Estanque del Retiro Municipal Sports Centre

Water activities and boating in one of the city’s landmarks.

Estanque del Retiro Municipal Sports Centre is located in the very heart of El Retiro Park. Together with La Chopera Sports Centre, they comprise the offer of sports facilities in the natural and bustling environment of El Retiro Park in the city centre.

The lake has a total surface area of 37,000 square metres, including the facilities that have been fitted out for water sports. Such open-air leisure activities as canoeing and rowing can be enjoyed here, and it is possible to rent rowboats or enjoy a ride on a solar powered boat.

Updated: 25/04/2019

Useful information

Permit procedure

The Municipal Sport Centres are under the jurisdiction of the Municipal District Boards in which they are located (see contact address). In order to film in any of their spaces, we recommend consulting availability directly in the sport centre.

If there is availability, then please fill out a General Normalized Instance addressed to the corresponding Municipal District Boards. If you desire assistance from the Film Office, then please fill in the form for Production registration and send it to



Junta Municipal Distrito de Retiro

Paseo Colombia 2,
28009 Madrid

Distrito: 03 Retiro

Images: Ayuntamiento de Madrid


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