Beauvais - Elispace

OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC PRE-GAMES TRAINING CENTRE : Basketball and wheelchair basketball
PARIS 2024 Olympic site : Arena Paris Sud 6 and Arena Bercy (wheelchair basketball)


A sport and entertainment venue of 4 000m²

With its international renown, this multipurpose hall, entirely disabled accessible, hosts large-scale events all year long (top level sports meetings, shows, conventions, fairs…) It is located in a business park in the heart of several sports equipment and near the city centre of Beauvais (60 000 inhabitants) that offers all the necessary services. The Elispace was also home to several international sports events including the international basketball women tournament in 2010.

The venue offers a reception hall, 5 dressing rooms, and an equipped kitchen; there is a multipurpose hall of 400 m². In addition: 1 gymnasium of 760 m² with an artificial climbing wall is accessible.

An aquatic and leisure complex (Aquaspace) is located 200 m away and hosts a 25 m pool with 8 lanes, a pit dive as well as a wellness centre for a perfect recovery. An ice rink, a tennis complex, the 32 ha green park Marcel Dassault with 2 outdoor tennis courts, a shooting range, an outdoor velodrome complete this extensive and varied offer.

Map : equipment and institutions 

Distance and travel time

  • 1h05’ from the Olympic village (80 km-49,7 miles)
  • 1h25’ from the Olympic site Arena Bercy (96 km-59,6 miles)
  • 1h20’ from the Olympic site Arena Paris Sud 1 for basketball (97 km-60,2 miles)

A hall with experience in welcoming high-level basketball !

Floodlit facility, white light in the main hall renovated in 2022. Sound system upon request (from 30 W to several KW) with an arena set up.

PGTC equipment and services

  • Wellness centre 300 m away (Aquaspace)
  • Hammam, sauna, ice baths (300 m away)
  • Anti-doping room
  • Physiotherapy room (17 m²)
  • Weights room (58 m²)
  • Gatekeeper
  • Videosurveillance
  • Bus parking spots, gated private parking space (100 spots),public parking lot (250 spots)
  • Wifi access, optic fiber
  • Coach office, conference room, lounge room (180m²)
  • Catering area and cooking space
  • Press area
  • 12 lockers (5 of 20 m², 4 communal lockers, 2 for referees)
  • Individual and communal showers
  • Safe storage space
  • Lighting : 1 500 lux
  • Club house
  • Stands (2 750 seating spots)
  • Infirmary
  • Minivans available for the delegation
  • Private meetings / Private use of equipment available
  • Flexible schedule

important details

  • Main hall of 1 200m² with stands seating 2750
  • Certified Playing area of 44x22m with woodfloor
  • Basketball goals in compliance with the FIBA requirements
  • Height ceiling : 13 m
  • Altitude : 67 m

Key data

  • 15 international events

Point of contact


If you want to see more details about each hotel's equipments and services, visit the directory of accommodations in Beauvais.

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Kyriad Beauvais sud ***

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Ibis Beauvais Aéroport ***

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Hôtel de la Cathédrale ***

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Campanile Beauvais ***

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Chenal Hôtel ***

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Le domaine du Colombier ****

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Ibis styles Beauvais ***

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Hostellerie Saint-Vincent ***

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Mercure Beauvais Centre Cathédrale ****

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City hôtel Beauvais ***

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