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Tomblaine Nautical centre

Métropole du Grand Nancy

Nancy, Grand Est Altitude : 271m
1 Watersports centre

Centre disciplines

Rowing Canoe sprint


Created in 1997 on the banks of the Meurthe in Nancy in renovated former industrial buildings, the Nautical Centre offers approved facilities for high-level sport in a natural setting. In addition to the premises housing the athletes and boats of the rowing and canoeing clubs, the centre has a number of important assets, including the La Méchelle lake, a white water course of more than 300 metres, a 2,500-metre pool, 3 weight training and general physical preparation rooms, ergometer rooms, cardio-trainers/swingulators, a large meeting room, etc. The site also hosts the residents of the French rowing and canoeing centres.

Special features

Site accessible to people with reduced mobility


On the banks of the Meurthe river

Site accessible by public transport (line T1 to St Georges, lines 5, 13 and 9 to Stade Matter)

Nearby: Lido swimming pool (with weight training and balneotherapy areas), sports grounds, hospitals, etc.

Known for

Final of the French N1 slalom championship in canoe-kayak in 2013

Selection for the French Junior Canoe-Kayak Team in 2015

N1 rounds 3 and 4 of the French Elite Cup in 2015, 2016, 2017

2017 Canoe-Kayak 5000m selection events

Training ground for Pierre HOUIN, Olympic Champion in 2016 in Rio, Triple World Champion and Double European Champion in rowing.

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Hospital nearby Relaxation room Weights room Sauna

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