With Olympic Games coming to Paris in 2024, a water park will be built in Saint-Denis (93) on the Plaine Saulnier site. It will be located just accross the Stade de France and connected to it through a bridge spanning the A1 highway.
The water park is the only lasting site built up for the Olympic Games. The second site, Paris Arena II, will be built for the Olympics or not. The water park project expects to construct 2 pools of 50 meters (about 3 ft), 2 diving pools and a capacity of 15,000 spectators for the Olympic Games, then 2,500 afterward.
Paris 2024 wishes to adopt a lasting approach concerning the equipments built up for the Olympic Games to promote sport development on its territory, here the Seine-Saint-Denis. Thus, after the Olympics, the water park will welcome the national training center and the French swimming federation headquarters. It will also be opened for the inhabitants and added to the list of the different pools and water parks opened to the public in the North-East area of Paris.
Other nautical bases will be used as training sites for the Olympic Games:
- The pool at Aulnay-sous-Bois