Paris-Plages 2022 along the Seine river, free activities

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 4 July 2022 at 10h12
For Paris-Plages, from July 9 to August 21, 2022, the Bassin de la Villette is full of life again. Enjoy lots of free entertainments such as Swedish gym, boules, foosball or kids activities...

Paris Plages is back by the Seine riverbanks from July 9 to August 21, 2022, and we are so glad! As a matter of fact, in addition to the Bassin de la Villette, the Rives de Seine park provides lots of good deals to make the most of summer in Paris. Discover the 2022 edition program:

Cooling off at Paris-Plages 2022, along the Seine:

  • Water mister, every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Just after the Pont Neuf, a garden of water mister expects you to cool you off. They look like showers and spray water so that we can enjoy sunny days.

  • Watering places by Eau de Paris
    France first water company Eau de Paris supports Ville de Paris for Paris Plages with watering  places:
    • 4 totem fountains on the right bank of the Parc Rives De Seine
    • 4 totem fountains on the left bank of the Parc Rives De Seine
    • 1 sparkling fountain Quai Anatole France

Sport at Paris-Plages 2022, along the Seine:

  • Swedish gym, Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Find a Swedish gym tutor near the Musée d’Orsay for a muscular and cardiovascular awakening! Practice relies on a series of repetitive exercises without using any tool. The goal is to reinforce the muscle and cardiovascular systems. It can also improve flexibility, balance and coordination skills. 

  • Savate class, Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Free savate classes are provided by the FF Savate as part of the DJS / Paris Sport Dimanches plan.

  • Dance class, every day from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Every night, come and learn a new dance along with association Paris Salsa! And on Sunday afternoon, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., the youngest can enjoy a kids ball.

  • Energizing awakening, every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Every day, find a Tai Chi or Do teacher along the Seine for a muscular and spiritual awakening near the Pont-Neuf!

Playing at Paris-Plages 2022, along the Seine:

  • Dolcevita-sur-Seine festival
    This is the brand-new movie festival hosted by "Romano-Parisians" from the Palatine association alunching the open-air movie theater season. Across the Ile Saint Louis (downton Paris), on the Quai des Célestins, the event offers you to enjoy a genuine Roman week. Exhibition, movie, meetings, concerts, lectures and music await.

  • Poetic consultations, Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Every Sunday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., actors, dancers or musicians from the Théâtre de la Ville de Paris provide poetic consultations. Have a seat, enjoy the freshness of the Seine river or La Villette, whilst chatting with an artist, listening to the poem they chose for you and leave with this poetic prescription... For a very poetic summer! Duration: 20 minutes. Free of charge, open to all without prior booking.

Playing at Paris Plages 2022, Berges de Seine:

  • Jeux-Zoïdes, Wednesday to Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Cafézoïde, the kids café, returns yearly to provide a free game area with varied art workshops, music and sport for children.
    A few workshops are planned:
    - Introduction to music, concerts by kids
    - Badminton
    - Kids newspaper workshop
    - Foosball.
    - Painting
    - Sewing

  • Ludomouv, Wednesday to Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    An open-air games library is deployed this summer again. Board games and constructions games, there will be something for everyone!

  • POSCA workshops at Paris Plages, Saturday July 9 and August 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Boules, every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    All summer long, play boules for free at the Parc Rives de Seine. Free rental in exchange of an ID.
  • Foosball, every day from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Play foosball on different sized tables for all, free of charge.

Culture at Paris-Plages 2022, along the Seine:

  • Outdoor library, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    This summer, the city’s libraries take books out and put them in the parks and at Paris-Plages!! Like that, if you’re bored between two swimming sessions, you can browse through a book.

Information about Paris and finding help at Paris-Plages, along the Seine:

  • Paris qui Sauve, every day from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Come and (re)learn the first-aid techniques during the free training sessions offered by Mairie de Paris, Civil Protection and the Red Cross during Paris-Plages, a session per hour near the city hall!

Please note that toilets, a security and rescue center as well as defibrillators will be put o the spot to make sur this family outing is safe and delight children as much as adults!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 9 July 2022 to 21 August 2022



    Parc Rives de Seine
    75004 Paris 4


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