«H2O Geneva» is a gay-lesbian swimming club with approximately 40 members in the Geneva (Switzerland) area. It was founded in 1997 in an effort to promote sport among the LGBT community, but remains open to all.
Whatever your level «H2O Geneva» offers you the possibility to practice and develop your swimming skills with professional trainers in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
As well, «H2O Geneva» and its members organise various activities such as dinners, parties, cultural visits, other sporting activities, and trips.
For newcomers to the club: you get 2 free training sessions before you decide whether or not to join ! As well, we welcome out-of-town visitors who are members of a swim club affiliated with IGLA .
Registration form (ask a member of the Committee for help if required): formulaire d’inscription.
Calendar 2017 – 2018 :
From 13th September, 2017 to 22nd June, 2018.
We train on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.; doors open at 8:15 p.m. to be ready.
Please note that the pool is not open during Geneva school holidays and so there will be no training during these dates:
- Autumn holidays: from 23 to 27 October, 2017
- Christmas and New Year holidays: from 25 December, 2017 to 5 January, 2018
- Ski holidays: from 12 to 16 February, 2018
- Easter holidays: from 29 March to 6 April, 2018
After summer break, training resumes around mid-September.
We swim at the Piscine du Lignon, a 25-meter swimming pool located at 30, route du Bois-des-Frères in Vernier/Le Lignon.
Access by public transportation is very easy :
- From downtown Geneva:
Bus 7 or 9
Direction: Tours Lignon
Stop: Grand-Champ (Bus 7) or Barde (Bus 9)
- Other lines, depending on your departure point:
Stop: Cité Lignon
- E-mail: h2ogeneva(AT)yahoo.fr
- Postal address: H2O Geneva, CP 1609, 1211 Geneva 1 Switzerland