The Residence is built in Barcelona to house athletes engaged in sports activities in the different clubs in the city. For a few years, the city’s counsel has been creating a Mega space dedicated to educational and athletic development, equipping the area South-East of the city with the infrastructure necessary to achieve this. All this means that younger athletes are in an athletic, healthy and safe environment for the practice of their favourite sport.

The residence has a capacity of 80 spots, 60 for male athletes and 20 for female athletes

Rooms and residence are equipped with all the necessary comforts: heating, air conditioning, telephone, mini fridge, bed, desk, closet, bookshelf, daily cleaning service, weekly linen change, three times a week laundry service, a custody of valuables service, safe deposit box, among others. The bathrooms and showers are located on the same floor and are shared with the other residents.

The residence also has common room, with TV and shared console, as well as a study room. Both the rooms and public areas of the residence athletes have free WIFI connection.

WOSPAC provides responsible guardians who are housed in the same residence and are available to the players for any incident 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is also a night surveillance service for the entire facility.

All residents are subject to the rules and regulations established by the management of the Academy.

The restaurant is open every day of the week and is located on the same premises as the residence. The food that it offers its customers is typical Mediterranean meals and based on an athlete’s diet.

The restaurant also has a terrace, which is very appealing in the summer months, where athletes can interact with their peers in residence.

The polyclinic Cornellà is located within the same facilities as the residence. It is a medical centre duly equipped for professionals of the world of sports that have the tools necessary to treat anything; from an infection to trauma.

Aside from the previously mentioned areas, the premises of the residence also have:

  • Tennis & paddle
    • 13 clay courts
    • 14 fast courts
    • 4 indoor courts
    • 7 paddle courts
  • Fitness room
    • 300 m2 room with 25 fitness machines
    • Heart workout area with 12 machines and free weight
    • Specific competition room
  • Wellness
    • Indoor pool with retractable roof
    • SPA
    • Steam baths
    • Sauna
  • Study centre
    • Equipped studies classroom
Location

The residence is located within the facilities of the International Tennis Centre in the area South-East of Cornella Llobregat near Barcelona Airport. CIT facilities are located inside the Mega urban project that has the aim of providing a healthy and safe sporting-educational space for sportsmen from the city.

Within a radius of 300 meters or 5 minutes’ walk from the residence, the athlete could find:

  • UE Cornella Club facilities
  • The International Tennis Federation
  • The Cornella athletics club facilities
  • The Cornella Rugby club facilities
  • The RCDEspanyol Stadium
  • Parc Esportiu Llobregat (fitness centre, Spa, pools)
  • Shopping Centre SPLAU (shops, restaurants, cinemas
  • Schools of education (primary, secondary and high school)
  • Metro, FFCC, TRAM and Cornellà RENFE train station
  • Bus lines L82, L52, L95, 67 and 68

In addition, facilities are very close to major points of the city, which can be reached by private transport (car or coach):

  • Centre of Barcelona (12 km or 15 minutes)
  • Barcelona Airport (10 km or 15 minutes)
  • Barcelona beaches (15 km or 20 minutes)
  • Ronda de Dalt (2 km or 3 minutes)
  • Ronda Litoral (200 metres)
  • Highway A-2 (200 metres)
The living together

Living in residence is a common experience. An essential part of this coexistence is the member’s personal agreement to be respectful and maintain order within the residence.

Respect and empathy with people in the residence, as well as taking care of the facilities and the responsible use of its resources, help to create an ideal educational and sporting environment in the WOSPAC residence.

Behavioural standards are vital in a living space consisting of a large number of people, so residence will take appropriate measures at all times to ensure that the environment are in accordance to the principles set out in the regulations.