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Palais des sports Jean Capiévic

Commune de Vaulx en Velin

Vaulx-en-Velin, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Altitude : 165m
1 Weightlifting gym
1 Dojo

Centre disciplines

Weightlifting Judo Taekwondo Para Judo Para taekwondo


The Palais des sports Jean Capiévic is a sports complex of nearly 7,000 m2. Ideally located in the city center, it is accessible to all audiences. This is a piece of equipment that gives a very interesting unit of location to exploit. It offers optimal reception conditions for delegations in order to implement all of their Olympic and Paralympic preparation. Its size, its plurality of sports practice spaces and its modulation possibilities make it a high-quality infrastructure that can adapt to all the needs of athletes. The sports complex is suitable for Handisport: - a 1000m2 room approved for a capacity of 960 spectators (seated configuration) offering a dojo area of ​​800m² - two complementary dojos of more than 200m² each - a work out room - a complementary gymnasium of 800m² - an outdoor sports area with a 200-meter ring - a 1000m² gym area - an equipped infirmary - meeting room, conference room - a relaxation area Accessibility and amenities: 20 minutes from Lyon Saint Exupéry airport and 15 from Lyon Part-Dieu TGV station, the Palais des sports is at the heart of eastern Lyon and the amenities of the center of Vaulx-en-Velin. Within a 10-minute radius, you will find many restaurants, hotels and one of the most efficient hospitals in France with leading specialists in sports medicine. It also benefits in its immediate environment from large international conference rooms (wifi, screenings, videoconferences).

Special features

Vaulx-en-Velin, city of nature and water, is located in the metropolis of Lyon in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

On the banks of the Rhône, you can discover a multitude of sporting routes all along the banks of the river or its canal and the Rize river.

Less than 5 minutes away, you will find the Grand Parc of over 2,200 hectares and its lakes; it is one of the largest metropolitan parks in Europe. You can enjoy nature, land sports (golf, mountain biking, hiking, jogging) and water sports (canoeing, kayacking, sailing, swimming).

5 minutes away, Lyon, the former capital of Gaul, city of the Silk Road since the 17th century, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, city of lights and “world capital of gastronomy”, awaits you.

Known for

For many years now, the Palais des sports Jean Capiévic has regularly hosted club activities and major sporting events.

– French GRS UFOLEP championships;

– open de France escalade;

– French karate championship and international competitions;

– European boxing championship (men and women);

– games in the French championship and European handball cup (women);

– Lidl Star League prepration tournament (D1 men’s handball);

– international handball training camps;

– international weightlifting training courses;

– Handisport days;

– games of the French Futsal Championship;

– weightlifting, judo, taekwondo competitions …

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service

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