Sportdienst - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Sportdienst - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Pleinlaan 2, Etterbeek
Brussels (Bruxelles), Brussels-Capital Region 1050
(02) 629 23 11

Adult Admission Price & Policy

€4.10. [February, 2018]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12m, 5 lanes, 1m - 3m depth, indoors, water temperature not reported


The pool is located in Building L on the University Campus.
Brussels-Capital Region
50.824286, 4.395316

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Bring exact change for the turnstiles. Also bring a €1.00 coin for the lockers.
The English language home page for the university's sports center can be found HERE. The Dutch language home page can be found HIER.

Facility Reviews

The best pool in central Brussels for lap swimming. It is well organised, clean, and clearly aimed at the lap swimmer. But swimming times for the general public are limited, see the website for details.
On a Wednesday at 5:30 PM there were 3 - 4 swimmers per lane, all swimming, and the water was clean.
During the school year, especially in the evening, the pool is overcrowded. On Tuesday and Thursday two and occasionally three lanes are used for teaching forcing 8 to 10 swimmers in the remaining lanes.
Nice and clean and, as someone else said, it works quite well for lap swimming. The water is beautifully crystal clear. One lane is closed until further notice due to lose tiles. The remaining four are crowded (there are often more than six swimmers in each lane, if you go after 7 PM) but they are quite wide so it is relatively easy to overtake slower swimmers. Swimmers are generally more "aware" than in many other pools in Brussels and will let you pass them at turnings if you are faster.
[October, 2013]