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Volleyball Club Hou Stand
in Rotterdam-West

Volleyball for regional competition, leisure, youth and beachvolley.

Welcome to HOU STAND

HOU STAND is a fun volleyball club in Rotterdam-West, next to the Sparta stadium and close to Schiedam. We have members from, among others, Rotterdam-West, Delfshaven, Middelland, Overschie, Schiebroek, Hillegersberg, Rotterdam-Noord and Schiedam. We have women’s and men’s teams that participate in the NeVoBo region volleyball competition and we also have recreational teams, youth teams and beach volleyball players.

Regional competition

HOU STAND participates with men’s and women’s teams in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd class of the regional Nevobo competition. We train and play in Sporthal West in Rotterdam West.


With regard to recreational members, the emphasis is mainly on joy and fun. Some of the recreationals do participate in a recreational competition, about once every 2 weeks.


HOU STAND has youth teams from 6 to 17 years old. The youngest players participate in the CMV tournaments. Youth from the age of 10 take part in the competitions.


The Beach Volley department trains and plays on the courts next to Sporthal West or, of course, we are at one of the many beach tournaments in the weekends. 

Locations and Route

HOU STAND trains and plays in Sporthal West in Rotterdam-West (Delfshaven district), next to the Sparta stadium and close to Schiedam. Sporthal West and Swimming Pool West together form Sportcentrum West.

Sportcentrum West

Address: Spaanseweg 2, 3028 HW, Rotterdam, Tel: 010-2620955

Directions by public transport: bus 38 (Rotterdam Crooswijk <-> Rotterdam Central Station <-> Schiedam Station), Bus stop: Spaanseweg, the bus stops 200 m from the sports hall.

Directions by car: A20, exit 12 Rotterdam West, direction Spangen / Delfshaven (S114), after approx. 1 km turn left at the traffic lights (S115), follow the road (Spaanseweg), after 700 m the sports hall is on the right. Many parking options available. (Directions via Google)

Sporthal Experience College

Address: Laanslootseweg 17, 3028 HW, Rotterdam

Directions: The same directions as above; the sports hall is diagonally opposite Sporthal West, entrance is at the back of the Experience College school. (Directions via Google)

History of HOU STAND

HOU STAND was founded on March 17, 1952 in Rotterdam-Spangen and is therefore one of the oldest Rotterdam volleyball clubs. On the photo on the far left are the founders, Cornelis and Nel den Boogert. Members from the early days were mainly neighbors from Spangen and friends, family and acquaintances of camping Kruininger Gors.

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