Practical Geneva

Practical information for internationals living in Geneva.

Education & Family Life:

Activities for all

What to do in Geneva in summer ?

Seasonal ice rinks and accompanying events in Geneva and the communes

Activities for children and teenagers

In Geneva, young people have many sports, leisure and cultural activities to practice during their free time!

  • for kids
  • for teenagers
  • GE DISCOVER organizes hundreds of courses for young people aged 4 to 16 in the fields of culture, expression, the environment and sport; organized by the Canton of Geneva.

The card for those under 21

Take advantage of the ” 20ans 20francs ” card which gives access to specific promotional actions and reductions on many activities ; from birth until the eve of 21 years.
Cultural offer for young people and families : music, shows, dance, exhibitions, festivals.

The services of the City of Geneva in terms of sports for all :

Swimming pools, Lake Geneva and water parks in the region :

Lake Geneva map of beaches and bathing water quality.
Paddle on lake Geneva for kids and adults.


Useful information to take advantage of the activities and services that the City of Geneva offers to people with disabilities.

Cantonal policy in favor of people with disabilities : subsidized organizations and institutions active in the field of disability. : an association for the development of the practice of sport for people with disabilities

Agendas, tourist and cultural offers

Other useful information for
education and family life in Geneva

International Networking
Daycare centers

CAGI services

To learn about the practical aspects of daily life in Geneva and the region

Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.