Patinoire Polesud

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Patinoire Polesud
Pôle Sud (South Pole)
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Location Avenue D'Innsbruck Pole Sud
38000 Grenoble, France
Coordinates 45°09′28″N 5°44′04″E / 45.15778°N 5.73444°E / 45.15778; 5.73444
Capacity Hockey: 3,496
Opened October 2001
Brûleurs de Loups (2001-present)

Patinoire Polesud or Pôle Sud (English: "South Pole Ice Rink") is a 3,496-seat multi-purpose arena in Grenoble, France. It is the home of the Ligue Magnus club, the Brûleurs de Loups.


Patinoire Pôle Sud features two ice rinks; the competition rink is 100 feet by 200 feet (30 m by 60 m). It is used for ice hockey, figure skating, and short track. There is seating for 3,496 spectators around the competition rink, making it the largest arena in use in the Ligue Magnus. The recreational rink is smaller, at 184 ft by 66 ft (56 m by 20 m), and is open to the public.

In addition to skating related events, the Patinoire Pôle Sud also features a 2-megawatt sound system and lighting, as well as a screen for retransmission of sporting events, movies, and concerts. Over two million spectators have come to see events since the arena opened in 2001.


  • French Figure Skating Championships in December 2001
  • Final of the Coupe de France 2003-2004 ice hockey in March 2004
  • French Short Track Speed Skating Championships in April 2004


External links[edit]

(French) Official Site