Palais des Sports et des Congrès (Megève)

Newly renovated and opened in December 2017, Megève’s Palais des Sports et des Congrès is a Sports Centre, a Spa & Wellness Centre, a Conference & Events Centre and a Médiatèque all in one!  The Sports Centre hosts plenty of classes for children and adults alike.

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Espace Forme (Fitness)

Here, there are plenty of activities/classes to choose from, as well as a fully-equipped gym: yoga, pilates, circuit training, cross training . . .  See here for more details.


Espace Aquatique (Aquatic)

With both indoor and outdoor pools, the re-styled Espace Aquatique has something for the whole family!

Indoor pools – comprise one for swimming (25m x 12.5m), one for children, Aquagym and Aquabike sessions (0.60m x 1,35m), and a baby paddling pool.  

Bébés Nageurs – 10h – 11h15, 32 degrees, 11,50€ per session

Outdoor pools – there is an Olympic pool (50 x 21m) and a children’s paddling pool.  For rent are parasols and lounge chairs.

Pentagliss – 3 adjacent outdoor slides (open: from 17th-30th June 2017 and 4th-10th September 2017 – every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 12h – 19h30; from 1st July-3rd September 2017 – every day from 10h -19h30).

*REMEMBER that boys and men must wear a “slip”; if you arrive with shorts, you will be asked to buy a “slip”!*

Opening hours of indoor pools:
until 30th April 2017 – every day from 12h -19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30;
2nd May-18th June – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12h – 16h and 18h – 20h; Wednesdays from 14h – 21h30; Saturdays and Sundays 14h – 20h;
19th-30th June – every day from 12h – 19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30;
3rd July-3rd September – every day from 11h – 19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30;
11th September-17th December 2017 – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12h – 16h and 18h – 20h; Wednesdays from 14h-21h30; Saturdays and Sundays 14h-20h;

Opening hours of outdoor pools and pentagliss:
17th-30th June 2017 – every day from 12h to 19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30;
1st July-3rd September 2017 – every day from 10h to 19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30;
1st-10th September – every day from 12h to 19h30 and Wednesdays until 21h30

Price:
Adults: 6,50€
Children (5-14 years) and students: 5 €
under 5s: FREE!


Espace Glace (Ice-skating & Ice-Hockey)

With its musical setting, the indoor Olympic ice-skating rink at the Palais des Sports is for everyone, beginners and advanced skaters alike.  The rink sometimes transforms into a huge show/ice-hockey match venue, hosting up to 5000 people.  Since the renovations, the acoustics and lighting have been improved and there is heating and renovated changing rooms.  Skate rental is available and figure skating, curling and ice-hockey lessons can be booked.

Opening hours:
6th-31st March 2017 – every day from 15h – 18h;
1st-30th April 2017 – every day from 14h – 18h;
SHUT on  8th April bank holidays

Prices:
Adults: 5,50 €
Children: (5-14 ans): 4,20 €
Under 5s: FREE!
Skate hire: 3,50 €


Espace Balnéoforme (Spa & Wellness)

While the rest of the family is in the pool or ice-skating, or off hiking or on the pistes skiing, why not treat yourself to some pampering in the newly renovated Spa & Wellness Centre?  You will find water heated to 34 degrees, a wave pool indoor saunas and hammams and outdoor saunas!  See here for more details.

Opening hours:
2nd January-30th April 2017 – every day from 10h – 20h;
1st July-3rd September – every day from 12h – 19h30;
Wednesdays – night-time opening until 21h30

*Family Moment on Sundays from 10h-12h!*

Prices:
Adults: 34€;
Children: 14€ (under 5s only permitted between 10h and 12h!);
Family Balnéo on Sundays 10h-12h: adults 22€ and children 8€ (free for under 5s);
Happy Hour from 18h: adults -22 € (for those we appropriate ski pass over 15 years)


Espace Raquettes (Tennis and Ping-Pong)

No, not snow-shoeing in the Palais des Sports!  We’re talking about tennis and ping-pong raquets!

Tennis

There is one indoor tennis court, 10 asphalt courts and 2 clay courts (for use in summer).  There is also a training wall available on request.  Court rental is by the hour or with abonnements.

Opening hours: all year round; reservations are required.

Prices:
Indoor tennis court: 1 hour – 23 € or 10 session card –  207 €
Outdoor tennis court (asphalt): 1 hour – 14 € or 10 session card – 120 €
Clay court/asphalt night-time lighting: 1 hour –  17 € or 10 session card – 153 €

Tennis Lessons: are available from qualified teachers, either to learn from scratch or to improve tennis skills.

Lesson Prices:
1/2 hour: 26 €;  5 x 1/2 hour sessions: 120 €
1 hour: 48 €; 5 x 1/2 hour sessions: 220 €
1 hour for 2 people: 60 €; 5 x 1/2 hour sessions: 270 €

Ping Pong

With a view of the ice-skating rink, this is a ping-pong area with a view!

Opening hours: all year-round, every day from 10h – 19h. Reservations are necessary

Prices:
Adults: 5,20 €
Children: 5,20 €.
Under 5s: FREE!


Espace Escalade (Climbing)

740m² of indoor climbing routes are available on this newly renovated climbing wall, with routes for Beginners up to Advanced!  Equipment can be hired and lessons are available.

Opening hours:
3rd January-10th April 2017 – Monday to Saturday 15h – 22h and Sundays 15h – 20h;
SHUT on bank holidays

Prices:
Adults: 16€
Children: 8€

*Be sure to enquire about discounts available with the Formule Liberté and the Carte d’Hotes.*


Médiatèque

There is both a Children’s Section (see here for more details) and Adult’s Section in the Médiatèque and plenty of story-telling sessions . . .

See my post Médiatèque Megève for more details . . .


Espace Seminaire

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There are four new, fully equipped rooms for hire here, including an events room with seating for 800 people . . . Many spectacles are scheduled here throughout the year.


Espace Restaurant – Le Sports Bar

Le Palais is equipped with a restaurant/snack bar during the winter season which, in the summer months, opens up into a restaurant with terrace next to the Olympic swimming pool.

Tel: +33 7 68 98 25 61


Address:
247 route du Palais des Sports
74120 Megève

Tel: +33 4 50 21 15 71

Website: see here

Online Brochure: see here 

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