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Brive city centre Sports complex

Commune de Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Altitude : 118m
1 Stadium
1 Aquatics centre

Centre disciplines

Rugby Swimming Artistic swimming Para swimming


Brive loves sports: with 14,000 licensees, 160 installations, 160 clubs and associations, Brive loves sports. The high level is at home here, as illustrated by the regular hosting of major international events: the Tour de France cycling race (7), world championships and cups in rowing (2), international enduro (2), basque pelota (2), rugby 15 and 7-a-side, university golf, etc. The site has many assets: a complex including the Amédée Domenech rugby stadium which hosts the city's flagship team, the Brive Corrèze Limousin Athletic Club, its training grounds, an athletics stadium, an aquatic center, other gymnasiums and playgrounds nearby. Modern infrastructures: a synthetic field, a hybrid lawn, a 2200 m² performance center for rugby with weight and cardio rooms, running lane, 150 m² medical area, recovery area, meeting and reception rooms. But also, a total refurbishment of the athletics track in 2012 marked in both directions, 8 lanes, with stands, equipped with jumpers, and throwing cage, a modern aquatic center with a 50 meters pool, fitness and wellness area. In the heart of the city: The site benefits from the proximity of downtown services, accommodation, restaurants and a variety of activities are available. It is also served by all public transportation, the train station is 5 minutes away and Brive – Dordogne Valley, International Airport is 20 minutes away. Join us on:  ; ;

Special features

The daily experience of professional sport with an elite rugby club.

Recent equipment for the high level and adapted to the handicap :

  • A 15,000-seat stadium, a hybrid lawn and a synthetic pitch (2019), modern infrastructures meeting the requirements of the high level (weight training, recovery, treatment rooms, etc.).

An athletics stadium with an 8 lanes track that will be rebuilt in 2012 and marked in both directions.

  • A recent swimming pool (2015) with a 50m pool, 8 swimming lines, 400 seats, 2 removable separation fins, FINA and FFN certification, a fitness and wellness area.


In the heart of the city: a set of quality sports facilities, located close to the city center and all amenities: accommodation, restaurants, transportation, hospitals, etc.

Known for

International events: European Rugby Cup (since 1996) World University seven Rugby Championship in 2012 (19 countries, 450 athletes), European Open Water Swimming Cup 2019 (22 nations represented), World and European 24-hour pedestrian championship in (2010 -2021), International six Day of Enduro (2001, 2017).

National and inter-regional championships: Elite rugby championships, French open water swimming championships (2019), French championships for disabled swimming (2019), inter-regional athletics championships (2018), French championships for 24 hours of walking (2018).

A famous place: European Rugby Champion in 1997, the CABCL rugby continues to evolve at the highest level, it is an important vector for the sports world of the city and the attractiveness of the territory in general.

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access 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 Ice bath

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