On Sunday 15 December 2019, more than 2,200 courageous people will face the icy cold waters of the lake during the traditional Christmas Cup.
The Christmas Cup, the oldest popular race in the Township since 1934, is a must-attend event for skilled swimmers who jump in the water on a December polar morning.
For one of the world's largest cold water races, participants must swim 120 metres along the Jardin Anglais promenade in water temperatures ranging from 2 to 8 degrees.
Come and cheer them on at the English Garden in a festive end-of-year atmosphere.
Schedule From 9 am to 3 pm
35 CHF per participant
Free for the public