Bourgoin-Jallieu is the capital of Northern Isère, located at the crossroads of a major traffic hub between Grenoble, Lyon and Chambéry. It is located 20 minutes from Lyon Saint-Éxupéry International Airport and close to the Alps, for high altitude preparation. With a population of 30,000 inhabitants, Bourgoin-Jallieu is particularly lively, but still retains the soul of a village, with many areas for relaxation and well-being, as it has approximately 80 hectares of green areas. As a sports city, it is used to hosting teams and has a number of high-quality infrastructures that meet the requirements of the very highest level and allow optimal preparation for major sports competitions. Bourgoin-Jallieu is a city on the move: every year, on the first weekend of September, it hosts a major festival with the participation of more than 8,000 festival-goers. More than 250 shopkeepers enliven an accessible, embellished and renovated downtown area, consisting of a central pedestrian artery and numerous bars and restaurants that bring life to the city in the evenings. Bourgoin-Jallieu is a city steeped in history, marked by its textile past which it likes to display, particularly in its museum which hosts many exceptional exhibitions throughout the year. Its quality infrastructures, its vitality and dynamism will convince you to choose it for your preparation! https://www.bourgoinjallieu.fr/sports-et-loisirs
Bourgoin-Jallieu has a large sports complex, directly annexed to the Pierre Rajon stadium, and a Sports Palace, each of which meets the demands of the preparers and offers a large range of available activities.
In addition to these facilities, the athletes’ accommodation is only 15 minutes away from the training areas, in the immediate vicinity of the Brand Village. The Mercure Hotel also offers several facilities to continue training outside the city.
It also has an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, tennis courts, a weight room, fitness room and squash court. It will also allow the holding of meetings, or relaxation through access to its game room.
In addition, the accommodation offers catering adapted to the preparation of the competitions.
Our offer combines everything you need to prepare yourself !
Bourgoin-Jallieu is best known for its rugby club, CS Bourgoin-Jallieu, a three-time French second division champion, French vice-champion and winner of the 1997 European Challenge.
Bourgoin-Jallieu recently hosted, with the same facilities, the Castres Olympique for the preparation of the semi-final of the Top 14, friendly games of Olympique Lyonnais and ASVEL. In addition to these meetings, it hosted the Men’s and Women’s National Gymnastics Championships and the Cameroonian Women’s Volleyball team in its preparation for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Finally, our City has trained great athletes: the Olympic Boxing champion Brahim Asloum, the European and World Handball champion Cyril Dumoulin, the footballer Amine Gouiri or the rugby players Sébastien Chabal, Julien Bonnaire or Morgan Parra.
Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service