Paris sports and recreation
Paris Travel Resources
Above: Inline skaters along the Right Bank of
the Seine, with the Conciergerie in the background.
Cheryl Imboden gets fit with friendly Frenchwomen in the 15th arrondissement.
Catch a wave or hurl yourself down a slide at an indoor waterpark on the edge of
Club de Patinage Artistique de Paris
Practice your French by browsing through the Web site of CPAP, a figure-skating
club that traces its heritage back to 1937. (If you're a skater, you'll enjoy
the photos of the club's ice shows.)
Click "EN" for English-language information on a race that attracts more than
30,000 runners each April.
Join the weekly "Paris Friday Night Fever Skate"--but be prepared for steep
hills during the three-hour circuit. (Click
here for a basic information page in English.)
Roland Garros Stadium
The French Open tournament draws international tennis stars in late May and
Photo: Copyright © Paris Tourist Office.
Photographer: Catherine Balet.