Nevers is 2 hours by train and 2 and a half hours by car from Paris. Located in a retail zone, the fencing club “La Botte de Nevers” is in a convenient location and accesible by the town’s public transport network. Parking isn’t a problem as it has it’s own private car park. Built in 1999, the building is 1500 m² on a 6800 m² fenced area. It consists of a stand of 200 places , changing rooms, a club-house. The area dedicated to fencing is composed of 12 metal pistes and 5 training pistes. The fencing club in pictures >>> Each year the club holds regional and interregional competitions and regional training courses. The good relationship between the club and the town of Nevers enables the use of a nearby sports hall if necessary.
A meeting room with a screen, a gym, a room equipped with massage tables ,and a sauna. The club-house also has a kitchenette.
The fencing club « La Botte de Nevers” is the fencing hall of the Cercle Nervers Escrime (CNE), which celebrated its cenetenary in 2022. The CNE has trained several national and international champions such as Gauthier Grumier, world champion in the Epée Team event and two-time Olympic medallist at Rio 2016, most notably with the Olympic title in the team event. The CNE regularly welcomes delegations for exchanges such as the club St Denis of the Reunion.
The fencing hall is home to the Bourgogne Franche Comte CREFED , which has belonged to the PPF federation since 2017.
The CNE in pictures >>>
Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Weights room Film screening room Sauna