Sports and Fitness



Sports and Fitness Centre

The Sports and Fitness Centre (Building 313) is situated just inside the Berlin Gate, opposite Top SHAPE. The S&FC houses the main sports hall, the swimming pool, 3 squash courts, a racquetball court, a small aerobics room, the aerobic studio and the main offices.

 

Sports and Fitness Reception: DSN 065445325 (or Ext 5325 from the base).

 

The Annex is situated just across the car park from the S&FC and is where the main bulk of the cardio vascular equipment and both free weights and weights machines are located. The Annex also has its own bathrooms and shower facilities.

 

The Sports & Fitness Department provides a variety of programmes and services from aerobics to weight training facilities. To use the athletic facilities and programmes, you must be 18-years-old (waivers may be granted in some instances) and have a valid SHAPE ID card authorizing access to SHAPE Sport & Fitness facilities or All SHAPE Facilities. 


Opening Hours: 

 

 Monday - Thursday :   0530-2100
 Friday     :   0530-1800
 Saturday - Sunday:   0900-1200
 SHAPE Holidays:   0900-1200
        

 

Fitness Annex 

 

The Fitness Annex (Building 301) is situated across the Sports & Fitness Centre parking lot. The facility has a selection of free weights and fix weights machines, a large amount of CV equipment and a good stretching area. Personnel using the facilities must use a workout towel when using the equipment. No Towel, No Workout!


Opening Hours:


Monday - Thursday :   0530-2100
Friday     :   0530-1800
Saturday - Sunday:   0900-1200
SHAPE Holidays:   0900-1200


 

 

swimming pool

 

 

The swimming pool is 25 meters in length, heated and located inside the S&FC. Children under nine years of age must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18-years-old. Currently, there is no charge for use of the swimming pool. The Checkout Section can provide you with a copy of the opening times of the swimming pool. 


The S&FC changing facilities are for adults only. The Pool Annex is designed specifically for the use of families with their children, and for unaccompanied children under 16 years old (15 and below). It is also where all schools and children's clubs get changed. 


Hours of Operation:


Monday - Thursday

0630-0800 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1130-1315 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1730-1900 Open/Family Swim


Friday 

0630-0800 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1130-1315 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1700-1750 Open/Family Swim

 

Saturday, Sunday & SHAPE Holidays

0900-1200 Open/Family Swim


School Breaks (Summer Vacations)


Monday - Friday

0630-0800 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1130-1315 Lane Swimming (Adults Only)

1400-1900 Open/Family Swim (If 1 LG on duty end time 1750)


Saturday, Sunday & SHAPE Holidays

0900-1200 Open/Family Swim




 
Sports Pavilion

 

There is a Sports Pavilion located on the fields in the 400 area. The pavilion is available for use by all eligible members of the community and can be booked through the main reception in the S&FC. It is equipped with sports changing room, showers and toilets. There is also a small reception area for after match  refreshments, 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OUTDOOR FIELDS/PITCHES

 

You will find sports fields scattered throughout SHAPE. These facilities, including the Sports Pavilion and Athletics Track are used to host an enormous range of sports for both SHAPE representative and 'friendly' fixtures. Comprising: baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and American football pitches, these facilities can be booked at the reception desk in the S&FC. The outdoor facilities are heavily used and you are advised to book to avoid disappointment. It is stressed that these are sports pitches, painstakingly maintained by a full-time grounds staff, and they are not to be used as a car parking facility. 


 

 

Lockers: The sports & Fitness Department offers lockers for both males and females in the Main & Green Gym. A permanent locker can be obtained by visiting the Main Gymnasium office and having your name placed on the waiting list. The choice of lockers are pool or sauna side changing facilities - full or half size. Daily use lockers and locks are also available on a first come first served basis with your SHAPE ID. There is no charge to use a daily locker (no personal padlocks allowed). 


Towel Policy: It is compulsory for user of both the Fitness Suite and the Fitness Annex to use a towel during workout. Towels for this purpose are issued (1.00 €) by the Checkout Staff. You will need to buy a 5 or 10€ card (5 or 10 towels) and to have a SHAPE ID to check out a towel. You are welcome to bring your own from home. 


Saunas: The Main Gymnasium currently has separate male and female Sauna Facilities. The opening times are Monday to Friday from 0530 to 2030 hours, Saturday, Sunday and SHAPE Holidays from 1005 to 1530 hours. All displayed instructions must be followed. The minimum age for use of the sauna is 18 years. There is no charge for use of this facility. 

 

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