International student and want to play sports without limitations? Join the ACLO!
What is the ACLO?
As an international student in Groningen you are blessed with the best student sports organisation of the Netherlands: the ACLO! If you are a student of the University of Groningen or Hanze University you can play sports for just €49,95 per semester. However only if you stay less then six months. It is also possible to purchase an ACLO-sports card for €59,95 which is valit for the academic year in which you will buy the card. The ACLO Sports Centre is the place where yearly 18.000 students make use of different sports facilities in a student-like setting. From Zumba to skiing, and from soccer to capoeira, you’ll find it here! The ACLO offers more than 80 different kind of sports.
How can I get an ACLO-sports card?
If you are an exchange student and only in Groningen for one semester you can buy an ACLO Card for a reduced fee. If you are here for one semester the price of a ACLO Card is €49,95. You can only buy a reduced fee ACLO Card at the information desk of the Sportscentre (ACLO) or at ACLO Station. For the first semester you can purchase an Exchange Student Card and for the second semester you can purchase a Midseason Card. Make sure you bring (a copy of) your letter of registration of your school so that you can prove that you are only here for one semester. It is not possible to join an ACLO student sports club with an Exchange Student Card. To join a student sports club, you have to buy the ‘normal’ ACLO card for €59,95 for one year.
What can I do with my ACLO-sports card?
The ACLO offers sports in different ways:
Open hours: Classes where you can just walk in and participate without any obligations.
Courses: You have to enrol in advance on our website to follow a course for 5 or 10 weeks.
Free bookings: To play tennis, squash, futsal or something else with friends, just call and book a court or hall via www.aclosport.nl
Sports Associations: There are 49 sports associations affiliated to the ACLO.
We hope to see you soon at the ACLO Sports Centre!
Sports Centre RUG & HG
9747 AC Groningen
Information: +31 (0)50 363 46 41
Reservations: +31 (0)50 363 80 63