Pool B Qualifying Competition for the Women’s European Water Polo Championship
HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN RIO MAIOR.
PRESENTING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN RIO MAIOR.
Specialized in Swimming, the High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior is located in the sports complex of Rio Maior/DESMOR. The Rio Maior Municipal Pool complex is a modern, functional and energy efficient facility. This equipment is part of the Portuguese Network of High Performance Sports Centres/HIGHSPORTUGAL.
Equipped with two indoor pools with 25 and 50 meters, and a jumping tank and a learning tank, it is prepared to receive all swimming varieties, assuming its position as the centerpiece of the High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior for Swimming.
The Olympic pool features HD video recording equipment, with underwater imaging for training analysis and a gym equipped with VASA ergometers for specific swimming training.
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior has with the most modern equipment, meeting the needs of coaches and high performance athletes of all modalities and, in particular, of swimming.
Among the equipment available, we highlight a system for collecting underwater images in high definition, gym ergometers for a “dry workout”, strength measuring devices to assess athlete’s performance (dynamic and static force).
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior has two independent accommodation wings with 32 single, double, triple or quadruple rooms, adjustable to the needs of the teams.
All rooms are equipped with telephone, wi-fi, television, minibar, air conditioning and bathroom.
It also offers a self-service canteen where the menus are prepared focusing on the specifics of the athletes’ diet and can be previously selected by the teams.
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior offers services to athletes in sports medicine, massage and physiotherapy. It has a specialised physician in sports medicine, a physiotherapist and several massage therapists. These professionals work in a specific area equipped with the latest therapy and recovery technology: laser, ultrasound, magnetic therapy, shock waves and short waves.
Although the High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior is specialised in swimming, the entire DESMOR complex is prepared for the High Performance in different modalities, such as football, athletics and triathlon.
All sport facilities are grouped around the school complex, providing athletes with nearby equipment making it possible for athletes to travel minimal distances.
FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENTS
Training & Technical Area
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior and the adjacent sports complex are equipped with a swimming pool complex with two indoor pools with 25 and 50 meters, a jumping tank and a learning tank. It’s prepared for all the swimming disciplines. The Olympic pool features HD video recording equipment with underwater imaging to enable analysis of the athlete’s training.
An accommodation area with 48 rooms, singles, doubles, triples and quadruples, equipped with all amenities such as telephone, wi-fi, television, minibar, air conditioning and one or two bathrooms. Bar & café service and also self-service canteen; physiotherapy room with sports medicine, massage and physiotherapy centre, equipped with the latest technology of therapy and recovery (laser, ultrasound, magnetotherapy, shock waves, short waves); auditorium with 90 seats, equipped with multimedia devices.
Besides the HPSC, there is also a Municipal Stadium with fully covered seating for 6,500 spectators, natural grass measuring 104mts x 68mts. The surrounding track has a perimeter of 400mts, with 8 corridors, 2 sand pits and areas for shot put, hammer throw and javelin throw, timing equipment including photo-finish, 2 multipurpose rooms with 360m2 especially dedicated to practice of combat sports such as judo or taekwondo.
SPORTS DISCIPLINES OF THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN RIO MAIOR
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior is fully prepared for swimming, adapted swimming, water polo and synchronized swimming.
MAIN EVENTS AT THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN RIO MAIOR
COMEN XII Swimming Cup.
Pool B Qualifying Competition for the Men’s European Water Polo Championship.
ATHLETES & TEAMS WHO VISITED HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN RIO MAIOR
The top conditions available make the High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior the best choice to every High Performance athlete, team and sponsor looking for the ideal High Performance training conditions and, also, for great achievements and victories on swimming.
Proof of that is the list of teams and athletes that already attended this HPSC.
Brazilian Olympic Team
Brazilian Military Team of Triathlon
Portuguese Swimming National Teams
Dutch National Team
Sweden National Team
Macao’s National Team
Finnish National Team – juniors
French National Team – juniors
Futebol Clube do Porto
Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Club de Natacion de Mérida – Spain
Club de Natacion Mediterrani – Spain
Jarfalla – Sweden
Asker Svommeklub – Norway
Trondhein Swimming Club – Norway
Font Romeu – France
Dauphins du Toec – France
Lagardere Paris Racing – France
NCA 38 Natation – France
Clube de Natação da Amadora
Clube Fluvial Vilacondense
The High Performance Sports Centre in Rio Maior has its doors open for all High Performance athletes and teams looking to make the most of their training. We offer the best conditions for High Performance training on swimming, adaptive swimming, water polo and synchronized swimming.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN RIO MAIOR.
WHAT TO DO
Among the many tourist attractions in the region of Rio Maior, the following are the ones which stand out:
- Casa Senhorial D’ El Rei Dom Miguel
- Villa Romana
- Anta e Dolmem de Alcobertas
- Ecomuseu das Salinas Naturais de Rio Maior
- Museu Rural e Etnográfico de São João da Ribeira
- Salinas Naturais de Rio Maior
- Feira das Tasquinhas
- Frimor – Feira Nacional da Cebola
We are very pleased with the programming we are carrying out with the Brazilian swimming team. The complex is excellent. We have a structure of very easy access, where the accommodation is close to the pool and the water park. We have a cafeteria that caters well to the needs of high performance athletes. The pools are excellent, with temperatures suitable for training. There is also a very good recovery center.
Aqui no Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior temos todas as condições necessárias para realizar um estágio de natação, quer seja de um clube ou de uma equipa nacional. Desde a proximidade, à piscina olímpica de 50m, ao alojamento de muito boa qualidade, ao restaurante com uma alimentação adaptada aos atletas e de muito boa qualidade também, encontramos aqui todas as condições para fazer o melhor estágio possível.
Temos tudo o que precisamos aqui, temos apoio total para tudo. Boa comida, bom alojamento, bons treinos e, se precisarmos de alguma coisa, tratam de tudo. É um centro muito bom para um estágio.
Estamos muito satisfeitos e agradavelmente surpreendidos. É tudo muito perto e as são muito simpáticas e respondem a todos os nossos pedidos. O bom tempo também é um aspeto muito positivo. A piscina é muito bonita, com muito espaço e excelentes instalações. Os blocos de partida são novos e há muito espaço à volta da piscina. Temos tudo o que precisamos: relógios, espaço, equipa excelente e água excelente.
A piscina é muito boa, o hotel fantástico e as instalações são muito boas, assim como o tempo. Os miúdos gostaram bastante e tivemos um estágio muito bom. Estamos muito satisfeitos com a piscina, o hotel e a visita que fizemos ontem a Lisboa.
É um sítio fantástico. Viemos por 10 dias para um estágio para prepararmos o nosso campeonato nacional irlandês. As instalações são fantásticas, assim como o acesso à piscina. O alojamento é magnífico, as refeições são de topo e a equipa é espetacular, fazendo com que tudo corra de acordo com o planeado e respondendo a todos os pedidos extra.