Piscine La Fayette

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscine La Fayette
5 Rue Louis Garnier
Besancon, Doubs 25000
03 81 41 23 13

Adult Admission Price & Policy

€4.75. [February, 2022]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 6 lanes, indoors, 26º - 27.5ºC (78.8º - 81.5ºF).


47.214785, 5.968973

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

As is common in France, this facility combines an ice skating rink and a complex of pools, and has plenty of parking. There are long open hours and six marked lanes, but only two of these are roped off. The swimmers are polite. There are no backstroke flags - and the ceiling is difficult.

Entry is €4.60 or free. (One American in our group, who was asked her nationality and told the truth, was admitted for free. No others in our group were asked their nationality.)

One is forced to walk through running water before entering the locker room, thereby ensuring the removal of shoes and socks. Unusual cylindrical lockers require a self-assigned PIN code, but no deposit of money, and functioned well.

Swim caps are required and many common swim suit styles are forbidden. But there's a vending machine for the needful. These remarkable machines sell suits, caps, and goggles, none of which have characteristics forbidden in French pools, for men, women, and/or children.
[May, 2018]