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CREPS de Poitiers

Région Nouvelle Aquitaine

Vouneuil-sous-Biard, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Altitude : 124m
1 Road cycling centre
1 Dojo
3 Gymnasiums
1 Tennis Club
1 Stadium

Centre disciplines

Cycling (road) Triathlon Para cycling (road) Judo Para Judo Table tennis Basketball Para table tennis Wheelchair rugby Wheelchair basketball Tennis Wheelchair tennis Boccia Goalball Athletics Rugby Para athletics


Situated in a natural well-preserved environment; crossed by the GR 364, an orienteering course, mountain bike and jogging routes and walking trails, the CREPS de Poitiers is the 2nd largest CREPS in France. The “Château de Boivre”, in the middle of a lush green setting of 42 ha, is surrounded by top sport facilities adapted to high level sport, training courses and sports animation, and research. The sport center is composed of 5 accommodation facilities, a restaurant, sports facilities, a medical center, a swimming-pool and lecture rooms suitable for high level training courses. We propose 22 778 m² for indoor facilities including 11588 m² for 15 sport facilities, 28 774 m² outdoor sports facilities for 17 sport fields, for a total of 26 facilities adapted for disabled persons. High-performance sport is the primary mission of the institute, who is active in the “Grand INSEP” network to strengthen its action by supporting federal performance projects. The center is located 1h18 from Paris by train, 10’ from the Poitiers-Biard airport, 10 min from the highway A10, 1h03 from Bordeaux by train and 15’ from the center of Poitiers.

Special features

A place dedicated to the practice of high level sports in a preserved

42-hectare natural environment.

Open 360 days a year

On the same site, 4 accommodation buildings (268 beds), a restaurant (350 covers per service), a cafeteria for conviviality, wifi throughout the campus, a medical centre, a research centre, saunas – cold-water bath and swimming pool for recovery, weight-lifting room + bodybuilding area, physiotherapy technical platform, isokinetic room, echography, several treatment rooms.

Private car park (400 spaces), laundry in each accommodation facility and many other options to optimise your preparation.

Site completely accessible to disabled people with dedicated rooms.

A security team at night

Known for

Competitions on site : Winter Cup and Pro Challenge in tennis, basket 3×3 olympic qualifying tournament Tokyo 2020

CREPS-trained sportsmen and women with the highest level of qualifications :

Olympic gold : Marie-Claire Restoux (judo), Renaud Lavillenie (athletics)

Olympic silver : Nicolas Vimont Vicary (parasailing), Jo Wilfried Tsonga (tennis) , Renaud Lavillenie

Olympic Bronze : Arnaud Di Pasquale and Julien Benneteau (tennis), Pascal Pereira Leal (Paralympic table tennis)

World champions : Renaud Lavillenie (athletics), Morgane Ribout and Marie-Claire Restoux (judo) Alicia Mandin, Jacky Deforge (adapted sport swimming) Pascal Pereira-Léal, Lucas Créange, Magali Rousset (adapted sport table tennis), Claire Bren and Clément Faure (canoeing), Emeline Ragot (downhill mountain bike)

Davis Cup (tennis) : Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon, Nicolat Mahut, Julien Benneteau, Lucas Pouille, Olivier Delaitre

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities International airport nearby Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Sauna Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service On-site accomodation

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