Regional centres

The eight regional multi-sport training centers are an integral part of the network of the Institut national du sport du Québec.

Their missions is to mobilize regional partners in the creation of environments conducive to the development of sports stakeholders to become a leader in the development of sport in the region.

These centers serve athletes from several sports disciplines in their administrative region, representing the next generation of athletes who aspire to wear Canada’s bib at major international competitions.

Athletes who benefits are identified by the federations and by the Ministry of Recreation and Sports Education (MEES) as being «Excellence», «Elite», «Relève» and since 2018 «Espoir» enrolled in a sport-study programs and members of the Québec Games teams.

All sports disciplines recognized and supported by the Ministry of Recreation and Sports Education (MÉES) are recognized by the regional centers.

Their responsibilities count among other things include:

  • Offer first-line medico-sports and scientific
  • Provide support for coaches and sports stakeholders to foster the achievement of optimal performances on the provincial and national scene in a path to the international scene
  • Advocate the overall development and long-term development of athletes
  • Identify competent professional resources for athletes
Conseil de développement du sport de Gatineau
The Conseil de développement du sport de Gatineau (CDSG) is an innovative organization that seeks to develop both athletic and organizational excellence. The CDSG’s mission is to provide front-line services to athletes, coaches and others involved in the sports world with a view to achieving optimal performance on the provincial, national and international scenes. The CDSG also wishes to help promote and develop the potential for events in the Outaouais region.

850 blvd. de la Gappe, suite 320
Gatineau (Québec), J8T 0B4
Telephone : (819) 243-2345 ext. 2821

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Conseil de développement Excellence sportive des Laurentides
The Conseil de développement Excellence sportive des Laurentides (CDESL) supports initiatives involving high-performance sports and plays a leadership role in the development of sports in the Laurentides region. Created in 2012, the CDESL offers a range of services, coordinates high-performance sport activities and supports the development of athletes in the ÉLITE, RELÈVE and ESPOIR categories, as well as coaches, managers and service providers active in the region.

451, rue Melançon

Saint-Jérôme (Québec) J7Z 4K3

Telephone : (450) 327-6412

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Excellence Sports Laval
Excellence Sports Laval (ESL) is a partnership and mobilization project offering guidance to athletes and coaches in the region within a positive environment.




3235, bd Saint-Martin Est, bureau 221,
Laval, QC, H7E 5G8

Telephone : (450) 664-1917

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Centre régional d’entraînement et d’événements de la Mauricie
With the creation of the Centre régional d’entraînement et d’événements de la Mauricie (CREEM) in 2011, plans for regional development could be put in place with a view to ensuring that the Mauricie region maintained its leadership position. To do so, CREEM’s mission is to mobilize partners in the region to create environments that will stimulate the development of Mauricie’s athletic community.


260, Dessureault
Trois-Rivières, Qc, G8T 9T9

Telephone : (819) 373-5121 #6530

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Excellence sportive de l’île de Montréal
The aim of Excellence sportive de l’île de Montréal (ESIM) is to mobilize and ensure dialogue with various organizations involved, in one way or another, in high-level sports on the Island of Montréal. ESIM’s mission is to contribute to the development of high-level sports by means of programs and services for athletes and others involved in sports, support plans for major sporting events and help mobilize Montréal’s athletic community.

1000, av. Émile-Journault, bureau 1.72
Montréal, (Québec), H2M 2E7

Telephone : 514-872-0814

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Excellence sportive Québec-Lévis
Excellence sportive Québec-Lévis works to optimize the support and services available to high-performance athletes in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions. It seeks to play a leading role in ensuring open communication with respect to the services offered to athletes, coaches and training groups striving for excellence in the regions it serves.


Pavillon de l’Éducation Physique et des Sports
Université Laval, Local 00890-D
2300, rue de la Terrasse, Québec (QC), G1V 0A6

Telephone : (418) 656-2586

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Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke
Founded in 2004, Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke (ESS) is an organization dedicated to the development of high-performance athletes and others involved in high-level sports (coaches, officials, managers, etc.) in the Estrie region by providing guidance and support services in cooperation with other organizations. ESS also advises organizations interested in identifying and securing major sports events, and providing assistance to independent corporations organizing these events.


Complexe sportif Thibault GM / 2e étage
2959, boulevard de l’Université, Suite 216
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1K 2X6

Telephone : (819) 821-2002

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Excellence Sportive Montérégie
Excellence Sportive Montérégie is mandated to offer front-line medical and scientific services for next generation athletes as well as offer help for coaches. This way, athletes can achieve optimal performances provincially as well as nationally on their road to the international scene, and at the same time encourage global development and long term personal growth.

Centre Sportif du Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
260, rue de Gentilly Est
Longueuil, QC J4H 4A9

Telephone : 450-679-2631 poste 2717

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