Type: Water sports

Swimming

In co-operation with student swimming club SPONS the USC offers its swimming programme.

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Week 24

Swimming at the USC: how does it work?

  • We swim in two pools: Het Marnix, a swimming pool in the centre of Amsterdam and Sportfondsenbad-Oost in Amsterdam East.
  • You can choose swimming courses and endurance training.
  • For beginners and advanced swimmers.
  • You are always welcome to do a trial class swimming (see below).
  • You can join endurance swimming all year through.

USC Swimming programme

Endurance swimming

Do you want to swim tracks? In endurance swimming for beginners (level 1) you do exercises geared towards improving your swimming abilities, endurance and technique. In endurance swimming for advanced swimmers (level 2), you do more endurance training.

Basic swimming course

You do the basic swimming course in 2 modules of 10 classes each. Module 1 is in shallow water, module 2 in deep water.

Module 1

  • being in water &  floating technique
  • frontcrawl & backstroke
    • kicking technique
    • armstroke technique
  • breathing technique
  • breaststroke
    • kicking technique
    • armstroke technique
    • breathing technique
  • basics of diving & underwater swimming
  • waterkicking

Module 2

  • improving the strokes from module 1
  • diving & underwater swimming
  • waterkicking
  • butterfly

Attention: at the Marnix pool you have to buy an entrance tag (a colored wristband). This costs €10,-.

Stroke training course Spons

Do you want to improve your breast crawl technique? Then follow this 9 week stroke training course, Thursday evenings at the Marnix. The course is provided by the trainers of A.S.Z.V. Spons. Apart from leg, arm and breathing techniques you practice starting and turning. Subscribe directly at A.S.Z.V. Spons!

Trial class

  • Het Marnix: drop by on Monday before 18.00. Decide for yourself time and level of training. Get your ticket at the front desk of the pool.
  • Sportfondsenbad-Oost: drop by on Wednesday evening. Ask for the trainer.

Students swimming club SPONS

The ASZV SPONS is the student swimming club in Amsterdam. They have their own lanes for training sessions. Want an introduction? Drop by during one of their training sessions or check www.aszvspons.nl.

Subscribe

Swimming basic module 1 course, Fri 22 Nov 18.00

Category I € 39.70

Category II € 44.80

Category III € 52,-

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Swimming basic module 2 course, Fri 22 Nov 19.00

Category I € 39.70

Category II € 44.80

Category III € 52,-

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Day/time

Endurance swimming level 1
Monday 17.00 – 18.00 Het Marnix
Wednesday 18.30 – 19.30 Sportfondsenbad Oost
Thursday 18.00 – 19.00 Het Marnix
Friday 19.00 – 20.00 Het Marnix

Endurance swimming level 2 
Monday 18.00 – 19.00  Het Marnix
Wednesday 18.30 – 19.30  Sportfondsenbad Oost
Thursday 19.00 – 20.00 Het Marnix
Friday 19.00 – 20.00 Het Marnix

SPONS  
Monday 19.00 – 20.00 Het Marnix
Wednesday 18.30 – 19.30 Sportfondsenbad Oost
Thursday 20.00 – 21.00 Het Marnix
Friday 19.00 – 20.00 Het Marnix

Stroke training course SPONS
Thursday 22.00 – 23.00 The Marnix
Subscribe via A.S.Z.V. SPONS

Basic swimming course 
In Het Marnix
Friday 18.00 – 19.00 module 1
Friday 19.00 – 20.00 module 2

Tariffs

Endurance swimming 1x per week

September 2019 – January 2020
Cat. I € 67,50
Cat. II € 99,-
Cat. III € 130,30

September – June
Cat. I € 108,-
Cat. II € 153,-
Cat. III € 196,50

January – June
Cat. I € 74,70
Cat. II € 108,-
Cat. III € 137,50

April – June
Cat. I € 48,40
Cat. II € 68,50
Cat. III € 89,-

Endurance swimming 3x week 

September 2019 – January 2020
Cat. I € 83,40
Cat. II € 124,60
Cat. III € 182,30

September – June
Cat. I € 135,-
Cat. II € 196,50
Cat. III € 281,-

January – June
Cat. I € 95,30
Cat. II € 137,50
Cat. III € 197,80

April – June
Cat. I € 61,30
Cat. II € 89,-
Cat. III € 126,20

Basic course (per module)
Cat. I € 39,70
Cat. II € 44,80
Cat. III € 52,-

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

Locations

Het Marnix
Marnixplein 1
1015 ZN Amsterdam

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Sportfondsenbad Oost
Land van Cocagneplein 44
1093 NB Amsterdam

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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