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Guest Policy

Guest Policy & Others Fees (Stanley Ho Sports Centre Only)

The following parties are eligible to invite guests to use the University's sports facilities subject to the required guest fee and quota as stated below:

Individual Users can invite external guests as follows:

Type of CSE Sports Member (See note a) Guest fee per head per visit / per 1-hour activity session as appropriate Max. no. of guests allowed for each visit
HKU students HK$30

(Guest fee will be waived for current students from other UGC institutions who visit CSE for UGC activities as recognized / approved by CSE.)
HKU full-time staff and their spouse / dependent child (aged 18 or above)
HKU visiting staff / HKU retirees and their spouse
HKU alumni and their spouse / children (aged 18 or above)
All other external sports members (Community / Tenant / Senior Citizen / Foundation / HKU-SPACE & Centennial College Members) aged 18 or above. HK$60

(Guest fee will be waived for current students from other UGC institutions who visit CSE for UGC activities as recognized / approved by CSE.)
Note a: 
  1. All members are also required to possess valid HKU student cards / HKU staff cards / HKU Facilities Access Cards, which are required for accessing the sports centres, as appropriate.
  2. HKU users of West Island School facility can purchase guest tickets at
    1. Reception Counter at the Stanley Ho Sports Centre
    2. HKU Online Payment System - only on-the-day purchases will be accepted
    Please hand in the ticket/present screen capture of the online payment receipt to our on-site CSE staff to check-in the WIS facility

Internal HKU Groups/Teams can invite external guests as follows:

A. Eligible internal HKU groups (who can invite external non-HKU teams/individuals) include the following parties as registered / recognized by the CSE.
  • Sports teams of Halls / Faculties / Departments
  • Staff / Sports Clubs affiliated to the Sports Association
B. Coaches/referees/officials and UGC-institution teams/players that are invited by internal HKU groups and recognized by CSE will normally be permitted free entry.

Type of Invited Team/Player Guest (See note b and c)
Guest team from UGC institution Free
Guest team from elsewhere HK$300 (every 2-hour booking/visit per team)
Guest player from UGC institution Free for CSE recognized/approved UGC activities. Otherwise, a guest fee of HK$30 per player will apply.
Guest player from elsewhere HK$30 (every 2-hour booking/visit per person)
Note b:  Bookings/visits for less than 2 hours will be charged as 2 hours.
Note c:  All guest access requests raised by the internal groups are subject to the approval of the CSE Facility Management Team and must be made through the online Facility Management request form at least 3 working days in advance. Only the internal group representative who making the internal group booking can submit the guest access request by providing the group booking reference number and a complete guest list with full English/Chinese names to CSE.

Other Fees (Stanley Ho Sports Centre Only)

Others Fees for Individual User (Subject to Review)
Equipment Hiring Fee 10 / item
Car Parking Fee at Stanley Ho Sports Centre Please see this link (50% off for disabled people. Please see Note 6 below.
Floodlight Fee for playing tennis at night 30 / hour
Penalty or Fines 50 / session
Course Fee Please refer to HKU Event Management System

General terms and conditions:

(Unless specified otherwise, “Guests” stated below refers to the guests of both individual users and internal groups and the corresponding terms and conditions will apply accordingly.)

  1. Refunds of guest fees will only be given with the permission of the CSE’s designated representatives.

  2. Guest tickets may be purchased by Octopus/ PayWave / Union Pay / Apple Pay / Samsung Pay / credit cards (VISA and MasterCard) at the reception areas of the CSE-Suen Chi Sun Hall Multi-purpose Room (located to the left side of Suen Chi Sun Hall) or Stanley Ho Sports Centre during normal opening hours, and the reception area of Ho Tim Hall Multi-purpose Room during 12:00-19:00 (Monday to Friday).

  3. Members / guests are required to retain and take good care of the guest tickets issued at all times during their visit to the Sports Centre for collection and checking by CSE staff as necessary.

  4. Guests using Henry Fok Swimming Pool will be issued with a QR code which should be scanned at the turnstile-reader located at the entry of the Henry Fok Swimming Pool to gain access to the swimming pool.

  5. Guests are required to abide by the CSE rules & regulations of sports facilities. For details of the rules and regulations, please refer to this link. It is the eligible parties’ responsibility to ensure their guests abide by CSE rules/regulations.

  6. Guests of individual users who wish to use more than 1 one-hour activity session (i.e. those activities which are of 1-hour time limit for each booked session such as tennis and table-tennis) must pay for the appropriate number of sessions. Guests must be accompanied and supervised by the eligible parties at all times during their visit at the CSE sports facilities.

  7. Guests who are below 2 years of age are not required to pay any guest fee.

  8. Guests of individual users are entitled to use all CSE facilities, subject to availability and the time limitation as applicable (e.g. each 1-hour session), apart from all fitness centres /gyms and any other facilities which are only reserved for group bookings. However, guests of internal groups are only allowed to use the facilities and duration booked by the corresponding group during their visit (e.g. 2-hour period).

  9. Guests of individual or team users are NOT required to pay the guest fee if they are bona-fide current tertiary students/staff of a UGC-funded university/institution and come to visit CSE for a UGC activity as recognized / approved by CSE. Normally, HKU students and their guests from other UGC institutions doing their own self-organized leisure / sports activities (e.g. playing tennis or taking photos together) at CSE venues will not receive guest-fee waiver for such activities which are not considered recognized UGC activities.

  10. Guests from other UGC institutions who are granted free facility access for recognized UGC activities are required to present valid student/staff card/photo ID for identity verification, without which guest-fee waiver (if applicable) will not be granted.

  11. Referee/alumni invited by HKU Sports Association are likely exempted from guest fees, but contingent upon prior approval from Facility Management Team is required.

  12. Individual guests invited by UTeam, e.g. badminton, squash, soccer etc., will likely be exempted from guest fee, however, prior approval from Facility Management Team is required.

CSE reserves the right to update or modify the above terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.