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La Piscine Josephine Baker

Port de la Gare, Paris, France
+33 1 56 61 96 50
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Swimming pool on a barge in the Seine and solarium

This is an innovative pool on a barge in the Seine. It is a bit of a trek from the nearest metro... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
via mobile
Amazing ! But avoid when crowded.

What an amazing experience! I'm a regular swimmer and absolutely loved this place. 3,60 e entry fee... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Annina T
via mobile
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Port de la Gare, Paris, France
+33 1 56 61 96 50
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is an innovative pool on a barge in the Seine. It is a bit of a trek from the nearest metro station but a lovely way to spend a couple of hours. It can get busy, especially in the August Parisian weather so we...More

2  Thank LondonFamily88
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! I'm a regular swimmer and absolutely loved this place. 3,60 e entry fee and a swimming cap is mandatory (tip: a store called GoSport in Les Halles has a great and CHEAP selection of swim suits/caps/goggles if you don't travel with...More

2  Thank Annina T
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is quite difficult to find from the metro. We went on a dry warm day. I wanted to spectate, however I was told I'd need a bathing suite to do so. Luckily I had come prepared. Also had to purchase two swim caps (3€...More

1  Thank Fishforyou
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Great place to enjoy a swim whilst in Paris. In summer the roof is opened making it perfect for sunbathing as well.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 17 July 2015

A swimming-pool on (or should I say "upon") the river Seine... tempting. The problem is that the pool is tiny, and so overcrowded that it is almost impossible to swim without bumping into someone else every 5 seconds. And really, it is expensive for what...More

1  Thank Lucie G
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I went to the Josephine Baker pool in July on a very hot afternoon and it was amazing. It was worth waithing (longer then 1 hr!, but there is some sun protection). The entrance fee was 5 euro for 2 hrs. Be aware of the...More

3  Thank Holland030
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Took my son to this pool to get in some training time but it was too hectic to really do anything. The pool itself is very small and crowded. It is also very difficult to get to via Metro. The closest station requires a pretty...More

2  Thank Simpkeys
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Training for an Ironman while on business abroad may sound like a nightmare to any triathlete, but in Paris it is super easy and extremely interesting. There are many public swimming pools, mostly located conveniently close to metro stations and with small entry fees. The...More

3  Thank Janet F
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9 August 2015|
Response from Cat7472 |
Sorry I mean open late on a Sunday?