Sport activities


ENS de Lyon offers 35 physical and sporting activities through supervised courses, internships, free practice and competitions. These activities are open to students and, in some cases, to ENS de Lyon staff. No level prerequisite.

Weekly supervised activities will be eligible for "school credits" as part of the ENS de Lyon degree (up to a maximum of 5 credits for the entire course).

Sports Schedules (in French)

Supervised by teaching staff

  • Basketball (5x5, 3x3)
  • Soccer
  • Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Rugby
  • Body Sculpt
  • French boxing
  • Cross training
  • Classical dance
  • Horseback riding
  • Climbing
  • Mindfulness
  • Fencing
  • Fitness
  • Karate
  • Weight training / cardio-training
  • Swimming
  • Pilates
  • Cheerleading
  • Step fitness
  • Stretching
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Yoga
  • Yoga sequenced on the women natural cycle
  • Zumba

Supervised by expert students

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Street jazz
  • Taekwondo
  • Ultimate
  • Mixed-sex volleyball
  • Hiking
  • Alpine skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Canyoning
  • Caving
  • Climbing

Registration has to be done at the Sports Association (AS)

Please provide each year:

  • Medical certificate of no contraindication to sporting activity or "QS sport" health survey (questionnaire de santé) — depending on sport.
  • Membership Annual Fee Payment: 
    • €23/academic year for non-salary students, auditors and international students
    • €38/academic year for 'normaliens' students (students with civil servant status), staff, residents, PhD students and alumni
    • Pack "ENSemble" : €28 for Sports association + €10 for ENS de Lyon Staff association (ENSemble)
    • For half year (2nd semester only) : 28€ for paid members; 18€ for unpaid members

Medical certificate/Sport heath survey (in French)