The district council of the Creuse Valley was labeled Terre de Jeux 2024 (Region of Olympic sport and solidarity) on November 21, 2019 and on October 5, 2020 the Eguzon outdoor activities centre was selected as a preparation center for the Games.
This means that we have the full potential to welcome sports teams of all horizons, in the best conditions for sports training!
Why train in Eguzon:
To optimize your preparation, we offer everything in one place, accommodation, catering and sports equipment.
Located in the heart of the Creuse Valley, between Châteauroux and Limoges, 3 hours from Paris, our sports training center is situated on the edge of the largest lake in the Centre region, with an area of 312 hectares. Surrounded by a quiet and preserved environment, our sports preparation centre is the ideal place to fully concentrate on your goals.
The sports accommodation centre
Our new accommodation centre, which opened in the spring of 2022, welcomes you in a brand-new hotel-quality establishment that will exceed your expectations.
It has 56 beds spread over two floors in 23 modular rooms with ensuite bathrooms.
The restaurant, friendly and customizable to adapt to your nutritional needs, offers quality service and has a capacity of 110 seated diners. And you can enjoy our large terrace with a view on the lake!
You can have access to our 120m² conference room, equipped with audio and video equipment to optimise preperation for your training.
A relaxation area with a lounge and bar area are also available.
Our fitness room is equipped with high-performance equipment and a sauna. It is ideal for optimizing physical preparation and recovery.
For sporting endeavors, a few metres from the accommodation, Lake Eguzon and its beautiful, wild landscapes provides an ideal environment inspiring you to push yourself to your limits.
Our exceptional setting in the Creuse Valley offers you all you need to organize high level training courses in optimal conditions.
Our sports facilities
At the centre :
A 312 hectare stretch of water, 17km long and 60m deep, recognized for rowing and canoeing with 4 safety boats and space for 2 boating lanes.
You can see the place for the boating lanes in yellow on the map below. Other configurations are also possible for shorter distances.
At your disposal :
- Boat storage areas
- Safety boats
- Locker rooms
- Meeting rooms
In Eguzon (5 km from the centre) :
The 880m² 9m high municipal gymnasium, or multi-sport hall, can be set up for basketball, handball, tennis, volleyball or badminton.
Municipal soccer stadium
In Orsennes (10km from the base) :
In Argenton-sur-Creuse (20 km from the base) :
- The Aquatic Center has 3 pools, 2 of which are indoor.
- The Rollinat sports complex: surface of 946m² with parquet floor and a stand with a seated capacity of 168.
- The Lothaire Kubel Sports Center has a 9968m² natural grass rugby field.
- a 796.00m² indoor parquet surface archery room, and an outdoor shooting range.
- a 453m² Dojo
- an 8320m² outdoor natural grass football field.
- The athletics stadium, open with a 174 seat stand and a stabilized / asphalt surface.
Rooms with ensuite bathrooms
Ideal sports area for physical training, equipped with new high-performance equipment (rowing machines, treadmills, elliptical trainers, etc.)
Modular 120m² workspace equipped with audio and video equipment.
Additional meeting rooms are available on the waterfront
The entire site is covered by WIFI
Swimming pool and climbing cliff nearby
Terrace with view on the lake
Our special extras
We offer training on the biggest lake of the Centre Region, Lake Eguzon, in a quiet area only 3 hours from Paris.
And to optimize your preparation, all our services are gathered in one place: accommodation, catering and sports facilities on the lakefront.