La Traversée

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Registration starts

Wednesday 15/05/2024 from 5AM

Registration deadline

Tuesday 1/08/2024

Date of the race

Sunday 18/08/2024


GENEVE-PLAGE opens at 07h00.

First group departure 8h00 & 08h05.

Next group departure Every 15 mn.

account_box Distance and group configuration


The race's distance is about 1800 meter

List of groups

Swimmers will be divided into 4 groups as far as possible according to their level.

During registration, if the desired group is full, swimmers are free to register to another free group.
Color Number Max time Departure time
Blue group Less than 35 minutes,more than 75 minutes. 08h00 & 08h05
Yellow Group Between 35 & 45 minutes. 08h15
Pink group Between 45 et 55 minutes. 08h30
Orange Group Between 55 & 75 minutes. 08h45

No bathingcap will be delivered after 08h00
We strongly advise to collect hat on thursday/saturday or ask a friend to collect it for you

The Race organization reserves the right to place a participate in another group than the one he has chosen in order to balance the number of swimmers per group.

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Limited Time

The time to finish the course is limited to 75 minutes (1h15) .

Beyond this time, swimmers will be taken care of by the lifeguards (Le sauvetage de Geneve).

Competition fee

The fee is set to 20 CHF per person.

Payment is due by internet if you own an e-banking contract or by credit card through Paypal website.

Online registration

We only accept online registration, you can access the form here.

Minimum Age

The minimum age to register to the race is 16 years old .

Main rules

Beware of the general rules available (Still In french sorry !)here.

Beware it is mandatory to wear your bathing cap to participate to the race, its color corresponds to the allocated group!

Dont forget to pick it up at BAINS des PAQUIS:

Thursday 15/08/2024 between 17h00 & 19h30 OR Saturday 17/08/2024 between 10h00 & 13h30

On Sunday, there is no so much time for bathing cap delivery as we have a tight schedule. Please don't be late as we can not afford any delay !!

No bathingcap will be delivered after 08h00 on sunday