Wild Swimming Picture of the Week: Swim in the river? Yes, in Zurich you can!


The Oberer Letten has a 400-metre swimming channel in the Limmat and a two-metre high diving platform. Two beach volleyball courts on the opposite side, a boules pitch and a food kiosk. The Unterer Letten is located near Zurich West and has a 100-metre swimming channel in the Limmat, a non-swimmer’s pool, a children’s wading pool and a diving platform. More…


Looking at pictures like this makes me feel very restricted as a swimmer in my home city of Leicester.

In Leicester our 8 Lidos and 5 paddling pools have been closed. Swimming is not permitted in public view, see: No Swimming Leicester…

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