Sports Centers of the University of Crete

The University has excellent sports facilities at both the Rethymnon and the Heraklion campuses. These include well-equipped gymnasiums and, in the Heraklion complex, an indoor pool, as well as playing fields and mooring berths. A wide range of sporting, athletic and gymnastic programmes are offered on the campuses, ranging from yoga and Tae Kwon Do through to football, tennis, and sailing. The University also has teams training and competing in inter-departmental and inter-University league games and other contests in a number of sports, including basketball, football, and sailing.

University Gymnasium - Rethymnon

The Gymnasium is located on the west side of the Gallos University Campus and offers students, staff and faculty the opportunity to exercise free of charge in a friendly environment. It has a fully equipped cardio-respiratory and muscle strengthening workout room and is open daily from 14:30 until 20:00.

For information on the full range of activities visit the Rethymnon University Campus Sports site (in Greek)


the Sports Coordinator, Nikos Provias.

Tel: +30 28310 77598 /600 /594


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University Gymnasium - Heraklion

The Sports Centre on the Voutes Campus has been operating since 2007. The 1,080 seat indoor Gym and the 25m indoor pool are open to students, staff and faculty for individual and team training/exercise daily from 08.00 until 20.30. The Centre also organizes swimming classes for children, and community events such as the annual ‘University Road Run’.

For information on the full range of activities visit the Heraklion University Campus Sports site.


the Sports Coordinator, Stelios Zachariodakis

Tel: +30 2810 393427 / 545230

Fax: +30 2810 545247


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