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This edition of Paris à la nage (Open Swim Stars Paris) features 3 swimming contests in Bassin de La Villette in the 19th arrondissement of Paris and Canal de l'Ourcq - Pantin. This initiative aims to bring up to date the traditional race La Traversée de Paris à la nage, the mythic nautical rendezvous begun in 1905 to post Second World War on the banks of the Seine River.

Related: Outdoor swimming in Paris Bassin de la Villette

Swimming contests - Paris à la nage - Open Swim Stars 2020

Paris à la nage proposes several races! The first urban swim-run in Paris. Starting from 4:45 pm on June 14th 2020 you can attend to:

  • Start of the 10 km - Bondy/ Bassin de la Villette at 4:45 pm
  • Start of the 5 km - canal de l'Ourcq Pantin basin / Bassin de la Villette (arrival of the first ones at about 6 pm)
  • Prize presentation at 7 pm in Paris

Detailed programme:

  • -Running race starting from Bondy along the canal de l'Ourcq (1 km 750m)
  • -Swimming (900m)
  • -Running race in parc de la Bergère along the canal (5 km)
  • -Swimming (800 m)
  • -Running race on the banks of Bobigny/Pantin and Paris (2 km 125m)
  • -Swimming and arrival at the Bassin de la Villette Paris (925 m)

June 14th 2020 - Swimming schedule starting from Bassin de la Villette 

On Sunday 14th June 2020 there will be trials of 1 km and 2 km in the morning at the Bassin de la Villette:

  • 2 km with palms
  • 1 km start (tound trip)
  • 2 km 1st group
  • 2 km 2nd group
  • Prize presentation

Registration for swimming contests - Paris à la nage

Registration on line for Paris à la nage. Attention, numbers of participants is limited!

Non licenses swimmers, - French Swimming Federation, Triathlon or Handisport Natation - wishing to register, must present a medical certificate of non-contraindication for the practice of swimming in competition.

A week-end at Bassin de la Villette - Paris

Your visit of Paris à la nage is the opportunity to enjoy many activities at Bassin de La Villette during summer time: outdoor cafés and restaurants, theme cruises on Ourcq Canal and boat rental without license, shuttles starting from Bassin de La Villette, promenades, etc.

You are staying all weekend? Check the hotels around the banks of the Bassin de la Villette or the accomodations in Pantin.

Contact Paris à la nage - Open Swim Stars Paris

Paris à la nage au Bassin de la Villette
Quai de la Loire

75019 PARIS
48.88538639999999 , 2.3748238000000583
Getting there Getting there
Metro : Ligne 5, Jaurès
Vélib' : 19029 - SEINE FLANDRE (16m)
Vélib' : 19117 - EURYALE DEHAYNIN (21m)
Vélib' : 19030 - MOSELLE JAURES (22m)
Vélib' : 19012 - LALLY TOLLENDAL (30m)
Vélib' : 19005 - RIQUET (30m)
Paris à la nage au Bassin de la Villette, Quai de la Loire, 75019 PARIS

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