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Jacques Chaban-Delmas Sports Palace

Commune de Castelnau-le-Lez

Castelnau-le-Lez, Occitanie Altitude : 40m
1 Dojo
2 Gymnasiums

Centre disciplines

Judo Basketball Volleyball


Located in the Municipality of Castelnau-le-Lez, 2nd city of the metropolis of Montpellier, The Sports Palace Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a large-scale sports infrastructure that extends over an area of 10,500 m², near the sports course , a true green lung of the city. Inaugurated on June 20, 1991, this large-scale sports facility hosted the Mediterranean Games in 1993 and nowadays welcomes many sportsmen and women, notably the resident professional club Montpellier Castelnau Volley University Club. The Sports Palace is a warm and friendly sports facility, consisting of a large honor room, called Romain BARRAS, with a capacity of 2,665 seats that can accommodate international volleyball or basketball competitions. The equipment also has a modern, completely new multi-sports hall, inaugurated in 2020, with a games area of 1,144 m², a collective sports hall of 800 m², 3 dojos, 2 dance floors, 1 gym. table tennis, 1 yoga room, 1 physical preparation room, 1 brasserie and in 2022 a completely renovated 1000 m² gym. The Sports Palace is located a 5-minute walk from the “Lycée Georges Pompidou” tram stop, a 15-minute drive from the Montpellier Méditerranée Airport, a 15-minute drive from the Sud de France Montpellier train station and has 'a very large parking lot.

Special features

The Sports Palace accommodates sports equipment, a brasserie, a physical preparation room, a sports course in the same unit of place;

A police station, shops and a supermarket are in the immediate vicinity.

The town of Castelnau-le-Lez has 2 renowned tourist hotels, the Domaine de Verchant (5 stars) and the Clos de l’Aub Rouge (3 stars).

At the medical level, the Castelnau-le-Lez Park Clinic provides 24-hour patient reception, an emergency service and has a full medical imaging platform (scanner, radio, ultrasound, MRI).

The Sports Palace is made up of a team of 20 agents who provide reception, upkeep and maintenance of the infrastructure. This team will receive its guests with great kindness, professionalism and discretion.

Known for

Since 2010: Professional Resident Club Montpellier Castelnau Volley University Club – Hosting of the Professional League A and European Volleyball Cup (CEV) competitions

2015: WORLD LEAGUE Match – FIVB WORLD LEAGUE (TQO) France – South Korea

2020: Reception of two 8th finals and 1 ¼ finals CEV CUP – 4 teams hosted at the sports center: OK Nis NIS, Mladi Radnik POZAREVAC, IBB POLONIA LONDON and Montpellier Castelnau Volley Université Club

2011: Professional Basketball Gala Match Paris Levallois – Hyères Toulon

2015: Home Training Selections Poland, France, Finland, Russia, Israel, Bosnia-Herzegovina – EUROBASKET

2019: All Star Game Basket – Selection of Professional French and Foreign Players

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Weights room Film screening room

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