- Water attraction
- Recreational park
- Industrial heritage
- Sport and relaxation
- Swimming & diving
The Belvédère de Dour (Mons), recently redeveloped as a leisure and sports centre is quite unique in Belgium. Its natural swimming pool and Olympic size swimming pool will delight swimmers looking for an ecological experience.
The first natural swimming pool in Belgium
This independant pool, composed of several layers of volcanic rocks and plants, guarantees a natural filtering of the basin. There are three different depths to enjoy as well as playful water jets.
The first diving centre in Europe
The first in naturally filtered water! Close to it is a 5 metre deep pit to practice diving in a safe environment. Accessible to beginners and experts alike.
The advantages of the Belvédère de Dour
- VITA trail around the site
- 2 tennis courts
- Possibility to visit of the Malakoff tower, formerly used for coal mining and now an architectural icon in the region.