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Ice Age 2019 -winter swimming event

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Ajankohta: 
31.01.2019 - 16:00 to 21:00
Paikka: 
Aura River
Läntinen rantakatu 57, 20100 Turku

Ice Age 2019 - winter swimming in Aura River, at the heart of Turku
 

WHAT: Winter Swimming Finnish Championship has been arranged since 1989. It is a classic example of Finnish creativity and crazy nature. This year university students in Turku have a unique opportunity to take part in this exellent event. Ice Age is an event designed by and for the students of Turku universities. During the event you have the possibility to participate winter swimming competition as a team or just dip in the ice cold water. Just to know how it feels like. If you don’t feel like testing the actual swimming, just come to cheer swimmers and enjoy the Ice Age athmosphere at the River Aura. When the day event is over, everyone heads to the official after party.
WHEN: Thursday 31.1.2019 starting at 16.00
WHERE: At and by River Aura, next to Restaurant Nooa (Läntinen rantakatu 57, 20100 Turku)

Worried about swimming in River Aura? Don’t worry, the quality of the water is good, all the necessary health requirements are met. Water of the river it is totally suitable for swimming.
 

GET YOUR TICKET HERE!
 

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There are three types of tickets available:

GENERAL ICE AGE ADMISSION (YLEISÖLIPPU) 5€
- Entrance to Ice Age event area
- Wristband that entitles you to get student prices at the nearby restaurants
- Includes entrance to the after party at Night Club Marilyn & Night Club Vegas (Eerikinkatu 19, 20100 Turku)
- Official event badge

KUUTTI (Seal Pup) 10 €
- Entrance to Ice Age event area
- You can take a dip in River Aura, there are four available times to choose from: 16-17, 17-18, 18-19 and 19-20. Purchase the ticket for the time slot when you want to take a dip!
- Use of sauna, shower and dressing rooms
- A warm drink at the event (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
- 2 different badges: the Official event badge and Kuutti badge
- Wristband for after party entrance at Night Club Marilyn & Night Club Vegas

NORPPA (Seal) 10 €
- Entrance to Ice Age event area
- Winter swimming team competition
- Possibility to take a dip
- Use of sauna, shower and dressing rooms
- A warm drink at the event (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
- 2 different badges: the Official event badge and Norppa badge
- Wristband for after party entrance Night Club Marilyn & Night Club Vegas

WINTER SWIMMING TEAM COMPETITION BASICS
Each swimming team has 5 members. In this relay race the fastest team is the winner. Each swimmer swims to a clerly visible mark in the water, returns and sends next swimmer to water. Every participating team will be awarded with awesome prizes!

The event is organised by HUMAKO Turun paikallisjaosto, TUO, TYY, Nigh Club Marilyn and Avantouinnin SM-kilpailut 2019 -kisatoimikunta.

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