Bassin de la Villette
The Bassin de la Villette (La Villette Basin) is the largest artificial lake in Paris. It was filled with water on 2 December 1808. Located in the 19th arrondissement in Paris.
Open Water Swimming
It is site of the EDF Aqua Challenge - Paris, a 1.25 km, 2.5 km and 5 km canal swims held in Le bassin de la Villette in Paris, France held in early September, organized by the Fédération Française Natation. It is part of the Global Swim Series and one of the French Cup series.