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Maurice Baquet Sports centre

Commune de Guyancourt

Guyancourt, Île-de-France Altitude : 160m
1 Dojo
1 Gymnasium

Centre disciplines

Judo Handball


The Maurice Baquet Gymnasium is located in Guyancourt, within the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Urban Community, 30 km South-West of Paris and very close to Versailles and to the Paris-Orly international airport.   The Maurice Baquet Gymnasium is composed of a variety of high-quality sport infrastructures, such as 3 martial arts dojos, 1 sports hall, 2 dance and table tennis halls, 3 football/rugby fields, 1 athletics stadium, 1 fencing and gymnastics hall and 1 outside multisports ground.   Officially awarded the « Terre de Jeux » label in 2019, the Town of Guyancourt is at the heart of Paris 2024’s organisation project as it will host the official golf competitions at the Golf National venue.   Thanks to its robust experience in organising majors sports events, the Town of Guyancourt may offer its expertise and know-how to welcome national or international delegations successfully.

Special features

A central geographic situation : the Olympic Village can be accessed in less than 45 minutes and the Paris-Orly international airport in less than 30 minutes.


A priviledged living environment : Guyancourt is a prosperous and human-sized city, home to numerous major companies such as Bouygues and Renault, and located at the heart of the Bièvre Valley and of the Versailles National Forest.


A close proximity of the facilities made available to the delegations : the hotel and restaurant are within walking distance from the Maurice Baquet Gymnasium, while the Versailles Hospitals (the André-Mignot Hospital and the Franciscaines Private Clinic) and the Trappes Hospital (the Western Paris Private Clinic) are less than 10 minutes’ drive.


A full welcome offer : with a clubhouse (equiped with a meeting, recreational and video analysis room), an infirmary, a gym, a swimming pool and sauna, a private secure parking lot, an athletics track.

Known for

The Maurice Baquet Gymnasium and the Town of Guyancourt welcome a variety of sports events ranging from local to international levels every year.


Among the main events that took place :

  • 1991-2011 : start of the Paris-Brest-Paris international cycling race
  • 1998 : hosting of the South Korean football team during the 1998 World Cup
  • 2013 : passing of the Tour de France in Guyancourt
  • 2018 : Ryder Cup golf competition
  • 2018 : hosting of the French Flying Disc selection tests
  • 2021 : welcoming of the national volleyball training camp of the Gendarmerie Nationale
  • 2021 : organisation of Paris 2024’s officially endorsed Tokyo Olympics Live Broadcast Event


To come:

  • 2024 : organisation of the official olympic golf competitions

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Weights room Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service Secure storage area Infirmery International airport nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Film screening room Sauna

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