Services for visitors – catering, events, sport

Your hosts at the SPC

Welcome to SPC Catering – we are here for you!

  • Our offer

    There are two daily lunch menus, an extensive salad and vegetable buffet, snacks, sandwiches, and sweet treats.
    In the evening you have a choice of an evening menu, a weekly pasta dish, and a selection of snacks.

    A wide range of drinks, coffees, and home-made smoothies.

    A choice of home-made fruit and vegetable tarts on one day a week (rotating between Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).

    Dessert buffet on Sunday afternoons.

    Special campaigns and themed buffets

    Once a month we create a special themed buffet and we regularly surprise you with a wide range of special campaigns.

    Opening times

    • Monday – Friday

      06.30 am - 10.00 pm

    • Saturdays, Sundays, bank holidays

      08.00 am - 10.00 pm

    • Lunch menu

      11.30 am - 1.45 pm

    • Evening menu

      ab 5.30 pm

  • Enjoy yourself and be spoilt

    Are you thinking of visiting the Swiss Paraplegic Centre, organising an event with your company or association, or planning a small family celebration?

    We have extensive experience of catering for events of all sizes (banquets from 10 to 1000 guests) and know how to create the right atmosphere for any occasion. You have the choice of the auditorium, the meeting hall with Restaurant Centro, or the sports hall. We will be happy to help you select your menu and wines. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any special requirements. We will turn your event into a personal experience.

    We look forward to welcoming and making sure your event is as enjoyable as possible.

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    Offer and price lists

  • Indoor swimming pool

    The spacious state-of-the-art indoor swimming pool is used for therapy and staff sport, as well as by third parties (clubs) and the general public. The pool and individual lanes may be reserved at certain times on certain days of the week.

    • Swimming pool: 25 m x 16 m (720 m3), 6 lanes
    • Water depth: 1.8 m (across the pool)
    • Water temperature: 28 degrees Celsius
    • Therapy pool with height-adjustable lifting platform (34°C) 
    • Wheelchair accessible with patient lifter
    Schwimmhalle im SPZ

    Indoor swimming pool at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre

    Opening times

    • Wednesday

      6.00 - 8.30 am
      6.30 - 9.30 pm

    • Thursday

      6.30 - 9.30 pm

    • Friday

      6.00 - 8.00 am
      6.30 - 9.30 pm

    • Saturday

      8.00 am - 12.00 pm
      6.30 - 9.30 pm

    • Sunday

      9.00 am - 6.00 pm

    If you have a valid doctor's certificate, you can also pay to use the SPC indoor pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm.

    Outside these times, the SPC indoor pool may only be used if booked in advance or as part of a group that has already been registered.

    The pool will be closed all day on the following bank holidays:
    January 1st, August 1st, December 24th and 25th. 
    Sunday opening times apply on all other national holidays. Opening times on regional holidays are the same as the usual opening times on the day of the week in question.

    Dates of any other closures will be announced at least 14 days in advance on this page and on a notice displayed at the entrance to the indoor pool.

    Admission fees

    • Full price
    • Adults

      CHF   12.00 Individual admission
      CHF 108.00 10 admissions
      CHF 450.00 Annual pass

    • Children 6 -16 years

      CHF    8.00 Individual admission
      CHF  72.00 10 admissions
      CHF 300.00 Annual pass

    • Children under 6 years of age

      Free of charge

    • Concessions
    • Adults

      CHF   8.00 Individual admission
      CHF 72.00 10 admissions
      CHF 390.00 Annual pass

    • Children 6 -16 years

      CHF    5.00 Individual admission
      CHF  45.00 10 admissions
      CHF 260.00 Annual pass

    • Children under 6 years of age

      Free of charge

    Concessions: participants in a course, doctor's certificate, person accompanying a wheelchair user, club training

    Holders of a concessionary annual pass may also use the indoor pool when it is open to the public.

    Please note that certain partner communities around Lake Sempach offer reduced-price admission tickets. Further information is available from the relevant local council or from the SPC Reception on telephone +41 41 939 54 54.

    Sports arena

    The renovation and extension of the sports facilities have provided the best possible preconditions for wheelchair athletes and able-bodied athletes to train and compete. The sports arena comprises the following facilities:

    • Outdoor athletics facilities with eight lanes
    • Timing tower
    • Football pitch: 100 m x 64 m
    • Tennis courts
    • Spacious tent providing weather protection
    Sport Arena Schweizer Paraplegiker-Zentrum

    The Swiss Paraplegic Centre sports arena

    SPC sports hall

    The triple-sized sports hall can be divided down the middle and has an extendable stand. The sports hall can be used for any type of event and is suitable for multifunctional use.

    Sporthalle Schweizer Paraplegiker-Zentrum

    Sports hall at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre

    SPC tennis courts

    The courts are open from 6.00 am to 10.00 pm, or dusk, from April to October (weather-dependent) .

    The courts must be booked in advance.

    Tennisplatz Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum

    Tennis courts at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre

    Roller training hall

    The roller training hall next to the sports arena by the Swiss Paraplegic Centre is open to all athletes with a spinal cord injury. This is where top-ranking, recreational, and up-and-coming athletes train under one roof all year round.

    The training facilities opened in December 2019 and offer:

    • Training rollers for 20 racing wheelchairs
    • Training rollers for 12 hand bikes
    • Performance measurement station
    • Changing rooms and toilets
    • Two massage beds
    • Wall bars
    • Workshop for adjusting equipment independently and repairing training equipment


    The roller training hall is available to all athletes with a spinal cord injury. Admission is by badge only. Please contact the Swiss Paraplegics Association (by sending an e-mail to to apply for an admission badge.

    Opening times

    Monday to Sunday from 6 am to 10 pm

    Rollen-Trainingshalle Schweizer Paraplegiker Stiftung

    The roller training hall is a place of encounters for wheelchair athletes.

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