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Sports for employees

For the University of Twente it is important that employees work with enthusiasm in a healthy environment and carry out their work in a healthy way.

For employees the CampusCard employee subscription is free of charge. It is necessary to activate the subscription every new academic year. When you’ve activated the CampusCard there are a lot of sport facilities available. You can check all the info about the sports options in our overview below. 

If you want more information about sports on Campus. Contact our Backoffice. 
E-mail: secr-sport@utwente.nl

  • Activate your CampusCard employee / Make a reservation.

    To be able to make a reservation for sports or to make use of our accommodation, you will need an active CampusCard employee subscription for an academic year. It is necessary to activate your subscription every year. Starting the first week of September in a new academic year, you will be able to activate your subscription via the Sports and Culture website or the Sports and Culture Utwente app:

    - Log in with your M-number and password. 
    - Go to 'Shop' and then 'Subscriptions'
    - Add the free 'CampusCard employee' subscription. (This is a subscription of 0,01 Euro)
    - Do you want to join grouplessons? Activate the 'Grouplesson' subscription as well. 
    - The subscriptions are active and can be used with your employee card! 

    When you have activated your subscription, you will be able to make a reservation for sports on Campus. How to make a reservation can be found below: 

    Please be aware that you can make a reservation starting 24 hours before the start of an activity. 

     How to make a reservation is explained in the video below:

    After your reservation, you’ll receive an e-mail confirmation (in Dutch). If you are joining one of our grouplessons, be sure to bring this confirmation. You can bring the confirmation in a digital form. 
    If you are ging to do a workout in our gym or if you are going for a swim, make a reservation and use your employeecard at the scanner at the entrance. 

  • Keep updated: mailinglist inidividual sports

    To keep up to date about the latest news about the sports on offer (new classes, changed schedules, cancellations) you can sign up for the mailinglist.

    Registration mailing list Individual sports.

  • Courses

    The Sports Centre of the University of Twente offers a lot of different sport courses. It is possible to join one of the courses as an employee, but you do have to pay a small fee to participate. 

    Check our overview of courses for more information. 

  • Grouplessons

    To join one of the grouplessons, it is necessary to add a grouplesson subscription to your account. 

    Do you want to know the timetable of our grouplessons? Check our webpage about grouplessons and courses.

    Do you want an overview of all our grouplessons and want more info about a specific grouplesson? Check our overview. 

  • Swimming

    Do you want to make use of the swimmingpool? We have an indoor and outdoorpool on Campus. The indoorpool is open during the winter period and the outdoorpool during the summerperiod. It is possible to make use of the pool when you have an active CampusCard employee subscription. 

    For more information, check our webpage about swimming. 

  • Fitness

    When you have an active CampusCard employee subscription, it is possible to join the fitness (at this moment you need to make a reservation for a timeslot). 

    More information about our fitness can be found on the webpage. 

  • Medical fitness

    Three times a week, employees of the UT with (occupational) complaints participate in the Medical fitness program at the Sports Centre. On fixed days and times, there is a physical therapist present for guidance. Employees who wish to make use of this option can make an appointment for an intake.

    More information about medical fitness? Check our webpage for fitness. 

  • Lifestyle check

    With the lifestyle checks, any health risk can be identified at an early stage. When participating, it is good to know that it is a snapshot; the lifestyle check identifies health problems or risks at that moment, but has no predictive value about your health in the future.

    Visit the lifestyle check website for more information and registration
    click here
  • Lifestyle coaching program

    Lifestyle coaching program

    During a 6 to 12 month program  a lifestyle coach from Topvorm Twente will guide you. In this program you will work on your personal lifestyle goals. This may include physical activity, dealing with stress, nutrition, relaxation, breathing techniques and sleep. 

    Prior to starting the lifestyle program it is recommended that you sign up for a lifestyle check. During the lifestyle check, various biometric measurements are performed. Based on the results and the pre-completed questionnaires, your goals are determined together with the lifestyle coach. If desirable, you can request our lifestyle coaching program for help in reaching these goals. 

    Where to start? Sign up for a lifestyle check
    click here

    Have you already had a lifestyle check and would you like to participate in the lifestyle program? Please contact info@topvormtwente.nl for more information.

