The EDF aqua Challenge is a swimming race in La Villette open to all swimmers. It was done for the first time in 2016 by the French Swim Federation to welcome back home the water French team from the Rio Olympic's and to support the application of Paris to the organisation of the 2024 Olympic Games.
Several lengths are proposed: 1250m; 2500m and 5000m. The 2500m and 5000m races are some trials of the French Cup.
All the participants who finish the race will win a swimming hat and a tee-shirt.
The enrollment to the EDF Aqua Challenge swimming race are until September 12th 2019 at 23:55 pm.
The price for unlicenced swimmers includes the licence of the French Swim Federation. A medical certificat is compulsory.
You can come and support the swimmers and watch some water-polo and synchronised swimming demonstrations by using the metro or the bike on the banks of the Ourcq canal.
This summer don't miss the Ete du Canal that will propose loads of sunny activities.