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.
    • 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 have a single or fixed court rent.
    • You can follow squash courses.
    • If you need some personal attention, private classes are an option.

    Squash 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.

    Private classes

    Private classes can be arranged. Please leave your details at the sports desk. The squash trainer will contact you.

    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

    Cigany Sillevis is the new 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! Wednesday night (starting at 19.30) is our weekly training night. Membership yearly costs €25,-.

    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 € 12,50 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.
    •    A guest player (introduction) pays € 9,- for 45 minutes during peak hours. During off-peak hours it’s € 9
    •    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 € 92.50

    Category II € 137,-

    Category III € 181.50

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    Squash / year

    Category I € 157.50

    Category II € 236.50

    Category III € 315,-

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    Squash / 3 months

    Category I € 52,-

    Category II € 77.50

    Category III € 104,-

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    Squash off peak / half year

    Category I € 69,-

    Category II € 103.50

    Category III € 137.50

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    Squash off peak / year

    Category I € 116.50

    Category II € 176,-

    Category III € 234,-

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    Squash off peak / 3 months

    Category I € 40,-

    Category II € 59.50

    Category III € 78,-

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    Universum, Squash 9x, start Monday 11 Sept 18.45 (1 left)

    Category I € 72.50

    Category II € 136.50

    Category III € 181.50

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    Universum, Squash 9x, start Monday 11 Sept 19.45 FULL

    Category I € 72.50

    Category II € 136.50

    Category III € 181.50

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    Universum, Squash 9x, start Monday 11 Sept 20.45 FULL

    Category I € 72.50

    Category II € 136.50

    Category III € 181.50

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    Universum, Squash 9x, start Monday 11 Sept 21.45 (4 left)

    Category I € 72.50

    Category II € 136.50

    Category III € 181.50

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    Reservations?

    Tariffs single court rent
    Off-peak hour: € 12,50 (45 min)
    Peak hour: € 18,- (45 min)

    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

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

    Introduction
    peak hours € 9,-
    off-peak hours € 9,-

    Private class
    € 35,-
    Maximally 2 persons per class

    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 front desk.

    Starting dates courses
    Period 1: in the 11 September 2017 week
    Period 2: in the 20 November 2017 week
    Period 3: in the 12 February 2018 week
    Period 4: in the 23 April 2018 week

    Payment by bank collection
    This is possible for all memberships that exceed the amount of €250. Ask about the possibilities at your front desk.

    Locations

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

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    Categorization

    Categories shortened (for full categories)
    Cat. Istudents UvA and HvA, students of other Dutch day universities
    Cat. IIemployees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
    Cat. IIIanyone else
    One time subscription fee € 10,-