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Arlette Franco Swimming centre

Commune de Canet en Roussillon

Canet-en-Roussillon, Occitanie Altitude : 10m
1 Aquatics centre

Centre disciplines

Swimming Para swimming


Over the years, Canet en Roussillon has forged an international reputation in the sports field. Equipped with quality equipment, Canet combines the charm of a traditional village with that of its fine sandy beach, at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the heart of a region rich in discoveries. Over the past decades, the Arlette Franco Swimming Center has become a benchmark in international swimming, supported in particular by the Mare Nostrum Swim Meet and hosts numerous national and international competitions. The world's greatest swimmers came to Canet: Alexander Popov, Mark Spitz, Janet Evans, Nathan Adrian, Katinka Hosszu, Ian Thorpe, Laszlo Cseh, Leisel Jones, Sarah Sjostrom; Laure Manaudou, Alain Bernard, Yannick Agnel, ... The Arlette Franco Swimming Center includes: - "Europa" swimming pool, 50m, 8 lines, uncovered; - "Sérandour" swimming pool, 25m, 8 lines, covered; - a 250m² weight room; - a recovery unit (hammam, jacuzzi).

Special features

Unity of place with quality accommodation, catering adapted to high-level athletes in the immediate vicinity of the Centre de Natation Arlette Franco.

Its new weight training area is specially designed for high level athletes.

Equipment available: 8 cages (bench press, bench, traction, etc.), 2 weightlifting platforms, cardio (bicycles, elliptical, rowers, ski-ergs), horizontal press, treadmill, owner’s block track , 2 back pulls, 1 bicep bench, etc …..

For your comfort: Changing rooms and showers, Medical-massage room, Office for coaches

40m² meeting room

Known for

All the great swimming nations came to Canet, for the Mare Nostrum Swim Meet or for an training camp.

We have hosted national teams from the following countries :

Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, …

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Sauna Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service

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