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Kir Lake Dijon

Commune de Dijon

Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Altitude : 248m
1 Watersports centre
1 Beach volleyball court
1 Aquatics centre
1 Tennis Club

Centre disciplines

Canoe sprint Triathlon Para triathlon Beach volleyball Tennis Wheelchair tennis


The Lac Kir Centre is in the west of Dijon, the capital of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. The centre has three different sites with excellent training conditions, with a 37-hectare body of water set among 30 hectares of certified eco-gardens, ten minutes from the historic town centre. It is surrounded by a beach, sports facilities, beach volleyball courts, food services, a cycle track, and starting points for hiking and mountain bike paths. The centre includes the following facilities:

  • The Lac Kir Watersports Centre
  • 3 beach volleyball courts on the beaches along Lac Kir
  • 12 clay tennis courts near the Watersports Centre
  • 1 swimming pool and the municipal sports school
The following sports can be practiced here: beach volleyball, canoe-kayak sprint, tennis, wheelchair tennis and Olympic and Paralympic triathlons. The Watersports Centre is currently undergoing a major refurbishment project. Accessibility : 10 minutes from the town centre and 25 minutes from the vocational sports training centre (CREPS), it is accessible by soft modes of transport: cycle paths, the green track (Voie Verte) that connects the centre of Dijon to the Ouche Valley, and public transport. The site is also accessible by car.

Special features

Proximity to the Île-de-France region : 1h 35m TGV train daily, in the middle of rail and motorway networks, boasting highly effective support facilities, expertise and an excellent standard of living.

Optimal training conditions thanks to the environment and air quality as Dijon is the urban area with the lowest level of fine particulate air pollution in France.

Location: made up of three different sites covering four disciplines.

10 minutes from the town centre, 25 minutes from the CREPS

Accessible by Divia buses and cycle paths


Accommodation: three hotels nearby

  • Ibis Dijon Gare, 12 minutes away
  • Grand Hôtel la Cloche, 13 minutes away
  • Kyriad Gare, 12 minutes away

Known for

Lac Kir hosts many outdoor activities.

The Dijon Triathlon, a certified sustainable triathlon that starts from Lac Kir every year with several different course types. The long-distance version counts towards the Tricup ranking.

Hosted the French canoe-kayak sprint champions on 15 July 2018.

Hosted the men’s final of the Beach Volleyball Coupe de France 29-30 August 2020.

Lac Kir tennis: French Wheelchair Tennis Championships in 2018 and 2019.

Optional extras

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

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