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The holiday

on the doorstep

on the doorstep

Aasee Bocholt

Recreation on the doorstep

The popular and extensive local recreation area with its bathing bay offers a varied range of sports and leisure activities.

The Aasee is connected to the city centre on foot or by bicycle. There is much to discover.


  • Bathing bay with restaurant (please note bathing rules)
  • Aasee leisure complex
    • with mountain bike and skater course
    • Climbing wall
    • Mini-pitch for handball, basketball, football
    • Miniature golf
    • Boule alley
    • Low-ropes climbing garden
    • Building playground
  • Large children's playground
  • Circular hiking trail (approx. 3 km), suitable for walking or jogging, nature trail
  • Surfing bay
  • Barbecue hut with seating
  • Camper van pitches
  • Ideal for jogging: 3-km circular path around the lake

The Bocholter Aasee leisure plan gives you an overview of all the activities around the Aasee.


Ufer vom Aasee Bocholt

Ufer vom Aasee Bocholt

Der Aasee aus der Luft

Blick auf Aasee Bocholt


City centre and shopping

Bocholt's city centre is only one kilometre away and easily accessible on foot or by bike.

Textile Museum and TextileWork

Learn more about the history of Bocholt in the 20th century. In the age of industrialisation, the textile industry boomed here.


Who will throw the next "strike" in the bowling centre at Aasee?

Freizeitanlage Aasee e.V.

Information from the operator Freizeitanlage Aasee e.V..

Motorhome Park

The WoMo Park Bocholt between the Textile Museum and the Aasee offers numerous parking spaces.

Frequently asked questions

Can I swim in the Aasee?

Yes, but these bathing rules for the Bocholter Aasee must be observed.

When are the opening hours at the public Aasee bathing area?

Mid May - Mid September

  • School hours: 1pm to 6pm
  • Holiday periods: 10 am - 6 pm

Does bathing in the Aasee cost money? Do I have to pay an entrance fee to visit the bathing area?

No, swimming in the Bocholter Aasee is free of charge. Please note the opening hours of the bathing area for your visit.

Where else can I swim in Bocholt?

Adventure pool with indoor and outdoor pools
Hemdener Way 169
46399 Bocholt
Operator: Bocholter Bädergesellschaft
Indoor swimming pool mainly for clubs and schools
Rhine Street 6
46397 Bocholt
Operator: Bocholter Bädergesellschaft
Tonwerke natural swimming pool
Private open-air swimming pool
At the Tonwerke 1
46397 Bocholt
Operator: Bocholter Wassersportverein