You’re not a great sportsman, the very idea of wearing sportswear doesn’t even come to your mind. Well, maybe you’re right, it’s not that easy to practice some sports! Yet, when the heat is on and temperatures rise, there’s a sport that you can’t certainly resist, nothing compares to a dive into a swimming pool to cool off the heat!
Luckily, Paris hosts a lot of swimming pools where you can enjoy the pleasures of swimming and refreshment, and today we’re going to lead you to the best pools of the capital, just follow us.
One of the oldest pools in Paris, the Pontoise was built in 1933 and was classified as a historical monument since 1998. The Pontoise is distinguished with an impressive architecture and a specific charm that takes you back to the atmosphere of the Parisian sporting past. Offering yourself a night swim in this amazing pool is the best gift one can have while spending summer vacation in Paris.
Address : 19, rue de Pontoise 75005 Paris
Tel : +33 1 55 42 77 88
Monday & Tuesday : 7:00 to 8:30 / 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 to 8:30 / 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. or 7:00 to 8:30 / 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 to 8:30 / 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 to 7:00 p.m. or 8:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Evening hours: Monday to Friday from 8:15 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
At first sight, this small barge facing the Bibliothèque François Mitterrand in the 13th arrondissement does not seem to be the right place to go. Once inside, however, you will find a large floating pool of 25 meters hidden under the solariums.
Josephine Baker is one of the most popular in Paris, this pool offers the ultimate refuge from summer heat. To avoid the crowds, we advise you to get there in the morning to enjoy the morning sun rays that awaken the Seine and the capital, as Josephine Baker pool offers a breathtaking view over the Seine.
Adress : Quai François Mauriac 75013 Paris at Port de la Gare
Tel: +33 1 56 61 96 50
Monday: 7:00 to 8:30 / 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 to 8:30 / 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 to 8:30 / 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 to 8:00 p.m.
After works of restoration and renovation and the great come back after 25 years of closure, The Molitor is still preserving the architectural heritage and spirit of its authentic design. It’s indeed one of the most renowned pools in Paris, do not miss the opportunity to dive into its cristal waters while staying in Paris.
Address : 10 Avenue de la Porte Molitor, 75016 Paris.
Opening Hours: Daily from 6.30 am to 10 am. From Monday to Saturday 12am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 10pm30.
Henry de Montherlant & Piscine d’Auteuil
The 16th arrondissement hosts 2 of the most renowned pools in Paris, the Henry de Montherlant pool and the Piscine d’Auteuil. Henry de Montherlant pool welcome you to enjoy a refreshing moment and get over summer heat. This amazing pool has a swimming pool of 25 x 15 meters, and a training pool of 15 x 6 meters, you can thus initiate your kids to swimming and spend good times with family.
As for the Piscine d’Auteuil, it’s the place to cool off the heat and relax at the same time. With two discoverable, a solarium and an each an outdoor landscaped terrace for sunbathing.
Ps: the Henry de Montherlant pool is temporarily closed for refurbishment (until September, 13, 2015)
Piscine d’Auteuil opening hours :
Monday : 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Wednseday : 10.00 am to 10.00 pm
This was our selection of the best swimming pools to get over the hot summer in Paris, do not hesitate to tell us about your favorite ones.