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Val Thorens Sports Centre

Sports Centre in Val Thorens

Val Thorens Sports Centre has sports facilities, including a gym, table tennis tables, and tennis, squash and badminton courts.

There's an aqua-club, with two pools, jacuzzis, saunas, and Turkish baths. Children are catered for as well, with a fun park, which has trampolines and bouncy castles. Finally, there's a 'well-being' club, where there are sun beds, and massages and facial treatments are available.

Read about the Sports Centre in Val Thorens here.

Val Thorens Sports Centre: location

Val Thorens Sports Centre is in the Caron shopping gallery - just up the stairs and escalator from the place des Arolles/bus station, and next door to la Piscine pizzeria and Eurospar supermarket. The Sports Centre has a brochure, with photos, times, and prices.

Val Thorens Sports Centre: sports facilities

Sports facilities

The sports facilities are:

  • gym/fitness/weights room 
  • 30 table tennis tables 
  • multi-sports courts for tennis, football, volleyball and handball 
  • 2 squash courts 
  • 6 badminton courts 
  • basketball 

Prices winter 2016/17

Sport Price (per court, unless otherwise stated) Time
Tennis €17 1h
Football, volleyball €25 1h
Squash €16 45 minutes                            
Badminton €17 1h
Basketball €5 per person 1h
Table tennis €5 per person, bat included  1h
Tournaments €5 per person
Gym €11 per session, or €40 for 5 days
Gym & Aqua-club €21 per session, or €72 for 5 days

Val Thorens Sports Centre: aqua-club

Waterfall and small pool, Val Thorens Sports Centre

Aqua-club facilities

The aqua-club has:

  • swimming pool
  • hydro fun pool (with jets and waterfall)
  • 2 jacuzzis
  • 3 saunas
  • hammam
  • foot baths

There's also an outdoor terrace, in case it should be warm enough to go outside (or for those who like rolling in the snow part way through a sauna).

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Prices winter 2016/17

Time Adult Child (6-15yrs) Child (3-5yrs)
Before 7pm €17 €8.50 €4
After 7pm €13 €8.50 €4
5 day pass €49 €27 €15
5 day family pass (2 ad + 2 ch 3-15yrs) €108

Val Thorens Sports Centre: children's fun park

Children's fun park facilities

The children's fun park has:

  • trampolines
  • plastic ball 'pool'
  • bouncy castles
  • other children's activities

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Prices winter 2016/17

Period Price
1 session (U12s) €10
5 days (U12s) €30
5 days funpark & aqua-club (U12s) €41
5 days funpark & swimming pool (3-5 years) €36

The price of the trampolines for over 12s is €10 per session or €30 for a 5 day pass, and €41 for 5 days trampoline plus aqua-club.

Val Thorens sports centre: Délir'Park

Délir'Park, Val Thorens sports centre

New in 2017-18 is the Délir Park, which is an adventure area in four areas - Crazy Challenge, Ninja Contest, Trampolining, and Iron Cross. It can be used with small groups of up to 5 friends, and there are Wipe Out-style games, an obstacle course with gym equipment, trampolines with a foam pit landing area, and weight lifting and running.

This video shows the Délir'Park in action:

Prices winter 2017/18

€14 per hour; €2.50 for anti-slide socks.

10 years and over, and minimum height 1m40.

Val Thorens sports centre: well-being club


Massage, by Hamza Butt, Licence CC BY 2.0

Well-being club facilities

The well-being club has:

  • hydro-massaging beds
  • Australian saunas
  • massages, scrubs and facial treatments
  • presso-esthetique
  • Sono 30

Prices winter 2016/17

Treatment Price
Relaxing massage 25 min €43
Sports massage 45 min €75
Relaxing massage 1h10 €108
Facial care 45 min €75
Presso-esthetic 25 min €28
Reflexology 1h €108

What is presso-esthetique? It's aim is to 'drain' tired or heavy legs. Your legs are wrapped in an inflatable 'blanket', which applies sequential pressure, by inflation of different parts of the blanket, to different parts of your legs - ankles, then calves, thighs, and up towards your waist. It seeks to evacuate toxins from your blood.

Val Thorens sports centre: classes

Sports classes available

There are also various fitness classes, including step aerobics, Tai chi, body sculpting, strength training, and aqua gym. Ask at reception for the programme.

You can do a 15 minute session of Fitvibe, too, which is supervised by a coach. It's a machine with a vibration plate, that's supposed to make training much more efficient.

Prices winter 2016/17

Class/activity Price
Fitness class €7
Aqua gym class €8
Fitvibe session €19

Val Thorens Sports Centre: opening times, phone number, and left luggage service

Winter opening times

The Sports Centre will be open from 18th November 2017 to 8th May 2018, in the coming ski season.

The opening times are:

  • sports facilities and fun park 1000-2200
  • well-being club 1000-1200 and 1400-2200
  • Aqua club 1400-2100 (but the pools close at 2030)
  • left luggage Saturdays 0800-2000

Summer opening times

The summer season is from early July until the end of August. The opening times in the summer are 0900-2100 every day. 

(In addition to the facilites mentioned above, there are 9 outdoor tennis courts in the summer).

Telephone number

You can call the Sports Centre on 00 33 479 00 00 76.

Left luggage service

Every Saturday, the Sports Centre offers a left luggage service from 8am to 8pm. €2.50 per item, and €4.50 to take a shower.

We hope you enjoy all the facilities in Val Thorens Sports Centre.

Val Thorens resort: Val Thorens Post Office

La Poste delivery van in Val Thorens

The Post Office, La Poste, is in the Maison de Val Thorens. The opening times during the winter season are:

  • *0830-1200 and 1400-1730 Monday to Friday
  • *closed on Saturdays and Sundays

The Post Office has a cashpoint.

Val Thorens Sports Centre: renovation

Val Thorens and Mont Blanc

Along with plans to develop and expand Val Thorens, the renovation of the Sports Centre is on the resort's to-do list.

The current Sports Centre dates from 1983, and is due an upgrade. The main problem is that the Sports Centre is used summer and winter, and it would be awkward to close it altogether for the works. Therefore, the renovation may be carried out in two phases, so that some of it can stay open.

As part of the scheme, access from place des Arolles would be improved - with an entrance at the level of the bus station, rather than just replacing the temperamental escalator which works on a part-time basis. The space on the roof where there are tennis courts would form part of snow-covered place Caron in the winter, instead of being fenced off.

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