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Fitness

With a fitness membership at the USC you can train at our 5 fitness locations in Amsterdam. Besides professional and modern machines, we most of all offer you a sweet ambiance. And you can experience it yourself: you are always welcome to try out our fitness!

Timetable

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Week 24

Why choose fitness at the USC?

  • With your fitness membership you can train at 5 USC locations in Amsterdam.
  • You can follow all small group trainings (check timetable above).
  • Access all the group fitness classes at 4 USC locations.
  • Use the weightlifting platform at Universum, and the barbell platforms at ClubWest, PCH Fitness and ASC.
  • There’s always a fitness instructor present. Instructors provide free training schedules whenever you need one.

Personal training programme?

Our fitness trainers gladly make one for you, and it’s free! You can always make an appointment. You can now easily schedule your appointment in Universum, ASC, Amstelcampus or ClubWest using the timetable above. Or just ask one of the fitness trainers in our gyms.

The extras

Fit test

The fit test has been developed by the USC sports lab. For this you do a sub-maximum cycle test in order to check your level of fitness. You receive a matching training schedule. You can do this FOR FREE when you have a fitness membership. Please make an appointment with your fitness instructor or at the front desk.

Weight lifting supervision

On certain days there will be a trainer in the weight lifting department of Universum, ready for assistance in your training as well as to answer all your questions. In order to use the weight lifting platform you need to have experience in weight lifting. If you do not have any, please take the USC weight lifting course.

Small group trainings

• Abs

In 15 minutes you train your abdomen.

• Agility training

Want to speed up your sprints? Agility Training improves the quality of your speed! The training takes 45 minutes, including warm-up and cooling-down. With the help of agility ladders, caps, the stairs, and the artificial turf strip in our fitness area, you will be challenged to increase your speed. This training is particularly interesting if you want to work on explosiveness and speed.

• Basic movement

A good technique of the most elementary excercises is the foundation of proper strength training. In this training we will focus on things like: how do I perform a correct squat? What is a pull up and how do I perform one? Which variations are there to the deadlift?

• Calisthenics

Want to master a hand stand, muscle up, human flag, front and back lever? This is your chance to overcome gravity! Take yourself to the next level and start to train like a gymnast.

• Core

This class focuses on body posture and strenghtening the abdomen and back muscles in a controlled way. It’s not just floor excersises based on Pilates, you’ll also be challenged in circuit trainings.

• HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training. This form of interval training consists of short periods of intense excersise, followed by short breaks. You will improve your general condition, but also your speed and strength by using simple materials and your body weight. All that in less than 30 minutes: worth trying!

• High performance

Techniques and  power training for competitive sports(wo)men. You exercise according to techniques from weight lifting and powerlifting.

• Kettlebell

Power and endurance training Russian style. A kettlebell or girya is an iron cast weight that resembles a bullet with a handle. Core power. Learn about all its training options.

• Mobility class

In this class you will focus on the flexibility and leniency of your muscles and joints. This will help you to improve your range of motion and thus improve your strength training.

• Outdoor fitness

Want to play outside? Check this outdoor fitness workout. Prawler, huge tires, hammers and rope are the materials you are going to use. The trainings take place in spring and summer from 1 March til 31 October. Only very very very bad weather can prevent an outdoor fitness from taking place.

• Strength

There are several ways to become physically stronger: training with your body weight, or with dumbells and barbell. Focus on muscle stamina or muscle growth. This class will focus on different aspects of strength training every single time.

• Stretching

A 15 min. cooling down with stretch and recovery excercises.

Synrgy

Synrgy is a big, red fitness machine, that enables a very efficient total body workout. The trainings are 30 minutes. You will be tired. But satisfied! You will do a high intensity interval circuit training with a lot of variation and a high fun factor.

• WAC

Weightlifting Aerobic Circuit, this training was originally based on Olympic weight lifting, but is in fact a very valuable full-body work out for every athlete.

Group fitness at the USC

You can also join our group fitness programme with your fitness membership.

Sports wear & material

Sports wear is compulsory as well as clean sports shoes.

Towel

Always take a towel to the gym (see also our house rules). Forgot it? Towels can be rented at the USC sports desk for €1 a piece.

Passe-partout

Are you a sports fanatic? Are you interested in various sports? The USC passe-partout is the right thing for you! This membership comprises a whole lot of different sports. Fitness is part of the passe-partout.

Entrance 10x/25x

Your Entrance 10x or 25x membership gives you access to all classes in the passe-partout membership.

Barbell training

Every USC fitness location, except Amstelcampus sport fitness has its own barbell platform.

Power training guidance

At the Olympic platform in Universum for all levels.

• Women’s weightlifting

Workout with Olympic weightlifting, W.A.C.(weightlifting aerobic circuit) endurance, techniques of snatch and jerk. These are very complete techniques which make you stronger.

• Power lifting advanced

Guidance for advanced power lifters in Universum.

Are you a beginner and you want to do weight lifting or power lifting? Do a course first!

Train at ASC or PCH Fitness only

For category II and III members there is a special fitness membership to train exclusively at ASC or at PCH Fitness. Please turn to the relevant desk.

Medical fitness

In medical fitness you work on increasing your workload capacity in case of injuries of your musculo-skeletal system, under the guidance of a remedial therapist and in co-operation with USC Fysiotherapie. You make an appointment for medical fitness at the ASC desk. Medical fitness is offered outside the regular opening hours.

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Fitness / half year

Category I € 122.50

Category II € 205.50

Category III € 288,-

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Fitness / year

Category I € 168.50

Category II € 280.80

Category III € 508.80

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Fitness / 3 months

Category I € 76.50

Category II € 120,-

Category III € 154,-

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Fitness / 1 month

Category I € 30,-

Category II € 45,-

Category III € 57,-

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Fitness off peak / half year

Category I € 83.50

Category II € 132,-

Category III € 212,-

SubscribeTariff categories

Fitness off peak / year

Category I € 124.50

Category II € 208,-

Category III € 372,-

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Fitness off peak / 3 months

Category I € 55,-

Category II € 104.50

Category III € 121.50

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Entrance / 10x (valid 6 months)

Category I € 49,-

Category II € 76.50

Category III € 99,-

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Entrance / 25x (valid 1 year)

Category I € 97.50

Category II € 154,-

Category III € 198,-

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Subscription
Online or at the desk.

Tariffs
1x entrance
Cat. I € 8,-
Cat. II & III € 12,-

Off-peak hours
All fitness locations:
Monday – Friday until 15.00.

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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PCH Fitness
Spuistraat 134
1012 VB Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 61

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ClubWest
Dr. Meurerlaan 10
1067 SM Amsterdam Osdorp
(020) 525 89 09

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ASC
Meibergdreef 27
1105 AZ Amsterdam
(020) 566 32 23

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Amstelcampus sport & fitness
Tweede Boerhaavestraat 10
1091 AN Amsterdam
(020) 525 80 75

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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
One-time subscription fee €10,-