The International RESEARCHER and PhD STUDENT’s Guide to RENNES - (Page 65)

Fre e t ime culture, leisure and sporting activities Main public parks and gardens D SPoRTInG aCTIVITIES la Prévalaye (near Cleunay) recreation area Bus no. 9 Beauregard - Bus no. 4 Bréquigny - rue d’Angleterre - Bus no. 5 les Gayeulles - Bus no. 3 Maurepas - bd Paul Painlevé - Bus nos 1 and 30 oberthür - rue de Paris - Bus no. 3 Thabor - place Saint Melaine - Bus no 3 Villejean - Metro : J.F. Kennedy la patinoire “le Blizz” © El. Bourghemmi Sporting facilities Throughout the year, Rennes organises lots of sporting events such as ‘Tout Rennes Court’ (All Rennes runs), ‘Tout Rennes Nage’ (All Rennes swims), and ‘Rennes sur Roulettes’ (Rennes on rollers), as well as cycle races. Main city council-run sporting facilities in Rennes: outdoor fitness circuits: Circuits Rustiques d’Activités de Plein Air (CRAPA): Paul Lafargue, Moulin du Comte recreation area, Les Gayeulles and Villejean parks. Swimming pools: Bréquigny, Saint-Georges, Les Gayeulles, Villejean. Tennis courts: Les Gayeulles, Roger Sallangro, Bréquigny, Cleunay, Courtemanche. Squash courts: Parc des Gayeulles. le parc du Thabor © D. levasseur Ice skating rink: ‘Le Blizz‘, Parc des Gayeulles. Golf course: Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande. For futher information on public sporting facilities, contact : Regional department for young people, sport and social cohesion in Brittany Les Galaxies - 4 avenue Bois Labbé - Rennes Tel. +33 (0)2 23 48 24 00 - water-sports centre: Apigné. For further information on: • sporting facilities: ‘Vivre à Rennes’ (Living in Rennes) guide. To obtain the guide to sports in Rennes or to obtain information about the various sporting activities offered by clubs and associations in Rennes, contact : L’Office des Sports à Rennes Espace Vélodrome - Stade Commandant Bougouin 10 rue Alphonse Guérin - 35000 Rennes Tel. +33 (0)2 23 20 42 90 - Fax : 02 23 20 42 91 Bus : nos 4 and 6. Stop : Pont de Châteaudun 65

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The International RESEARCHER and PhD STUDENT’s Guide to RENNES

Introduction to Rennes
A - The city of Rennes
B - The Université Européenne de Bretagne
Entry and residency formalities
A - Obtaining a visa
B - Obtaining a carte de séjour (residency permit)
Health insurance and health care
A - Social security and health insurance
B - Access to health care
A - Finding somewhere to live
B - Practical information
C - Before arrival
D - Deposit and co-signing
Banks and money
A - Opening an account
B - The cost of living in Rennes
C - Income tax
D - Retirement pensions
Coming with your family
A - Administrative procedures
B - Educational system
C - Schools
D - Childcare facilities for young children
E - Organising work for your spouse
F - Family allowances/benefits
G - Unemployment and the Rights of Foreigners
Daily life
A - Eating
B - Getting around
C - Learning French
D - Communicating
Free time : culture, leisure and sporting activities
A - Where to get information
B - Cultural events and festivals in Rennes
C - Leisure activities
D - Sporting activities
Useful contacts

The International RESEARCHER and PhD STUDENT’s Guide to RENNES