Article L.3131-5 of the Public Procurement Code provides that the concessionaires will produce a report each year, including in particular the accounts retracing all the operations relating to the execution of the concession contract and an analysis of the quality of the works. or services.

I am going to present to you below a summary of the reports of the delegates of Golf and Pic du Jer.

I specify that these are the subject of a document appended to the Administrative Account, which can be consulted at the Town Hall (Pôle des Assemblées).


The Société Golf Référence / AIMG Gestion is the holder of the public service contract for the management of the Golf de Lourdes for a period of 5 years. This contract will begin on January 1, 2019, and end on December 31, 2023.

The Golf de Lourdes participates in the enhancement of an exceptional environmental site by offering an attractive offer of services to all, in an asserted mission of public service and with the desire to get closer and to achieve the operating balance essential to the community.

The desire of the concession holder is to raise the level of this structure in a long-term sustainable development strategy so that it remains a key element of the city of Lourdes and thus include it in the local tourist assets.

After a difficult period of confinement, the 2021 financial year saw a great dynamic set in with a growing number of new golfers.


It is made up of 8 employees and a trainee for the summer period. 5 people in the field and 3 at reception.

• No major change affecting the situation of personnel working within the framework of the service granted.

• No modification of the applicable Collective Agreement.

• No significant workplace accident occurred during the year.

• 172 hours (for 3 TIG) performed on the golf course in 2021.

• No disadvantageous changes in the organization of the service despite the departure of the Greenkeeper for contractual termination and the transfer of an agent to the city of Lourdes.


The overall number of passages is carried out by NETGOLF, a new software which equips more than 120 golf courses in France. For 2021, it is 5,731 players.

Among these passages, 2,078 Green-fees are calculated (outside players who pay per game).

The players come mainly from departments 64 and 65, 80% of them men with an average age approaching 65 years.

The 2021 season translates into 128 subscriptions for a total of 161 people (couples included).

The partnership agreement with SIMAJE is translated by the coming to the golf course of 5 schools and a hundred children from leisure centres. In addition, an information/initiation campaign took place in 7 schools.


The problem of the restoration of holes n° 13, 14 and 15 by a process of “Top dressing”, which consists of a contribution of corresponding sand allowing the stabilization of the ground, is always of topicality.

With the setting up of the integration site around the lake, the continuation of the removal of stones on the course as well as the cleaning of the undergrowth, brambles and nets of the practice were able to resume.


• The CARRARO tractor purchased in 2019 has been replaced by a more powerful and better adapted BCS model for an amount of €35,460 excluding VAT.

• The installation of sprinkling at the departures for an amount of €8,584 excluding tax improves the quality of the land and was supplemented by specific training for gardeners.


The Pro-Shop recorded a turnover of €8,883 excluding tax, i.e. 30% more than when the dealer arrived in 2019.

The golf pro announces €19,108 excluding tax in turnover linked to the increase in subscriptions observed, and more particularly the creation of a discovery formula which translates into 30 additional subscriptions.

The turnover for 2021 amounts to €437,083, including €242,556 in compensation for public service rendered by the city of Lourdes.

Operating income amounted to €460,204, for €477,416 in operating expenses, ie an operating deficit of -€17,213.

The price taken into account for exceptional income leads to a positive net result of €16,858 with income of €495,321 and expenses of €478,462, a slight increase compared to that of 2020 of €6,077.

It should be noted that the result takes into account a cash advance of €25,000 from the L’OCCAL fund of the Occitanie Region, an advance which will have to be reimbursed from May 2022 to the end of 2023, the end date of the concession.


By deliberation dated October 15, 2018, the City Council recorded the use of the public service delegation for the operation of the Pic du Jer, for a period of 5 years from April 19, 2019 accompanied by an optional tranche of nine years if the number of visitors exceeds 100,000 per year.

