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
Paris à la nage suggests you 5 races. On June 15th 2019 you can attend:
- from Bassin de Pantin/Canal de l'Ourcq to Bassin de la Villette (5 km - 3 miles)
- line swimming (1 km - 0.60 miles)
- synchronized swimming show
- round trip (1 km - 0.60 miles)
- 2 km - 1.2 miles
- with swimfins (2 km - 1.2 miles)
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.
On the occasion of your visit to Paris à la nage, you will be able 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.