, cuddles, handshakes,...
  • Always follow the instructions of the staff.
  • have respect for the sports infrastructure and the equipment present.

GUIDELINES AFTER YOUR SPORT SESSION:

  • Decontaminate the used material (net poles, table tennis table, goals,...) with the provided products.
  • Take all your own equipment back home
  • Wash and disinfect your hands after the sports session
  • You can change and shower in the changing rooms on the first floor. Please take into account the maximum number of people allowed per dressing room and shower not too long. Shower preferably at home.
  • Leave as soon as you have finished exercising (or changing / showering). Do not stay in the sports complex.
  • The Cafeteria remains closed.
  • If you or someone from your sports bubble falls ill or shows symptoms within 7 to 14 days after your visit, please inform us immediately via sport@vub.be.

 
 

 

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Corona guidelines ATHLETICS TRACK

To access the athletics track for jogging, the sports card needs to be charged with jogging sessions. Each entry to the track is considered as 1 session. The jogging sessions on the sports card remain valid indefinitely.

The track is accessible for jogging from Monday to Friday, between 6 am - 6 pm.

!! PLEASE RESPECT THE SOCIAL DISTANCING RULE OF 1.5 METER AT ALL TIMES !!

Prices jogging sessions VUB/EHB Partners* All others
10 jogging sessions €11.90 €12.80 €14.10
20 jogging sessions €22.60 €23.60 €26.20
!! For every purchase of a jogging card € 1 goes to our pro-rector Paul De Knop fund for Immunotherapy!!

  • *Partners = VUB alumni

Fit o meter

Did you know that a fit o meter course was built outside the fence of the athletics track, which is also completely free to use? The fit o meter is a 500 meter long walking or walking course around the VUB athletics track with 8 practice stations on the way. Instruction boards at the various stations indicate which exercises you can perform. You can complete the course on 3 levels: green (beginner), blue (good basic condition) or red (advanced athlete).

If you want a full-fledged / general training in which the 5 basic characteristics - strength, agility, coordination, speed and execution - are addressed, choose your level and complete the fit o meter. In total you will do 16 different exercises, 2 per practice station. Between 2 stations you can walk, jog or walk at your own pace.

Reservation and renting

To rent VUB sports infrastructure (sports halls/courts) on the Etterbeek campus, you must reserve in advance! Reservation and payment (cash & bancontact) always takes place at the reception of the sports department, from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm.

You can reserve up to 3 times maximum in advance. If you wish to reserve more than 3 consecutive dates, you must first submit an online application. After approval and allocation, a user agreement is then drawn up.
Reservations on Friday evening and/or during the weekend must always be booked and paid before 5 pm on Friday.
Caution! During the weekend (from Friday 5 pm) the "All others" rate applies to everyone.

 

Read here the terms and conditions for reservation and use of the VUB sportsfacilities

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Check here the availability of the VUB sports infrastructure

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Students of the VUB or EHB can take advantage of basic fit(ness) at both Etterbeek campus and Jette campus.

As a VUB and EHB student, staff or alumni, you receive up to 50% discount when purchasing a full-option annual membership with Basic Fit. Once the membership card has been purchased in the club at Campus Etterbeek or at the Brussels Health Campus in Jette, you can go to all European clubs of Basic Fit.
For € 155 / year (+ € 25 entry costs at start-up) you can enjoy the following services: access to fitness room, participation in both virtual and live group lessons, free sports drinks, use changing rooms and showers, access to all clubs of the fitness chain, family card ( your family members may also use the card at times when you do not use it yourself) and a basic program for strength, figure or fitness training.
More information about locations and modalities can be found on www.basic-fit.be.