Rules & Safety

Everyone booking a reservation must comply with the following rules:

  • know how to swim 25 meters and immerse yourself
  • wear the lifejacket during the entire activity
  • comply with the instructions given by the management team
  • not be under the influence of products that confuse the judgment or lessen the physical capacities (drugs, alcohol, medicine, …)
  • not to be susceptible to crisis disease or to have treatment available
  • be aware of the specific nature of outdoor activities that expose to unusual conditions (isolation, climatic conditions, immersion, cold, sun, …)
  • do not have a medical contraindication to the practice of a physical activity


Equip yourself:

  • Sportswear adapted to the nautical activity (swimwear…)
  • Spare clothing
  • Sports shoes adapted to water
  • Tshirt
  • Windbreaker
  • Bottle of water
  • Sun protection (hat, cream..)

For the rest, we will provide you quality material !

Animations Gerland

We provide you quality navigation equipment.

You will determine with our team the most suitable boat for your tour according to your desires, your level and climatic conditions.

Our fleet includes:

  • Open Canadian Canoes
  • Boat « sit on top » type unsinkable Kayaks
  • Inflatable Stand Up Paddle

Our boats are mainly canoes or two-seater kayaks (possibility to complete with single-seaters on demand).


Near to the 4 rue Jonas Salk, 69007 Lyon.

Public transport access:

  • Tram T1 stop: Halle Tony Garnier
  • Vélo’v station: Halle Tony Garnier


Cancellation or postponement conditions:

Lyon Canoe is the last decision maker and judge of favourable conditions to navigation and is allowed cancel or adapt the service according to the hydrological and meteorological conditions (winds, storm, flow variation of the rever, etc…)

In case of impossibility of practice, a postponement date may be proposed.