    Lifestyle coaching in the gym

    Do you want to work on your lifestyle and exercise more, but do you need some help with this? Then sign up for an intake with the lifestyle coach. The lifestyle coach can help you on your way to exercise and at the same time offer some guidance to improve your lifestyle.

    For more information you can contact the lifestyle coaches of Topvorm Twente via info@topvormtwente.nl 

  • Running Therapy

    Increase your resilience! Get moving with Running Therapy towards more mental and physical relaxation during your workday. During the running sessions you will be supported with noticing, adjusting and/or accepting mental and physical discomfort.

  • Golf class

    Time and date
    The grouplesson will take place every Friday. You can make a reservation for the following timeslots: 

    • Friday 12:30h -13:30h

    Beginners and experienced golfers can participate in this class, which is located on the driving range of Golfclub Driene.
    Golfclub Driene is a 10-minute bike ride from the campus.
    Golf professional Hugo de Bruin awaits you at the driving range, you can follow the signs at the Golfclub.
    You can borrow materials at the golf club, but if you’re in procession of your own equipment please bring this with you.

    Please wear comfortable and covering clothes and golf shoes/sport shoes.

    Are you interested in more golf? Check out our courses! 

  • Badminton

    Badminton is part of Company Sports and is organized for employees. It is offered as an open session. Fast, feathery and tight movements with a net in between. Here you can put your intelligence, speed and stamina to the test. You cannot reserve a place, so just turn up. 




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    More information?
    Contact Sander Smits
    E-mail: s.m.smits@utwente.nl

  • Futsal

    As an employee you can join the internal competition futsal for employees. You can sign up with your own team. All the information can be found on the webpage.

  • Volleybal

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    Do you want to participate in a Volleyball hour for employees during lunch time? Be sure to contact Cor Bakker to register yourself. 
    E-mail: c.t.bakker@utwente.nl

  • Tennis

    It is possible to make a reservation for one of the tennis courts, all information about the available times and courts can be found on our Free use of sports page. 

    It is also possible to join our Grouplesson tennis, or register for one of our tennis courses

  • Fit50+

    Employees with an age above 50 years, can make use of our Fit50+ program. The program has a lot of benefits for employees, for instance they can make use of some of our courses for free.

    More information? Check it on our webpage. 

  • Sports associations

    As an employee it is possible to join one of the sports associations of the University of Twente. To become a member of an association, it is also necessary to get the assoication fee for the association. For employees, the assoication fee is free of charge. 

    Click here for a complete overview of the associations at the University of Twente. 

  • Physiotherapy

    More information about physiotherapie on the University of Twente via Physiotherapy practice Topvorm Twente.

    Phone: 053-7676020
    Web: www.topvormtwente.nl
    Email: info@topvormtwente.nl

  • Nutritionist

    Many people today are concerned with a healthy living and nutrition. A nutritionist is a specialist in the field of nutrition, lifestyle and health and can support you in this lifestyle.

    Receive advice from Marike ten Oever (dietician) during office hours at the UT. In an interview of half an hour she carries out a weight analysis and in addition, provides insight into your lifestyle and eating patterns and determines your nutrition history. The measuring of the blood pressure and the body fat percentage will also be part of the interview. With this data, she gives personal advice that will fit your situation. She also provides more information about nutrients, vitamins & minerals.

    Day, time and place:
    The office hours of Marike are every Wednesday from 9:00 to 12:00 am and will be at Topvorm Twente. To avoid delays, we ask you to register in advance. By clicking here you can register.

    If you have any questions, please contact Marike (email: m.tenoever@home.nl)

  • Chair massage

    A good massage helps you relax and loosens your muscles when you have to sit or stand in the same position for prolonged periods of time during your work. This is why the UT offers a chair massage to its staff. It concerns a well thought-out and effective pressure point massage of your back, shoulders, arms, hips, neck and head. 

    You are not required to undress and no oil is used. The massage is provided in a chair specially made for this purpose, is constructive in nature, provides you with a better awareness of your body and prevents a number of complaints. In addition, it improves blood circulation and stimulates the body's self-healing ability. 

    More information and the registration form can be found on the website.