Athletics Para athletics Basketball
A premium facility of international stature located in Pontoise, a 30-min. drive from Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport and Paris, with easy access by public transport: Cergy-Préfecture RER station and interurban bus network. The facility is made up of a sports complex and a stadium. The complex comprises a large 1,200-seater multi-sports hall, a second multi-sports hall, a weight training gym, a weightlifting gym, two ballrooms, a gymnastics hall and four squash courts. The stadium has a seated capacity of 800, a 2,000 m2 covered athletics hall, a running track, throwing areas (hammer, shot and discus), jumping areas (pole vault, high, long and triple jump), two artificial turf pitches (football and rugby) and a grass pitch for premium matches.. It also offers a full range of user facilities: changing rooms, offices, reception lounge for with a capacity of 200, two meeting rooms with interactive digital screens, storage rooms, two drug test rooms and two first aid rooms. The centre is fully approved to cater to disability, including athletes and non-athletes. The centre is home to CPBB, a basketball club competing in the national second-tier league, and EACPA, an athletics club competing at the highest level in France. The centre has the capability to stage cultural and sports events on a national scale and is committed to the development of sport activities for students at schools on the Cergy-Pontoise international campus (notably ILEPS : École supérieure des métiers du sport).
Five key assets:
- High-level technology: performance measurement using the “OPTOJUMP” and “1080” systems.
- Sports facilities that are brand-new (indoor athletics hall delivered in 2021) or have been renovated within the last 6 years (stadium in 2014, sports complex in 2019).
- High-quality equipment for athletics, basketball, weight training and weightlifting.
- Secured access and behind-closed-doors training capability.
- Less than a 15-minute walk to the other Cergy-Pontoise Olympic preparation site: the Parvis swimming pool with its heated outdoor 50-metre pool.
The Centre regularly hosts sports and socio-cultural events:
Sport. – A full season of CPBB basketball matches (up to 1,600 spectators) and EACPA meetings (up to 800 spectators).
Marquee events such as a world Boxing championship on October 8 2016 before 1,800 spectators, a national Futsal tournament in December 2019 before 1,400 spectators, Campus Day (annual student sports day with 1,000 participants), and Amiral League in July 2020 starring LNB and NBA pro basketball players.
Sociocultural. – In August 2020 a talk by Pierre Rabhi, and a yearly Employment Forum (2,000 visitors).
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 Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service Standard competition wheelchairs provided