Urban swimming is the trend. Swiss cities are global pioneers and highly regarded role models for river swimming in urban areas. Even in metropolises such as London, New York and Berlin, more and more people are reclaiming the right to their rivers, ports and canals and pointing to the situation in Switzerland. more
Here, in many cities, the rivers with their riparian zones have gradually been opened up as public resources. People who refresh themselves by jumping into the water during their lunch break or use swimming in the floating river as a way to get to work are now an integral part of Swiss cities. Swim City makes the experience of Swiss river swimming tangible and shows its historical development, its current form and its relevance for the creation of cities worth living in.