Centre for Recreation and Communication



brief description: 

with its facilities and services, the Lebenshilfe gGmbH (literally Life-Help LLC) supports mentally handicapped people and their families. The CFK Centre for Recreation and Communication is a barrier-free conference and event centre on the outskirts of the municipality of Spiesen-Elversberg. The centre includes a hotel (11 double occupancy rooms, 2 holiday flats), 3 air-conditioned conference rooms (for 20, 60, and 80 persons), 1 event hall with a stage (capacity of up to 280 persons), 1 sports bar with 2 bowling alleys, 1 restaurant (50 seats) with a terrace, 1 sauna, 1 fitness centre, 1 canteen kitchen, and 1 vocational education and training centre. The CFK offers the ideal location and the perfect ambience for events, conferences, and leisure activities of all kinds

relevant filming facts

events, conferences, sports and wellness centre, vocational education and training centre, restaurant
the CFK was reopened in September 2007
interior architecture: 
modern, open, barrier-free
Background noise: 
very quiet
the CFK is surrounded by field and forest areas. The closest residential houses are approx. 400 m away (linear distance)
passenger lifts available
Space restrictions: 
Time restrictions : 
to be discussed with the general manager; hotel guests should not be inconvenienced and hotel operations should not be restrained by filming activities
can be organised by the CFK-owned restaurant (with canteen kitchen)
additional facilities for make-up, wardrobe, technical equipment, etc. can be made avilable upon prior agreement
Filming experience: 
none so far - however, the general manager is well acquainted with the process of filming as he used to work for a German public broadcaster (Saarländischer Rundfunk) and a film and television production company (Telefilm Saar)


coming from Saarbrücken, take the A623 and the A8 motorway going in the direction of Neunkirchen. Take the Spiesen exit and turn left onto Neunkircher Straße and, after approx. 1 km, turn right onto Spieser Straße. At the roundabout, after approx. 800 m, take the second exit. From there on, the way to the CFK is clearly signposted


sanitary facilities: 
available (handicapped-accessible restrooms also available)
parking lot: 
80 parking spaces directly in front of the CFK, also suitable for buses (free of charge)
electricity supply: 
available (220 V and 400 V)
water supply: 


Steffen Conrad