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The Centre omnisports

Set in 120 hectares of wooded parkland by the Lac d’Allier, the Centre Omnisports combines on a single site all the facilities needed for the full range of sporting activities and for the staging of trade fairs and seminars, in addition to accommodation and catering facilities.


Our facilities

With a multisports complex unlike any other in Europe, Vichy is able to cater for 27 different sporting disciplines in competition-grade facilities used by top teams :

  • 8 football pitches, one of them on synthetic turf;
  • 2 rugby pitches;
  • 1 athletics stadium with a six-lane circular track and an eight-lane straight;
  • 1 sports centre with two gymnasia;
  • 1 multipurpose modular sports hall with a floor area of 2,000m², the Palais du Lac
  • 1 multipurpose modular sports hall with a floor area of 2,000m², the Palais du Lac, ...

Our activities

Stages haut niveau

Avec un Centre omnisports unique en Europe, Vichy peut accueillir 27 disciplines sportives sur des équipements compétitifs utilisés par les plus grandes équipes :

  • 8 terrains de football dont 1 en pelouse synthétique ;
  • 2 terrains de rugby ;
  • 1 stade d’athlétisme avec un anneau de 6 couloirs et 8 couloirs en ligne ;
  • 1 Palais des sports comprenant 2 gymnases ;
  • 1 halle polyvalente et modulable de 2 000 m2, le Palais du lac ;
  • 1 piscine de 50 m à proximité….
Official events

Vichy has considerable experience in the hosting of national and international championships. Our staff, working alongside the town’s sports and parks and gardens departments, is happy to put its expertise at your disposal and will take care of :

  • meeting your specifications and requirements;
  • preparing facilities and equipment;
  • hosting and assisting during the event itself;
  • relations with local clubs and federation authorities.
Company sporting challenges

To help you bring your staff members together or create special bonds with your partners and colleagues in sporting competitions, we can offer a comprehensive range of activities and provide :

  • hosting arrangements, support and supervision during your event;
  • specially drawn-up programmes;
  • accommodation arrangements through our reservations desk.
Courses for Young People

Officially recognised by the Ministry for Sport and Youth and listed by specialist bodies such as SEJ, France Sports, Eurosport and others, the Centre Omnisports is an ideal venue for young people’s residential sport courses :

  • accommodation in rooms sleeping no more than 3 persons;
  • regulated vehicular traffic in the park;
  • full board for limited budgets.

Conventions, seminars, trade fairs

Hold your residential courses and seminars, trade fairs, shows, conventions, conferences and symposia in privileged surroundings.

With the Centre Omnisports and its 6,500m² of flexible floor area, Vichy is able to ensure the success of all your business events :

The Espace du Parc

  • 10 flexible meeting rooms;
  • A 400-seater amphitheatre;
  • Exhibition and reception areas.

The Palais du lac

  • 2,000m² of flexible floor space with all the equipment and facilities needed to stage major events;
  • 40,000m² of outdoor parking spread over all parts of the Centre Omnisports and suitable for dividing up into display and exhibition areas.

The Centre Omnisports also offers…

  • the peace and tranquillity of 120 hectares of parkland;
  • a single contact before and during the setting-up of your event to assist with arrangements;
  • full-time specialist staff on site;
  • incentive activities to bond and motivate your workforce;
  • incentive activities to bond and motivate your workforce;
  • less than 5 minutes away: shops open 7/7, the Vichy Opera House with its programme of events winter and summer, two 18-hole golf courses, two casinos, a racecourse with evening racing;

The Centre Omnisports is fully equipped to cater for the safety and accessibility needs of wheelchair users.

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