UCPA

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UCPA
Logo-UCPA-2015.jpg
Official logotype 2015-
Formation1965
PurposePromoting sporting activities for young people
HeadquartersParis
Founder
Maurice Herzog
Websitehttp://www.ucpa-vacances.com/
"Les Saintes" UCPA center

UCPA (Union des Centres Sportifs de Plein Air) is a non-profit French organization that makes outdoor sports holidays available for people of ages 7–39. Formed in 1965, it is a union of government bodies, sports federations and youth associations.[1] About 250,000 people travel with UCPA annually.

UCPA has three areas of operation:[citation needed]

  • sports holidays
  • recreation sports outreach
  • vocational training for careers in sport

UCPA is mainly located in France, but is also present in some fifty countries around the world.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'UCPA, la quinqua qui fait courir les jeunes". Le Monde 20 October 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2017.

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