Quality Hotel Bordeaux Centre
27 rue du Parlement
Phone: (33) 5 56819512
Fax: (33) 5 56445051
A sport center where you can go to practice or see sport tournaments.
This verdant space is an island of calm in the hectic heart of Bordeaux. It has lawns perfect for sunbathing as well as a lake that welcomes numerous ducks and swans. In addition to the garden itself, visitors can discover a botanical garden, an arboretum, a natural history museum, a specialized library, and herbariums. This garden was created in the 18th Century. Originally a French garden designed by A.J. Gabriel, it was transformed into an English garden by Bonfin in the middle of the 19th Century.
Le Petit Théâtre lives up to its name (the "Little Theater"), as it seats only 30 or so people. The theater puts on many productions for children, such as the fables of La Fontaine.
This park is a good place for extreme sports.
Built at the site of a water tower, Gymnase Nelson Paillou is dearly loved by the people of Bordeaux for this is where they exercise, socialize and make merry. With 300 seats to offer, the space is fairly large and can accommodate sports as well as cultural events easily. Call for further details.
Designed in 1885, this garden currently consists of a copse of ancient trees, despite the destruction of many during the storm of December 1999. The park has all the characteristics of an English garden: an even layout, expansive lawns, and numerous planters. A pool of water measuring one hectare rests in its center. In addition to swans and ducks, the garden has a small animal park with rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, and ostriches.
Salle Jean Dauguet is a local gymnasium. It includes amenities like a martial arts studio and a general gym that can seat up to 2300 people.
This organization has more than 100 boats.
Stadium Vélodrome Bordeaux Lac is well known for hosting major cycling competitions, but is also open to the public, from beginners to medal holding amateurs. Bicycles are available and help is always on hand, particularly for those trying the sport for the first time. There are 13 changing rooms and other brilliant facilities as well. The stadium can accommodate from 4500 to 6500 spectators with a reception and press rooms. For renting the venue or planning visits call on.
Stade Nautique de Pessac is a municipal swimming pool with several pools: a big indoor one for learned swimmers, a little one for children, an open-air pool with a wave machine. You can sunbathe on the grass or enjoy the toboggan ride. The hot water baths or the sauna are for adults only. It is always flooded with people, as there is provision for everyone: from toddlers of six months to seniors 77 years old. Visit the website to know more about seasonal rates.
Situated near the Bordeaux lake is Golf de Bordeaux - Lac. This 18-holed golf course offers a fresh challenge to even the very experienced golfer. On the course, you will also find facilities for rent, like golf balls, clubs, bags and others that a true golfer just cannot do without. All that activity is bound to make one hungry, but do not fret, as the course has its own restaurant on the premises where you can eat to your heart's content. This golf course also is the venue for some of the region's premier golfing events. For more information see the website.
If you like adrenalin rushes and action games then this is the place for you. Laser Game lets you loose for 20 minutes with laser guns and plastic breastplates on two floors boasting 450 square meters (4843 square feet) of different décors. Clouds of mist, bridges and obstacles all await, not to mention up to 18 adversaries. Group reservations are welcome and you can participate in a free demonstration before having a go yourself.