Hire a sports hall

The municipality has 17 sports halls which you can hire. You can hire a sports halls one time or for a longer period of time. The halls are located throughout the city. This means there is always a sports hall close by.

Coronavirus rules as of 13 November at 18.00 hrs.

  • Stay home if you have a cold or flu-like symptoms, even if you are vaccinated, and get yourself tested.
  • Keep a distance of 1.5 metres from other people.
  • A coronavirus entry pass and a valid ID are required in the sports halls for people 18 years and older.
  • There is an exception for people who have to be present and for volunteers. They do not need to show a coronavirus entry pass. This includes trainers, coaches, leaders, maintenance workers and all volunteers.
  • Parent drivers for teams playing away matches are considered necessary. They do not need to show a coronavirus entry pass. They do need one to enter the canteen, however.
  • For the canteen a coronavirus entry pass is required for people 18 years and older. An assigned seat is required both indoors as well as on the outside terrace.
  • Spectators are not allowed at professional or amateur sports events or practices.

Rent a sports hall

There are clear rules in place to ensure that everyone can do sports safely. Anyone can hire a sports hall. To hire a sports hall, send a request to the Sport rentals department by sending an email to sportverhuur@denhaag.nl.

Reserve a sports hall online

Hiring via the Sport webshop

You can reserve a sports hall, meeting room, dojo room or dance hall quickly and easily online via the Sport webshop. Anyone can and is allowed to hire a sports hall, but please bear in mind the following rules:

  • A sports hall or adjacent space may be hired for a minimum of 1 hour and a maximum of 3 hours.
  • A sports hall or adjacent space may be reserved a minimum of 1 day and a maximum of 28 days in advance.
  • Everyone should be able to use the available facilities in a pleasant and enjoyable manner. For this reason there are a number of rental terms and house rules in effect. When you make a reservation, you automatically agree to the rental terms and house rules.
  • Once you have made a reservation through the Sport webshop and you have paid using iDEAL, it is no longer possible to cancel or change the reservation. Only make a reservation if you are certain you will use it.
  • Sports facilities can be hired for different sporting activities. A meeting room can be hired for small meetings or gatherings.
  • If you do not have sporting equipment, you can easily rent it in the Sport webshop using the tab 'Sport-O-theek'.

    Rules in the sports halls

    • Rules are in place to make sure that all guests can use the sports halls in a pleasant way. Everybody entering the building is obliged to abide by these rules. Always follow the instructions of staff members. The police will be contacted in the event of a criminal offence.  

      • The renter is responsible for the good treatment of the hall. The renter has to stick to the rental times, including the amount of time it takes to set up and take down the equipment and to make sure it is all properly cleared and stored away.  
      • Spectators must to be seated in the grandstand.
      • For your safety and for the safety of staff, there is video surveillance. Management is not responsible for any loss, damage and/or theft of your property and/or bodily injury in and around the buildings. It cannot be held liable for any of this.
      • Verbal abuse and/or physical violence and sexual harassment will not be tolerated.
      • You are not permitted to use glassware or consume food in the sports hall.
      • Pets are not permitted inside. Guide dogs are allowed.
      • Smoking is not permitted in the sports hall.
      • You may not enter the hall with outdoor sport shoes. The sport shoes must be non-marking. The use of adhesives, including resin, is prohibited.  


    The fees for hiring a sports hall can be found under Tarieven sporthallen Den Haag (in Dutch).

    Sports halls in The Hague

    Go to Sporthal huren for a list of the locations of the sports halls in The Hague.


    The sports halls offer the following facilities:

    • The sports halls have sporting equipment, such as goals and nets. You are allowed to use this equipment when you rent (part of) a sports hall. Do you need more or different equipment? You can rent it from the Sport-O-theek.
    • There is a WiFi network available in all of the sports halls.
    • Most of the sports halls have a canteen. You may not eat and drink in the sports hall. It is not permitted to bring your own food and drinks into the canteens.


    Are you hiring a sports hall? Then you automatically agree to the rental terms below (general rental terms as well as rental terms for sports halls and adjacent space).

    General rental terms for sport (in Dutch) (PDF, 79,8 kB)
    Rental terms for sports halls and adjacent space (in Dutch) (PDF, 74,7 kB)


    For information on hiring a sports hall, contact the Sport rentals department by sending an email to sportverhuur@denhaag.nl or by calling tel. (070) 353 72 52.

    Also see: Sport

    Published: 15 July 2021Modified: 13 November 2021