The weather is fine, so there’s nothing like a swim or a water activity in Sarthe to cool off. With family or friends, the joys of the beach await you and reserve you moments of calm or thrills to choose from. So, everyone in the water!

The most beautiful swimming spots

Base de loisirs Coco Plage - Sillé-le-Guillaume
Base de loisirs Coco Plage – Sillé-le-Guillaume

Leisure centers or the Sarthe lake, these are magnificent swimming spots and quality waters that will delight young and old. Your desires for the beach will be satisfied at the Sillé Plage leisure center, formerly called Coco Plage. Located in the heart of the forest massif, it has a lake and countless sports activities on the water or in the forest.

Swimming in fresh water is only authorized on sites specifically designed and controlled by ARS Pays de la Loire. It is therefore forbidden to swim in the Sarthe as in other rivers.
ARS Pays de la Loire

Sarthe leisure bases

The water quality of 11 Sarthe leisure bases is regularly monitored by the Pays de la Loire ARS. Find these leisure bases below.

Adventures and thrills guaranteed

Fill up on sensations, whatever river or nautical base in Sarthe you choose! Yes, it is not only at the seaside that nautical activities flourish. Whether you are a beginner or an enthusiast, the adventures on the water are yours. By canoe or kayak, the navigation is ideal for discovering the meanders of the rivers or the environment of a pond over several days. Farniente or sports days are also possible at the Terre Activ’ leisure centre , with the addition of very fashionable fun activities such as sports challenges, an outdoor escape game or treasure hunts.

For the more athletic, quench your thirst for thrills on an efoil, to surf the water without noise and without waves! Venture to Wake Paradise for wake board jumping sessions on more or less technical modules. Its restaurant area on the edge of the pond is perfect for regaining strength.

Back to nature and calm

The Sarthe also offers perfect activities to commune with nature and rest. By paddle or electric boat, you will have time to admire the natural riches of our department. And with 4,500 km of rivers and 50 bodies of water, the Sarthe is a paradise for fly, cast and cork anglers. On foot or by boat, come and tease trout, pike, zander, carp…