Sports in Paris
THE BEST SPOTS TO PRACTISE SPORTS
Basketball, table tennis, swimming, running… when it comes to sports, the French capital offers many infrastructures to those who want to play and enjoy sports. Indeed 39 sports centres offer tennis courts that can be booked online by everyone via the Paris Tennis service, while the Tandou Gymnasium gives free golf lessons.
Playgrounds are to be found in the parks, especially in Bois de Vincennes and Bois de Boulogne, to play football and rugby with friends.
On the banks of the Seine, the Parc Rives de Seine proposes many sports workshops (registration required): races (100m), yoga, cardio training intensity classes…
About 40 swimming pools, scattered throughout the city, welcome swimmers all year long. In summer, open-air swimming areas are also open. In the surroundings of Paris, many water sports and leisure centres welcome enthusiasts.
Finally, e-sport enthusiasts gather at the E-Sport Stadium Arena, France’s first gaming arena, where individuals can book a room to organize their own tournament.
More details about sports in Paris on the Paris Tourist Office’s website.