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CREPS Hauts-de-France in Wattignies

Région Hauts-de-France

Wattignies, Hauts-de-France Altitude : 46m
1 Fencing hall
3 Gymnasiums
1 Wrestling hall
1 Stadium
1 Shooting range
1 Hockey field

Centre disciplines

Fencing Wheelchair fencing Basketball Wheelchair basketball Wrestling Table tennis Para table tennis Volleyball Goalball Athletics Rugby Para athletics Shooting Para shooting Hockey


The only centre of its type north of Paris, located in the heart of the Lille metropolis, the CREPS* in Wattignies Hauts-de-France is a sports preparation and improvement centre for high-level and aspiring athletes. As part of the Grand INSEP** network and positioned as an Olympic training centre, CREPS offers a comprehensive range of sports and technical facilities. A centre of excellence made up of 8 high-level facilities and a team of 150 to help people improve their sports performance! * Centre for Resources, Expertise and Performance in Sport - ** National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance   TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • A single 17-hectare site with a wooded park
  • 24 600 m² of outdoor sports facilities
  • 5200 m² of indoor sports facilities
  • A modern recovery unit with a cold bath for optimised recovery
  • A multidisciplinary professional medical unit
  • 2 weights rooms
A single place which includes modular sports facilities (see facilities) plus:
  • connected conference areas;
  • 2 accommodation residences with a third planned for late 2021 • a sports health / rehabilitation platform
  • a catering area (180 place settings)
Recent facilities:
  • a 400-metre track in polymer resin, of which 115m is semi-covered with sprint lanes, 6 lanes on the ring and 8 lanes in a straight line for the 100 m and 110 m hurdles; an inclined plane on 2 race lanes for overspeed exercises
  • 2 artificial pitches for team sports (football, rugby, field hockey etc.)

Special features

  • An enclosed, secure site
  • An ideally located site: in the heart of the Lille metropolis (CREPS › Lille stations: 10 min) and near Paris (Lille › Paris: 60 min by high-speed train (TGV); 24 TGV connections/day)
  • Quick (10 min), direct access to Lille-Lesquin Airport and 18 TGV connections/day with Paris – Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Proximity (less than 5 km) to the Lille University Hospital Centre – ranked 2nd in the list of best public hospitals – and specialist clinics
  • Presence of an on-site medical platform
  • Ability to host several delegations at the same time
  • Personalised catering services and/or adapted to the special diet of top athletes
  • Accommodation possible on site (attractive rates)
  • Range of performance support services dedicated to athletes and their coaches

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Optional extras

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

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