Sainte-Victoire Aquatic Centre – Maurice Daugé Sports Complex – Venelles


Swimming Pool – Indoor

The Sainte Victoire aquatic centre is located in an exceptional 22 hectare sports and nature area. It has the latest technological advances in terms of water and air treatment and respect for the environment. This swimming pool also offers numerous functionalities for the practice of high level aquatic sports with, among others, changing rooms dedicated to high level sports, a weight room and a dry preparation room for artistic swimming directly accessible from the pools, a 33 metre 8-lane pool, a 50m Nordic pool, a 220m2 activity and learning pool, with a current river and massaging benches, an anti-doping room and a meeting room.

This aquatic centre is home to the Pays d’Aix Swimming Club. The latter has a great tradition of water polo and artistic swimming. The professional water polo team has been in the top 4 of the French championship for several years and has qualified for the various European Cups. As far as artistic swimming is concerned, Pays d’Aix Natation is the leading French club and manages the French hopeful pole with the French Swimming Federation.

The French teams of this discipline regularly carry out training courses of preparation there.


a train station: 30 mn
an airport: 35 mn
a hospital: 12 mn


Olympic Sports :
artistic swimming, waterpolo


Construction date : 2016
Type of ground :
Stainless steel pool and tiled deck
Lanes / Zones / Width :
Artistic Swimming and Water-Polo:
Pool length:33m
Pool width:21m
Minimal depth:3m
Electronic timing system / Video recording system / FINA water polo equipment (field lines, portable goals, etc.)
Air conditioning system :
Ceiling height :
Light intensity :
1200 lux
Timing system :
Hosting capacity :
Seating : 312 people including PRM : 12 people
Seating on a low tiered bench : 96 people
Promenade: 71 people
Mezzanine area: 37 people
Locker rooms / Toilets
Number of locker rooms: 8 vestiaires collectifs/ 2 vestiaires Haut Niveau/26 cabines individuelles/ 1 vestiaire été avec 12 cabines individuelles + 2 vestiaires personnel | Number of PRM locker rooms : 3
Number of toilets: 4 | Number of PRM toilets : 4 | Number of toilets ( for athletes ): 4


Comfort facilities :
Medical room
Doping control room
Information facilities :
Video surveillance
Additional premises :
Weights room
Meeting room
Secure storage aera


Centre aquatique Sainte-Victoire – Parc des sports Maurice Daugé
Complexe sportif Maurice Daugé, Chemin du Collet Redon – 13770 Venelles

Aldric Singher
Director of Aquatic Center
04 42 93 91 30