Sainte Marie Lake – Cap découverte

On Cap Découverte’s site, Sainte Marie lake will receive you for free to swim or to relax on beaches. A great number of watersports are also practicables: wakeboarding, water skiing, pedalo…


USC VOILE – La Roucarié

La Roucarié lake is located in the heart of the Ségala Tarnais. Since 1961, the Sportive Union of Carmaux (french: USC) undertakes its activity on the dam of the Roucarié, in Monestiés. This 64-hectares lake allows people to practice sailing in every shape and form. Optimists, lasers and paddle; so many activities to discover.

Canoe in the Viaur Valley

Canoë dans la vallée du Viaur

Thuriès’ camping rents canoes to stroll on the Viaur.

From the camping, you could make an hour loop or more. Here, no rapids, only the pleasure to discover the Viaur Valley along the river.


Roucarié’s leisure centre

LA ROUCARIE (zone de baignade) - © Patrice GENIEZ

10 min away from Carmaux and close to Monestiés, come and enjoy a relaxing time on the Roucarié Lake’s edge.

With  a 35 acres of water and its riverbanks partly wooded, this lake offers its visitors a green and exotic environment. Converted into a leisure centre, many activities are provided, like a fitness path, games for children, sail, rowing…

In July and August, swimming is allowed and supervised on the Almayrac’s edge.


Aquatic center the Odyssée

Piscine l'Odyssee à Carmaux

Situated in Carmaux, the aquatic center the Odyssée is ideal for children and adults, for sportive and less sportive ones with its 25m pool and its relaxation area.

Outside, the youngest enjoy the Aqua Toons with its giant flowers, its water-spitter dragon and many other aquatic games.