House rules UM SPORTS

Activities in the University Sports Centre

  • You must register in advance for every activity at the University Sports Centre (USC).
  • If you are unable to attend, you are obligated to deregister.
  • Be on time for your sports activity. For some sports classes you need to be present 15 minutes before the class starts. If you are late, you may be denied access to your activity.


Clothing, footwear, towel and water

  • Wearing adequate sportswear is obligatory for all activities of UM SPORTS.
  • Clean sport shoes are obligatory for all indoor activities. Please bring your sport shoes along and put them on in the changing rooms of the USC. You are not allowed to enter sport halls wearing outdoor shoes.
  • The use of a towel is obligatory. Towels are for sale at the USC front desk (€ 7.50).
  • Bring water to prevent dehydration. Water bottles are for sale at the USC front desk. Glass bottles are not allowed!


Personal belongings? In a locker!

  • Use a locker to store your personal belongings. Only bring a towel, water bottle and your UM SPORTS card to your sports activity. Sports bags, jackets and other objects are not allowed inside the sports halls and the gym.
  • The use of mobile phones during group activities is not allowed. During individual sports activities such as in the gym you can use your phone, provided that you show consideration for others (e.g. volume, do not make videos/photos of others).


Valid member card

  • Check in: upon entrance, a valid and personal UM SPORTS member card has to be presented at the service desk. The card will be scanned, by which your participation is registered.
  • For SQUASH you need to pick up a squash card at the reception of UM SPORTS. This squash card must be placed in the appropriate holder at the squash court.
  • When your member card is lost, you are charged €5 for a new card. In case of theft, costs will not be charged if you are able to show a valid certificate of notification from the police.
  • Participation without valid membership, falsification of a membership card, reselling a membership and buying someone else’s membership, is considered fraud. In case of fraud, measures such as termination of your membership can be taken by UM SPORTS.



  • Participation in activities is at your own risk.
  • Maastricht University is not responsible for loss of clothing and/or valuable assets. UM SPORTS offers the possibility to make use of a locker for free.
  • Smoking, as well as the use of alcohol and drugs is prohibited in and around the USC.
  • Lost properties are kept at the USC for a maximum of two months (in containers near the lockers). Small, valuable objects are kept behind the front desk.
  • Against undesirable conduct, such as aggression, violence and discrimination, measures such as termination of your membership can be taken by UM SPORTS.


House rules Gym

The GYM has a number of do's and don'ts for everybody to feel comfortable in the gym, to ensure that the fitness equipment is properly preserved and to make sure everybody uses the equipment safely. 

  Download the gym house rules here.