The “Bois Français” outdoor activities centre

Equipment : Leisure complex, Beach / Bathing Area, Recreational activities, Water sports Physical disability Hearing disability Mental disability Visual disability

Located between St Ismier and Le Versoud, the “Bois Français” outdoor activities centre is the most important regional suburban natural site. This site offers, according to the season multiple activities (nautical sports, swimming, strolls…)

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Open from mid-may until the beginning of September for caterer and lifeguard on duty. Free access all year long for other activities. 230m high, depth: from 2 to 15 m (swimming pool‘s depth: 3 m maximum), surface area: 100 ha.
Charged activities: lifeguard on duty and arranged beach, canoeing, nautical ski, refreshment room, fast food. Free access all year long: picnic areas, paths for bike and pedestrian strolls.

For people with reduced mobility: loan of an amphibian wheelchair.


Means of payment
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Check

Adult: 3.50 €
Child: 2.50 €.

Opening periods

From 17/05 to 03/09 between 10 am and 8 pm.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
  • Parking
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


BY BUS (line 15) (summer only) accessible to people with reduced mobility
Fares and timetables at

Right bank cycle path via Gières/St-Martin-d'Hères university campus
Left bank cycle path via La Tronche/Meylan.

A41 freeway, Domène/Montbonnot exit, then follow signs for Le Versoud
Free parking
Access to site closed in case of parking saturation

  • Latitude: 45.226788
  • longitude: 5.843096


  • In the country
  • Riverside
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Close to a motorway

Good deal

Entrée après 17h30 : 2 €
Carte de 5 entrées après 17h30 : 8€
Carte de 10 entrées après 17h30 : 14€

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