Pont-Sainte-Maxence – La Salamandre Gymnasium

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La Salamandre Gymnasium

A multipurpose gymnasium located in a green environment !

« The Salamandre » gymnasium is a recent multipurpose equipment operating since 2016 located in the heart of the Oise Valley in the town of Pont-Saint-Maxence (15 000 inhabitants) that offers all the necessary services. The river Oise crosses this town at the edge of the Halatte forest. This gymnasium regularly hosts international competitions (handball tournaments in 2016 and boxing galas).

The main hall (with a sports area of 44 x 22 m) favours handball practice, basketball, volleyball and badminton. A sports room with a wood floor (291 m²) can be split into 2 rooms with a mobile partition and is dedicated to dancing. A 392 m² dojo and a fencing hall of 206 m² are connected to these 2 spaces.

All these assets favour training in the best possible conditions.

Close to this equipment, you will find a tennis complex with 6 tennis courts ( including 3 covered courts), a stadium with 3 football grounds (105 m x 68 m including 2 natural turf and one synthetic turf pitch) as well as an athletics track.



  • 46’ from the Olympic village  (54 km-33,5 miles)
  • 1h40’ from the Olympic site (166 km-103 miles)

A modern structure in compliance with the most demanding handball’s requirements !

  • Specific handball goals certified by the IHF
  • Sound system with microphone
  • Accessible space with a lift


  • Anti-doping room (20,7 m²)
  • Physiotherapy room
  • Weights room
  • Public parking lot including one gated parking space for 10 vehicles inside the structure and bus parking spaces
  • Wifi access, optic fiber
  • Coach office
  • Lounge area
  • Conference room (30 m²) on the first floor
  • Catering area with cooking space incluing fridges, dish washers, microwaves, sinks and ovens
  • Cooking area
  • 14 lockers (8 of 18,7 m² to 25,3 m², 4 of 10,3 m² to 12,4 m²)
  • Individual and communal showers
  • Safe storage space
  • Film screening room
  • Floodlit facility
  • Club house on the first floor
  • Stands seating 500
  • Infirmary
  • Bus or minivans available for the delegation, adapted vehicle service available
  • Gated site
  • Private meetings, private use of equipment available
  • Flexible schedule


  • Main hall of 1 173m² with stands seating 500
  • Certified playing area of 44 m x 22 m and linoleum flooring
  • Ceiling height : 9 m
  • 3 000 m² gymnasium with 2 floors
  • Altitude : 40m

Key data

  • Handball International tournament U17 in 2016
  • High-level Boxing galas  (European championship in 2022)


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La Salamandre Gymnasium


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