Activities on site and surroundings

Activities on site

Activities around

Water sports activities

The Mansigné Leisure Centre, with its 27-hectare lake, is the ideal place for all your water sports activities during the summer season.

Swimming area

Don't hesitate to bring your buoys or other swimming accessories to enjoy when you go swimming in the lake. The lake is accessible to all and free of charge.

For the 2021 season, our partner Aventure Nautique will take over the management of the water sports activities at the leisure centre:


Come and meet Jacques Despierres from Aventure Nautique who will introduce you to the Efoil! For those who do not know this nautical activity, click here to learn more.

Pedal boat

Speed scares you? Then choose a boat that suits you better. With two or four people, the pedal boat will take you wherever you want to go and at your own pace.


Come and practice your favourite hobby or discover this new way of sailing at your leisure.

No paddle? No problem, you can rent one at the lake.

Looking for a challenge? Try to go all the way around the lake of Mansigné!

Water sports activities

> On site

Sport activities

The Mansigné lake is open all year round and is classified as a second category lake. An ideal place for young and old to play! 

Take advantage of the free entrance to the leisure centre to spend a wonderful day with your family or friends.

Free activities

In addition to the children's playgrounds, there are many sports activities available to everyone: swimming in the lake, football pitch, city stadium, tennis court, table tennis, petanque pitch, fitness trail, orienteering, fishing, hiking trails. The bonus: these activities are free!

Paying activities

Other activities are also available at the leisure centre, but these are subject to a charge: swin golf, mini golf, water sports, or the inter-communal swimming pool in Mansigné.

The swin golf is open all year round. The mini-golf is accessible from April to October when the campsite is open. Water sports activities and the Mansigné inter-communal swimming pool are available during the summer season.


So don't hesitate and come to the Mansigné Leisure Centre!

Sport activities

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The lake of Mansigné is open all year round. Classified second category, it welcomes you for your favourite leisure. Fed by "Le Casseau", the lake will seduce you with its calm and serenity.

No permit? Not a problem, you can get one from the website Fédération de Pêche de la Sarthe.

To make the most of the experience, don't hesitate to rent a chalet or a pitch at the campsite to have your feet in the water for a weekend or a longer stay and share your passion with family or friends.


Find here the tariffs, information and regulations on fishing in Mansigné: Regulations and various information in 2022.

Find here the calendar of events 2022: Calendar of events AAPPMA in 2022.


Please note: night fishing is not allowed.


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Swimming - Pool and Lake

 Lake of Mansigné

Access to the Leisure Centre and the white sandy beach is free and accessible to all!
Come and enjoy a relaxing and cool space! Ideal to relax at the water's edge, to swim or to watch the children splashing around and having a great time...
Just a stone's throw from all the activities on offer at the Leisure Centre, you can also take advantage of the children's playgrounds or the shaded areas for picnics.

Intercommunal swimming pool in Mansigné

The intercommunal swimming pool in Mansigné is open to all, but access is free for campsite guests only. This open-air pool is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm. On Monday afternoons, the pool is reserved for campsite guests.
Campers can access the pool directly from the campsite, while outsiders can access it via the main entrance Route de Requeil.
Do you want to relax or sunbathe? Sunbathing on the terrace awaits you...

In July and August, swimming in the lake and the inter-communal swimming pool is supervised, so you can enjoy good times with family and friends.

Please note: The covered and heated swimming pool in the chalet village is only accessible to holidaymakers in the chalet village.


Swimming - Pool and Lake

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Hiking in South Sarthe

The Mansigné Leisure Centre and its campsite are the ideal starting point for your hikes in a green and shady setting in the South Sarthe. Thanks to the signposted footpaths, ranging from 4 to 55 km in length, you can discover the surrounding nature and incredible sites: the Mother and Daughter Stones, the La Faigne Chapel, the Saint Martin Church, the Mare aux Cochons (Pig Farm)... not to mention the tour of the lake, the shortest of the circuits, but one of the most pleasant. Mountain bike circuits will also satisfy the most sporty.

The walking routes around Mansigné


There are many hiking trails around the Mansigné Leisure Centre. We have selected some of the closest to the leisure centre.

Requeil : 5 min from the leisure centre

Autour de Requeil : 7,8 km, estimated time 2:00

Hiking sheet          GPX route sheet

Saint-Jean-de-la-Motte : 8 min from the leisure centre

Le Château de Gallerande : 10 km, estimated time 2:30

Hiking sheet          GPX route sheet

Luché-Pringé : 8 min from the leisure centre

Chemins des bords du Loir : 10,8 km, estimated time 3:00

Hiking sheet          GPX route sheet

Château-L'Hermitage : 10 min from the leisure centre

Circuit de Saint-Thibault : 7,4 km, estimated time 2:00

Hiking sheet          GPX route sheet

Aubigné-Racan : 20 min from the leisure centre

Sur les traces du poète Racan : 10,6 km, estimated time 2:45

Hiking sheet          GPX route sheet


Discover also the hiking trails to do around the Mansigné Leisure Centre.


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Faïenceries d'Art of Malicorne

18 min from the Mansigné Leisure Centre.

Since 1924, earth, fire and the talent of master earthenware makers have established the reputation of the Faïencerie d'Art of Malicorne.

18 rue Bernard Palissy, 72270 Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

+33 2 43 94 81 18

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Faïenceries d'Art of Malicorne

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24 Hours of Le Mans Museum

30 minutes from the Base de Loisirs de Mansigné.

Through 140 vehicles, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest tells you about the epic of the automobile in the Sarthe and the success of its international event.

9 Place Luigi Chinetti, 72100 Le Mans
02 43 72 72 24

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24 Hours of Le Mans Museum

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Royal Abbey of Epau

36 minutes from the Mansigné Leisure Centre.

Belonging to the Sarthe Department, this building has been classified as a Historic Monument since 1973. The Royal Abbey of Epau is one of the most beautiful examples of Cistercian architecture in France.

Route de Changé, 72530 Yvré-l'Évêque
02 43 84 22 29

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Royal Abbey of Epau

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Bercé Forest

27 minutes from the Mansigné Leisure Centre.

The state forest of Bercé illustrates the ancestral links between foresters and the forest. The result of several centuries of forestry, the oaks of Bercé have acquired a worldwide reputation for their exceptional quality.

72500 Jupilles

02 43 38 10 31

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Bercé Forest

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St. Julian's Cathedral

46 minutes from the Mansigné Leisure Centre.

Built between the 11th and 15th centuries, Saint-Julien Cathedral presents a diversity of styles which find their coherence in a fusion of russet, limestone and glass. This richness makes it the "archaeological" cathedral of medieval religious art.

2 place Saint-Michel, 72000 Le Mans

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St. Julian's Cathedral

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