A sporty and active city, La Garde loves sports!


Individual and collective sports, friendly matches or qualifying tournaments, tests of precision, strength, speed…

May Sport is back in style this year to bring the whole sports family together and is divided into 39 events, scheduled over 7 weeks (departmental and regional tournaments, initiations and demonstrations) in some thirty different disciplines: football, rugby, handball, basketball, tennis, fencing, karate, judo, archery, hockey, aikido, chess and many more.

Sporting May is the celebration of sport for everyone! As part of the program “Inclusion of disability through sport”, led by the CCAS, the sports department of La Garde and the CAF du Var, the public is invited to the Let’s play our Differences actions on Saturday, May 20 during the Multi-Rally sports for seniors. And on May 7, Hand Adapté, in collaboration with Handball Gardéen and the AIDERA VAR association, shared a session with members of the club with people with developmental disabilities (children and adults).


Wednesday 18 May, place for upcoming champions! From 9am to 11:30am, the Intergenerational Discovery Rally will bring children aged 3 to 5, their parents and grandparents together for a variety of sporting activities.

From 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm, during the Junior Rally, young athletes from 6 to 10 years old will get to know the competition in the different workshops on the lawn of the Guy Môquet complex (basketball, football, athletics, etc.). Also not to be missed, Friday 20 May from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, the senior multisport rally where the over-55s come together!

This year, people with disabilities can join a team as part of “Let’s play our Differences”. At the same time, all participants compete in a workshop against the Boccia team of the APF France handicap.

Boccia is a sports discipline registered at the Paralympic Games and open to everyone. Leather ball game, similar to petanque, is played indoors, on a ground marked area, individually or in teams.

Multisport rallies

Wednesday, May 18 from 9am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 4.30pm Guy Môquet 2 complex.

† Higher multi-sport rally. Friday, May 20 from 9.00 to 12.00 Guy Môquet 2 complex.


After the return of ice sports at La Garde ice rink, since its reopening in October 2021, these disciplines will be in the spotlight of this sport in May 2022 with several hockey tournaments on the program: Veterans (Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May from 8am. ) and leisure adults (Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June from 08.00). Not forgetting the Silver Skates end-of-season gala in the presence of Tomas-Llorenç Guarino Sabaté, two-time Spanish champion (Sunday, June 18 at 8 p.m.).

And so that everyone can enjoy the party, the City and its sports department invite you to meet on Saturday 14 May from 2 pm for La Garde on Ice!

Would you like to discover the joys of skiing? The ice hockey clubs Silver Skates and HCAT Les Boucaniers invite you for initiations and demonstrations.

Do you want to have fun and skate to music? On to a big frosty evening from 8.30 pm to 11.30 pm with DJ and sound and light entertainment!

Saturday, May 14 from 2 p.m., ice rink, 382 avenue Abel Gance.

Free activities.

Sports Department – 04 98 04 04 22 – [email protected]



AJS Fencing La Garde hosts its traditional end-of-season gathering, a major sports festival that brings together athletes from clubs from across the region.}

Long-awaited, this fun race in the form of a relay was enriched 3 years ago with a new event, the Cyrano. Sword duel, one-touch combat, as fast as it is exciting!

Screen Challenge

Sunday 15 May from 8 am, Guy Môquet 2 complex.


Since 1999, the International Olympic Committee has recognized chess as a sport in its own right, in the mind games category.

Their particularity? Be an inclusive sport from all points of view: you don’t necessarily play with people your own age, the games are mixed, open to all audiences without discrimination and accessible to people with disabilities.

Among the 3 types of existing games, it is a “blitz” tournament, with 5 minutes “flash” games, which the association La Tour takes Guard will introduce.

blitz chess tournament

Sunday, May 15, 9.30am-11.30am Place de la République and from 2pm at the MIS de la Planquette.


Like Ikebana (flower art) or Kabuki (the art of the theatre), Kyûdô or the way of the arch is considered an art in Japan. This discipline comes from warrior archery. The perfect shot will not only be accurate, but also imbued with the aesthetics of the gesture in harmony with the breath and the aesthetics of the balanced posture.

Specific to this sport, enketi shooting is a shot from 60 yards that AJS Kyudo La Garde, the oldest club in France, is the only one in the deep south.

Sunday, May 22 from 1 pm, F. Accusano stadium (gym room Guy Môquet 2 in bad weather).


An active and sporty city!

A city with the Active and sporty city label 3 laurels since

2019 and Playground 2024.

8,000 people who practice a sporting activity in the municipality, in leisure time or in competition.

65 sports associations.

Sports activities for all ages, from toddlers to seniors: municipal multisport pole, jump steps, intergenerational and senior multisport meetings, theme weeks, sports and health actions, etc.

70 sports facilities (of which 22 with free admission): stadiums, gymnasiums, tennis court, running track, throwing area, swimming pool, fitness trail in the forest of Thouars, equipment in the Plan nature reserve or the Parc des Savels, skate park and the only ice rink in the department!