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Barcelona offers a wide range of interesting options all year round and opens its doors to everyone. Make the most of the sunshine to go for a stroll and take a dip in the sea on one of the city’s accessible beaches. Experience Gaudí’s nature with your hands, add a sign-language tour or an audiodescribed show to your plans… Do you need any more ideas? You’ll find them with the SEARCH FACILITY or on the SUMMARY for accessible places of interest!

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Fòrum bathing area

Fòrum bathing area

With the Forum's photovoltaic pergola as its backdrop, this seawater swimming pool is part of an enclosed bathing area which gives you the chance to experience the Barcelona sea in a different way. Please bear in mind that the bathing area is paved and has no sand. You enter the water via steps. There are fewer people, it's more peaceful and it looks stunning in photos!.

Services
Lifeguard and safety, beach information point, adapted showers, adapted public toilets, seawater swimming pools and Wi-fi.

Bathing assistance for people with reduced mobility
Amphibian wheelchairs, a winch, life vests, parasols and a volunteer service to assist people with reduced mobility to enter and leave the water and enjoy bathing.

Times: July, August and the first fortnight in September: daily, from 11am to 2pm. June and second fortnight in September: weekends and public holidays, from 11am to 2pm.

General details


Address: Plaça del Fòrum, 1 (08019). Barcelona
Phone: 932 210 348
Web site: www.bcn.cat/platges
E-mail: centreplatja@bcn.cat
Opening time: A consultar.

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Accessibility details


The Fòrum bathing area, offer assisted bathing service for disabled people who can not access water independently.

Periods and timetable for the assisted bathing service:
June, weekends and public holidays.
July, August and the first fortnight in September, every day.
Second fortnight in September, weekends and public holidays.
Times, 11am-2pm

The assisted bathing service is the result of the collaboration of the "Institut Municipal de persones amb Discapacitat (IMD)", and the "Institut Municipal de Parcs i Jardins" (department of beaches), and has the support of Red Cross volunteers.

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Last update: 07/06/2013

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