GENERAL INFORMATION FOR TEAMS
In this section, all relevant information including entry procedures, accreditation, accommodation, meals, transport, etc. will be published in due course for participating nations.
For enquiries, please contact the OC office via
An overview of the official partner hotels is already available here.
Click to download:
- Accommodation Form (mandatory)
- Travel Form (mandatory)
- Visa Request Form (if applicable)
- Security form (mandatory) to allow quick passport control checks.
The forms have been designed to be completed electronically. Please use the latest version of Adobe PDF Reader to fill out all the fields necessary. Please do not use capital letters only. After having completed the forms, please save them on your computer (file/save as). You can send in the forms either by e-mail to or by fax 972-98851969.
All international arrivals to Israel are through Ben Gurion International Airport.
Ben Gurion Airport is located east of Tel Aviv city.
The Organizing committee will provide transportation, to arriving teams who filled up the travel form and ordered hotel accommodation via the organizing committee. The transportation provided will include pick up and return to Ben Gurion airport and shuttle service from the hotels to the main venue at Wingate and return.
Each hotel will include a hospitality station at the main lobby with volunteers from the OC that will assist all guests regarding information and assist in solving problems.
All hotel locations and all transportation means will be Escorted by security personnel to assure personal safety.
The main Swimming competition pool is situated at the peak height of Wingate institute.
This new built 50m pool will be divided into 2 section. One section will serve as the competition arena and the other will be covered to allow a structured 860 grand stand for the spectators.
Attached a picture of the simulated grand stand and of the pool Itself.
The training pool is only 50m away from the competition pool and is within the same complex. The connection between the 2 pool is via an underground passage that goes through the rest rooms and the doping area. Passage is also possible through the information center. This is a 50 m pool that will be split into 2 sections. The deep section will serve as a training pool and the other section will be covered and massage booths will be allocated for each country.
The Accreditation Center is positioned near the LOC offices within the Local Wingate Sports Hotel which is alongside the structure of the swimming pools.
The Fitness Gym is located in front of the accreditation center within the Athletics Hall (in memory of the 11 victims of the 1971 Munich Olympic Games). This gym is fully equipped and will be available for all Swimmers and Coaches with proper accreditations only. The gym will be available from Monday 30 November until Monday December 7th. Hours of operation from 10:00 to 15:00.
Accreditation system and zones
The Main venue will be divided into 10 security controlled Zones:
- Press center
- Media stands
- Mixed zone
- TV compound
- Pool deck
- Team areas
- Medical areas
- VIP stands
- Hospitality Area
The accreditation system will be open for registration from October 1st 2015.
All teams will register their Athletes and support personnel via this system only.
The accreditation are strictly personal and must be clearly displayed at all times. The right to hold it and/or use may be revoked at any time at full discretion by an official of the Organizing committee.
The holder of the accreditation:
- Agrees to abide by the safety and security regulations (including him/her to be searched).
- Agrees not to carry or wear any political, promotional, or advertising materials, which maybe seen by others, unless authorized by the Organizing committee.
- Consents to be filmed or photographed by any method of recording images and sounds and authorizes the right holder to use such photographs or video/audio recordings without compensation.
- Shall not broadcast, record and/or transmit any sound, image and/or description of the 18th LEN Netanya European Short Course Championships 2015 or assist any other person conducting such activities unless otherwise permitted.
The accreditation badges are none transferable and do not give the right to a public seat.
Final entry list by 22 November 2015 will be posted here.