Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are the opening hours?

Monday - Friday: 07.00 - 00.00 hours (exercising until 23h00)
Saturday: 08.30 - 21.00 hours
Sunday: 09.00 - 17.00 hours

  • What are the costs?

You purchase the sports card once. Every year you extend your subscription. This means you pay immediately for the whole year. The Month card, 3 Months card and the Half Year Card are an exception to this. You find the price for your sports card here.

For the lessons from our class schedule, you don’t have to pay any extras. For the courses there is mostly a small fee required, which you pay at the moment of registration. As a student you can also join one of the 38 student sport associations. The costs therefor are different with every association.

  • Where can I reserve a facility?

By logging in, you can go to Bookings and find the facility that you want to reserve.

Sports card

  • What’s included in a sports card?

With a sports card you can practice all sports the SSC offers. This means that you can participate in all 400 lessons per week (registration needed), you can follow any course that start every quartile (registration needed!), you can participate on your own level or recreational with one of the 38 student sport associations and you can use the SSC facilities. You can find more information here.

  • How does a sports card work?

You only have to purchase this sports card once and then you can extend it every year. For TU/e students and - employees the Campus card functions as a sports card. Every time you come to the SSC, you have to scan your sports card at the entrance. You can find more information about the sports card here

  • How can I buy a sports card?

TU/e and Fontys students and employees can buy a sports card by logging in on our website. For TU/e students and employees the campuscard is immediately activated as sports card. Fontys students and employees also need to come to the SSC-info desk to get their sports card. Other Universities and Hogescholen can buy a sports card at the SSC-info desk with their ID-card and proof of enrollment 2020-2021.

  • How can I renew my sports card?

TU/e and Fontys students and employees can renew their sports card online by logging in on our website. Other Universities and Hogescholen can renew their sports card at the SSC-info desk with their ID-card and proof of enrollment 2020-2021.

  • My partner isn’t a student or employee, can he/she still get a sports card?

For the same price* partners can participate in the same programs and make use of the same facilities. When purchasing the sports card, please come both to the SSC info counter and bring some proof of partnership (e.g. marriage certificate, shared bank account, shared mortgage etc.) when buying the sports card. NB: a partner cannot buy a sports card when the (potential) sports card holder doesn't have a valid subscription.

* Partners of TU/e, TU Delft and TU Twente alumni pay a higher amount for a sports card. 

  • I’m graduated, can I still exercise at the Student Sports Centre?

When you have graduated, you can exercise at the SSC till one year after getting your diploma for the student price. For TU/e and Fontys Alumni, who have graduated longer than one year ago, we have a special settlement. You find the prices here.

Class schedule

  • Can I participate in every lesson from the class schedule?

Every group lesson in the class schedule is open for sports card holders. Registration for group lessons is mandatory. There are no extra costs. Only students can join the association lessons. You need to contact the association to participate in the class. 

  • Do I need to register for a group lesson?

Yes, during COVID-19 you need to register to participate in a group lesson. 

  • Do I need to bring anything to a group lesson?

Materials that are needed in a group lesson, are provided by the SSC. You only need to bring good sports clothes and clean indoor shoes. During COVID-19 it is not allowed to use the mats of the SSC, you are free to bring your own mat. 

  • When can I free swim?

You can find the moments of open swimming here.


  • What are the opening hours of the fitness?

Monday till Friday: 07h00 – 23h00
Saturday: 08h30 - 21h00
Sunday: 09h00 - 17h00

  • Which fitness area is best suited for me?

The 'Orange zone', fitness hall 1, focuses on your strength. If you want to train not only your stamina, but also your strength endurance, than the 'Red/Blue zone' is the place to be, fitness hall 2. The 'Blue zone', fitness hall 3, focuses on training your stamina. See our folder to see what fits you the best, or ask one of the fitness teachers for advice. Fitness area1&2 are on the first floor, Fitness area 3 is on the ground floor. We have a temporary Fitness 4 area. This area is located in squashcourts 1 and 2. In Fitness 4 you can focus on cardio, core and HIIT exercises. 

  • Do I need to register for the Fitness?

Yes, during COVID-19 you need to register for the Fitness. 


  • When can I register for a course?

Every quartile the new courses begin. Around two weeks before the start of the course, the registration opens. Keep an eye on our website and social media to stay up to date.

  • How can I participate in a course?

When you want to participate in a course, you have to log in via our website so you can register for the course you would like to follow. You can find the courses under 'What's on offer'.


  • Who can I contact for questions about nutrition and health?

For general questions you can contact Manon van Lint: For specific questions about nutrition, you can contact Yvonne de Kinkelder:   

  • Is there someone I can go to when I have an injury?

On the SSC we have a physiotherapist, Rebeka Trča. By logging in on our website, you can make an appointment for advice. The physiotherapist will look at your injury, ask you some questions and give you an advice. The physiotherapist is at the SSC on:

Monday 15:30-19:00 (blocks of 30 minutes)
Wednesday 17:30-20:30 (blocks of 30 minutes)


Opening hours SSC 
Monday - Friday: 07h00 - 00h00 (exercising till 23h00) 
Saturday: 08h30 - 21h00 
Sunday: 09h00 - 17h00