Paris Plage has been going on since 2002 : every summer, Paris river banks are covered with sand, parasols and desk chairs.
If you go for water sports, you’ll find some activities for adults and for children as well around Bassin de la Villette : on Quai de Loire, adults can take a small boat or ride on a pedal boat (from noon to 8 PM), and 10 years old children can go sailing (9 AM to 11.30 and 13.30 to 17). Over 12 can also row (from 9AM to 11.30 and 17 to 20)
And if you feel hungry, why not have a pic nic on the water front?
Care for a dance ? Go to the other bank, to 45 quai de Seine, Balapaname is open everyday 17 to 20.30, up to 22 on week ends.(Metro Stalingrad)
If you want to play golf, go to Paris town hall
In front of it, you’ll find a nine holes mini golf. Metro Hôtel de Ville.
And nearby, at Pont-Marie, children over 7 can take a bath. But to take a swim on the Seine, go to Josephine Baker outdoor swimming pool.
It’s just below the Great Library, on quai François Mauriac, Metro Quai de la Gare ou Bibliothèque François Mitterrrand. All informations on : www.paris.fr/portail/Sport/Portal.lut?page_id=6085
And if you care for music, up to August 17, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5 PM up to Midnight, Indétendance offers free concerts on Pont Sully. (Metro Sully-Morland). For program, go to :http://www.fnaclive.com/blogs/lefestivalfnac -
And if you’de rather just rest a while, please do.
Paris Plage is running up to August 21, more information on : www.paris.fr/portail/ete/Portal.lut -