Swim along for ALS!
Do you want to make a stand against the disease ALS? Then swim with us during the Amsterdam City Swim. Together with 3000 other swimmers, we will swim right through our beautiful capital city to raise money for the ALS Foundation. The ALS muscle disease is irreversible and scientific research to find a solution is badly needed. So, join in and make a unique contribution to the fight against ALS!
To prepare yourself as well as possible for the Amsterdam City Swim, you can make use of the services we offer with our partners. Are you looking for training tips and information to prepare yourself as well as possible for the 2 kilometres or the 700 metres? This information will be available soon.
During the Amsterdam City Swim, there is so much to experience! You can cheer on the swimmers from the start to the finish along the quay, and enjoy the food and drinks at the Marineterrein to toast the fundraising result at the festive afterparty.
Location and route
The Amsterdam City Swim takes place at the Marineterrein in Amsterdam, abbreviated to MEA:
1018 JA Amsterdam
The swimming event has two swimming distances to choose from. Distances of 2.1 kilometres and that of 700 metres are available.
Both are straight through Amsterdam!
Together with Waternet, the Amsterdam City Swim continuously monitors water quality. We closely monitor developments, and we inform our participants accordingly. We use the expertise of KNRM lifeguards, supervisors, input from Waternet, the (water) police, fire brigade, GGD and doctors to improve our protocol every year.
You can read more about water safety and measures via the button below.
Do you have unanswered questions? Please refer to the FAQ page.