The public service concession signed with EDEIS Concessions sets out the missions and assigns the following objectives:

– operation and management of the funicular,

– reception of the public on site,

– design and implementation of a new offer of tourist and sports services,

– upkeep and maintenance of the property, spaces and buildings made available,

– promotion and marketing of the site,

– increase in attendance.

Since April 2021, the general management of EDEIS has decided to set up a regional organization of operations. This makes it possible to streamline the links between the general management and the teams on site in order to ensure a follow-up of the general policy of the group, to control the stakes of the various files and to strengthen the links with the delegating party thanks to a local representation. of EDEIS.


The turnover for the 2021 financial year amounts to €552,440, of which 83% comes from the ticket office and 17% from the products of the shop and the restaurant.

Ticketing revenue includes Funicular sales for €363,805, the Grotto for €18,842, mountain biking for €58,836 and the 2L Pass for €16,668.

Among the additional income, it should be noted a significant increase in restaurant income.

Operating expenses amounted to €566,691, broken down with 41% personnel expenses, 27% external services, 15% purchases, 3% taxes and duties.

The operating result shows a deficit of – €14,252, the net result with IS shows a deficit of – €86.


Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the authorization to open the site was only effective from May 19, 2021. The summer/winter opening hours were respected with the exception of early closings due to weather.

The weather, which was unfavorable until the end of July, was detrimental to attendance, but only two early closures at the start of the afternoon were recorded due to bad weather in the first half of the year and one at the very end of the season (November ). With 42,043 visits in 2021 compared to 32,825 in 2020, the comparison is insignificant compared to the number of additional opening days in 2021 due to shorter confinement.

The constant growth observed in recent years has come to a halt, with an increase of only 4% in customers over the season compared to 2020 with 5 more weeks of operation in 2021. Competition from newly opened mountain tourist sites may be a limiting factor that should be studied over a longer period.

However, several events have been organized on the site:

• 3 escape-games organized by Cohésion took place on the entire Pic du Jer site,

• A special Mother’s Day with meal and musical afternoon,

• The July 14 fireworks with barbecue evening and musical entertainment,

• DJ Set on summer afternoons: entertainment on Friday or Saturday (depending on the weather) between July 14 and August 31,

• The PYR-EPIC mountain biking whose arrival after two days of racing was at the Pic du Jer (Pic du Midi/Barèges/Luz-Ardiden/Pibeste and Pic du Jer) with 300 participants.


The annual checks of machinery, cabins and line maintenance were carried out by MECAMONT between the last week of January and the first week of February. On these same dates, the company SEIREL was responsible for the electrical verification.

The tests under load produced a distortion of the cable of one meter, requiring a shortening and impacting for the future a speed of the funicular at 2m/sec.


New control and ticketing equipment has been installed allowing the purchase and payment by bank card (with or without contact) of tickets for pedestrians, and the reloading of smart cards for the day for mountain bikes.

In addition, a pedestrian gate and a mountain bike/PRM gate for reading QR codes on tickets issued by our cash desks, by the machine, on our website or the NPY website automatically open access to ticket holders.

Finally, the painting of the outer station took place in two stages. Front and south facade in March and April, north and rear in June and July for a satisfactory result.

There were no significant incidents in 2021, however worrying alarms throughout the year regarding the state of the electrical and electronic installation running the funicular mark the urgent need for renovation complete installation.

Installation after 26 years of service has become obsolete. Major original and high-stakes parts are no longer available in the event of a breakdown.

In the recurring missions, the complete clearing of the surroundings of the line as well as the maintenance of the hiking trails and the marking of the mountain bike trails were carried out at the start of the season. Likewise, the cleaning and lighting of the caves have been carried out.


The workforce as of December 31, 2021 is 3 employees on permanent contracts. The list of employees on fixed-term contracts is variable and none are under contract as of 12/31/2021. A total of 12 CDDs were hired.

Neither social conflict nor strike was observed in 2021 within EDEIS Pic du Jer.

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