The Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium was formerly known as "Stade de Gerland".
Parc Olympique Lyonnais is a football stadium, nicknamed as the Grand Stade and the Stade des Lumières, located in France. The construction work commenced on 22nd October 2012, designed by architecture firm Populous. The General Contractor and the Services Engineer was Vinci SA (French concessions and Construction Company). An estimated amount of $415 million dollars was spent on the construction and it finally opened its gate to the spectators on 9th of January 2016. The arena has a capacity of around 59,000. The Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium is owned and operated by the OL Groupe, a French football club, Olympique Lyonnais that has been using the stadium as their home ground since its opening. The stadium has a unique AirFibr hybrid grass surface that makes the field of the stadium livelier.
The stadium Parc Olympique Lyonnais was selected as one of the venues for the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup where the Portugal vs. Hungary match and the Portugal vs. Wales match were two of the most high-voltage matches played in the stadium.
On 9th January 2016, team Lyon played their first game in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium against Troyes in Ligue 1 (French professional league) that Lyon won with a scoreline of 4-1.
On 30th December 2016, the venue hosted an outdoor Ligue Magnus ice hockey game between Lyon Hockey Club and Brûleurs de loups.