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Communauté d'Agglomération Tarbes Lourdes Pyrénées

Tarbes, Occitanie Altitude : 304m
1 Sport climbing hall

Centre disciplines

Sport climbing


Located in the heart of a former industrial wasteland of more than 30 hectares and 100,000 m2 of building, the number 313 has been rehabilitated to become an indoor multi-sport complex. This sports hall of 11000m² includes 1 climbing pole (described in the + , 1 athletics pole with a track of 200 meters, jumps for pole, height, length, the triple jump, a one-pole, weight-throwing area for basketball, handball, badminton and volleyball, with two multi-sport courts.

Special features

The site has a climbing pole among the largest in Europe, with an Artificial Climbing Structure (SAE) allowing the simultaneous practice of the three Olympic disciplines: speed, difficulty and block. The wall for difficulty is 51 metres long and 19 metres high, with 9,000 outlets and 50 lanes in addition to the 2 lanes for speed. The block area is 42 metres long and 4.5 metres high. Finally, the dimensions of the initiation wall, which also serves as a warm-up wall during competitions, are as follows: 20 metres long and 4.5 metres high.

Known for

Mickaël MAWEM (5th at the last Olympic Games in Tokyo) came on training from 8 to 11 November 2022

The Meeting team was present twice during a week. Corsica and the U21 France team also travelled for a 7-day training course.

At the level of the competitions in 2022, May 7 and 8 were held the regional championships of difficulty occitanie and on May 15 the selective team of France of speed.  In 2023, we will organise the regional block championships on 7 and 8 January and the French difficulty championships on 10 and 11 June.

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Standard competition wheelchairs provided Hospital nearby Relaxation room Film screening room Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service

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