Entries open for La Laguna’s traditional swim
La Laguna council has opened the registration period for the XVI edition of the Travesía to Bajado-Punta del Hidalgo Nado which will be held on July 20th.
This open event is being organised by the sports department with the collaboration of Intersport, Coca Cola and Skoda Canarias. Competitors will earn points if needed for the II Edition of the Canary Islands Open Water, organised by the Canary Islands Swimming Federation.
Thie swim has been celebrated for 15 years with an average of 300 swimmers. It is the second biggest event of its kind at regional level, just behind the the Crossing to Nado El Río (Lanzarote).
The challenge to overcome will be to swim a kilometre and 900 metres from Bajamar to the fishing refuge of Punta del Hidalgo in a maximum of an hour and a half.
Registration can be made online at the website www.deportelagunero.com or in person at the offices of the OAD itself from Monday to Friday from 9am to 2pm until July 17th. The maximum capacity is 800 people. The price is 12 euros until June 30th and from 16 euros as of July 1st.