Sport in Apt

A dynamic town

Apt, situated at the heart of the Luberon Regional Park, has a large number of outdoor activities to complete your stay in the region.

Whether as a family, or with friends or as a club, Apt’s location offers you easy access to your sporting activity.

Sports readily available: - Swimming, Biking, Mountain biking, Hiking, Running, Climbing, Tennis.

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Apt is a city where sports activities are rich and varied. The clubs offer a developed range of sports whether individual or collective. All sports are represented; some teams playing to a national level.

The majority of Aptésians (person living in Apt) practice some sort of sport; football or rugby, volleyball or handball... Sport in Apt creates, in fact, multiple opportunities to pass from one sport to another and to come into contact with different groups of people.

The municipality encourages the practice of physical activity through the provision of quality amenities (stadiums, gymnasiums, swimming pools). Even outdoor enthusiasts will find what they want at the manmade reservoir and recreational area “Plan d’Eau” situated 3 kilometres from the town centre.

Town Council Sports Department

The mission of the APT Town Council Sports Department articulates around the following actions:

  • Programming, design, maintenance and provision of sports equipment
  • Commissioning of material and human resources for the management of communal sport in the various public sectors (schools, clubs, individuals).
  • Support to associations.
  • Organisation of and support to festivals, shows and sporting events.

Sporting Activities

Public open air Swimming Pool

Avenue de Viton
84400 Apt
GPS  Coordinates: 43.878903,5.3398525

Opening Hours :
du 18 juin au 1er juillet 2016 inclus de 12h00 à 19h00
et du 2 juillet au 31 août inclus de 10h00 à 19h00

Telephone: et

School Swimming Pool

The school's swimming pool allows the practice of various aquatic activities (swimming club, triathlon, freestyle, aquagym ...) during the school period.

Price for under 16 years : 1,80 € / day, season ticket 35 €, book of 10 tickets 15€

Price for over 16 years : 2,90€ / day, season ticket 55 €, book of 10 tickets 25€ 

Entrance free for children under 5 years 

Children under 8 years must be accompagnied by an adult.

Les enfants de moins de 8 ans doivent être obligatoirement accompagnés d'un adulte. La base de loisirs se trouve en bordure du plan d’eau de la Riaille, dans un environnement calme et agréable. Le site et les activités sont adaptés aux personnes handicapées.

Recreational area and reservoir

The leisure centre is located on the edge of the reservoir, in a quiet and pleasant environment. The site and it's activities are suitable for people with a disability.

This 10 hectare site offers nautical and terrestrial activities (sailing, mountain biking, archery) to various groups: individuals, school groups and clubs. all the activities are supervised by qualified instructors.

For more information and registration contact: 04 90 04 85 41 /

On the site there are other facilities available free of charge:

    • Picnic area
    • Play area for young children
    • Skateboard parks 
    • Tennis courts
    • Mountain bike circuit
    • BMX dirt jump track 
    • Fitness circuit with fitness equipment
    • A "bowl" (space reserved for wheeled sports : rollerskates, skateboard, BMX)
    • Fishing area

Base de loisirs
Plan d'eau de la Riaille
84400 Apt
GPS Coordinates : 43888727,5377371,77

Bosque naturel climbing site

Domaine de Bosque
84400 Apt
GPS Coordinates du parking :  43.880299, 5.36092


 A  sites suitable for an initiation into climbing, of low height making supervision easy. A choice of 13 routes from 4c to 6a, with an average height of 12 metres, concentrated on a single crag.

 Climbing is an activity governed by specific rules  that are important to respect. Pre-training in the use of equipment and safety techniques is essential.

Stand de Tir


Géré par l’association Tir sportif Aptésien Bosque 
Sport pratiqué : carabine, pistolet
 Contact : 04 90 04 78 51


Avenue des Druides 
Sports pratiqués : sports de combat, judo, fitness, musculation
Contact : 04 90 71 67 35



Un site privilégié et balisé sur une grande partie du territoire, nombreux circuit au départ d’Apt

Extrati du site : Vélo loisir

Un réseau de professionnels labellisé « Accueil Vélo » qui vous chouchoutent Dans le Parc naturel régional du Luberon,

  • 4 boucles cyclo balisées, de 15 à 236 km
  • 1 véloroute - voie verte (eurovéloroute n°8) de 37 km
  • 28 circuits cyclo non balisés, de 20 à 90 km
  • 1 grande traversée de Vaucluse à VTT
  • de nombreux sentiers de VTT dont l'espace FFC-VTT du Pays de Forcalquier Montagne de Lure

Plus d'une centaine de prestataires associés labellisés « Accueil vélo », répondent aux besoins et envies d’organisation logistique, d’hébergement, de pause gourmande, de découverte et de dégustation. Ces adhérents sont liés par une charte technique (Référentiel "Accueil Vélo") régissant des prestations communes à tous : pique-nique, conditions d'assistance, tarifs étudiés, transports des vélos, bagages et des personnes.