The Council organizes sports activities such as

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

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ACTIVITIES

1.       

Intercollege Tournaments – Volleyball (Boys & Girls), Basketball (boys) and Futsal (Boys & Girls) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education

2.       

Vacoas/Phoenix Open Squash Tournament in collaboration with the Mauritius Squash Rackets Association.

3.       

Regional Karate Competition in collaboration with the Vacoas/Phoenix Regional Karate Club

4.       

Wrestling Competition in collaboration with Vacoas/Phoenix Regional Wrestling

5.       

AUA Activities

6.       

MrVacoas-Phoenix – Body Building Competition in collaboration with New Body Building Federation

7.       

Petanque tournament in collaboration with Regional Petanque de Vacoas/Phoenix

8.       

Sport Award Nite – Phoenix D’or

9.       

National Full Contact Championshipin collaboration with the Federation Mauricienne de Kick Boxing et Disciplines

 

10.  

Vacoas/Phoenix Road Relay

11.  

Vacoas-Phoenix Badminton Tournament

12.  

Sport de Masse for 6 Wards

13.  

Relais Marron at Ste Suzanne, Reunion Island



FOOTBALL GROUND


The Municipal Council of Vacoas-Phoenix owns 13 Football Playgrounds and also maintains 3 Football Playgrounds vested by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources at Phoenix SSS, Medco Clairfonds and Holyrood SSS.
     13 football grounds are equipped with lighting facilities and 9 with cloakrooms.
     A roster for football clubs registered with the Council is established for the use of the different football playgrounds from 16.00hrs to 20.00hrs. The football grounds are also made available to associations affiliated with the Council free of charge for tournaments.  There are around 13 clubs using each football ground.
     The Council also runs 4 “Ecole de Foot” namely at St Paul, Highlands, Camp Mapou (Henrietta) and Closel Municipal Football Grounds. There are approximately 25 children aged between 7 to 15 years registered with each “Ecole de Foot”. The coaching classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4.00 to 6.00 pm and on Saturdays 9.00 am to 11.00 am.
     These Football Grounds are regularly maintained by council’s in-house labour and are closed during the Winter season for maintenance like upgrading, levelling...

The Council has under its care of responsibility the following football grounds
•    Hermitage
•    Solferino
•    Closel
•    Reunion
•    Belle Terre
•    La Caverne
•    St Paul
•    La Marie
•    Quinze Cantons
•    Medco, Clairfonds
•    Camp Fouquereaux
•    Highlands
•    Petit Camp
•    MorcPousson(Henrietta)
•    Camp Mapou(Henrietta)
•    Hollyrood
•    SSS Phoenix

Most of the football grounds are equipped with lighting system.

Petanque/Volleyball Courts
     The Municipal Council also owns 13 Petanque Pitches which are found at Henrietta, Quinze Cantons, La Caverne, Solferino, CarreauLaliane, Municipal Yard, St Paul, Cite 50, Sahidine, Edgar Quirin, Petit Camp, Highlands and Camp Fouquereaux.
     The Municipal Council owns 5 Volleyball pitches at Grannum, La Caverne, Reunion, Solferino and Palmerston and also maintains the Hermitage Volleyball Pitch own by the NDU.

GYMNASIUMS

The Council also owns 20 gymnasia.
     Gymnasia are accessible to residents of Vacoas-Phoenix of 15 years old and above. Students and Senior Citizens are exempted from the membership fee of Rs100 for 3 months renewable every quarterly.

     All Municipal Gymnasia are equipped with high standard gymnasium equipment and are maintained regularly. There are 7 part-time Gymnasium Instructors employed by the Council who worked on a roster basis in all the 20 gymnasia.


