For Utrecht Summer School students: the OlymPas
Stay in shape while you're in Utrecht! As a Summer School student you can buy a special Sports Card (the 'OlymPas') at Sportcentrum Olympos for only € 14.50 which gives you flexible and unlimited use of a great variety of sporting facilities, suchs as fitness, group lessons, tennis, beach volleyball, climbing and squash for one month.
Sportcentrum Olympos is situated at the Utrecht Science Park (De Uithof), which is also home to Utrecht University, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, UMCU, the Hubrecht Institute and other top research institutions, innovative companies and student housing complexes. Students and employees of Utrecht’s higher education institutions form the primary group Olympos is dedicated to serving. In addition, Olympos welcomes other sports enthusiasts as well.General conditions:
- The OlymPas for one month does not include courses.
- For safety reasons a free instruction course is advised for fitness.
Your OlymPas enables you to work out at any time the centre is open. Before you begin, we advise you to take a (free) instruction class. To book a class, contact our Service Desk, in person, or by phone at (030) 253 4471. More information.
Come and play a game of tennis on one of our nine all-weather tennis courts. To use a court, you need to hang your card on the tennis sign-in board near the main entrance of Olympos. A court may be booked for 45 minutes at a time. You cannot book in advance. You can bring your own racket and balls (which are also on sale from our Service Desk ) or rent a racket for € 5. If you want to bring a guest, you need to buy an OlymPas Day Pass for € 10 at the Service Desk. More information.
The Summer School Card entitles you to 45 minutes of squash at a time. Please book a court in advance, either by phone at (030) 253 4471 or in person at the service desk. If you want to bring a guest, you need to buy an OlymPas Day Pass for € 10 at the Service Desk. You can bring your own racket and balls (which are also on sale from the Service Desk) or rent a racket for € 5. More information.
This cool sport is getting more and more popular. Come along with some friends for a game of beach volley on our all-weather beach volleyball court. To use the court, you need to hang your card on the beach volleyball sign-in board next to the court. The court may be booked for 45 minutes at a time. You cannot book in advance. Please bring your own volley ball or rent one from our Service Desk for € 1. If you want to bring aguest, you need to buy an OlymPas Day Pass for € 10 at the Service Desk. More information.
Would you like to climb our climbing wall Kalymnos (> 30 meters!), but have not yet obtained a climbing proficiency certificate? It can be done! We have an introductory climbing lesson for beginning climbers with an OlymPas. Under the supervision of a certified instructor you will learn the (basic) principles of climbing and belaying and you are permitted to attempt the highest outdoor climbing wall in the centre of the Netherlands. With an Indoor lead climbing NKBV climbing proficiency certificate or NKBV Indoor Top Rope climbing proficiency certificate, you can make unlimited use of the climbing wall during opening hours. More information about the introductory climbing lesson and schedule, Kalymnos and free climbing
With an OlymPas you can participate in all group lessons, such as Yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Kickbag, Fat attack and Zumba. Group lessons are available all year round, with the exception of public holidays. During the the summer a different schedule applies. For more information about the group lessons and the schedule, click here.
How to buy the OlymPas
You can buy the OlymPas for one month online together with your Summer School course at the Summer School website
. After that you’ll receive a printed card. Bring this printed card and an a valid identification to the Olympos Service Desk when first entering Olympos in order to get your definite sports card. The Service Desk will print the OlymPas for you. From that date, your OlymPas is valid for one month
When in Utrecht, you can buy your OlymPas for one month at the Summer School office or at the Service Desk at Olympos (accepting cash only!). Please bring a valid identification. At the Olympos Service Desk (not online) it is also possible to buy the OlymPas for more than one month (e.g. for two months; price is then for students: 2 x € 14.50 = € 29). Olympos Sports Bar
Complete your Olympos experience by visiting our Sports Bar! The Olympos Sports Bar (Sportcafé Olympos) offers a varied menu of food and beverages at very reasonable prices. Visit one of our parties or watch an exciting sports event on our big-screen TV.
We look forward to seeing you at Sportcentrum Olympos! See also: