Jaarbeurs Utrecht is a well-known complex for conventions, concerts and fairs in the middle of Utrecht city. Ideally accessible thanks to its location directly next to Utrecht central train station. In the halls of Jaarbeurs Utrecht there will be room for the judo matches as well a both the handball and volleyball tournaments. Directions can be found here
‘Het Lint’ is a unique track right round the Maximapark in Leidsche Rijn to the West of Utrecht. It’s the only one of its kind in the Netherlands, having a special built-in time registration system. With its smooth surface and the lack of any obstacles like road crossings or speed bumps, ‘Het Lint’ is ideal for the cycling events of the EYOF. Directions can be found here
Football stadium ‘De Galgenwaard’ is probably best known for the matches of FC Utrecht. But during the EYOF 2013 in Utrecht this is where the gymnastics will be held. Not on the grass of the pitch, but in the sports halls within the complex. All gymnastic events can be held there. The location is also easily accessible from both Olympic Villages. Directions can be found here
Athletics Track Maarschalkersweerd will function as the venue for all the athletics events. The center has the usual 400 meter track for all the running, hurdles and steeplechase events and a field for the jumping an throwing components. This EYOF locations is also just a stone’s throw away from both Olympic Villages. Directions can be found here
The tennis matches will be held on the gravel courts of Den Hommel Tennis Park in Utrecht-West. This tennisclub is the biggest in the central part of The Netherlands. It offers all the facilities needed for this big sports event. Directions can be found here
At Swimming Pool De Krommerijn a new, specially designed stainless steel pool is being built. It will be done right in time for the EYOF. The temporary pool that is located nexted to the new one, will remain so it can be used for trainings and warming up by the young swimmers. The pool is practically between both Olympic Villages. Directions can be found here
Near the Olympic Village at ‘De Uithof’ is Olympos Sports Centre. This is the sports complex of the institutes for higher education in Utrecht. It is also the venue for the basketball tournament of the EYOF. Directions can be found here
NH Hotel Utrecht is the third Olympic Village of EYOF Utrecht 2013. It’s located in the centre of Utrecht near Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the venue of handball, volleyball and judo.
The international campus of the University College Utrecht is located on the former grounds of a military barracks. In the summer of 2013 it will be transformed into one of the two Olympic Villages of the EYOF. The participants will be housed in what is usually the students’ dorms and a big festival tent will be set up on the site.
The second Olympic village will be on the grounds of the Utrecht Sciene Park. The athletes will be housed here in student accomodation. The catering will be done by the canteens at the Science Park.