MAC3PARK Stadion - PEC Zwolle Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 18, 2021

Aerial view of Ljsseldelta Stadion

MAC³PARK Stadion is a multi-purpose sports stadium located in the capital city of the Overijssel, Zwolle. First opened in 2009, the 12,500 ground is home to local football team PEC Zwolle who are the most successful in their region, having gained promotion back to the Eredivisie in the 2012 – 2013 season after a near 7 year wait.

PEC Zwolle Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:PEC Zwolle
Opened:2009
Capacity:12,500
Address: Stadionplein 1, Zwolle, Overijssel, 8025
Stadium Names
Names:FC Zwolle Stadion (2007–2012
Former Names:IJsseldelta Stadion (2012–2016)
Construction Details
Architect:Widdershoven architect

MAC3PARK Stadion History

Before moving to IJsseldelta Stadion PEC Zwolle played their home fixtures at the Oosterenkstadion which was constructed back in 1934 with the club occupying it for two spells between 1934 – 1957 and 1970 until 2007. The stadium was demolished t make way for the new facilities with construction officially beginning on the 9th March 2007.

Opening two years later, the inaugural league match was held against FC Eindhoven on the 29th August 2009 which resulted in an entertaining 3-3 draw. The first goal came a few weeks before in a pre-season friendly against SC Cambuur with the club recording a notable increase in the average attendances with over 5,000 tickets sold per game.

IJsseldelta Stadion was initially built with a capacity of 10,500 but after the club were promoted to the Eredivisie in 2012 the club drew up plans to expand to a respectable 14,500 capacity over three stages of development. Matching the club’s ambition as a top-flight side, the first phase added 1,000 additional seats in the Fred Patrick East Stand.

Constructed by Zwolle VOF in a public/private partnership which saw the City of Zwolle contribute over 10 million euros to the project, the stadium is located within a wider sports complex which contains several other pitches as well as a hotel and retail facilities.

To date the stadium is yet to host International matches of the men’s team but IJsseldelta has hosted a handful of women’s games such as a 2010 game against Norway.

IJsseldelta Stadion exterior

View of MAC3PARK Stadion

MAC3PARK Stadion Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of PEC Zwolle's MAC3PARK Stadion:

IJsseldelta Stadion seating map

Stand Photos

Ijsseldelta Stadium is comprised of four stands: North, East, South and West.

Click the thumbnails above to enlarge an image of each stand and to read a more detailed description of each part of the Stadium.

Matchday Experience

MAC3PARK Stadion Away Section

Away fans are housed within the south-east corner of the stadium across sections 23-24 in the Zuid (south) stand, and section 22 in the Oost (stand) as per the seating plan above.

Food - Places to eat

At the stadium there is the Bluefinger restaurant which sells pub style food seven days a week as well as on the day of the match.

PEC Zwolle Club Shop

Inside PEC Zwolle club shop

PEC Zwolle Club Shop

With the exception of the online PEC Zwolle Fanshop, the club shop at IJsseldelta is undoubtedly the best place to purchase official merchandise of the bluefingers.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm. to 5:30 pm.
  • Match days: 2 hours before kick-off

Can you take a stadium Tour?

Ninety minute minute guided tours of IJsseldelta stadium are available from the start of the 2015 season for the bargain price of just €5.00 per person for a party of 10.

For more information and to arrange a tour please visit this page on the official website.

How to buy PEC Zwolle Tickets

Tickets to see PEC Zwolle in action at home can either be purchased online or in person from the fan shop during the regular opening hours as outlined above in the “club shop” section.

Regular Prices

  • North Stand: €19.50
  • Fred Patrick Tribune (East): €24.50 – €34.50
  • Klaas Drost Tribune (South): €20.00

For higher profile matches expect to add an additional €5.00 euros to the aforementioned ticket prices as PEC Zwolle essentially operate a two-tiered pricing system depending on the profile of the opposition.

How to get to MAC3PARK Stadion

Where is MAC3PARK Stadion?

IJsseldelta Stadion sits 3.7 km east of Zwolles historic city centre resulting a journey by foot of around 45 minutes for the average Football Tripper.


Driving

The Stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • Stadionplein 1, 8025 CP Zwolle, Netherlands

Car Parks

The car parks at IJsseldelta stadium are reserved for those in possession of parking permits which means if you are visiting for a one-off match you should stick to the area between Boerendanserdijk and Oude Meppelerweg which has standard parking regulations.

Train - Public Transport

Zwolle Railway station is a major transport hub for northern Netherlands and is subsequently served by no less than 8 different train services across all points of the compass.

Airports and Flying

The two nearest International Airports to the city of Zwolle are in Groningen (97 km), and Amsterdam (121 km).

Hotels Near MAC3PARK Stadion

Within the stadium itself there is the four star Hotel Lumen which has rooms which overlook the pitch. Surprisingly well priced in comparison to the other options within the city centre such as Hanze Hoel, Hotel Campanile and Best Western, the only drawback is its distance from the night-life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at MAC3PARK Stadion?

Dutch side PEC Zwolle play their home matches at MAC3PARK Stadion.

What is the capacity of MAC3PARK Stadion?

As of 2021 MAC3PARK Stadion has an official seating capacity of 12,500 for Football matches.

When was MAC3PARK Stadion opened?

MAC3PARK Stadion officially opened in 2009 and is home to PEC Zwolle

What is the postcode for MAC3PARK Stadion?

The postcode for MAC3PARK Stadion is 8025.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit MAC3PARK Stadion in 2021. Please visit the official website of PEC Zwolle for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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