THE SWIMMING POOL OLYMPIC SEA WATER

The Deauville swimming pool has it all: seawater pumped off the coast of Deauville and heated to 28 ° C all year round, a 50-meter Olympic pool and a unique architecture by Roger Taillibert, architect of first-class sports equipment plan across the world. It looks like a seashell from the outside. Inside, it's a huge vault that captures the light.

The swimming pool exterior viewThe swimming pool designed by Roger Taillibert © Sandrine Boyer Engel
Inland seawater basin © Sandrine Boyer-Engel
Aquagym class © Sandrine Boyer Engel

SPORTS AND OLYMPIC: CHOOSE YOUR COURSE
Lifeguards animate the place all year round. They provide individual swimming lessons in the Olympic pool or the learning pool. You can also rent water lines for group training.

LEARN TO SWIM
Individual lessons by appointment at the reception of the swimming pool
 
TO MOVE
Aquagym: every day from Monday to Friday from 12:15 p.m. to 13 p.m. during school terms and from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on weekends, public holidays and during vacation periods.
 
PLEASE NOTE
In order to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19, access to the Olympic swimming pool requires the presentation of the vaccination pass from 16 years old and the "activities" health pass for 12/15 year olds.

 

 

Aquagym class © Sandrine Boyer Engel

An architectural feat

Planned in 1924 in the establishment of the Sea Baths by Charles Adda, the Olympic swimming pool was not finally realized until 1966 at the initiative of Lucien Barrière who succeeded his uncle François André at the head of the Casino, the Golf, the the Royal Hotel and the Normandy. It will be one of the first projects in France by architect Roger Taillibert. This program is for him the first of a series of sports facilities, including the stadium of the Parc des Princes in Paris (1967 -1972) and the Olympic complex in Montreal (1972 -1976). It is also the subject of his diploma at the National School of Fine Arts. He opted for a daring realization far from the “Norman” style then in vogue on the Côte Fleurie and implemented a process of thin long-range sails, tested in the early 1960s and in which he became the specialist. The seawater swimming pool will be inaugurated in July 1966. Threatened with closure in 1977 because of its operating cost, it has been managed by the municipality since 1980.

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+33 (0)2 31 14 40 00
info@indeauville.fr


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DEAUVILLE TOURISM
Residence of the Clock
Empress Eugenie wharf
14800 Deauville
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VILLERS-SUR-MER TOURISM
Place Jean-Mermoz
14640 Villers-sur-Mer
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BLONVILLE-SUR-MER TOURISM
32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano
14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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VILLERVILLE TOURISM
40 rue du Général Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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ANY TOURISM
20 Place Lemercier
14800 Toques
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TOURGÉVILLE TOURISM
Louis Delamare Promenade
(behind the aid station)
14800 Tourgeville
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