The University Sports Centre is accessible to everyone. Students and employees of Leiden University as well as external people can all become a member at the USC.

*All prices are excluding a one-off joining fee of €15,35.

General terms, conditions and privacy

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Rates Leiden and The Hague

The USC has three locations, both in Leiden and The Hague. We use an all-in subscription, this gives all members access to all our locations in Leiden and The Hague. You can also swim in Leiden and The Hague during fixed 'student swimming' hours at 6 swimming pools. As a USC member you can also enjoy ice skating at IJshal de Vliet on Tuesday evenings from 8:15 PM to 11:15 PM, at an attractive rate of €2.50 per time.

Free inspiration pass

Would you like to see what the USC is all about? With an inspiration pass you can try out everything one day free of charge. Participate in our group lessons, training courses of our student sports associations or come workout in our gym. You can even try out several things. For example, 1 hour of fitness and 2 group lessons, as long as it is on the same day! Keep in mind that you have to register for all activities, so be on time. Create an account, without obligation, and the staff at the front office will help you out further. Please note, this inspiration pass cannot be used to reserve sport halls/fields, tennis courts, courses or swimming pool visits.

Sports associations

Would you like to join Hockeyclub Thor, LVV Leicrosse, Football Factory, Aquamania or LSRG? These associations have a separate contract with the USC regarding contributions. Before purchasing a sports subscription, first inquire with the relevant association what these agreements are.

Individual Choices Model

Leiden University staff members are eligible for an allowance for their annual gym membership. This allowance does not cover all the expenses, but the use of gross income means you benefit from a tax advantage. Read on for more information.

Leiden university

The University Sports Centre has a lot in store for you. Find out what a membership entails.

For companies

Companies in the Bio Science Park have the opportunity of signing a USC Company Membership contract.


If you are not connected to Leiden University, you can still become a member of the USC. Everybody is welcome.

Tennis courses

The USC offers tennis courses at various levels. You can sign up for a small fee and with your valid USC membership for one of these courses.

Leiden university employees

At the USC Leiden University employees can prioritize their health and well-being by engaging in sports activities at a discounted employee rate.

Clinics and Sports Days

Together with your team you can progress through a varied schedule of activities.

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