Children wearing helmets on ponies at Jardin d'Acclimatation in Paris
Children and Teens

Pony Rides in Paris Parks

Children wearing helmets on ponies at Jardin d'Acclimatation in ParisThe spring time chill is going to turn into summer time warmth and sunshine (with intermittent showers). How long can the kids manage patience in the Louvre? For distraction, consider a pony ride in the park, or ping pong, rock climbing, basket ball. Wednesday is a popular day for activities due to the school hours. Expect a lot of running around with the locals.

More information for pony riding in Paris at animaponey»
Contact: 06 07 32 53 95 Stéphane Michaud for up to date information.

The pony walks are cancelled during inclement weather.

Pony walks are possible at the following locations on Wednesday, weekends, holidays and school holidays in the afternoon:
Parc des Buttes Chaumont (19th arrondissement), Parc Monceau, Parc Montsouris (14th arr.), Parc Georges Brassens (15th arr.), bois de Vincennes (lac de Saint-Mandé) – Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, holiday, school vacations 3 to 6 pm. and the Jardin d’Acclimatation (16th arr.) Bois de Boulogne (Lac Inférieur) – Wednesday, Saturday and school vacations 2 to 6:30 pm, Sunday and holidays 10:30 am to 6:30 pm
Check out also:
Jardin  du Luxembourg (6th arr.)
Parc de Bercy (12th arr.)

Bois de Vincennes (12th arrondissement):
Near the Saint Mandé, Daumesnil and Minimes lakes (métro: Saint Mandé Tourelle)
Wednesday and Saturdays 2:30 to 7 pm, Sunday 11 am to 7 pm. During school holidays 2:30 to 7 pm
Bois de Boulogne:
Pony rides take place along the Lake Inférieur on Wednesday, Saturday and during school holidays 2 to 6:30 pm, Sunday and holidays 10:30 am to 6:30 pm

A day with children in Parisping pong with children in Paris parks

Parks and Gardens for kids
Paris is one of the greenest capitals in Europe with 15 parks and over 400 gardens.
Most of the parks are equipped with play areas where kids can enjoy activities.
table football, ball games, swings, rock climbing, pony riding, boats, table tennis, roller-skating rink, puppet shows, roller-skating park, football (soccer), handball, cycling, basket ball

List of Paris parks with sports and activity facilities (in French)

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