Summer activities on the leisure center of Tarn and Garonne


Located on the edge of a lake of 400 hectares formed at the confluence of the Tarn and the Garonne, the leisure center of the Tarn and the Garonne is located on an exceptional natural site of 29 hectares, dedicated to access to leisure and sports.
Promoting access to leisure and sport for all, the Departmental Council of Tarn-et-Garonne, owner of the Base, has made this place a destination of tourism 100% nature, with a sporting, playful and educational vocation.
In a preserved and green setting, you will have the pleasure of practicing many outdoor activities, with family or friends. Equipped with facilities for groups, collective accommodation and collective campground, the Leisure Center, approved National Education and Youth and Sports, also receives schools, leisure centers, sports groups and other associations, by the day or on holiday.

The lake of 400 hectares, one of the largest in Midi-Pyrénées, offers the opportunity to initiate you to many nautical disciplines, such as canoeing, pedalo, sailing, rowing, ..., while discovering the local fauna and flora.
For those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground, the proposals are not lacking: walk on the hiking trails, observe the birds on the ornithological site, enjoy the quiet fishing corners, before cycling to the banks of the Canal des Deux Mers to pedal in the shade of plane trees on the Vélo Voie Verte.

The Leisure base also has a motorhome area and a campsite labeled 2 stars.

Picnic areas are at your disposal with tables, barbecues, games for children... A fast food area also awaits you.
You can also sail on the 400 ha body of water. It is forbidden to approach the islands (ornithological reserve). Water skiing and jet skiing are not allowed. Free access to pontoons for boats (priority at the sailing school).
For safety reasons it is forbidden to swim in the lake.

From July 6 to September 1, 2024 opening of the rental of nautical equipment and VTC and program of animations. In St Nicolas de la Grave, the Base de Loisirs du Tarn et de la Garonne offers more than 25 ha of nature on the edge of the lake, confluence of the Tarn and the Garonne.
The activities are numerous: sailing, canoeing, paddle, boat ride, archery, cycling, fishing (with compulsory card), ornithological reserve with the society of natural sciences.

You will find following the program of summer evenings: Thursdays of the Base.
Find the rates of the activities on our website. Online reservations possible.

dsio.detail.accessibilite : Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance.
Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site.
Incline >5% but reasonable

Spoken languages : French


All year round, daily.
Equipment rental: sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, swimming pool... from July 6 to September 1, 2024 (1:30 pm - 6:30 pm).

Prices & payment

Pass Tourisme: 1 activity or 1 rental purchased = 1 free.

  • Check
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Online payment

Equipement & services

  • Restaurant
  • Meeting room
  • Ping pong table
  • Free car park
  • Unequipped pitches
  • Car park
  • Public WC
  • Canoe-Kayak base/Aviron
  • Stretch of water
  • Archery
  • showers
  • Fishing stage
  • Launching ramp
  • Camper van reception area
  • Electrical connections
  • Picnic area
  • Play area
  • Boules area
  • Themed path
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome


Summer activities on the leisure center of Tarn and Garonne
2466, avenue du Plan d'Eau 82210 Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave

Route & access

05 63 95 50 00