Become a member

Interested in becoming a member?

If you are interested in becoming a member of Dutch Mountains (DM), you are always welcome to join a training. A valid UM Sports membership or Try Five subscription is required; for more details see the “Membership” section.

The current training times can be found on the right side of the website. If you would like to participate in a DM training session, just send a request by email to You can borrow a racing bike or mountain bike from DM if you don’t have a bike yourself. A helmet (mandatory) or shoes can also be borrowed.


You could become a member by filling in the registration form and sending it via email to . You can also give a printed version to a board member during a training or activity.

Due to subsidies, we only accept members who possess a UM sports ‘sports’ or ‘all-in’ year membership. Students from another institution of higher education are also eligible for signing up to UM Sports, as well as students temporarily residing in Maastricht for an internship/exchange. Members are allowed to be part of DM for up to two years after their graduation. Try Five subscribers may participate in up to 5 DM training sessions during the Try Five weeks. For more information about purchasing a UM sports membership, click here. It is also possible to purchase a day ticket from UM SPORTS to take part in one training.


A membership of DM costs €30,- a year. For this amount you are eligible to participate in all the activities and trainings organised by DM. Besides, you will get the Dutch Magazine 4 times a year and you are able to buy DM-branded bicycle apparel.

DM classics

If you are no longer a student, but you want to support the association financially, you can be a DM-classic. The contribution for a DM-classic is €30,- a year, but you don’t have to buy a UM-sportscard. Furthermore, you are also able to buy DM-clothes for an increased file. The DM-classics can take part in tuesday training sessions, activities and members weekends, but regular members have priority in the subscriptions.

Membership cancellation

Cancellation of the DM membership should be done written and will end at the start of the next academic year. A cancellation for the next academic year should be done before the 1st of September. If you cancel your membership after the 1st of September, you will stay a member for one year longer. If you don’t buy a UM Sports membership, you will become a DM-classic.