The Sports Halls GENICOUD are located in the South of France, in the heart of Provence the ‘Cité des Papes’ in Avignon, which includes a world famous cultural and historical heritage. The city center is situated close to the historic centre and includes : the ramparts, the famous ‘Pont d’Avignon’ and the ‘Palais des Papes’. The Sports Halls GENICOUD are located in a wooded park and have a private parking for buses and cars. They are accessible from the TGV station and are a ten minute drive away (it takes 2h40 from the Avignon TGV station to Paris). Moreover, they are served by an urban transport network. Buses and tramway are nearby. The Sports Halls GENICOUD is sports equipment of the twenty-first century which is both innovative and unique in its design. Being a subject of an architectural competition, this sports equipment meets environmental and ecological standards. The building, which was inaugurated in March 2020, has a surface area of 2,780 square meters and hosts acrobatic and artistic gymnastics pratice in four spaces dedicated to :
- circus arts,
- urban practices,
- early childhood gymnastics,
- men’s and women’s gymnastics.
- The gymnic Hall offers a practice space of 1,000 square meters equipped whith the latest generation male and female equipment including :
- a sprung competition floor,
- two pommel horses,
- two gantry rings,
- three parallel bars, three fixed bars, two asymmetric bars,
- two jumping horses,
- four beams,
- one trampoline,
- one fast track,
- one tumbling track,
- security pits, many mattresses and reception mats as well as a wide variety of educational materials.
This sports center is dedicated to men’s and women’s gymnastics.
Its gymnic hall offers a high-level of comfort and practicality for an optimized preparation thanks to the equipment provided : bodybuilding and cardio training machines, medical practice and care a meeting room with sound system with video projector, wifi access, a rest room and patios for catering.
Near center there is a doctor’s office allowing balneo therapy and recovery treatment. Moreover, a complete medical team is also attached to the equipment.
A four-star hotel-restaurant is located ten minutes walk from the sports center. It offers spacious rooms, free wifi access, private reception rooms and during the summer season there is an access to the swimming pool and the solarium.
The Sports Halls GENICOUD are made available by the city to the gymnastics club ANT, which is the oldest Avignon Sports Association. ANT training club is recognized in the gymnic French landscape with numerous national and international results including a European junior title and a title of Champion of France DN1B.
For more than ten years, the Sports Halls hour also hosted the national hope pole of men’s gymnastics.
The center has developed an expertise in receiving foreign delegations by hosting many international teams internships in preparation : Canada, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany as well as several sessions of the French teams.
Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Infirmery Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Personal security service