Type: Ball sports, Racket sports

Squash

It might be the best kept secret of the USC; the 4 squash courts in sports centre Universum. At the USC you can play squash, train, free play or follow a course!

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Squash at the USC: how does it work?

  • The USC has 4 squash courts.
  • You can rent a single court without a membership. Want a fixed court every week? Mail hall rent: zaalreservering@usc.uva.nl!
  • With a squash membership you can reserve a court. You can do this online. See the rules of reservation below.
  • With a squash membership you can reserve one 45 minutes time slot at the time.
  • You can follow squash courses.

Squash course

  • A beginners course.
  • Course of 9 classes of 1 hour.
  • Starts 4 times per season.
  • 4-6 participants on 2 courts.
  • During your course you receive an squash off-peak membership.

NB: With 3 participants the classes will be given on one court. The course will be cancelled if fewer than 3 players subscribe.

Before you begin

Before you begin, it is convenient to read the rules of behaviour first. These are available at the front desk. The USC sports centre kindly asks you to comply to the rules so that everyone can squash safely.

USC instructor

Ben Johnson is the squash instructor at the USC.

Students Squash Club SCHIET

Since 2012 S.C.H.I.E.T Squash is the squash club at the USC! Their weekly training is on a regular night.

Rules of reservation

You can rent a squash court with or without a squash membership. Check these rules:

Reserving a squash court without a squash membership

•    A single court rent is 45 minutes.
•    To rent a squash court on your name, you have to register (free of cost) at the front desk of sportcentrum Universum.
•    Off-peak hours € 9,- per court. Peak hours € 18,- per court.
•    You are obliged to report at the front desk at least 5 minutes before the start of your timeslot to pay the court rent. If you’re too late, the court could be rented to someone else.
•    You can cancel your squash court reservation 12 hours before the start of your timeslot. If you cancel too late or if you don’t cancel at all, you will be obliged to pay a € 10,- cancellation fee. This fee has to be payed by the person who’s name shows on the reservation.
•    If there are courts available, it is possible to continue playing. However, first you will need to pay for an extra timeslot.
•    You can make a reservation at the front desk or by phone: (020) 525 89 55.

Reserving a squash court with a squash membership

•    A single court rent is 45 minutes.
•    With a squash off-peak membership you can make a reservation for a court from Monday – Thursday between 08.15 – 18.00 and between 22.30 – 23.15. On Friday between 08.15 – 23.15. On Saturday and Sunday between 09.15 – 20.30.
•    With a squash peak hours membership you can make a reservation for a court from Monday – Friday between 08.15 – 23.00. On Saturday and Sunday between 09.15 – 20.30.
•    With a squash membership you can make reservations no more than 6 days ahead.
•    With a squash membership you can make a reservation for only one timeslot of 45 min. at a time
•    You are obliged to report at the front desk at least 5 minutes before the start of your timeslot to pay the court rent. If you’re too late, the court could be rented to someone else.
•    You can cancel your squash court reservation 12 hours before the start of your timeslot. If you cancel too late or if you don’t cancel at all, you will be obliged to pay a € 10,- cancellation fee. This fee has to be payed by the person who’s name shows on the reservation.
•    If there are courts available it is possible to continue playing after your timeslot.
•    You can make a reservation online, at the front desk or by phone: (020) 525 89 55.

Trial training

Subscribe

Squash / half year

Category I € 93.50

Category II € 138.50

Category III € 183.50

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Squash / year

Category I € 159,-

Category II € 240,-

Category III € 318,-

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Squash / 3 months

Category I € 52.50

Category II € 78.50

Category III € 105,-

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Squash off peak / half year

Category I € 69.50

Category II € 104.50

Category III € 139,-

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Squash off peak / year

Category I € 117.50

Category II € 177.50

Category III € 236.50

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Squash off peak / 3 months

Category I € 40.50

Category II € 60,-

Category III € 79,-

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Reservations?

Tariffs single court rent
Off-peak hour: € 9,20 (45 min)
Peak hour: € 18,40 (45 min)
Introduction member € 9,20 (off-peak hours € 4,60)

Make a reservation
Online or by telephone: (020) 525 89 55

Opening hours squash courts
Monday – Friday 8.15 – 23.15
Saturday – Sunday 9.15 – 20.30

Peak hours
Monday – Thursday 18.00 – 22.30
Off-peak hours
Opening hours outside peak hours

Squash material
Rent a squash racket (ID is deposit) € 3,50
Squash ball (per piece) € 4,00

Subscribing for a course
Online or at the desk.

Starting dates courses*
Period 1: in the week starting 9 September 2019
Period 2: in the week starting 18 November 2019
Period 3: in the week starting 10 February 2020
Period 4: in the week starting 20 April 2020
* Sales start Monday, 5 weeks prior to the starting dates above

Payment in monthly instalments
Do you want to pay in monthly instalments? That’s possible; for students for memberships from €150,- and for non-students for memberships from €250,-. Check the info and conditions for paying monthly before you fix it at a USC front desk.

Locations

Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Categorization

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Cat. I students UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities
Cat. II employees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
Cat. III anyone else