The area has a number of lakes where you can swim and enjoy a variety of water-sports. The Lac de Serre Ponçon at Savines le Lac , only 10 miles away from Tallard has canoeing, kayaking, wake-boarding, kite-surfing and waterskiing available.
Also at Embrun, 28 miles away, many use the sailing school where the instructors are friendly and helpful. Canoeing and rafting is also available on the River Durance or the River Ubaye with RCKN and Sud Rafting
Nearer to Tallard, just 5 miles away, there is the lake at Pelleautier where one can swim, canoe or take a leisurely ride on the pedalos. Besides swimming in these lakes you may choose to do a spot of fishing and permits may easily be bought at the local tourist office. In the village of Tallard there is the local swimming pool with snack bar and play area for children.