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.
Registrations for the EDF Aqua Challenge swimming race have to be done on site on Friday 15th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday 16th from 11:00 am to 12:30 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.
This summer don't miss the festival Ete du Canal which has many activities and outings ideas for you and your family while enjoying the sun on the banks of Parisian canals.