« Le Grand Etang » the municipal lake in Saint Saud Lacoussière, which has been made suitable for family activities, acquired the international « Blue Flag » (« Pavillon Blue ») certification in 2015 and 2016.
The international « Blue Flag » eco-qualification is awarded to coastal or lakeside beaches where the water, as well as the surrounding area, is maintained to high standards of cleanliness.
This popular tourist lake, in a beautiful natural setting on 13ha, offers the following possibilities :
• Fishing (with access for the handicapped)
• Swimming (supervised by two lifeguards in July and August)
• Children’s play area
• Paddleboard (information concerning availability at the Mairie 05 53 56 97 03)
• Picnic tables
• Space set aside for campingcars
• First-aid post
• Large parking area
Tourists will find the lake an excellent place to visit and relax.
On site, you will also find the central office of the Périgord-Vert Ski-Club which offers leisure activities, like “Baby-ski” for the young and accompanied waterski activities for adults, on week-ends in July as well as on the last week-end of August. The club makes great efforts to integrate people with a handicap, by using suitable equipment (ski stabilizers, “tiralo”, buoys).