The Gymnasiums are as follows:

  • Henrietta
  • Hollyrood
  • Solferino
  • Careau Laliane
  • Paillotte
  • Camp Fouquereaux
  • Clairfonds
  • Belle Terre
  • Quinze Cantons
  • Palmerston
  • Mesnil
  • Highlands
  • Grannum
  • Hermitage
  • St Paul
  • Reunion
Badminton, Basketball, Futsal, Squash, Handball and Volleyball Facilities
Badminton, Basketball, Futsal, Squash, Handball and Volleyball facilities are also available at the Paillotte and PalmerstonOmnisports Complexes against payment of a reasonable fee.   
As regards Badminton there are 4 courts available at Palmerston and 7 at PaillotteOmnisports Complexes.
Synthetic Mini-Soccer Pitch
There are 3 Mini-Soccer pitches, at Camp Fouquereaux, CarreauLaliane and Palmerston. Only Camp Fouquereaux and Palmerston are put at the disposal of Clubs/inhabitants of the Town against payment of relevant fee.

Squash & Futsal

 

A)  Squash at Paillotte&Palmerston Sports Complexes

1.      Booking are made on a “First Come-First Serve” basis

2.      Fees: Rs 50 per hour/per court

3.      Courts for squash are reserved for residents of Vacoas/Phoenix only

4.      Squash – I.D cards and utility bills must be presented on the day of renewal.

 

 

B)  Futsal at Paillotte Sports Complex

 

1.      Fees for Futsal:  Rs 400 per hour

2.      Booking are made through drawing of lots

3.      Priority is given to registered clubs of Vacoas/Phoenix

  Representatives of clubs must bring letter signed by the President or the secretary of the registered club

  Priority is given to clubs/ individuals not using the Camp Fouqureaux and Palmerston Mini soccer pitch

 

 

 
 

 

Badminton at Palmerston&PaillotteOmnisports Complex

 

Users of Badminton courts are informed that reservation is effected as follows:

1.     For renewal purposes Users are kindly requested to produce their Access cards for badminton at the Welfare Department between 9am to Noon only

 

2.      Users will have the opportunity to renew the same day and time allocated to them in the previous period without going through the exercises of drawing of lots.

 

3.     For new applicationsCopy of I.D cards and utility bills for all players, a passport size for representative together with the application form must be submitted at the welfare Department.

4.      Courts for badminton are reserved for residents of Vacoas/Phoenix only.

5.      Only one court per individual / per week is accepted and an individual is not allowed to play in more than one team except during off-peak hours that is during weekdays from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. A team must consist of maximum of four players only.

6.      Fee for badminton:

a)     Rs 50 per hour / per court from 2 pm to 4 pm (off peak hours) during weekdays

b)     Rs 75 per hour / per court from 4 pm to 9 pm (peak hours) during weekdays

c)     Rs 75 per hour / per court on Saturdays & Sundays

7.      Payment is effected only during weekdays from 9.00 am to Noon

For more information contact the Welfare Department during office hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synthetic Mini-Soccer Pitch

Camp Fouquereaux

 

  Booking are made through drawing of lots

  Priority is given to clubs of Ward 6 (Hermitage, Highlands, Camp Fouqureaux, Belle Terre, 5-Arpents) registered with the Council and to clubs not using the Palmerston Mini soccer pitch and Futsal at Paillotte Omni-sports Complex

  Representatives must bring letter signed by the Secretary or the President of the registered club

  One hour is allocated per club / individual

  The clubs must abide by the rules and regulations for the use of the pitch.

 

Weekdays

Time

Amount (Rs)

4 pm to 6 pm

100 per hour

6 pm to 9 pm

150 per hour

Saturdays               & Sundays

2 pm to 6 pm

100 per hour

6 pm to 9 pm

150 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synthetic Mini-Soccer Pitch

Palmerston

 

  Booking are made through drawing of lots

  Priority is given to clubs of Ward 5 ( St Paul, Mesnil, Phoenix, Palmerston and Petit Camp) registered with the council and to clubs not using the Camp Fouquereaux Mini soccer pitch and Futsal at Paillotte Omni-sports Complex

  Representatives must bring letter signed by the secretary or the President of the registered club

  One hour is allocated per club / individual

  The clubs must abide by the rules and regulations for the use of the pitch.

 

Weekdays

Time

Amount (Rs)

4 pm to 6 pm

100 per hour

6 pm to 9 pm

150 per hour

Saturdays               & Sundays

2 pm to 6 pm

100 per hour

6 pm to 9 pm

150 per hour

 


 

 

 

 

 

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