ketelbinkie jubilee tournament

LGBTQ Sportclub Ketelbinkie Rotterdam is organizing a jubilee tournament.



Reserve dates now: Thursday 21 till Sunday 24 September 2023.

Request your diversity days off at work and plan your trip to Rotterdam with sporting and non-sporting friends!

Sports, Fun, Culture, Architecture and Party in Rotterdam!

Meet Rotterdam for the Ketelbinkie Jubilee and Queerfest 2023!


 Thursday 21 September 2023 – 18:00 – 19:30

Clinics by Olympic Swimmers and national champions 
for competing and non-competing swimmers

Prepare for the next day's championship or enjoy the clinics and improve your swimming strokes. Open to all swimmers that master the specific stroke (no beginners).

 Clinic program:


Clinic: Optimizing my Breaststroke


Clinic: Perfecting my Freestyle


Clinic: Advance my Backstroke


Clinic: Improve my Butterfly


Clinic: Enhance my Turning points


Clinic: Better starts

(Clinics will be 30-40 minutes, up to two clinics per person available, based on availability)




 Friday 22 September 2023 – 12:00 – 18:00

Open Dutch Gay Swimming Championship 2023
50 meter pool, international swimming championship open to all masters.

Zwemcentrum Rotterdam
Annie M.G. Schmidtplein 8
3083 NZ Rotterdam


Championship program:


400 m Medley


200 m Medley


100 m Butterfly

9  50 m Freestyle


50 m Breaststroke

10   100 m Backstroke


100 m Freestyle

11   200 m Freestyle


50 m Backstroke

12  50 m Butterfly


200 m Breaststroke

13  100 m Breaststroke


4x 50 m Medley relay

 14  4x 50 m Freestyle relay





Other sports details to follow soon


The Inclusive program
also for cheering friends, no sports required


Thursday 21 September 2023 – 19:30-23:00

Meet the sporters

(pre-)Registration and drinks


Friday 22 September 2023 – 18:00 – 05:00

Queerfest Friday Rotterdam

Queerfest parties all over Rotterdam’s gay-friendly scene

  • Keerweer parade street party
  • Ferry in de Kas party
  • Rowtown party
  • …more to be announced


Saturday 23 September 2023 – 13:00 – 17:00

Rotterdam Queer and Architecture walking tour

A walking tour around Rotterdam visiting Architecture, Street Art and Gay venues. You can start and stop the tour at any time and location. Duration 1-2 hours. Drinks and food provided at the gay venues.


Saturday 23 September 2023 – 17:00 – 05:00

Queerfest Saturday Rotterdam

Queerfest parties all over Rotterdam’s gay friendly scene

  • Keerweer parade street party
  • Ferry in de Kas party
  • Rowtown party
  • …more to be announced


Sunday 24 September 2023 – 11:00 – 14:00

Show your pride brunch

Be proud of your sportive results, show us your medal(s), share your conquests, post your Rotterdam achievements, and detox your party animal. Brunch with the sporters before kissing everyone farewell.

Travel advice:


  • Rotterdam can be reached by train directly from Paris, Brussels and Antwerp (Thalys)
  • Rotterdam can be reached by train from Amsterdam and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Intercity Direct)
  • Rotterdam can be reached by international train



  • Flying into Rotterdam The Hague Airport (bus/metro to city center – 20 minutes)
  • Flying into Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (train to Rotterdam city center – 25 minutes)



  • Flixbus and other providers have direct and indirect connections to Rotterdam


  • Parking in Rotterdam is available in underground parking and cheaper than street parking.
  • Reserved parking in Rotterdam City center from 10 Euro per day.
  • Unreserved Parking Museumpark: 21 euro per day.
  • Most parkings provide electric car loading facilities as well.
  • There are also several P+R locations for cheap or free parking outside the city center: