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Béthune Aquatic centre

Communauté d'Agglomération Béthune Bruay Artois Lys Romane

Béthune, Hauts-de-France Altitude : 22m
1 Aquatics centre

Centre disciplines

Swimming Para swimming


The Bethune Aquatic Centre is a new generation complex dedicated to sports, leisure and well-being, integrated into a sports complex. It is in the heart of the city center of the Agglomeration. Its proximity to the TGV station, of the English motorway, and 30 minutes from Lille Lesquin airport are the major advantages in terms of accessibility. It has all the equipment necessary for the practice of swimming of very high level such as an Olympic basin, approved starting plots coupled to high performance bulletin board. This equipment is certified for Paralympic swimming. The aquatic centre site is fully secure. Link :

Special features

The aquatic center of Bethune has a fitness area with high performance equipment and adapted to the physical preparation of high level athletes (cardio training, treadmills, rower, steppers, bikes, elliptics). It also offers a top-of-the-range weight room composed of guided devices offering ergonomics and ease of use. Massage room, sauna, hammam, spa, complete the offer. A very high-end hotel complex is located just a stone’s throw from the aquatic centre « Le Domaine de la Chartreuse» a vast hotel complex offering a wide range of accommodation, restaurants and reception areas.

This complex is an additional asset to the aquatic centre.

It is particularly frequented by the French Football Federation as well as by professional football clubs.

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Known for

Béthune Aquatic Centre hosts the Pélican Club Bethunois Stadium, which is one of the top 10 French clubs.

Among the 1,100 licensors who make up the club, several swimmers are classified as high-level athletes, at least four of them are running for the Tokyo or Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The excellence and know-how of the club allow it to organize every year numerous national competitions.

This equipment was proposed to the Russian Swimming Federation in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Optional extras

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

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