Sports & Leisure

You can also schedule sports moments during your stay in Pau! 

Sports Facilities

Stage of deep-water
This space of 30 hectares was inaugurated in 2009 for the canoe world cup. Its great advantage is its flexibility. It’s the official training water stadium for the French team. It can also welcome public for initiations to rafting, kayak, hydrospeed, VTT, orienteering…

Sports Area
This multi-sports area is mostly used for basketball games (Elan Béarnais of Pau-Orthez).

Pelota Complex
Located next to the Sports Area, this modern complex welcomed in 2010 the world championship of Pelota. With its amazing equipment, it allows to practice 23 specialties of Pelota.

Pont-Long Horse Racecourse
Second horse racecourse in France, it stretches over a surface of 40 hectares and offers different kinds of tracks.

Hameau Stadium
Main stadium of the city, it hosts Section Paloise (rugby) and Pau FC (football) games. 


  • Complexe nautique Louis Péghuilan, Boulevard de Cami Salié, 64000 Pau (covered)
  • Centre Aquatique Calicéo, Boulevard de Cami Salié, ZA Parkway, 64000 Pau (covered)
  • Piscine Aqualons, Mail de Coubertin, 64140 Lons (covered)
  • Piscine Mourenx,  Avenue Charles Moureu, 64150 Mourenx (covered) 

Pau Golf Club

Created in 1856, it’s the most ancient club in Europe. On a surface of 33 hectares, the 18-hole golf course starts from the edge of the Pau Castle woods and stretches along the Gave.