NB: Due to corona opening hours and appointments have changed. You can find all information here.
During paid admission it is obligatory to keep your identity card on your person if you are 12 years or older. No identity card, no admission to the domain.
- adapted parking
- adapted toilets and showers
- adapted angling places
- tailored sport days
- a Steps Plan in cooperation with Toerisme voor Autisme.
A Steps Plan has been devised in cooperation with Toerisme voor Autisme. With this Steps Plan you can plan a day trip to De Nekkerpool, Nekki indoor playground, Playgrounds and/or swimming lakes completely step by step.
You can download the Steps Plan free of charge via https://www.toerismevoorautisme.be/portfolio/de-nekker/
The Provincial Sport and Recreation Centre De Nekker is situated on latitude 51.025215 and longitude 4.503052.
De Nekker is 1 kilometre from Mechelen-Nekkerspoel station and 2 kilometres from Mechelen station.
Plan your trip from door to door with the NMBS routeplanner.
Do you prefer public transport from Mechelen station?
You take one of these buses: 1, 510, 511, 512, 520, 528, 530, 532, 533, 538 of 681. In less than 10 minutes they take you to the stop ‘Nekkerspoel Station’ or, a bit farther on, to the stop 'Sint-Libertuskerk'.
Plan your trip from door to door with the routeplanner by De Lijn.
By car (Enter 'Spuibeekstraat' in the GPS)
De Nekker has a large car park at its disposal, with spaces reserved for persons with disabilities and a coach park. Parking is free of charge.
Coming from Antwerp via the E19
Take the E19 exit 9 (Mechelen-North) and joint the N16. Take a slight bend to the right to stay on the N16. Follow this road for some distance. Drive over the water and turn left on to the ring. Follow this ring for 1.5 kilometres and drive under the railway lines from Mechelen Nekkerspoel station. Your have now reached the Douaneplein. Follow this street, look over to your right and there you will see the Provincial Sport and Recreation Centre De Nekker.
Coming from Brussels via the E19
Take the E19 exit 10 (Mechelen-South) direction N1/Technopolis. At the roundabout take the 2nd slip road to the B101. Follow this road for 2 kilometres. When you reach the station you take the 2nd slip road off the roundabout. Drive on to the traffic lights and swing a right into the Hendrik Speecqvest. Then take the 2nd street on the right. Drive under the railway lines from Mechelen Nekkerspoel station. You have now reached the Douaneplein. Follow this street, look over to your right and there you will see the Provincial Sport and Recreation Centre De Nekker.
De Nekker is easy to reach by bicycle.
Are you looking for a pleasant bicycle route near De Nekker? Then you should take a look at the website of the Province of Antwerp, where you can find all kinds of wonderful bicycle routes that everyone can enjoy. The Scheldt country bicycle routes more or less follow the Nekker.
Click here for more information.