The only Polo Club in Paris
The Bois de Boulogne hosts the Paris Polo Club. Bois de Boulogne – Boulogne wood- is a unique and exclusive place that Parisians love but also tourists who come to discover fashion, the French lifestyle. Imagine a Central Park as a New York with in its heart a polo field….
Stylish polo players gather at the Paris polo Club, wearing their best outfits and playing a polo match that will make their team win. The dandies and esthetes in polo outfits often stay after the polo matches for a drink at the restaurant.
Paris Polo Club history
The first polo matches in Paris were played in 1891, first in the Jardin d’acclimatation, then on the lawn between the lake of Bois de Boulogne and the avenue des Acacias.
The first facilities dedicated to polo settled in Bagatelle. At the edge of the Seine and close to the center of Paris, the enchanting and bucolic setting of Bagatelle won the heart of the first Paris polo lovers.
The first polo field in Paris was built in 1982. Surrounded by elegant Norman buildings in the style of Deauville, from a model created by the Count of Urribaren.
Since the end of the 19th century, the elite plays the sport of kings in Bagatelle.
On the 9 hectares of the polo club of Paris you can also play golf on a magnificent drive that has a ball pre-cleaner. Of course with the appropriate outfit, a polo shirt and trousers.
The Polo de Paris offers an exceptional boot grooming service : players after their game may leave their equipment, polo shirt and boots for a cleaning before their next game.
Members of the Paris Polo Club
The members of the Polo Club of Paris have reciprocal agreements with many international private clubs. A polo player from Paris will be able to play a few chukkas in Santiago, Chile, or be welcomed in New York at the River Club.
Being a member of the Polo Club of Paris offers access to the Hurlingham Club in London Ranelagh Gardens, at Tenis Club Argentino in Buenos Aires, at The River Club in New York, at the Roma Polo Club in Rome, at the Real Club de Polo Barcelona , at the University Club Of Montreal, at the Argentino Jockey Club Soccer Club in Buenos Aires, San Cristobal Polo Club in Santiago, Chile.