The Porcé Sports Complex is an exceptional site south of the city, inside a park, by the sea. Entirely renovated in 2019, the complex includes: a large multi-sports venue that can accommodate several boxing rings, 4 combat sports halls, meeting rooms and changing rooms. The undeniable asset of this sports centre dedicated to combat sports is also its location. Sportsmen and women can take advantage of the outdoor practice areas (tennis and multi-sports, physical maintenance workshops, hiking trails) and the natural surroundings. It offers numerous possibilities for walks and training in a very pleasant setting. Discover Saint-Nazaire on video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl9oyalIwck&feature=emb_logo
The main users of the gym are middle school students, a national level basketball club and combat sports clubs (karate, Thai boxing, English and American boxing). Le Boxing nazairien, a resident club, trains amateur and professional English boxers. It was elected the best French boxing club.
There is a wide choice of accommodation and restaurants close to the sports centre. The City is attentive to the teams’ needs in order to meet the specific requirements for the layout of the spaces (meeting rooms, relaxation rooms, physiotherapy, catering, etc.).
Several national and international champions have trained in this sports centre and some still do: Charles Colin (French champion from 1953 to 1958), Souleymane Diallo (French champion from 1963 to 1965), Roland Cazeau (European champion in 1976 and French champion 1975 and 1977), Germain Le Maitre (French champion 1974, 1975 and 1983 and 1984), Stéphane Cazeau (French champion 1991, 1993, WBC champion in 1994), Osman Aktas (French champion in 2007, European Union champion 2008, and European challenger 2009), Julie Robert (French champion 2010), Bastien Laforge (French vice-champion and European vice-champion 2011), David Papot (French senior champion 2012, 2017, 2018), Olivier Vautrain (French senior champion 2012, French professional champion 2020), Christian Mbilli (European Union champion 2014, European junior champion 2013)…
Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Infirmery Floodlit facilities International airport nearby Hospital nearby Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service