Type: Extreme sports, Passe-partout


You can do bouldering at USC both indoors and outdoors.


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Week 24

Bouldering at USC

We have an indoor boulder gym and an outdoor boulder at Universum.
The outdoor boulder is publicly accessible.
With a bouldering membership and a reservation you can use the indoor boulder gym.
No experience? Join a beginners course bouldering first!
Corona proof: mandatory reservations and additional house rules.

Which membership do you choose?

 you’re stuck with us for a year, after which you can cancel your membership monthly. 

a little more expensive but a lot more flexible, this membership can be canceled monthly from scratch.

10x entry to the boulder gym, to be used within one year.

learn to boulder in just 4 weeks/classes.

Making a reservation

  • You need a reservation for every visit to USC, with the exception of course classes.
  • Make a reservation in the timetable above.
  • Read all reservation and house rules thoroughly before coming to USC! We can only keep things safe together.

Cancel your booking

Booked a class, but can’t make it? Please cancel in advance!
Cancel your booking

House rules bouldergym

  • Bouldering is at your own risk.
  • Take a safe and conscious approach to bouldering. Keep enough distance (1.50m) between each other. Take care with the poles. Spot each other to catch an uncontrolled fall.
  • Bouldering is only allowed with a valid climbing/bouldering membership.
  • Bouldering is only allowed with clean climbing shoes.
  • Bouldering shirtless is not allowed.
  • Do not chalk too much and don’t put chalk bags on the mat.
  • Bouldering with bare feet is not allowed.
  • Take off jewelries.

House rules outdoor boulder

  • The outdoor boulder is publicly accessible.
  • Bouldering is at your own risk.
  • There are injury risks. Take a safe and conscious approach.
  • Spot each other to catch an uncontrolled fall. Consider to use a crash pad.
  • Watch out for spinning holds. Loose hold? Ask for a tool in the sports centre.
  • The gravel softens the landing, but prevent an uncontrolled fall.
  • Make sure the landing zone is free of objects.
  • Keep enough distance (1.50m) between each other.
  • The use of climbing shoes is recommended.
  • Warm up before each session. Start slowly.
  • Take enough rest during bouldering.
  • Do a cooling down at the end of your session.
  • It’s forbidden to climb on top of the boulder.
  • The boulder is not a playground for children.


Are you a sports fanatic? Would you like to do multiple sports? The USC passe-partout is the membership for you! Bouldering is part of the passe-partout.

Get a trial membership!


BOULDERING 10x (valid 1 year)

Category I € 45,-

Category II € 60,-

Category III € 80,-

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BOULDERING 1x (valid 1 week)

Category I € 5,-

Category II € 7,-

Category III € 9,-

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Category I € 20,-

Category II € 27,-

Category III € 35,-

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Category I € 14,-

Category II € 20,-

Category III € 27,-

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Universum, Bouldering course beginners, 13 Jan 16.30

Category I € 45,-

Category II € 65,-

Category III € 85,-

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Preferably online. Try to avoid queues at our front desks!

First payment: pro rata
When purchasing a bouldering year or flex membership, you’ll pay a pro rata amount.

Direct debit
Subsequently, in the first week of every month, a term will be collected by direct debit.

Canceling is simple
Send an e-mail to usc@uscsport.nl, or cancel your membership in My USC. Your membership will expire on the last day of that month.

Additional terms and conditions
Check the additional terms and conditions for all info!

Starting date courses*
Period 1: in the week of 7 September 2020
Period 2: in the week of 30 November 2020
Period 3: in the week of 22 February 2021
Period 4: in the week of 3 May 2021
* courses are available for purchase on the Monday 5 weeks prior to the starting dates above

Contact: sportklimmen@uscsport.nl


Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Categories shortened for full categories

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