Frequently asked questions Membership

Yes, it is possible to join the association during the entire year. If you want to become a member you have to fill in the membership form (//www.zpv-piranha.nl/documenten/) and either send it to secretaris@zpv-piranha.nl, put into the Piranha mailbox which is located in the sport centrum, hand it to a board member during practice or when the outdoor swimming pool is opened you can also put it into the mail box of the secretary in the kiosk. Furthermore, you need to buy a Union Card and pay the association fee at DMS (https://dms.utwente.nl/nl/home). In order to be able to pay the association fee you first need to register at Piranha. Below you can find a step-to-step plan of both the Union Card and the association fee:

Union Card:

  1. Go to dms.utwente.nl.
  2. Go to What’s on offer.
  3. Add the Union Card to your cart.
  4. Go to your cart and pay.

Association fee:

For this you first need a Union Card

  1. Go to dms.utwente.nl
  2. Go to What’s on offer.
  3. At select site choose ZPV Piranha.
  4. Add the association fee to your cart.
  5. Go to your cart and pay.

If you have any other questions concerning “becoming a member” do not hesitate to contact the secretary of Piranha.


  1. Go to dms.utwente.nl.
  2. Go to What’s on offer.
  3. Add the Union Card to your cart.
  4. Go to your cart and pay.

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Life-saving: participation in rescue and stamina practice. Opportunities to participate at real surveillances. You will automatically be a member of the Royal Dutch Rescue Brigade (national organization). Membership costs €55 + ~€10 additional per year. We offer also additional lifesaver course programs so you can become a certified lifeguard. Contact rescue@zpv-piranha.nl if you want to learn more about the rescue practices.

Scuba Diving: participation in dives, use of materials, participation in (dive) activities. We also offer additional courses, these courses have extra costs. Membership costs: €55 + €40 additional per year. Contact duiken@zpv-piranha.nl if you want to learn more about diving at Piranha.

Waterpolo: participation at waterpolo training and activities. Also opportunity to play in the competition. Costs: €55 + €22.50 additional per year. Additional costs if you want to play in the competition: €33 per year. Contact polocie@zpv-piranha.nl if you want to learn more about waterpolo.

Swimming: participation at swimming practice and activities. We offer 3 levels. Swimming 1: highest level, very good stamina and technique required. Swimming 2: middle level, sufficient stamina and technique required. Swimming 3: focus on technique, if you have little or no experience with match swimming. Costs: €55 per year. Contact zwemcie@zpv-piranha.nl if you want to learn more about swimming.

Payments are withdrawn from your bank account per quarter. If you choose to do multiple sports, your contribution is equal to €55 + the additional costs of each sport. The minimum duration of a membership is one year.


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[expand title=”Can I only cancel my membership in a certain period or throughout the entire year?

You can cancel your membership throughout the entire year by sending an email to secretaris@zpv-piranha.nl. However it is the best if you cancel your membership in August, November, February or May as you always pay the contribution for three months.


for more questions please send an e-mail to secretaris@zpv-piranha.nl