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Talence Sports complex

Commune de Talence

Talence, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Altitude : 20m
1 Fencing hall
1 Aquatics centre
1 Stadium

Centre disciplines

Fencing Swimming Para swimming Athletics Para athletics


The sports complex of Talence is composed : - The Pierre Paul Bernard Stadium with two athletics tracks (one outdoor and one indoor), 5 soccers fields, a dojo, a weight room and an administrative and sports center. - Henri Deschamps Swimming Center with a 50m outdoor Nordic pool with 8 lanes, a 12.5m x 12.5m training pool with massage benches and swan curtain, a 25m swimming pool with 5 lanes and a wellness and recovery area (sauna, hammam, massage showers). - And the Pierre de Coubertin Gymnasium with its fencing room

Special features

  • – The location near Bordeaux (a UNESCO World Heritage city), the Atlantic beaches and the vineyards.

    – The location near the road infrastructures, on the edge of the ring road, 20 min from the Bordeaux train station  and Mérignac airport, with car and bus parks.

    – The proximity to hotels and restaurants

    – Close to the hood of Thouars and its health trails (700m, 2 and 5 km), a skate-park, the health sport station and the Padel Tennis courts.

    – The proximity (2km) to the SMART (intelligent gymnasium with a strong university ratification) of the University of Bordeaux offering two connected and equipped sports halls, fitness preparation room, teaching and seminar space. The delegations hosted will be able to use these facilities to develop the different phases of their preparation both in terms of training and in the search for high performance

Known for

– The DECASTAR, international combined events meeting that welcomes the world’s best athletes each year in this discipline (42 editions).

– The International Meeting of Disabled Athletics (6 editions)

– Various national, regional and departmental track and field meeting and competitions

– The Restos du Coeur race, formerly known as the Race of Anonymous of the university (27 editions).

-Matches of the French U19 soccer team and the Girondins de Bordeaux

– Hosting several French and European swim camps

– Training Center of the Pole France Relève Handinatation (disabled swimmers)

– Ladies word National Series

Optional extras

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

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