Communauté d'Agglomération Villefranche Beaujolais SaôneArnas, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Altitude : 185m
Rugby Handball Basketball Wheelchair basketball Wheelchair rugby Sport climbing
The preparation center the Escale in Arnas is ideally located in regards with access to the various sites of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and offers a great opportunity to get prepared in a place of excellence. The Escale is located : 5 min from the A6 motorway exit and close to the A43 and A89 motorways. 2 high-speed train stations: (Mâcon-Loché TGV 30 minutes North and Lyon 45 minutes South) (2 hours travel to Paris) 2 airports: Lyon Saint Exupéry 40 min and Geneva 1h45. (50 minutes flights to Paris). In the heart of the Beaujolais region and in a natural setting, the Escale is ecological equipment and a living place suitable for high-level sport. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBCm7FAy8R0&feature=youtu.be The Beaujolais region has been awarded as a Unesco labelled Global Geopark , allowing natural landscape experiences as well as a unique playground for athletes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZGEWXQpvMw This quiet environment allows you to train and focus on upcoming competitions. After training, athletes are invited to discover local heritage. In 2019, the CAVBS has been awarded with the “art and history places” label. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx7N5Z2QeL0&feature=youtu.be The entire site is accessible to people with disabilities. Access to the site will be secured. This 25-hectare preparation center is composed of a rugby complex and an additional multi sports complex including a climbing hall. The CAVBS has joined forces with the municipality of Anse (Sports Hall) as for climbing facilities. The quality and complementarity of both artificial climbing structures provides a complete offer. For more information: https://www.agglo-villefranche.fr/ http://www.mairie-anse.fr/
The training center “The Escale” enables various sports in one facility.
The CAVBS also owns an aquatic Centre 10 min from the preparation center, offering a sport and leisure aquatic area and a relaxing area (whirlpools, hammam and sauna).
All accommodation and food services for all budgets in a 15 minutes drive from the Escale preparation center or the Anse Sports Hall (for climbing).
A high range hospital (Hôpital Nord Ouest) 5 minutes away.
The Escale preparation centre and the Anse Sports Hall have hosted national and international events since 2007 (creation) and 2010 (extension):
Rugby World Cup base camp hosting the Georgian National Team in 2007
International Group Skating Championship 2011
International Beaujolais Marathon: departure spot of the half-marathon until 2015
French Junior Fencing Championship 2015
French Gymnastics Championship 2016
French Handibasket Championship 2016
Qualification phases European Championship Ultimate clubs 2016
International Rugby match France VS Wales ( under 18 year old) 2017
French Handi-climbing Championship 2018
French Senior Table Tennis Championship 2020
Anse Sport climbing rooms :
Host of the French speed climbing team 2021
2021 Speed Climbing French Cup
Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities International airport nearby Hospital nearby Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Relaxation room Ice bath Standard competition wheelchairs provided Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service