Services for visitors – sport

Sports arena

Thanks to the expansion and renovation of our sports facilities, wheelchair and non-wheelchair athletes alike can take advantage of optimal conditions for training and competition. The sports arena is equipped with:

  • Outdoor track and field complex with 8 tracks
  • Timing tower
  • Football pitch: 100m x 64m
  • Tennis courts
  • Large-scale tent with protection against bad weather
Sport Arena Schweizer Paraplegiker-Zentrum

Swiss Paraplegic Centre sports arena

SPC gymnasium

The gymnasium has three main halls, can be divided in the middle and is equipped with retractable bleachers. It is suitable for all kinds of events, and is used for a variety of functions.

Sporthalle Schweizer Paraplegiker-Zentrum

Gymnasium at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre

Swimming pool

Our expansive indoor swimming pool has been designed with all the latest technology and is used for therapy and sport, as well as by third parties (associations). The swimming hall and individual lanes of the pool can be reserved for certain times and days.

  • Pool: 25 x 16 m (720 m3), 8 lanes
  • Depth: 1.8 m (entire pool)
  • Water temperature: 28 degrees Celsius
  • Therapy pool with height-adjustable lifting platform (34°C)
  • Wheelchair-accessible with patient lift
Schwimmhalle im SPZ

Swimming pool at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre

The SPC indoor swimming pool is private, and only accessible to individuals with prior reservations or groups that have been signed up to use it.

The pool is reserved at set times for residents of the neighbouring lakeside communities (Eich, Neuenkirch, Nottwil, Oberkirch, Schenkon, Sempach and Sursee) and Buttisholz. For more information, please contact your local municipality or the SPC reception desk on +41 (0) 41 939 54 54.

The pool is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1.30 to 5 pm (for a fee) to those with a valid medical certificate.

The pool is closed all day long on the following public holidays: 24, 25 and 31 December, and 1 January. For all other holidays, the opening hours are the same as the opening hours of the day upon which the holiday falls.

Closings are announced at least 14 days in advance by way of a notice at the entrance to the pool.

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SPC tennis courts

The SPC tennis courts are open from April to October (weather permitting) from 6 am to 10 pm, or until nightfall.

All courts must be reserved in advance.

Tennisplatz Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum

SPC tennis courts

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